Skip to content

Beyond Local

WORLD: What Canada can learn from Sweden about creating middle-class retail jobs

WORLD: What Canada can learn from Sweden about creating middle-class retail jobs

Canadian grocery-store workers earn low wages compared to their counterparts in Sweden. Why?
BEYOND LOCAL: With rising human drug use, a collateral rise of dogs ingesting cannabis and opioids

BEYOND LOCAL: With rising human drug use, a collateral rise of dogs ingesting cannabis and opioids

As recreational cannabis use increases, so has the number of calls regarding dogs who have accidentally consumed cannabis products
BEYOND LOCAL: How to use therapeutic writing for empowerment without revisiting trauma

BEYOND LOCAL: How to use therapeutic writing for empowerment without revisiting trauma

We can put boundaries in place as we write, while attending to our emerging and vulnerable feelings to ensure emotional safety
COVID-19: The experiences of parents with a newborn during lockdown

COVID-19: The experiences of parents with a newborn during lockdown

The stay-at-home order appears to have been mostly beneficial for parents, who reported improvement in their co-parenting experience despite the many challenges they faced
<b>CANADA:</b> Report says at least 70% of vehicle sales must be ZEVs to achieve Ottawa's emissions plan

CANADA: Report says at least 70% of vehicle sales must be ZEVs to achieve Ottawa's emissions plan

Zero emissions vehicle sales comprised 3.5 per cent of total vehicle sales in 2020, according to the report
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Lakehead researcher seeks to understand northern housing insecurity

ONTARIO: Lakehead researcher seeks to understand northern housing insecurity

Dr. Rebecca Schiff co-leading projects to find affordable solutions specific to Northern Canada
<b>COVID-19:</b> Air Canada anticipating recovery in demand as travel restrictions are eased

COVID-19: Air Canada anticipating recovery in demand as travel restrictions are eased

Although overall bookings remain below pre-pandemic levels, customer interest began to increase in June with the elimination of quarantines for fully vaccinated returning Canadians and the removal of other travel restrictions
OPP charge three rubberneckers at Highway 69 accident

OPP charge three rubberneckers at Highway 69 accident

Highway 69 was closed at times, with periods of alternating traffic flow during the investigation
<b>CANADA:</b> Federal government to open applications for Indigenous-led shelters

CANADA: Federal government to open applications for Indigenous-led shelters

Ahmed Hussen, who is the families, children and social development minister, says a call for shelter proposals will go out this September
BEYOND LOCAL: Is quitting contagious? Depends on who else leaves and who’s in charge

BEYOND LOCAL: Is quitting contagious? Depends on who else leaves and who’s in charge

When star performers leave, research shows it can lead to turnover contagion — especially when company leaders fail to motivate or inspire