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Premier details plan for 'buck-a-beer'

TORONTO—The Ontario government says it will offer “non-financial incentives” to brewers who sell their beer for $1 once the province's buck-a-beer plan is in place later this month.

Premier Doug Ford said participating businesses will be offered prime spots in Liquor Control Board of Ontario stores, or advertising in flyers or inserts, among other possible rewards.

Indigenous housing contest launched

OTTAWA—The Trudeau Liberals are offering indigenous communities $30 million in prize money as part of a contest that could end up rewriting the rules about how the federal government funds badly-needed housing on-reserve.

Key to the contest is to draw in private-sector builders to help finance the construction and repairing of homes in First Nations, Inuit, and Métis communities.

Gender gap in unpaid labour: report

Experts say a recent Statistics Canada report on gender disparities in unpaid labour paints a dim yet familiar picture about the burdens women face at home and in the workforce.

The report, published Monday, found that men and women aged 25-54 work roughly the same number of hours per day but a gender gap emerged in the division of unpaid labour, such as housework and caregiving.