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<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> This citizen-science initiative will help identify ticks this season

BEYOND LOCAL: This citizen-science initiative will help identify ticks this season

If you are bitten by a tick that is infected with Lyme disease, a single dose of antibiotics can prevent an infection from developing, if administered within 72 hours of tick removal
<b>CANADA:</b> Here’s how much a flooded basement will cost homeowners this spring

CANADA: Here’s how much a flooded basement will cost homeowners this spring

A flooded basement costs an average of $43,000 to repair
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Somebody bought Thunder Bay's old courthouse and now you can sleep there

ONTARIO: Somebody bought Thunder Bay's old courthouse and now you can sleep there

The Thunder Bay Courthouse was opened in 1924 and operated through 2014. It opens as a hotel next week
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Former mayor agrees brother was 'perhaps' too involved in town's power utility transaction

ONTARIO: Former mayor agrees brother was 'perhaps' too involved in town's power utility transaction

Former Collingwood Mayor Sandra Cooper faced questions from her brother on Thursday as part of a judicial inquiry into the partial sale
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Queen’s Park to overhaul environment assessment regulations

ONTARIO: Queen’s Park to overhaul environment assessment regulations

Ford government wants streamlined, faster process focused on higher risk projects
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Research suggests mothers of epileptic children more likely to suffer from depression

BEYOND LOCAL: Research suggests mothers of epileptic children more likely to suffer from depression

The research included 365 mothers of children with epilepsy
<b>CANADA:</b> Here's how high on the income ladder you need to be to afford a home

CANADA: Here's how high on the income ladder you need to be to afford a home

Despite the sky-high prices, there isn't a 'millennial exodus'
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> In the midst of an opioid crisis, how do we better care for newborns experiencing withdrawal?

BEYOND LOCAL: In the midst of an opioid crisis, how do we better care for newborns experiencing withdrawal?

When newborns stay with their opioid-dependent mothers in hospital, they experience improved mother-infant bonding, greater chances of breastfeeding, less severe symptoms, less medication and much shorter hospital stays, expert says
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Why gaming at school might not be such a bad thing

BEYOND LOCAL: Why gaming at school might not be such a bad thing

In Minecraft and other games, players are highly receptive to learning embedded in the game scenario
<b>CANADA:</b> American man continues fight to exhume unidentified Titanic victims

CANADA: American man continues fight to exhume unidentified Titanic victims

Bill Willard says he has the support of over 130 families who want to find out if their loved one's final resting place is here in Halifax