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BEYOND LOCAL: Online music lessons have yielded creative surprises like mixing ‘Blob Opera’ and beatboxing

BEYOND LOCAL: Online music lessons have yielded creative surprises like mixing ‘Blob Opera’ and beatboxing

Blob Opera, developed by Google and AI artist David Li, lets students manipulate a soprano, alto, tenor and bass quartet of blobs.
<b> VIDEO: </b> Calgary aviation buff comes to Ontario to witness Dash 8-300's last hurrah

VIDEO: Calgary aviation buff comes to Ontario to witness Dash 8-300's last hurrah

Air Canada's Dash 8-300 a 'machine that Canadians should be proud of'. Its final passenger flight was flown from Timmins to Toronto
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> 'Congratulations, it's a girl' - Canadian doctor helps deliver baby mid-flight

BEYOND LOCAL: 'Congratulations, it's a girl' - Canadian doctor helps deliver baby mid-flight

Dr. Aisha Khatib said she squeezed in between the seats, put on a pair of gloves and got to work as her mind raced thinking about what equipment she would need to ensure a safe delivery
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Scientists study trajectory of meteorite that landed in B.C. in October

BEYOND LOCAL: Scientists study trajectory of meteorite that landed in B.C. in October

The small meteorite broke through a woman's ceiling in Golden, B.C., in October, landing on her pillow
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Cellular agriculture could be the future of farming, but dairy farmers need help

BEYOND LOCAL: Cellular agriculture could be the future of farming, but dairy farmers need help

These emerging technologies are part of the fourth agricultural revolution that aims to improve food security, sustainability and agricultural working conditions
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> As environmental disasters increase, international law must recognize climate refugees

BEYOND LOCAL: As environmental disasters increase, international law must recognize climate refugees

The World Bank estimates that without radical and concerted efforts to slow climate change, 216 million people will be displaced within their own countries by 2050
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> The discovery of insulin: a story of monstrous egos and toxic rivalries

BEYOND LOCAL: The discovery of insulin: a story of monstrous egos and toxic rivalries

According to a recent World Health Organization report, about 9 million people with type 1 diabetes are alive today thanks to insulin
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> ‘Do what you love’ could be contributing to the Great Resignation

BEYOND LOCAL: ‘Do what you love’ could be contributing to the Great Resignation

The passion paradigm encourages workers to romanticize their work while blinding them to the unequal distributions of power that characterize their working lives
<b>CANADA:</b> Former federal NDP leader Alexa McDonough dies at 77

CANADA: Former federal NDP leader Alexa McDonough dies at 77

McDonough was the first woman to lead a major political party in Canada when she was elected leader of the Nova Scotia New Democrats in 1980
<b>ONTARIO:</b> High-profile cabinet minister Rod Phillips to resign seat, won't seek re-election

ONTARIO: High-profile cabinet minister Rod Phillips to resign seat, won't seek re-election

Long-term care minister said the timing of his announcement 'will allow Premier Doug Ford to appoint someone else to lead the ministry, which is currently overseeing a sector in crisis'