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<b>CANADA:</b> Feds urged to approve all veterans' claims in backlog amid COVID-19 fears

CANADA: Feds urged to approve all veterans' claims in backlog amid COVID-19 fears

The call for automatic approvals comes as some veterans' organizations are expressing concerns about the impact that the COVID-19 crisis is having on the mental and physical health of Canada's wounded warriors
<b>ONTARIO:</b> High school teachers to resume bargaining for first time since December

ONTARIO: High school teachers to resume bargaining for first time since December

A spokeswoman for Education Minister Stephen Lecce says the negotiations will be conducted via teleconference
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> How ‘collective purpose’ in coronavirus may lift those struggling with mental health

BEYOND LOCAL: How ‘collective purpose’ in coronavirus may lift those struggling with mental health

The data on past outbreaks and suicide is conflicting, but experts agree that the dramatic lifestyle changes, along with the potential for financial issues in any time of crisis, can worsen a person’s mental health
OPINION: Struggling businesses will topple despite the feds' 75% subsidy that appears to offer a solution

OPINION: Struggling businesses will topple despite the feds' 75% subsidy that appears to offer a solution

Bob Kronbauer, of Vancouver Is Awesome, wonders from where the federal government pulled its 30% business loss threshold
<b>CANADA:</b> How long will coronavirus measures last? Experts say June or July

CANADA: How long will coronavirus measures last? Experts say June or July

Trudeau says how Canadians act will greatly impact how long the measures are in place
<b>COVID-19:</b> Province ends unnecessary inmate transfers

COVID-19: Province ends unnecessary inmate transfers

Only transfers happening now are for release or court appearances, says union president
Ontarians charged with emergency order offences obligated to identify themselves

Ontarians charged with emergency order offences obligated to identify themselves

Provincial offences officers granted temporary power to obtain identifying information during the COVID-19 pandemic
<b>CANADA:</b> Most abiding by COVID-19 rules, back fines, arrests of those who aren't, poll suggests

CANADA: Most abiding by COVID-19 rules, back fines, arrests of those who aren't, poll suggests

Vast majority of participants said they were practicing social distancing
<b>CANADA:</b> New ventilators promised in days as industrial response to COVID-19 kicks in

CANADA: New ventilators promised in days as industrial response to COVID-19 kicks in

Order includes 60 million N95 masks and 1,560 ventilators
<b>COVID-19:</b> Experts predict innovation in medicine, education, remote work

COVID-19: Experts predict innovation in medicine, education, remote work

Experts call these changes a silver lining