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<b>CANADA:</b> Young people with disabilities aren’t being taught sex-ed — and it’s putting them in danger

CANADA: Young people with disabilities aren’t being taught sex-ed — and it’s putting them in danger

The stereotype of people with disabilities as being without sexual desire can lead to those youth being left out of important conversations about sexual health and safety
<b>CANADA:</b> Half of homeless people have experienced traumatic brain injury, study says

CANADA: Half of homeless people have experienced traumatic brain injury, study says

Traumatic brain injury is linked to a host of other problems, including poorer mental health, substance abuse, suicidal ideation and involvement with the criminal justice system
<b>CANADA:</b> Here is a list of the top ten most frequently stolen vehicles in the country

CANADA: Here is a list of the top ten most frequently stolen vehicles in the country

Vehicles are smarter, but so are thieves. However, there are ways to keep your vehicle safe
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Polyamorous couples face extensive barriers to healthcare support, study says

BEYOND LOCAL: Polyamorous couples face extensive barriers to healthcare support, study says

Although, polyamorous families provide great support for themselves internally
<b>CANADA:</b> What we can learn from first case of vaping 'popcorn lung'

CANADA: What we can learn from first case of vaping 'popcorn lung'

Report in the Canadian Medical Association Journal describes a case of severe, life-threatening airway injury related to vaping that occurred in a Canadian youth
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Are children in childcare getting enough physical activity?

BEYOND LOCAL: Are children in childcare getting enough physical activity?

Research has linked outdoor play among young children to improved self-confidence, self-awareness and decision-making
<b>CANADA:</b> Halifax grocery store's new parking lot made out of recycled plastic bags

CANADA: Halifax grocery store's new parking lot made out of recycled plastic bags

Around 6 million plastic bags were diverted from landfills to be added to the mixture
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Hunger report says more employed individuals are using food banks

ONTARIO: Hunger report says more employed individuals are using food banks

Over the past three years, those with employment income who access food banks have increased by 27 per cent
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Neuroscientists explore how 'fake news' plays with our emotions

BEYOND LOCAL: Neuroscientists explore how 'fake news' plays with our emotions

Fake news works at a cognitive level to shape our perceptions and drive our decisions
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Nimble, playing fingers open the door to strong literacy skills

BEYOND LOCAL: Nimble, playing fingers open the door to strong literacy skills

Children learn through exploring the world with their hands — and they develop important fine motor skills through this