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<b>CANADA:</b> Feds commits $300M to global COVID-19 fight but PM urged to spend $1.5 billion

CANADA: Feds commits $300M to global COVID-19 fight but PM urged to spend $1.5 billion

Canada's contribution includes $180 million to address the immediate humanitarian and development impacts of the pandemic and $120 million towards a new initiative called the Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator
<b>CANADA:</b> Air Canada, WestJet to drop physical distancing policies as air travel ticks up

CANADA: Air Canada, WestJet to drop physical distancing policies as air travel ticks up

Carrier to revert to United Nation's aviation agency and International Air Transport Association trade group health recommendations, some of which run contrary to Transport Canada recommendations
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Here's how caterpillars eat five times their weight everyday

BEYOND LOCAL: Here's how caterpillars eat five times their weight everyday

Basically, they poop and pee very effectively
<b>COVID-19:</b> Hockey Canada cancels summer camps, going virtual with training camps

COVID-19: Hockey Canada cancels summer camps, going virtual with training camps

The Canadian junior squad's annual development camp was originally scheduled to go from July 27 to 31
<updated>Watch:</updated> Trudeau to speak at Global Goal: Unite for Our Future Summit

Watch: Trudeau to speak at Global Goal: Unite for Our Future Summit

Prime Minister's address will begin at 10 a.m .
<b>COVID-19:</b> Pandemic has generated buzz about a four-day work week

COVID-19: Pandemic has generated buzz about a four-day work week

During the COVID-19 pandemic, a window is opening for good ideas to move from the fringes to the mainstream — and that includes a four-day work week
<b>COVID-19:</b> PM says Canada almost self-sufficient in PPE as businesses step up

COVID-19: PM says Canada almost self-sufficient in PPE as businesses step up

Having a secure domestic supply will be particularly important if there is a second wave of the deadly virus that causes COVID-19 in the fall, triggering another wild, global scramble for PPE
<b>WATCH:</b> Provincial government to spend $4M on programs for seniors

WATCH: Provincial government to spend $4M on programs for seniors

This funding will allow grassroots organizations to develop programs for senior to combat social isolation
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> How art soothes the soul, helps to ease anxiety and depression

BEYOND LOCAL: How art soothes the soul, helps to ease anxiety and depression

At home or at school, practising art can be used to build capacity for managing mental and emotional well-being
<b>CANADA:</b> COVID-19 increases risk for 'invisible' homeless women, study says

CANADA: COVID-19 increases risk for 'invisible' homeless women, study says

Statistics Canada data from 2019 shows emergency shelters for those fleeing gender-based violence were already turning away nearly 1,000 women and children a day before the COVID-19 pandemic hit