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FACTizenship Newsletter | Volume #10

These days, there is a lot of information related to COVID-19 emerging from the United States. In this 10th edition of the FACTizenship Newsletter, we share with you a fact-check regarding the closure of Canada's borders with the United States.

You will also find in this edition, an update on school reopening and the WHO recommendations on the use of masks.






New fact-checks





Fact-checked
Does Canada really want to reopen the border with the United States?
During a media scrum in late September 2020, U.S. President Donald Trump announced that Canada would like to reopen the borders with the United States. 




Updates





Fact-checked
Schools have resumed in New Brunswick despite the COVID-19 pandemic
On September 8, 2020, a Global News article headlined that schools have resumed in New Brunswick despite the COVID-19 pandemic.




In case you missed it





Fact-checked
Face mask mandates most likely constitutional
An article on the group ACT! for Canada’s website claims that mandating face masks during the COVID-19 pandemic is unconstitutional.




Fact-checked
Canada vaccine research on COVID-19 targeted by a cyber-attack from Russia
On July 16, 2020, the CBC news service announced that scientific research on COVID-19 in Canada had been targeted by a cyber-attack.




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