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<b>ONTARIO:</b> Suicide the leading cause of gun deaths, CMAJ study says

ONTARIO: Suicide the leading cause of gun deaths, CMAJ study says

Assault accounted for 40.2 per cent of non-fatal firearm injuries, and 25.5 per cent of deaths
<b>COVID-19:</b> Canada-U.S. border closure extended until November

COVID-19: Canada-U.S. border closure extended until November

International students will be allowed into Canada starting Tuesday
<b>CANADA:</b> Chief public health officer calls for continued 'collective effort' against COVID-19

CANADA: Chief public health officer calls for continued 'collective effort' against COVID-19

Dr. Theresa Tam issued a statement acknowledging that confusion over appropriate public health measures is understandable in light of the fact that the pandemic is playing out differently across different provinces and territories
<b>CANADA:</b> Postmedia revenue decline continues

CANADA: Postmedia revenue decline continues

Postmedia's revenue dropped $111.2 million or nearly 18 per cent for the full year
<b>ONTARIO:</b> 'We still have an acute staffing shortage,' long-term care commission hears

ONTARIO: 'We still have an acute staffing shortage,' long-term care commission hears

Nearly 1,900 people in long-term care have died from COVID-19 since the pandemic began
<b>CANADA:</b> RCMP pension plan discriminates against women, Supreme Court rules

CANADA: RCMP pension plan discriminates against women, Supreme Court rules

Courts determined job-sharers were mostly women who needed to care for their children, putting female employees at a disadvantage
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Province to avoid charges for some impaired drivers due to COVID-19 court backlog

ONTARIO: Province to avoid charges for some impaired drivers due to COVID-19 court backlog

The ministry consulted with stakeholders such as MADD Canada, Arrive Alive and the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) about the directive
<b>ONTARIO:</b> FAO says second lockdown could slow economic recovery as it faces $37B deficit

ONTARIO: FAO says second lockdown could slow economic recovery as it faces $37B deficit

The Financial Accountability Office says the economic reopening was earlier and broader than it expected, and as a result, the agency now projects Ontario's real gross domestic product will decline by 6.8 per cent this year, rather than the nine per cent it forecast in the spring
Toronto police to provide update on 1984 murder of Christine Jessop

Toronto police to provide update on 1984 murder of Christine Jessop

The man whose DNA sample matched Jessop's underwear passed away in 2015
<b>CANADA:</b> Online hate, racist hiring practices among targets of $15M federal anti-racism funds

CANADA: Online hate, racist hiring practices among targets of $15M federal anti-racism funds

Liberals promised to double the funding for the strategy in the 2019 election campaign but that has not yet happened