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<b>CANADA:</b> Easier, quicker saliva sampling eyed for next stage of COVID-19 testing

CANADA: Easier, quicker saliva sampling eyed for next stage of COVID-19 testing

Public Health Ontario's chief of microbiology and laboratory science lists several issues to be resolved before broad provincial use but expects saliva collection will soon make it easier to detect infection
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Sleep expert says sleepy teens need later school start times

BEYOND LOCAL: Sleep expert says sleepy teens need later school start times

A recent Montreal based study shows later secondary-school starts mean better sleep, mood for teens
<b>CANADA:</b> Trudeau releases details on $19B in anti-COVID-19 spending as cabinet retreat wraps

CANADA: Trudeau releases details on $19B in anti-COVID-19 spending as cabinet retreat wraps

Funding is meant to help increase testing and contact tracing, support the health care system
<b>COVID-19:</b> WestJet offers refunds to passengers with cancelled European flights

COVID-19: WestJet offers refunds to passengers with cancelled European flights

The policy marks a shift from the airline's previous stance that offered flight credit or no-fee rebooking rather than reimbursement for trips
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Province will address long COVID-19 testing wait times in the coming weeks, Ford says

ONTARIO: Province will address long COVID-19 testing wait times in the coming weeks, Ford says

Ford said the government was looking at possibly moving some testing to community pharmacies
<b>CANADA:</b> Threat of fall federal election eases as COVID-19 cases continue to rise

CANADA: Threat of fall federal election eases as COVID-19 cases continue to rise

There had been questions about whether the throne speech would serve as the catalyst for a fall election
ONTARIO: Sick Kids Hospital study suggests physical distancing is not possible between students

ONTARIO: Sick Kids Hospital study suggests physical distancing is not possible between students

The study found it was not possible for students to keep a distance of two metres if there were more than 12-15 of them in a standard classroom setting.
<b>BREAKING:</b> U.S. standing down on aluminum tariffs

BREAKING: U.S. standing down on aluminum tariffs

U.S. is tentatively lifting its 10 per cent tariff
<b>CANADA:</b> Ministers warn COVID-19 researchers anew of threat of foreign actors

CANADA: Ministers warn COVID-19 researchers anew of threat of foreign actors

In mid-July, Canadian, British and U.S. security services said they believed hackers working for Russia's intelligence agency were trying to steal vaccine research
<b>COVID-19:</b> NHL general managers preparing for new economic realities

COVID-19: NHL general managers preparing for new economic realities

The NHL got the current season back up and running this summer in the hub cities of Toronto and Edmonton without fans after the schedule was suspended March 12, but with little revenue coming through the door