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BEYOND LOCAL: After a year of Zoom meetings, we’ll need to rebuild trust through eye contact

BEYOND LOCAL: After a year of Zoom meetings, we’ll need to rebuild trust through eye contact

It’s virtually impossible to make and maintain eye contact during videoconferencing, assistant prof says
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Judge rules against third-party campaign finance rules

ONTARIO: Judge rules against third-party campaign finance rules

Justice Edward Morgan's judgment declared the sections of the Election Finances Act involved in the court challenge to be no longer in force
<b>CANADA:</b> London attack comes amid federal government inaction on Islamophobia, expert says

CANADA: London attack comes amid federal government inaction on Islamophobia, expert says

Wilfrid Laurier prof says the attack that left four members of a Muslim family dead is another episode in a series of attacks that targeted Muslim Canadians across the country in the last few years amid lack of concerted government action to tackle the rise in Islamophobia
<b>COVID-19:</b> Pandemic has created regional tourism hotspots as big cities suffer

COVID-19: Pandemic has created regional tourism hotspots as big cities suffer

With the next travel season upon us, governments can use various strategies tailored to the geographical trends of COVID-19 tourism
<b>COVID-19:</b> Postpartum mental health visits increased by 30 per cent during pandemic, study says

COVID-19: Postpartum mental health visits increased by 30 per cent during pandemic, study says

Study found people living in northern public health units had relatively low increases after July 2020, which they say could likely be explained by fewer public health restrictions in those areas during the summer
<b>OPINION:</b> The argument in favour of mandatory COVID-19 vaccination for children

OPINION: The argument in favour of mandatory COVID-19 vaccination for children

Researchers offer philosophical, ethical arguments in favour of mandatory COVID vaccines for kids
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> The importance of preventive measures to ensure mental wellness

BEYOND LOCAL: The importance of preventive measures to ensure mental wellness

Prevention is key to managing the parallel mental health pandemic that has occurred in tandem with COVID-19, researcher says
<b>CANADA:</b> Indigenous leaders frustrated after Pope passes on apology for residential schools

CANADA: Indigenous leaders frustrated after Pope passes on apology for residential schools

Perry Bellegarde, national chief of the Assembly of First Nations, says an apology would not only recognize the harms caused by residential schools, but would also be a sign of respect and the first step toward healing
<b>CANADA:</b> Motion passes urging feds drop court actions on rulings regarding First Nations kids

CANADA: Motion passes urging feds drop court actions on rulings regarding First Nations kids

Perry Bellegarde, national chief of the Assembly of First Nations, demanded that Ottawa "stop further pain against children and do the right thing"
<b>CANADA:</b> Trudeau says government looking at plan for return of international tourists

CANADA: Trudeau says government looking at plan for return of international tourists

Trudeau says anyone coming to Canada needs to be fully vaccinated before arriving because the country can't risk another wave of COVID-19