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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau rises during a meeting of the Special Committee on the COVID-19 Pandemic in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, on Tuesday, June 9, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Opposition parties reject emergency COVID-19 aid bill with fines for CERB fraudsters

The bill includes a proposed expansion of the wage subsidy program to include seasonal workers

 

Saanich council votes 6-3 in favour of further reducing the property tax increase for 2020 from 3.74 per cent to 2.4 per cent. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

Saanich council trims property tax increase to 2.4 per cent amid COVID-19 pandemic

Six of nine councillors were in favour of the reduction