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Canada extends pandemic benefits through to Oct. 23

The federal government is tapping the brakes on its plans to phase out pandemic aid programs this summer, deciding instead to freeze benefits at current levels and extend help by an extra month beyond the previously planned end date.

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Live updates: 2021 federal election results and analysis

Follow the CTVNews.ca live blog for real-time updates, analysis and 2021 federal election results as they come in. We will also feature updates from the headquarters of every major federal party, as well as dispatches from CTV News reporters in ridings across different parts of the country.

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau joins fellow Liberal candidates as he makes a campaign stop in Winnipeg, Man., on Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
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BREAKING | Liberals win minority government in 2021 federal election

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau has held on to power at a pivotal time in the pandemic, clinching another minority government in the 2021 federal election. CTV News' Decision Desk declared the Liberal minority win after polls closed across the country.

Liberal leader Justin Trudeau waves as he leaves a poling station after casting his ballot in the 44th general federal election in his riding of Papineau, Montreal on Monday, Sept. 20, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

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BREAKING | Liberals win minority government in 2021 federal election

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau has held on to power at a pivotal time in the pandemic, clinching another minority government in the 2021 federal election. CTV News' Decision Desk declared the Liberal minority win after polls closed across the country.

Liberal leader Justin Trudeau waves as he leaves a poling station after casting his ballot in the 44th general federal election in his riding of Papineau, Montreal on Monday, Sept. 20, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

Live updates: 2021 federal election results and analysis

Follow the CTVNews.ca live blog for real-time updates, analysis and 2021 federal election results as they come in. We will also feature updates from the headquarters of every major federal party, as well as dispatches from CTV News reporters in ridings across different parts of the country.

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