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<b>CANADA:</b> Climate action, job creation are top post-pandemic priorities for Canadians

CANADA: Climate action, job creation are top post-pandemic priorities for Canadians

Creating jobs, budgeting among top priorities
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Pandemic 'crashed' nursing home staffing, operators say 'crisis' has only grown

ONTARIO: Pandemic 'crashed' nursing home staffing, operators say 'crisis' has only grown

Ontario data show more than 15,000 long-term care residents were stricken with COVID-19 over the past year, with 3,766 deaths to date accounting for the majority of the province's pandemic fatalities
<b>CANADA:</b> Feds negotiating contracts to secure COVID-19 booster shots for next year

CANADA: Feds negotiating contracts to secure COVID-19 booster shots for next year

Canada's procurement minister says the government is actively planning for 2022
<b>CANADA:</b> Women still underrepresented in boardrooms despite 'comply-or-explain' rule, study says

CANADA: Women still underrepresented in boardrooms despite 'comply-or-explain' rule, study says

The Conference Board of Canada said that while there is some progress in the proportion of women on corporate boards, the pace of change remains slow
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Plastic's role in the carbon cycle

BEYOND LOCAL: Plastic's role in the carbon cycle

Expert says plastic needs to be included in climate calculations
<b>COVID-19:</b> Ontario sees vaccine supply issues, Ottawa keeps AstraZeneca on the market

COVID-19: Ontario sees vaccine supply issues, Ottawa keeps AstraZeneca on the market

Some immunization clinics in Ontario were forced to close their doors or cancel appointments due to what Premier Doug Ford said was a thrice-delayed shipment of the Moderna shot
<b>COVID-19:</b> Health Canada says blood clots may be linked to AstraZeneca vaccine, but still very rare

COVID-19: Health Canada says blood clots may be linked to AstraZeneca vaccine, but still very rare

Health Canada says there is no evidence showing certain people are more at risk than others and the vaccine will remain authorized for all adults in Canada
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Northern Ontario municipality wants price gouging investigation into lumber prices

BEYOND LOCAL: Northern Ontario municipality wants price gouging investigation into lumber prices

Powassan deputy mayor Randy Hall wants Nipissing-area MP and MPP to investigate what's happening to the cost of building materials
<b>COVID-19:</b> Vaccine-induced blood clots under more scrutiny as Canada reports first case

COVID-19: Vaccine-induced blood clots under more scrutiny as Canada reports first case

The vaccine news is also dropping as the third wave of COVID-19 is exploding
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Improving death-friendliness offers further opportunity to improve social inclusion

BEYOND LOCAL: Improving death-friendliness offers further opportunity to improve social inclusion

A death-friendly approach could lay the groundwork for people to stop fearing getting old or alienating those who have, experts say