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BEYOND LOCAL: Northern ontario artist's work tours NYC

BEYOND LOCAL: Northern ontario artist's work tours NYC

She's embracing AI and sees it as a 'major growth area in the art industry'
BEYOND LOCAL: Strawberries in space: North Vancouver firm wins $380,000 with out-of-this-world menu

BEYOND LOCAL: Strawberries in space: North Vancouver firm wins $380,000 with out-of-this-world menu

A joint statement from the Canadian Space Agency and NASA said the company's CANGrow system has the potential to sustain astronauts during long-duration missions into space, while also addressing food security in isolated communities on Earth
BEYOND LOCAL: Plan to count rent payments toward credit scores needs safeguards: advocates

BEYOND LOCAL: Plan to count rent payments toward credit scores needs safeguards: advocates

Experts noted that a major challenge would be working with provinces to normalize credit reporting, since it falls under provincial jurisdiction
BEYOND LOCAL: No inflation here: Masters' menu still includes $1.50 pimento cheese sandwiches

BEYOND LOCAL: No inflation here: Masters' menu still includes $1.50 pimento cheese sandwiches

Inflation may be driving up the food cost around the country, but patrons generally won’t see those increases at Augusta National
BEYOND LOCAL: Canada's Aaliyah Edwards ready to achieve pro dream with WNBA draft around the corner

BEYOND LOCAL: Canada's Aaliyah Edwards ready to achieve pro dream with WNBA draft around the corner

Edwards declared for the draft on March 21, referring to the recent NCAA women's basketball tournament as her "last dance."
BEYOND LOCAL: Drought, heat raise risk of repeat of last summer's record-breaking wildfires

BEYOND LOCAL: Drought, heat raise risk of repeat of last summer's record-breaking wildfires

The 2023 fire season was Canada's worst on record, with more than 6,600 fires burning more than 15 million hectares, an area almost twice the size of Lake Superior
BEYOND LOCAL: A bunch of people dressed up as the sun in Niagara Falls and broke a Guinness record

BEYOND LOCAL: A bunch of people dressed up as the sun in Niagara Falls and broke a Guinness record

If you're wondering whether there is a Guinness World Record for "largest gathering of people dressed as the sun", the answer is, yes, and it now belongs to Niagara Falls, Ont.
BEYOND LOCAL: Summer McIntosh posts fastest 200m free of year at Canadian Swimming Open

BEYOND LOCAL: Summer McIntosh posts fastest 200m free of year at Canadian Swimming Open

McIntosh is one of Canada's biggest medal hopes for this summer's Paris Olympics
What Ontario roads are the worst? Voting open for annual CAA campaign

What Ontario roads are the worst? Voting open for annual CAA campaign

A Timmins road has been the worst in the north for two years running
Supreme Court rules Ottawa acted dishonourably in reneging on 1877 land promise to Indigenous community

Supreme Court rules Ottawa acted dishonourably in reneging on 1877 land promise to Indigenous community

Faced with a 145-year-old broken promise, the court found a middle ground, making what is known as a 'declaration” – a statement about rights without direct legal consequences