Facebook ad boycott goes ahead after last-minute talks with companies break down

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Brighton, Ont., businesses getting mandatory face mask requirement
Customers entering stores and other commercial establishments in Brighton and other areas of Ontario are now required to wear a mask or face covering.
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WE Charity tries to ‘set record straight’ over contract in full-page newspaper ads
The program is aimed at helping students having a hard time finding summer work amid the coronavirus pandemic, but Trudeau's personal and family ties to the organization drew questions and criticism. 
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Coronavirus live updates: Masks mandatory on transit, will soon be for indoor venues
Check this post throughout the day for up-to-the-minute Quebec-related pandemic news
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Police charge Quebec man with advocating genocide of Muslims
The RCMP said it was the first time the advocating genocide law had been used in the province.
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5 songs you must hear this week: 13 July 2020
80% of this week's picks have something to do with mental health and substance abuse issues. Is music trying to tell us something?
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Marmora man arrested after shots fired during domestic incident north of Madoc: OPP
Central Hastings OPP launched a search for a man who allegedly discharged firearms during a domestic dispute.
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Weekly survey: Who would make a better president than Kanye West?
Kanye's running for president? Fine. But what if he had a rock'n'roll opponent?
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Making the most of summer staycations
As the COVID-19 pandemic turns summer vacation plans upside down, many Canadians are making the most of their staycations and investing money they planned to spend on a holiday in their homes and especially their outdoor spaces. “As we moved into the recovery phase, you may have noticed an increase in contractor trucks and renovations […]
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Man shot outside Scarborough Town Centre dies
A man shot outside the Scarborough Town Centre late last week has died. Toronto Police were called around 1:35 p.m. Friday to the mall and found a wounded man near the entrance. Jordon Marcelle, 26, of Toronto was taken to hospital, where police on Sunday said he died. No arrests have been made. Marcelle is […]
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Police suspect Old Montreal attack was a robbery attempt
Police are searching for three suspects, all of whom were wearing hoods when the assault took place.
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Blue Jays honouring Fernandez with patch
The Toronto Blue Jays will honour Tony Fernandez by wearing a uniform patch with the former infielder's longtime No. 1 this season.
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COMMENTARY: How COVID-19 is changing our relationship with cash
Fears of COVID-19 transmission could be accelerating the trend of digital payment apps and reducing the use of cash in society, says Anwar Mohammed of McMaster University.
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U.S. grapples with pandemic as its origins are traced in China
The United States was grappling with the worst coronavirus outbreak in the world on Monday, as Florida shattered the national record for a state's largest single-day increase in new confirmed cases.
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This 19-year-old nursing student makes $1,000 a month working part-time at a cafe and is worried about mounting student debt. How can she prepare for the future?
In a special Gen Z edition of Millennial Money, Priya wants to start saving to be better prepared to tackle her OSAP when she graduates in two years, but needs some direction from our financial expert.
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Peterborough man charged following reported assault outside downtown bar
A Peterborough man allegedly assaulted another man outside a bar on Hunter Street West early Saturday.
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Keeping it together mentally will be a major challenge for athletes across the spectrum
THe sameness of an odd existence is sure to grate on them as time goes by
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As search for Martin Carpentier continues, SQ focuses on area where girls' bodies were found
The SQ, which has been searching using tracking dogs, ATVs, a helicopter and drones, says "elements of interest" were found in a sector of forest.
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Masks mandatory on all Quebec public transit beginning Monday
There is a grace period, however, before people are barred from taking the bus, train or metro without a mask.
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Hong Kong activist Nathan Law says he’s arrived in London after fleeing China
Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Nathan Law said he had arrived in London after fleeing the former British colony where China has imposed a security law.
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Woman speaks out about alleged anti-Black racism at Kingston military organization
A former Kingston, Ont., woman says she was repeatedly singled out at the Kingston Military Family Resource Centre because she is Black.
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N.W.T. ignored in Alberta monitoring suspension despite agreement, emails show
The omission is revealed in a series of emails between the two governments obtained by The Canadian Press.
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Winnipeg race car driver Amber Balcaen survives serious crash in Missouri
A Winnipeg race car driver says she has injuries but is alive after a "serious" crash Saturday night.
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While you were sleeping: This is your millionth reminder to wear a mask
They're now mandatory on all public transit in Quebec.
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‘It’s really frustrating’: B.C. Indigenous groups share impact of border closures
The Nuu-chah-nulth, the Heiltsuk Nation and the Haida Nation have all closed or restricted access to their territories and reserves.
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Kingston takes steps to address homelessness through supportive housing
This past May, the municipality purchased 113 1/2 Lower Union St., and has been temporarily using it as a youth shelter.
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‘Big Brother Canada’ Season 9 announced, Arisa Cox named executive producer
'Big Brother Canada' Season 8 was abruptly ended midway due to the coronavirus outbreak.
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Quebec police still looking for father, two days after missing girls found dead
Police are still searching for the father of Norah and Romy Carpentier, aged 11 and 6, who were the subject of an Amber Alert issued Thursday, and whose bodies were found in a wooded area in the community of St-Apollinaire.
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Meredith Shaw is bringing body positivity to food television
The ‘Double Your Dish’ star and her husband, chef Rodney Bowers, are serving up something fresh
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‘A system that didn’t hold up’: Families of Italy’s coronavirus victims seek answers
Lawyers are filing 100 new cases Monday with Bergamo prosecutors investigating the outbreak, on top of 50 complaints lodged last month.
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Mask will be made mandatory in Quebec's indoor public venues: reports
Premier François Legault is expected to make the announcement this afternoon. The policy would go into effect on July 18.
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Provinces eye hybrid school reopening model, leaving some parents struggling
Planning is now underway to get Canadian children back into classrooms in the fall and many provinces are eyeing Vancouver's hybrid model: part-time in school and part-time at home with online learning.
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Pattie Lovett-Reid: The pandemic is forcing families to have the money chat with their children
Now is the time to have the conversation with your children about money, says CTV News' Chief Financial Commentator Pattie Lovett-Reid.
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No arrests made after midnight stabbing in Montreal’s Old Port
Little information was immediately available on the suspects involved. Police say the victim is in hospital in stable condition.
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Kelly Preston, actress in ‘Jerry Maguire’, dies at 57 from breast cancer
Her husband, John Travolta, said in an Instagram post that his wife of 28 years died after a two-year battle.
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Ontario will announce plans today to move forward to Stage 3
Ontario Premier Doug Ford will unveil plans to move forward to the next stage of the province's reopening plan on Monday, CTV News Toronto has learned.
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