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<b>WATCH:</b> Two new long-term care homes will be built in Mississauga by 2021, Ford says

WATCH: Two new long-term care homes will be built in Mississauga by 2021, Ford says

Through the Accelerated Build Pilot Program, beds will be available in months rather than years
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Hospital union planning 5-minute protest to fight ongoing emergency orders

ONTARIO: Hospital union planning 5-minute protest to fight ongoing emergency orders

The Ontario Council of Hospital Unions says it does not want the province's emergency order extended in its current form because it suspends their collective bargaining agreement
<b>CANADA:</b> Child-care cash to help with urgent COVID-19 needs in sector, Hussen says

CANADA: Child-care cash to help with urgent COVID-19 needs in sector, Hussen says

Social Development Minister Ahmed Hussen said the Liberals had a high ambition for the sector, and reiterated the government would follow through on a campaign pledge to create 250,000 before- and after-school spaces
<b>CANADA:</b> Scrutiny of WE deal to resume at committee, in House of Commons Tuesday

CANADA: Scrutiny of WE deal to resume at committee, in House of Commons Tuesday

Opposition raring to press Trudeau on how his cabinet decided to approve handing control over a $900-million student program to the WE Charity organization
<b>WATCH:</b> All but three regions will enter Stage 3 of province's reopening plan

WATCH: All but three regions will enter Stage 3 of province's reopening plan

Toronto, Peel and Windsor-Essex will remain in Stage 2 for now
<b>COVID-19:</b> Thousands of lives on hold as immigration system remains largely shut down

COVID-19: Thousands of lives on hold as immigration system remains largely shut down

The border closure is the dominant element keeping so many apart, and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau suggested Thursday restrictions won't lift soon
<b>COVID-19:</b> Anxiety high as Canadian schools prepare for students from virus-ravaged U.S.

COVID-19: Anxiety high as Canadian schools prepare for students from virus-ravaged U.S.

Parents are also wrestling with unfamiliar concerns
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Largest 3D map of universe released by astrophysicists

BEYOND LOCAL: Largest 3D map of universe released by astrophysicists

The map details about 11-billion years worth of the universe's history
<b>CANADA:</b> Commons to sit as Liberals seek to extend wage subsidy, make disability payment

CANADA: Commons to sit as Liberals seek to extend wage subsidy, make disability payment

Finance minister says the wage-subsidy program needs to be extended to December and have its criteria loosened a little, so business can re-open and employ workers even if trade is slow at first as the COVID-19 pandemic continues
<b>CANADA:</b> Liberals review rollout of social finance fund to combat pandemic fallout

CANADA: Liberals review rollout of social finance fund to combat pandemic fallout

The idea is that investors will front the money for projects to address social problems, and the government will reward those investments if the projects work