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<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Expert calls the Canadian health care system 'outdated'

BEYOND LOCAL: Expert calls the Canadian health care system 'outdated'

Many learn the hard way what is or is not covered by public health care
BEYOND LOCAL: Radio host reaches fundraising goal with the help of 'Dragon's Den' Michael Wekerle

BEYOND LOCAL: Radio host reaches fundraising goal with the help of 'Dragon's Den' Michael Wekerle

Shannon King reaches her goal of $5K towards Mario Diotte's cancer treatment costs
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> We aren't in for a 2008-style financial crisis, says prof

BEYOND LOCAL: We aren't in for a 2008-style financial crisis, says prof

In an age of dire warnings about the consequences of climate change and pollution, this researcher says there is also a great deal of exaggeration about how much worse things will get
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> A little nudge goes a long way in upping organ donor registrations

BEYOND LOCAL: A little nudge goes a long way in upping organ donor registrations

In April, Nova Scotia became the first jurisdiction in North America to adopt presumed consent for organ donations. This may impact the way other provinces, countries approach organ donation registration
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> A special Mother's Day gift leads woman to extended family 67 years later

BEYOND LOCAL: A special Mother's Day gift leads woman to extended family 67 years later

Abandoned on a Toronto streetcar and adopted as a baby, Bradford West Gwillimbury resident Liz Pegg shares her story about finding an extended family
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Managing peanut allergies with 'immunotherapy' rather than avoidance

BEYOND LOCAL: Managing peanut allergies with 'immunotherapy' rather than avoidance

A study shows that oral immunotherapy is safe for preschool-aged children with peanut allergy when offered as routine treatment in a hospital or clinic
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Managing the flu in the age of anti-vax rhetoric

BEYOND LOCAL: Managing the flu in the age of anti-vax rhetoric

There is no cure for polio, and the vaccine remains the most effective way to combat the disease.
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Is pesticide research too dependent on industry funding?

BEYOND LOCAL: Is pesticide research too dependent on industry funding?

Most of the studies that examine the effects of pesticides are funded by the chemical’s producer
<b>CANADA:</b> Millennials are most willing to admit that fake news has fooled them, poll says

CANADA: Millennials are most willing to admit that fake news has fooled them, poll says

However, millenials were also the most confident in their ability to distinguish between fake and real news
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Nickel Belt MPP introduces bill to ban reprisals against health-care workers who report violence

ONTARIO: Nickel Belt MPP introduces bill to ban reprisals against health-care workers who report violence

'Violence should never be part of the job,' says Nickel Belt MPP