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<b>ONTARIO:</b> Bradford man shares drunk-driving message after collecting 12,000 beer cans from roadsides

ONTARIO: Bradford man shares drunk-driving message after collecting 12,000 beer cans from roadsides

Albert Wierenga has been picking up alcohol containers from along Bradford West Gwillimbury roadsides since 2013. His soon-to-be sister in law was killed by an impaired driver one week before her wedding
<b>ONTARIO:</b> New mental-health program for OPP officers offers 'one-door approach'

ONTARIO: New mental-health program for OPP officers offers 'one-door approach'

'The issue of stigma is still a barrier that is there for some of our members who want to seek treatment,' says OPPA president
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Who should regulate hate speech on social media?

BEYOND LOCAL: Who should regulate hate speech on social media?

Different nations, societies will draw different lines between acceptable and unacceptable content
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> New online platform brings coding to Canada's Indigenous youth

BEYOND LOCAL: New online platform brings coding to Canada's Indigenous youth

A new web portal launched by Elephant Thoughts highlights Indigenous people working and creating in cyberspace and provides educational components for Indigenous youth interested in learning coding and other digital skills
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Do you know the difference between avoiding and evading taxes?

BEYOND LOCAL: Do you know the difference between avoiding and evading taxes?

Remember that while it is nice to save money, the taxes we pay contribute to security and healthcare in our country
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> With warmer weather comes sneezing, snow mould and seasonal allergies

BEYOND LOCAL: With warmer weather comes sneezing, snow mould and seasonal allergies

Springtime events like blossoming trees can trigger seasonal allergy symptoms
<b>CANADA:</b> Patching a pothole yourself? Think twice before picking up the shovel

CANADA: Patching a pothole yourself? Think twice before picking up the shovel

You could get hurt, sued, or cost the city a whole lot of money
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Data suggests youth pot use was on the rise before legalization

ONTARIO: Data suggests youth pot use was on the rise before legalization

Data comes from the annual survey of high school students
<b>CANADA:</b> Ottawa ordered to pay $20M for placing mentally ill inmates in solitary

CANADA: Ottawa ordered to pay $20M for placing mentally ill inmates in solitary

The money is earmarked to boost mental health supports in correctional facilities
<b>CANADA:</b> CRA online services are back up and running

CANADA: CRA online services are back up and running

Sorry folks, that means you still have to do your taxes