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Can parks be safe in crowded areas?

Urban planners across the country weren’t surprised with the images they saw Saturday of a packed public park in a central Toronto neighbourhood.

And while those experts didn’t condone the gathering of what looked like thousands of young adults seemingly defying physical distancing measures on a sunny afternoon, they could understand their behaviour - to an extent.

Trudeau will seek paid sick leave for workers

OTTAWA—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he’ll push the provinces to give workers 10 days of paid sick leave a year as the country deals with the COVID-19 pandemic.

That appears to meet a key demand from NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, in exchange for the New Democrats’ support for a motion to limit sittings and votes in the House of Commons through the summer.