All News at CHE

Here is a list of news items associated with CHE (reverse chronological order):

  1. Press Release – Optimizing patient prioritization for admission to rehab among four projects powered by Connaught New Researcher awards (27 August 2021)
  2. News Item – Mayor of Niagara Falls hopes for ‘more meaningful step’ to allow for vaccinated U.S. tourists (22 July 2021)
  3. Podcast – COVID-19 and the U.S. border, Not many Canadians want an election & There is a good reason why the Blue Origin rocket looks like that (21 July 2021)
  4. News Item – ‘The world is watching us’: Pressure mounts for Canada to share surplus COVID-19 vaccines (3 June 2021)
  5. News Item – U.S. unveils COVID-19 vaccine sharing plan, Canada is a priority (3 June 2021)
  6. News Item – Help from above (20 May 2021)
  7. News Item – How modelling informs tough ICU decisions during COVID-19: U of T Engineering researchers explain (17 May 2021)
  8. Event – 2021 Canadian Operational Research Society Annual Conference (June 7-10) (9 May 2021)
  9. News Item – Pandemic modelling: U of T Engineering expert explains (6 May 2021)
  10. News Item – Congratulations 2020-2021 Capstone project winners! (3 May 2021)
  11. News Item – Professor Michael Carter receives U of T President’s Impact Award (31 March 2021)
  12. News Item – Tight lockdown coming soon for Toronto, predicts member of Ontario’s science advisory table (30 March 2021)
  13. News Item – Ontario gave out a record 72,451 vaccine doses Tuesday — but experts say the goal should be more than double that (24 March 2021)
  14. News Item – Canada now vaccinating over 100K per day. Here’s what it will take to hit September target (22 March 2021)
  15. News Item – A Year of COVID-19: An Interview with Dr. Aleman (18 March 2021)
  16. News Item – Pandemic bike lanes increase accessibility of Canadian cities (18 March 2021)
  17. Event – Research Spotlight: A Fast and Granular Agent-Based Simulation Model of COVID-19 (Apr. 1) (11 March 2021)
  18. News Item – Canada could see more vaccine hurdles while at mercy of other nations, experts warn (11 March 2021)
  19. News Item – Ontario vaccine rollout plan (10 March 2021)
  20. News Item – Is a single dose of the Pfizer covid-19 vaccine enough? (4 March 2021)
  21. News Item – Some Torontonians 80 and up can start preregistering for COVID-19 vaccines (2 March 2021)
  22. News Item – Booking a shot across the GTA causing some confusion (2 March 2021)
  23. News Item – 2,250 front-line Toronto police officers eligible for COVID-19 vaccine starting this week (1 March 2021)
  24. News Item – ActiveTO, bike lanes, and low-stress cycling (25 February 2021)
  25. News Item – New Grad Profile: IndE Alumna Tammi Hawa’s role in the COVID-19 vaccine roll-out (25 February 2021)
  26. News Item – COVID-19: Mass-vaccination clinics being established in municipalities, but province mum on details (21 February 2021)
  27. News Item – Toronto’s COVID-19 bike lane expansion boosted access to jobs, retail: U of T study (19 February 2021)
  28. News Item – There are now 18 confirmed cases of the UK COVID variant in Durham (14 February 2021)
  29. News Item – Ontario could be on course for nearly 10,000 new COVID-19 cases daily if lockdowns lift and variant digs in (12 February 2021)
  30. News Item – ‘Significant underestimation’: Canada’s COVID-19 case count likely much higher than reported (12 February 2021)
  31. News Item – Peel, York and Toronto see rapid growth of variant that started in U.K. Here’s how the aggressive strain of COVID-19 is moving across the province (11 February 2021)
  32. News Item – A third wave of COVID-19 is ‘inevitable.’ Inside the looming fight other countries have already waged (11 February 2021)
  33. News Item – Canada’s pandemic ‘finish line’ is not a given: experts (28 January 2021)
  34. News Item – Ontario’s second wave of COVID-19 hit a grim milestone Friday (22 January 2021)
  35. Ontario’s new lockdown is confusing. A big question remains: Will it work? (15 January 2021)
  36. Podcast – Fight back with Libby Znaimer: Ontario’s latest COVID-19 modelling – January 12 2021 (12 January 2021)
  37. News Item – ‘Around the clock’: Experts weigh in on speeding up Canada’s vaccination rollout (6 January 2021)
  38. News Item – Doctors point to staffing issues as second wave of COVID-19 rips through Ontario’s nursing homes (4 January 2021)
  39. News Item – Delayed lockdown could result in 10,000 additional COVID-19 cases in Ontario (23 December 2020)
  40. Event – Webinar: Data and decision sciences to support health system planning in Ontario (Jan. 15) (22 December 2020)
  41. News Item – How will the holidays affect COVID-19 case counts? Three charts that dive into grim prospects, at home and abroad (14 December 2020)
  42. News Item – As a southwest Ontario hospital postpones some surgeries, experts warn more delays could be coming. These 4 charts sum up COVID-19 right now (7 December 2020)
  43. News Item – Toronto pandemic expert says holiday travelling of any kind shouldn’t happen this year (24 November 2020)
  44. News Item – Why this lockdown might not work, plus the growing battle inside Ontario long-term-care homes: 5 charts that show the state of the pandemic (23 November 2020)
  45. News Item – COVID-19 data explained: Which numbers matter most — and when (23 November 2020)
  46. News Item – The COVID-19 pandemic has affected Black Canadians (20 November 2020)
  47. Opinion – The puzzle of a riddle in a conundrum (15 November 2020)
  48. News Item – Where exactly are Canadians catching COVID-19? Authorities are not totally sure (14 November 2020)
  49. Press Release – How an optimization algorithm can help Ontario detect opportunities for better cancer care (13 November 2020)
  50. News Item – COVID-19: What we know about the second wave and a targeted approach for protecting Canadians (29 October 2020)
  51. News Item – Today’s coronavirus news: Ontario reporting 834 cases, 5 deaths; France imposes new national lockdown; Bank of Canada holds rate steady (28 October 2020)
  52. News Item – How low testing on the weekend may be making it harder to control Ontario’s second wave (28 October 2020)
  53. News Item – Coronavirus: More testing needed for a true depiction of COVID-19 spread, expert says (26 October 2020)
  54. News Item – Guelph reports 17 new coronavirus cases from weekend, active cases at 42 (26 October 2020)
  55. News Item – COVID-19 outbreak with 19 cases at Wilfrid Laurier University over: public health (26 October 2020)
  56. News Item – Do we really have a handle on COVID-19 spread in Ontario? Testing problems are leading many to question if anyone actually knows what’s happening (20 October 2020)
  57. News Item – Contact tracing as a strategy to combat spread of COVID-19 (19 October 2020)
  58. News Item – Expert in contact tracing blames provincial leadership, not health units, for shortfalls (14 October 2020)
  59. News Item – Expert suggests skipping holidays this year as COVID-19 looms over Thanksgiving dinner (10 October 2020)
  60. News Item – Hundreds of federal staff now helping provinces do contact tracing (5 October 2020)
  61. Press Release – Connaught Global Challenge: How big data can help athletes and sports teams play smarter (5 October 2020)
  62. News Item – Confusion around the second COVID-19 wave (1 October 2020)
  63. News Item – Toronto officials push province for new restrictions as rate of new COVID-19 infections soars to highest ever (1 October 2020)
  64. News Item – Stuck in lockdown limbo? Here’s what to expect in the second wave (30 September 2020)
  65. News Item – A little engineering, a lot of customer service: What it will take to fix COVID-19 test lineups (27 September 2020)
  66. News Item – Canada’s death toll could hit 16,000 by the end of 2020, new modelling warns (26 September 2020)
  67. News Item – ‘Community spread’ is driving Ontario’s second wave — here’s why that leaves more questions than answers (23 September 2020)
  68. Press Release – U of T researchers receive federal funding for research on social, cultural, economic impacts of COVID-19 (21 September 2020)
  69. Press Release – Connaught New Researcher awards boost data-driven decision making and machine learning research (17 September 2020)
  70. Press Release – U of T Engineering community rallies together to record messages of support for Back to Skule™ (10 September 2020)
  71. News Item – Will my kids be safe? (7 September 2020)
  72. News Item – Where are you most likely to encounter COVID-19 in Toronto? Check our interactive map (3 September 2020)
  73. News Item – Are U of T’s fall reopening plans safe? No, say some community members (28 August 2020)
  74. Academic publication – Modelling resource requirements and physician staffing to provide virtual urgent medical care for residents of long-term care homes: a cross-sectional study (20 August 2020)
  75. News Item – Ontario optometrists are redirecting patients to ERs to protest underfunding (10 August 2020)
  76. Press Release – Five MIE professors receive promotions this summer (7 August 2020)
  77. News Item – What Doug Ford and Ontario got right – and wrong – in four months of fighting COVID-19. We asked seven experts to weigh in (18 July 2020)
  78. News Item – COVID-19: A second wave? (10 July 2020)
  79. News Item – MIE students and Prof. Scott Sanner collaborate with LG Sciencepark and win Continual Learning competition at international conference (8 July 2020)
  80. News Item – Why Canada must stand on guard for possible second wave (26 June 2020)
  81. News Item – Will Canada see a second wave of COVID-19? This is what other countries are seeing (25 June 2020)
  82. News Item – Is Toronto really ready to reopen? These 4 charts explain why some experts are urging caution (22 June 2020)
  83. Opinion – Why is Ontario still locked down? (20 June 2020)
  84. News Item – After months of criticism, Ontario is overhauling COVID-19 data collection. Here’s why some say it could be a game-changer (18 June 2020)
  85. News Item – Data collecting method called ‘among worst’ in country (1 June 2020)
  86. News Item – Four ways Ontario has made it harder to know how COVID-19 is hitting the province (31 May 2020)
  87. News Item – Timing of reopening muddies testing’s waters: Rollout of economy may make it hard to track possible second wave (19 May 2020)
  88. News Item – Why Ontario’s expanded COVID-19 testing will make it harder to assess the economy’s reopening (17 May 2020)
  89. News Item – This end to COVID-19 lockdowns could only have been made in America (8 May 2020)
  90. News Item – For Canada to reopen, these COVID-19 unknowns must be considered (29 April 2020)
  91. News Item – Predicting COVID-19’s path is tough. So is it fair to say Ottawa ‘botched’ it? (27 April 2020)
  92. News item – ‘Hardest, Saddest’ week (26 April 2020)
  93. News Item – Tough to predict virus path, but it appears we botched it (26 April 2020)
  94. Press Release – U of T Engineering team develops redeployment tool to optimize hospital staffing amid COVID-19 (23 April 2020)
  95. Press Release – Fourteen engineering professors and staff members honoured for excellence by the Faculty (22 April 2020)
  96. News Item – Ontario says COVID-19 community cases peaked. What does that mean for Canada? (21 April 2020)
  97. Podcast – Ontario COVID-19 community spread has peaked (20 April 2020)
  98. News Item – Expert warns pandemic modelling far from exact science as B.C. prepares to release new projections (17 April 2020)
  99. News Item – BC announces the latest data model (17 April 2020)
  100. Press Release – COVID-19: How pandemic models predict a virus spread (15 April 2020)

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