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CANADA: Canadian airlines, airports top weekend world delay list

CANADA: Canadian airlines, airports top weekend world delay list

Over the holiday weekend, Air Canada ranked No. 1 in delays that affected about two-thirds of its flights
BEYOND LOCAL: Weight-inclusive fitness posts more likely to motivate young women to exercise

BEYOND LOCAL: Weight-inclusive fitness posts more likely to motivate young women to exercise

Positive representations of higher-weight women exercising can counter the idealization of thin bodies that is common on social media
BEYOND LOCAL: Humans want to anthropomorphize things and that makes spotting sentient AI hard

BEYOND LOCAL: Humans want to anthropomorphize things and that makes spotting sentient AI hard

Rather than focus on the speculative rights of sentient AI, we need to address human rights
BEYOND LOCAL: How obituaries helped people grieve during the pandemic

BEYOND LOCAL: How obituaries helped people grieve during the pandemic

Before COVID-19 we attended funerals where people were eulogized with jokes, performances and tears, often all at the same time, and since the pandemic, obituaries have filled that role.
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Coordinated approach to partner violence is needed, experts say

ONTARIO: Coordinated approach to partner violence is needed, experts say

A five member-jury presented a list of recommendations Tuesday at the inquest into the deaths of Carol Culleton, Anastasia Kuzyk and Nathalie Warmerdam
BEYOND LOCAL: Canada’s first video game union shows labour organizing is on the rise

BEYOND LOCAL: Canada’s first video game union shows labour organizing is on the rise

Video game workers in Edmonton became the first video game union in Canada — and the third in North America — after voting unanimously to unionize this month.
BEYOND LOCAL: 5 ways to support children’s literacy skills this summer

BEYOND LOCAL: 5 ways to support children’s literacy skills this summer

Cognitive skills related to overall reading success can be nurtured by engaging in activities that develop social skills and positive self-regulation.
<b>CANADA:</b> After 'Freedom Convoy,' the flag took on new meaning for some

CANADA: After 'Freedom Convoy,' the flag took on new meaning for some

The country is typically awash in red and white on the national holiday, but this year people across Canada are reflecting on their relationship with the Maple Leaf.
<b>CANADA:</b> Governments OK settlement with Purdue Pharma over opioid addictions

CANADA: Governments OK settlement with Purdue Pharma over opioid addictions

It’s the largest settlement of a governmental health-care cost claim in Canadian history, according to BC's attorney general
BEYOND LOCAL: Toddler dies after being left in hot car outside Bancroft school

BEYOND LOCAL: Toddler dies after being left in hot car outside Bancroft school

A small central Ontario town is rallying around the family of a young child who died after he was mistakenly left in a hot car, the mayor said today