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<b>CANADA:</b> Feds keep lid on company names, dollar amounts in some COVID-19 contracts

CANADA: Feds keep lid on company names, dollar amounts in some COVID-19 contracts

Government has given companies over $5.8 billion in pandemic-related contracts
<b>CANADA:</b> Military to fly old rescue planes longer as COVID-19 delays new aircraft

CANADA: Military to fly old rescue planes longer as COVID-19 delays new aircraft

First of 16 new Airbus-built CC-295s to be stranded in Spain for several more months
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Province's Ministry of Education cuts ties with WE, says will investigate contracts

ONTARIO: Province's Ministry of Education cuts ties with WE, says will investigate contracts

The ministry announced it would give the charity $250,000 earlier this year
<b>CANADA:</b> Rollout of COVID Alert app faces criticism over accessibility on older phones

CANADA: Rollout of COVID Alert app faces criticism over accessibility on older phones

The app requires users to have Apple or Android phones made in the last five years
<b>COVID-19:</b> Coaches forced to rethink how they communicate with players in quiet venues

COVID-19: Coaches forced to rethink how they communicate with players in quiet venues

Fighters at UFC events have been able to hear cageside commentators critique their performance and adjust accordingly, if so desired
<b>COVID-19:</b> How Canada compares to other countries

COVID-19: How Canada compares to other countries

Study says while Canada has done a better job than other countries at managing COVID-19, its death rate still exceeds that of similar nations
<b>CANADA:</b> Here's how housework, child care was divided between mom and dad during COVID-19

CANADA: Here's how housework, child care was divided between mom and dad during COVID-19

While Canadian moms are still doing the lion’s share of child care and housework, in the early days of the pandemic, Canadian dads stepped up their efforts
<b>COVID-19:</b> How non-core classes will operate in Ontario schools

COVID-19: How non-core classes will operate in Ontario schools

September will mean back to school — but not back to normal — for students in Ontario.
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Ways to promote kids' healthy development, from scavenger hunts to bike rides

BEYOND LOCAL: Ways to promote kids' healthy development, from scavenger hunts to bike rides

During warm summer months, playing outside allows children and parents the chance to marvel at the natural world
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> How parents' psychological control may lead to young adult students' fear of failure

BEYOND LOCAL: How parents' psychological control may lead to young adult students' fear of failure

Some parents may find it difficult to grant their emerging adult children increased autonomy and independence