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<b>WORLD:</b> Canadians can be exempt from new U.S. visa rules, immigration lawyers' group says

WORLD: Canadians can be exempt from new U.S. visa rules, immigration lawyers' group says

President Donald Trump this week ordered a suspension on issuing several types of visas allowing foreign citizens to work in the United States, on the grounds that his country's pandemic-rattled economy doesn't have enough jobs for Americans as it is
<b>COVID-19:</b> Two-thirds of Canadians are in favour keeping two-metres physical distance

COVID-19: Two-thirds of Canadians are in favour keeping two-metres physical distance

If the physical distancing rule were reduced to one metre, just 40 per cent said they'd be comfortable dining in a restaurant, 28 per cent going to a movie theatre, 24 per cent to a gym and 21 per cent to a bar or night club
<b>CANADA:</b> Come fall, financial experts expect flood of people with unmanageable debt

CANADA: Come fall, financial experts expect flood of people with unmanageable debt

CERB and payment holidays by mortgage and credit companies are offering some respite, but it will all come to an end
<b>LIVE:</b> Ford makes COVID-19 announcement as Toronto, Peel move into Stage 2

LIVE: Ford makes COVID-19 announcement as Toronto, Peel move into Stage 2

Village Media will carry the livestream
<b>COVID-19:</b> Strange physical symptoms? Blame the chronic stress of isolation

COVID-19: Strange physical symptoms? Blame the chronic stress of isolation

Chronic stress can lead to inflammation, which can result in physical symptoms as well as mental health symptoms
<b>CANADA:</b> Man who set up fake Humboldt Broncos fundraiser gets 14-month jail sentence

CANADA: Man who set up fake Humboldt Broncos fundraiser gets 14-month jail sentence

During sentencing, he also pleaded guilty to an investment fraud worth $65,000 that took place before the Broncos fundraiser
<b>CANADA:</b> Walmart 'All Lives Matter' T-shirts draw fire from social media users

CANADA: Walmart 'All Lives Matter' T-shirts draw fire from social media users

The company is also selling T-shirts with "Blue Lives Matter" and "Irish Lives Matter" printed across them
<b>WORLD:</b> Hundreds of Canadians could be affected by Trump's decision to extend visa ban

WORLD: Hundreds of Canadians could be affected by Trump's decision to extend visa ban

The ban on new visas, which takes effect Wednesday, applies to four categories including H-1B, H-2B, J-1, and L-1
<b>WATCH:</b> Premier, education minister unveil details of new math curriculum

WATCH: Premier, education minister unveil details of new math curriculum

EQAO testing cancelled for the upcoming school year
<b>CANADA:</b> Eight more weeks of CERB to cost $17.9 billion, budget officer says

CANADA: Eight more weeks of CERB to cost $17.9 billion, budget officer says

The CERB, now budgeted at $60 billion, has paid out $43.51 billion to 8.41 million people as of June 4 as demand surges past federal expectations