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Canada to fast-track C$2.2 billion for infrastructure to cash-strapped municipalities Monday, 1 Jun 2020

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's cash-strapped municipalities will receive C$2.2 billion ($1.62 billion) in fast-tracked federal infrastructure funding to help cover funding shortfalls in budgets battered during the COVID-19 pandemic, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Monday.  Full Article

 
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Canada bank CEOs call for action on racism as protests rage across U.S. Monday, 1 Jun 2020 

TORONTO (Reuters) - Chief executives of Toronto-Dominion Bank and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce on Monday called for action to tackle racism, as violent protests raged across the United States over racial inequities and excessive police force.  Full Article  

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Asia stocks make cautious gains as China worries slow recovery rally Monday, 1 Jun 2020 

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Asian stocks eked out gains on Tuesday as investors' focus on the prospects of a global coronavirus recovery won out over familiar worries about Sino-U.S. relations and the depth of economic damage.  Full Article