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<b>WORLD:</b> Hundreds of Canadians could be affected by Trump's decision to extend visa ban

WORLD: Hundreds of Canadians could be affected by Trump's decision to extend visa ban

The ban on new visas, which takes effect Wednesday, applies to four categories including H-1B, H-2B, J-1, and L-1
<b>COVID-19:</b> Seven mental health coping tips for life during a pandemic

COVID-19: Seven mental health coping tips for life during a pandemic

There are actions that individuals can take at home to help ease loneliness, depression
<b>WATCH:</b> Premier, education minister unveil details of new math curriculum

WATCH: Premier, education minister unveil details of new math curriculum

EQAO testing cancelled for the upcoming school year
<b>CANADA:</b> Eight more weeks of CERB to cost $17.9 billion, budget officer says

CANADA: Eight more weeks of CERB to cost $17.9 billion, budget officer says

The CERB, now budgeted at $60 billion, has paid out $43.51 billion to 8.41 million people as of June 4 as demand surges past federal expectations
<b>COVID-19:</b> U.S. residents en route to Alaska via Canada ticketed for breaking health rules

COVID-19: U.S. residents en route to Alaska via Canada ticketed for breaking health rules

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was asked about the so-called Alaska Loophole last week and said his government was looking into it
<b>COVID-19:</b> Provincial, federal governments to team for more farm inspections

COVID-19: Provincial, federal governments to team for more farm inspections

Province's labour minister said the checks will include the living conditions of migrant workers
<b>CANADA:</b> Short timelines for coronavirus vaccine are giving ‘false hope,’ virus expert warns

CANADA: Short timelines for coronavirus vaccine are giving ‘false hope,’ virus expert warns

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has repeatedly told Canadians that life won’t get back to the way it was before the pandemic until the world has a vaccine for the virus
<b>COVID-19:</b> Traditional July 1 Order of Canada list cancelled due to pandemic

COVID-19: Traditional July 1 Order of Canada list cancelled due to pandemic

Governor General Julie Payette's office says that announcing a list is impossible this year because the spring meeting of the advisory council that recommends nominees was cancelled due to the pandemic
<b>COVID-19:</b> Health Canada recalls more hand sanitizers that contain industrial-grade ethanol

COVID-19: Health Canada recalls more hand sanitizers that contain industrial-grade ethanol

Consumers are advised to stop using the products immediately and return them to their local pharmacy for proper disposal
<b>COVID-19:</b> Experts worry about possible surge of cases in the fall

COVID-19: Experts worry about possible surge of cases in the fall

Nationally, the reproduction number is down to .65, which means that on average three Canadians with the virus will pass it on to another two