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Federal wage subsidy for businesses to be extended to December: Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said today the federal government is extending the emergency wage subsidy program to December of this year.

Ontario set to detail Stage 3 of reopening plan today as COVID-19 cases decline

Ontario reported 116 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Monday, as the province gets set to reveal its plans for Stage 3 of reopening this afternoon.

Indigenous groups paying the price for Russia's massive Arctic fuel spill

Norilsk Nickel’s multibillion-dollar fine is unlikely to survive a challenge in Russian courts but Vladimir Putin’s government is eager to be seen as proactive.

St. Francis Xavier University wants students to sign COVID-19 liability waiver

St. Francis Xavier University students must sign a COVID-19 liability waiver in order to attend classes in the fall. A Halifax law expert has observed that similar waivers are becoming more common.

Canada adds health officials at U.S. border crossings to screen for COVID-19

As the volume of travellers entering Canada through the U.S. has increased in recent weeks, public health officials are being placed at land borders to bolster screening for COVID-19.

Leona Alleslev steps down as Conservative deputy leader, backs MacKay's leadership bid

Ontario MP Leona Alleslev says she is stepping down as deputy leader of the Conservative Party in order to free herself to participate in the party's leadership race.

Trudeau discusses WE controversy

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes questions for the first time since it was revealed that a subsidiary of the WE Charity, who were brought in to administer the Liberal's Canada Student Service Grant, paid Trudeau's mother and brother for speaking engagements.

Johnny Depp tells libel trial Amber Heard hit him with wild 'haymaker' punch

Johnny Depp accused Amber Heard of hitting him with a wild, swinging "haymaker" punch during an altercation near the end of their volatile marriage, as the star wrapped up testimony in his libel suit against a British tabloid newspaper that accused him of domestic abuse.

Some good news from across the country on Monday

With much of the world struggling through the COVID-19 pandemic, there are still some good-news stories to report. Here's a brief roundup.

Washington NFL team officially drops name after decades of criticism

The Washington NFL franchise announced Monday it would drop the "Redskins" name and Indian head logo after completing a thorough review, bowing to decades of criticism that they are offensive to Native Americans.

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