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<b>CANADA:</b> Feds to unveil more pandemic support for Indigenous communities

CANADA: Feds to unveil more pandemic support for Indigenous communities

The money is on top of more than $2.2 billion the federal government has already allocated to help Indigenous and northern communities get through the health crisis
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Lisa MacLeod to make announcement about World Cup, Commonwealth Games bids

ONTARIO: Lisa MacLeod to make announcement about World Cup, Commonwealth Games bids

A committee has also been formed to put together a bid for Hamilton to host the Commonwealth Games in 2026
<b>CANADA:</b> Researchers test groundbreaking approach to treating Parkinson's disease

CANADA: Researchers test groundbreaking approach to treating Parkinson's disease

Experimental method involves targeted ultrasound, used to open the blood-brain barrier and deliver therapeutics to specific regions of the brain without cutting or drilling
<b>ONTARIO:</b> No 'marriage tax' despite suggestions to the contrary, government says

ONTARIO: No 'marriage tax' despite suggestions to the contrary, government says

Ontario data indicate relatively few people elect to legally change their name after marriage
<b>CANADA:</b> Federal government unveils rules for $750-million emissions reduction fund

CANADA: Federal government unveils rules for $750-million emissions reduction fund

Canada has committed to cutting methane emissions between 40 and 45 per cent by 2025, but current regulations are only expected to cut 29 per cent by then
<b>CANADA:</b> Federal election during the pandemic would be challenging but feasible, health official says

CANADA: Federal election during the pandemic would be challenging but feasible, health official says

Dr. Barbara Raymond, an executive medical adviser at the federal public health agency, told MPs Thursday that two federal byelections in Toronto and recent provincial elections provided valuable experience that would help Elections Canada overcome challenges
<b>COVID-19:</b> Ontario seems to be moving away from worst-case scenario in 2nd wave, officials say

COVID-19: Ontario seems to be moving away from worst-case scenario in 2nd wave, officials say

Earlier today, Premier Doug Ford stressed the need for a "surgical approach" to the pandemic
<b>COVID-19:</b> Canada's ban on big cruise ships extended until February

COVID-19: Canada's ban on big cruise ships extended until February

Canada banned cruise ships with overnight accommodation for at least 500 passengers in mid-March
<b>CANADA:</b> Conversion therapy ban gets approval in principle, exposes Conservative divisions

CANADA: Conversion therapy ban gets approval in principle, exposes Conservative divisions

The bill, which passed 308-7, would criminalize the act of forcing people to undergo therapy to alter their sexual orientation, gender identity
<b>COVID-19:</b> Death rates higher in neighbourhoods with more visible minorities, StatCan says

COVID-19: Death rates higher in neighbourhoods with more visible minorities, StatCan says

Visible minorities more likely to live and work in places that put them at more risk, study shows