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  1. Some Canadian experts are cautioning that it’s too soon to declare the COVID-19 pandemic over, even though the World Health Organization said the number of deaths worldwide attributed to COVID-19 in the last week reached the lowest point since the beginning of the pandemic
  2. The Canadian government may be unable to recoup $5-billion or more of the $49-billion in emergency loans it extended to small businesses during pandemic lockdowns, according to briefing document obtained by The Globe and Mail
  3. As the employer-led push to return to the office grows, private and public sector unions are firmly taking a stance – and negotiating work-from-home clauses into collective agreements

An increasing number of health agencies have changed how they're reporting data on the coronavirus. A look at the current numbers in Canada for reported cases, deaths from COVID-19 and for hospitalizations can be found here.

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