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<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Should social media be regulated?

BEYOND LOCAL: Should social media be regulated?

Some scholars are also calling for dominant tech platforms to be regulated as public utilities given their power in operating private informational infrastructure
<b>CANADA:</b> Garneau optimistic about implementing national standards for truck drivers

CANADA: Garneau optimistic about implementing national standards for truck drivers

Garneau says he favours minimum entry-level training standards for truck drivers and believes that every province should have that requirement
BEYOND LOCAL: Hanlon southbound at 401 remains closed as jet fuel clean up continues into next week

BEYOND LOCAL: Hanlon southbound at 401 remains closed as jet fuel clean up continues into next week

The ministry said there is no timeframe for the completion of the clean up
BEYOND LOCAL: Jet fuel spill reaching further into waterways than first reported: Ministry of Environment

BEYOND LOCAL: Jet fuel spill reaching further into waterways than first reported: Ministry of Environment

The discovery of jet fuel odours has resulted in Grand River Conservation Authority anouncing there will be no ice fishing this season at Shade's Mill Conservation Area.
<b>BEYOND LOCAL</b> Are Catholic schools hot beds for homophobia?

BEYOND LOCAL Are Catholic schools hot beds for homophobia?

Where schools promote such contradictory messages associating respect and depravity with LGBTQ people, they have made Alberta and Ontario Catholic schools potential hotbeds for homophobia, says Associate Professor at Univeristy of Calgary, Tonya D. Callaghan
<b>Beyond Local:</b> The evolution of car seats

Beyond Local: The evolution of car seats

Modern Canadian car seats are standardized and must follow strict safety regulations, but it wasn’t that long ago that rules didn’t exist
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Is it time for Canada to change the way English is taught?

ONTARIO: Is it time for Canada to change the way English is taught?

In Canada, 7.7 million residents speak a non-official language as a mother tongue, an increase of 13.3 per cent between 2011 to 2016, and the number of people speaking more than one language at home is on the rise
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Computer virus impacting medical records system at 21 Ontario hospitals

ONTARIO: Computer virus impacting medical records system at 21 Ontario hospitals

No evidence to suggest patient information has been breached, says the CEO of the hospital where the issue has originated
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Do vitamins actually improve well-being and act as a preventive?

ONTARIO: Do vitamins actually improve well-being and act as a preventive?

Saverio Stranges, Professor and Chair of Epidemiology at Western University, suggests that the use of most supplements is not justified and should be avoided
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Sault, Ontario customs support unpaid U.S. counterparts with pizza

ONTARIO: Sault, Ontario customs support unpaid U.S. counterparts with pizza

‘We’re trying our best to help those officers,’ Sault, Ontario border guard says