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<b>CANADA:</b> Homeowners outfitting backyards with pools to deal with COVID-19 pandemic

CANADA: Homeowners outfitting backyards with pools to deal with COVID-19 pandemic

With vacation schedules all messed up this year, homeowners see value in enhancing their homes because they're spending more time there
<b>COVID-19:</b> Air Canada offers refunds to some passengers with cancelled flights

COVID-19: Air Canada offers refunds to some passengers with cancelled flights

The change follows months of backlash as consumer advocates and thousands of passengers continue to seek refund for services paid for but never rendered
<b>CANADA:</b> New transport rules for disabled travellers a step forward but not enough, advocates say

CANADA: New transport rules for disabled travellers a step forward but not enough, advocates say

Terry Green, an Ottawa resident living with multiple disabilities, said transport providers, which have been aware of the new regulations long before the advent of COVID-19, should not use a global pandemic as an excuse to delay long-needed action
<b>WATCH:</b> Provincial government to spend $13M on programs for youth, families

WATCH: Provincial government to spend $13M on programs for youth, families

$13M will be spent to support community-driven and youth-led projects in Ontario
<b>COVID-19:</b> Watchdog says flight refund rules may need reworking to address possible 'gaps'

COVID-19: Watchdog says flight refund rules may need reworking to address possible 'gaps'

Advocates say passengers have the right to a refund for services that were never rendered, with some in urgent need of cash
<b>WATCH:</b> Feds reveal details for student grants, internships amid COVID-19 pandemic

WATCH: Feds reveal details for student grants, internships amid COVID-19 pandemic

Trudeau is also expected to announce an increase in funding for other existing programs
<b>CANADA:</b> Many suffering with mental health issues due to coronavirus, survey says

CANADA: Many suffering with mental health issues due to coronavirus, survey says

A whopping 84 per cent of participants reported that their mental health concerns had worsened since the onset of the pandemic
<b>COVID-19:</b> Study finds Canada's proportion of long-term care deaths double the average of other nations

COVID-19: Study finds Canada's proportion of long-term care deaths double the average of other nations

Part of the reason could be that countries vary in COVID-19 testing and reporting practices, and cases are often under-reported
<b>WORLD:</b> Canadians can be exempt from new U.S. visa rules, immigration lawyers' group says

WORLD: Canadians can be exempt from new U.S. visa rules, immigration lawyers' group says

President Donald Trump this week ordered a suspension on issuing several types of visas allowing foreign citizens to work in the United States, on the grounds that his country's pandemic-rattled economy doesn't have enough jobs for Americans as it is
<b>COVID-19:</b> Two-thirds of Canadians are in favour keeping two-metres physical distance

COVID-19: Two-thirds of Canadians are in favour keeping two-metres physical distance

If the physical distancing rule were reduced to one metre, just 40 per cent said they'd be comfortable dining in a restaurant, 28 per cent going to a movie theatre, 24 per cent to a gym and 21 per cent to a bar or night club