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<b>CANADA:</b> Will the second wave of COVID-19 raise life insurance premiums?

CANADA: Will the second wave of COVID-19 raise life insurance premiums?

The short answer is “‘probably not,” according to Keith Walter, who chairs the CIA’s Research Council
<b>ONTARIO:</b> No 'marriage tax' despite suggestions to the contrary, government says

ONTARIO: No 'marriage tax' despite suggestions to the contrary, government says

Ontario data indicate relatively few people elect to legally change their name after marriage
<b>CANADA:</b> Federal government unveils rules for $750-million emissions reduction fund

CANADA: Federal government unveils rules for $750-million emissions reduction fund

Canada has committed to cutting methane emissions between 40 and 45 per cent by 2025, but current regulations are only expected to cut 29 per cent by then
<b>CANADA:</b> Federal election during the pandemic would be challenging but feasible, health official says

CANADA: Federal election during the pandemic would be challenging but feasible, health official says

Dr. Barbara Raymond, an executive medical adviser at the federal public health agency, told MPs Thursday that two federal byelections in Toronto and recent provincial elections provided valuable experience that would help Elections Canada overcome challenges
<b>COVID-19:</b> Ontario seems to be moving away from worst-case scenario in 2nd wave, officials say

COVID-19: Ontario seems to be moving away from worst-case scenario in 2nd wave, officials say

Earlier today, Premier Doug Ford stressed the need for a "surgical approach" to the pandemic
<b>COVID-19:</b> Canada's ban on big cruise ships extended until February

COVID-19: Canada's ban on big cruise ships extended until February

Canada banned cruise ships with overnight accommodation for at least 500 passengers in mid-March
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> The secret ingredient in school lunch programs? Care

BEYOND LOCAL: The secret ingredient in school lunch programs? Care

School food programs can also serve children’s critical social and emotional needs
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Poll suggests Canadians support professor's use of offensive language, in context

BEYOND LOCAL: Poll suggests Canadians support professor's use of offensive language, in context

The survey found 75 per cent of respondents agreed that freedom of expression at universities must be protected to allow for the exchange of ideas, including the use of certain culturally insensitive words if meant to stimulate discussion
<b>CANADA:</b> Conversion therapy ban gets approval in principle, exposes Conservative divisions

CANADA: Conversion therapy ban gets approval in principle, exposes Conservative divisions

The bill, which passed 308-7, would criminalize the act of forcing people to undergo therapy to alter their sexual orientation, gender identity
<b>COVID-19:</b> Death rates higher in neighbourhoods with more visible minorities, StatCan says

COVID-19: Death rates higher in neighbourhoods with more visible minorities, StatCan says

Visible minorities more likely to live and work in places that put them at more risk, study shows