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<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Empowering older adults to become comfortable with technology

BEYOND LOCAL: Empowering older adults to become comfortable with technology

Technology can improve quality of life for older adults
PM Trudeau says Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor on way home to Canada

PM Trudeau says Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor on way home to Canada

Canadian citizens Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor are on their way back to Canada after being detained in China for nearly three years.
<b>CANADA:</b> Federal deficit hit $48.5 billion over first four months of fiscal year

CANADA: Federal deficit hit $48.5 billion over first four months of fiscal year

Budgetary deficit between April and July down from the almost $148.6 billion recorded over the same months in 2020 when COVID-19 first struck
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Foundation working to take the loneliness out of the healing journey of Sixties Scoop survivors

BEYOND LOCAL: Foundation working to take the loneliness out of the healing journey of Sixties Scoop survivors

The foundation’s work will also include the Millennium Scoop, which Maurice defines as those taken from 1992 to now
<b>CANADA:</b> School disruption, 'long COVID,' all factors in choice to vaccinate young kids, Tam says

CANADA: School disruption, 'long COVID,' all factors in choice to vaccinate young kids, Tam says

Currently no COVID-19 vaccines approved for use in children under 12 in Canada; Pfizer announced earlier this week positive results in its trial for kids aged five and up
<b>COVID-19:</b> Few enforcement incidents reported in first days of Ontario vaccine certificates

COVID-19: Few enforcement incidents reported in first days of Ontario vaccine certificates

Most incidents reported to police so far have involved people who refused to show proof of vaccination
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Public accounts show spending increase, relief from COVID supports

ONTARIO: Public accounts show spending increase, relief from COVID supports

Province's deficit came in $22.1 billion lower than expected, largely due to tax revenues from pandemic support programs
<b>COVID-19:</b> Ontario legislature to require proof of COVID vaccination or negative test to enter

COVID-19: Ontario legislature to require proof of COVID vaccination or negative test to enter

Policy was announced Thursday
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Union calls for province to institute distancing, capacity limits at universities

ONTARIO: Union calls for province to institute distancing, capacity limits at universities

The union representing workers on Ontario university campuses is called for the government to put limits on classroom capacities and distancing requirements in place.
<b>OPINION:</b> Worker shortage? Or poor work conditions? Here’s what’s really vexing Canadian restaurants

OPINION: Worker shortage? Or poor work conditions? Here’s what’s really vexing Canadian restaurants

A recent survey by Restaurants Canada found that 80 per cent of food service operators were finding it difficult to hire kitchen staff