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Canada extends travel ban to August 31, launches COVID-19 contact tracing app Friday, 31 Jul 2020

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada on Friday extended a measure barring most foreign travelers from entering the country and launched a new contact tracing app as part of its fight to control the "gate-crashing" coronavirus pandemic.  Full Article

 
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Canadian factory activity resumes expansion in July as economy reopens 9:58am EDT 

TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadian manufacturing activity expanded in July for the first time in five months as reopening of more parts of the domestic economy boosted output and new orders, data showed on Tuesday.  Full Article  

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Canada to transition people off COVID-19 emergency benefits in September Friday, 31 Jul 2020 

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada will start transitioning people off its main emergency income support program and onto traditional unemployment benefits in September, the government said Friday, as the country looks to wind down the costly COVID-19 aid plan.  Full Article