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<b>CANADA:</b> Feds' goal is to have Afghan interpreters on planes quickly to Canada, Freeland says

CANADA: Feds' goal is to have Afghan interpreters on planes quickly to Canada, Freeland says

Last week her government announced new immigration measures for what it described as potentially "several thousand" Afghans, including interpreters who worked with the Canadian Armed Forces, staff currently or previously employed at the Canadian Embassy and their families
<b>COVID-19:</b> Business group seeks clarity as Ontario meets first target for further reopening

COVID-19: Business group seeks clarity as Ontario meets first target for further reopening

The province announced Thursday that 80 per cent of residents aged 12 and older have now received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, meaning one of three conditions the province has set for moving beyond Step 3 of its reopening plan has been met
<b>CANADA:</b> Ottawa proposes new rules to crack down on harmful online content

CANADA: Ottawa proposes new rules to crack down on harmful online content

The penalty for violating the would-be laws ranges up to five per cent of a platform's gross global revenue or $25 million, whichever is higher
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Some parents, child cares, call for updates to COVID rules

ONTARIO: Some parents, child cares, call for updates to COVID rules

Pandemic-era guidance for child care centres doesn't allow for group sensory play, such as water tables
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Ford 'won't spare a penny' to fight wildfires but won't declare state of emergency

ONTARIO: Ford 'won't spare a penny' to fight wildfires but won't declare state of emergency

Ford said the province is looking at more accommodations in the Greater Toronto Area, if evacuees are willing to travel that far
All of those hospitalized with COVID in Peel Region not fully vaccinated: Loh

All of those hospitalized with COVID in Peel Region not fully vaccinated: Loh

He says two thirds of those patients were unvaccinated, and one third had received only one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine
<b>COVID-19:</b> Pandemic changed people's views on their future in long-term care, survey suggests

COVID-19: Pandemic changed people's views on their future in long-term care, survey suggests

Long-term care residents have accounted for the majority of COVID-19 deaths in Canada
<b>CANADA:</b> Liberals look to fall for movement on having free tampons, pads in federal workplaces

CANADA: Liberals look to fall for movement on having free tampons, pads in federal workplaces

The government first outlined the proposed change to the labour code two years ago in May 2019, but it wasn't until last October that labour officials decided to look at the issue anew when the government was presented with a petition
<b>CANADA:</b> Expanded recall covers affected products sold nationally

CANADA: Expanded recall covers affected products sold nationally

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says there have been no reports of illness associated with the products
<b>COVID-19:</b> Ontario to soon regularly report how many cases are in unvaccinated people

COVID-19: Ontario to soon regularly report how many cases are in unvaccinated people

Chief medical officer of health Dr. Kieran Moore said that it's complicated work to tie individual cases to vaccination status, but it's important information