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<b>CANADA:</b> Armed Forces to leave for Ukraine as military looks to resume mission

CANADA: Armed Forces to leave for Ukraine as military looks to resume mission

Canada first deployed around 200 troops to Ukraine to train local forces in the basics of soldiering in 2015, but that mission and several others were suspended in early April as COVID-19 forced countries around the world into lockdown
<b>COVID-19:</b> Can we really socialize again? How to do it safely

COVID-19: Can we really socialize again? How to do it safely

Decide your risk tolerance, and look at the local conditions before making any decisions about hanging out with friends and family
<b>CANADA:</b> Body meant to root out systemic housing inequities delayed by pandemic

CANADA: Body meant to root out systemic housing inequities delayed by pandemic

A spokeswoman for Social Development Minister Ahmed Hussen said work is underway to establish the housing advocate's office at the Canadian Human Rights Commission
<b>COVID-19:</b>NHLers ponder playing in arenas without fans

COVID-19:NHLers ponder playing in arenas without fans

"It'll suck, but we gotta do what we gotta do," Oilers captain Connor McDavid said
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Restrictions eased on wedding and funeral ceremonies, not receptions

ONTARIO: Restrictions eased on wedding and funeral ceremonies, not receptions

The number of people allowed to attend an indoor ceremony is restricted to 30 per cent capacity of the venue
<b>COVID-19:</b> Giving up public transit during the coronavirus is a luxury many can't afford

COVID-19: Giving up public transit during the coronavirus is a luxury many can't afford

New research suggests many Canadians cannot afford to forgo public transit during the COVID-19 pandemic — or ever.
<b>CANADA:</b> Poll suggests almost two-thirds of Canadians believe systemic racism exists in the country

CANADA: Poll suggests almost two-thirds of Canadians believe systemic racism exists in the country

The poll found respondents think Muslims, Black people, Transgender and Indigenous people were most likely to experience discrimination with over 75 per cent of Canadians believing they experience discrimination in society
<b>CANADA:</b> Summer travel amid a pandemic demands planning, COVID-19 vigilance

CANADA: Summer travel amid a pandemic demands planning, COVID-19 vigilance

Figuring out where and how to travel safely amid a pandemic has upended the notion of a carefree holiday, but it's clear many Canadians are eager to try
<b>WATCH:</b> Trudeau 'confident' RCMP commissioner can make quick changes to address systemic racism

WATCH: Trudeau 'confident' RCMP commissioner can make quick changes to address systemic racism

He said RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki has already made changes for the better
<b>WATCH:</b> Companies responsible for prioritizing COVID-19 safety in the workplace, Ford says

WATCH: Companies responsible for prioritizing COVID-19 safety in the workplace, Ford says

Ford said that some companies are being proactive with their approach to COVID-19