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<b>CANADA:</b> Poll suggests turbulence in opinion on airlines COVID-19 response

CANADA: Poll suggests turbulence in opinion on airlines COVID-19 response

Many Canadians say they aren't comfortable flying since airlines have relaxed in-flight physical distancing requirements
<b>CANADA:</b> Charities battered by COVID-19 say federal support desperately needed

CANADA: Charities battered by COVID-19 say federal support desperately needed

YMCA Canada and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada both say they are facing severe financial difficulties even as demand for their services such as child care and food assistance have increased because of the pandemic
<b>WATCH:</b> Ontario introduces bill to extend some emergency measures over the next year

WATCH: Ontario introduces bill to extend some emergency measures over the next year

New legislation would allow for emergency orders for up to 30 days at a time
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Bars and nightclubs will be breeding grounds for COVID-19, experts say

BEYOND LOCAL: Bars and nightclubs will be breeding grounds for COVID-19, experts say

As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to drop, parts of the Canadian economy have started to reopen — including restaurants , salons and other businesses.
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Province to introduce bill to extend some emergency measures over the next year

ONTARIO: Province to introduce bill to extend some emergency measures over the next year

Ontario's state of emergency is set to expire July 15 and Premier Doug Ford has said he hoped not to extend it again
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Does wearing contact lenses put you at greater risk of getting COVID-19?

BEYOND LOCAL: Does wearing contact lenses put you at greater risk of getting COVID-19?

SARS-CoV-2 has been observed in the tears of some sick patients, but this is an unlikely route of COVID-19 transmission
<b>WATCH:</b> Province to spend $2.6B on highway projects this year

WATCH: Province to spend $2.6B on highway projects this year

Ford's government also announced that they would be allowing Kingsville and Leamington to enter Stage 2 of the province's reopening plan
<b>COVID-19:</b> First glimpse of Canada's true infection rate expected mid-July

COVID-19: First glimpse of Canada's true infection rate expected mid-July

The first results will reveal how many samples showed antibodies, but include no specifics like whether they are male or female or where they live
<b>COVID-19:</b> Ontario won't close provincial beaches amid overcrowding concerns

COVID-19: Ontario won't close provincial beaches amid overcrowding concerns

TORONTO — Ontario's premier said he won't order provincial beaches to close even as several municipalities grapple with crowds flocking to their shores amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Courts to resume some in-person proceedings today

ONTARIO: Courts to resume some in-person proceedings today

The Ministry of the Attorney General has said courtrooms will reopen gradually, with the goal of having all courtrooms operational by November 1
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