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Feds to extend Canadian Emergency Response Benefit beyond 16 weeks

Feds to extend Canadian Emergency Response Benefit beyond 16 weeks

The program was set to end the first week of July
Canada to begin mandatory temperature checks for air passengers

Canada to begin mandatory temperature checks for air passengers

Temperature checks are the next step for preventing the emergence of a second COVID-19 wave in Canada, says the PM
Vancouver fire chief leaving post for job in Alberta

Vancouver fire chief leaving post for job in Alberta

Darrell Reid is moving to Alberta to become Strathcona County’s new chief commissioner, effective July 13
Feds will go after ‘deliberate fraudsters’ of CERB, warns Trudeau

Feds will go after ‘deliberate fraudsters’ of CERB, warns Trudeau

The federal government will soon be going after those who “knowingly and willfully” made false claims
Cautious Canadians increasingly wearing masks, fear second wave of COVID: Poll

Cautious Canadians increasingly wearing masks, fear second wave of COVID: Poll

Canadians are increasingly wearing protective face masks as they emerge from months of isolating at home
Vancouver councillors consistent in call for cut to police budget

Vancouver councillors consistent in call for cut to police budget

Vancouver city councillors say they have received ‘hundreds’ of emails to ‘defund police’ in light of George Floyd's death in Minneapolis
How the pandemic has changed what’s on Canada’s menu

How the pandemic has changed what’s on Canada’s menu

One of the first aspects of our lives that the COVID-19 pandemic affected is what we eat.
Family members separated by pandemic given ‘limited exemptions’ to reunite

Family members separated by pandemic given ‘limited exemptions’ to reunite

The move comes as international borders remain closed
'It’s brewing': Inmates, guards worry about violence after COVID-19 lockdown

'It’s brewing': Inmates, guards worry about violence after COVID-19 lockdown

"Thirteen weeks in a cage the size of your (bathroom) has been pretty devastating."
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

There are 94,790 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.