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<b>CANADA:</b> 20,000 new workers needed by 2022 to keep the lights on

CANADA: 20,000 new workers needed by 2022 to keep the lights on

A new report suggests that Canada's electricity providers need to appeal to a younger and more diverse workforce
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> It's time to rethink charitable contributions at the checkout, professor says

BEYOND LOCAL: It's time to rethink charitable contributions at the checkout, professor says

The fundraising strategy is particularly popular at grocery stores, where cashiers often ask customers if they'd like to donate a dollar or two
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Tories don't plan to balance books until 2023-24

ONTARIO: Tories don't plan to balance books until 2023-24

The Tories peg the current deficit at $11.7 billion
<b>CANADA:</b> American man wants to exhume unidentified Titanic victims

CANADA: American man wants to exhume unidentified Titanic victims

Two local Titanic experts are against a proposed plan to dig up victims buried in Halifax
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Expert says parents need to be careful about gifting money or a house

BEYOND LOCAL: Expert says parents need to be careful about gifting money or a house

Buying a home is big step - financially and psychologically
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> School threats often linked to attention seeking, says criminologist

BEYOND LOCAL: School threats often linked to attention seeking, says criminologist

Criminologist Frank Cormier offers insights into repeated anonymous threats against Hammarskjold High School
<b>CANADA:</b> New food guide diet is not affordable for half of low-income households, study says

CANADA: New food guide diet is not affordable for half of low-income households, study says

Respondents with household incomes under $50,000 are considerably more likely to have chosen less healthy, cheaper options, or to have cut back on meat and vegetables to deal with the affordability issue
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Police chiefs oppose idea to remove front licence plate requirement

ONTARIO: Police chiefs oppose idea to remove front licence plate requirement

The Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police says removing the front plate requirement could make it harder to locate vehicles in investigations and Amber Alerts
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Police concerned about who will enforce animal cruelty laws

ONTARIO: Police concerned about who will enforce animal cruelty laws

After June 29, OSPCA will no longer investigate complaints 
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Geriatrician urges more seniors to get vaccines

BEYOND LOCAL: Geriatrician urges more seniors to get vaccines

Doctors and nurses need to speak up on the need for vaccines