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<b>CANADA:</b> Water prices increasingly unaffordable for low-income households, expert says

CANADA: Water prices increasingly unaffordable for low-income households, expert says

As utilities upgrade their systems, some households are facing steep rate hikes for the cost of water
<b>CANADA:</b> We toss 540K tonnes of wrapping paper after the holidays — Here’s how to give without the garbage

CANADA: We toss 540K tonnes of wrapping paper after the holidays — Here’s how to give without the garbage

From gift wrap to packaging and temporary décor, there’s a lot of unnecessary waste that gets thrown out during the holiday season.
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> The power of fun rhymes and word play

BEYOND LOCAL: The power of fun rhymes and word play

Both are proven to help children learn to read
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Responding e-mails can be stressful. Is AI the answer?

BEYOND LOCAL: Responding e-mails can be stressful. Is AI the answer?

Responding to the ever-growing amount of email can be a stress-inducing job task
<b>CANADA:</b> Men do more shopping on social media than women, study finds

CANADA: Men do more shopping on social media than women, study finds

PayPal's survey also finds that 47 per cent of Canadian social media users were making purchases on social platforms
<b>CANADA:</b> Record number of cats being adopted, survey of shelters shows

CANADA: Record number of cats being adopted, survey of shelters shows

Experts say a social shift has occurred which has helped reduce the number of animals that could potentially end up back in the system
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> In wake of racism and abuse allegations, is hockey at its tipping point?

BEYOND LOCAL: In wake of racism and abuse allegations, is hockey at its tipping point?

Recent flood of allegations has sparked debate about race, hockey culture, and whether or nor the sport is really for everyone
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Ombudsman finds Niagara CAO hiring was 'inside job'

ONTARIO: Ombudsman finds Niagara CAO hiring was 'inside job'

The Ombudsman makes 16 recommendations to the regional municipality to avert similar situations in future
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Can universities do more to reduce dropout rates?

BEYOND LOCAL: Can universities do more to reduce dropout rates?

Finances, academic performance and a sense of belonging may all be factors in whether or students finish their post-secondary studies
<b>CANADA:</b> Thinking of switching careers? You're not alone says recent survey

CANADA: Thinking of switching careers? You're not alone says recent survey

Over one-third of Canadians have completely switched their career at some point in their life, says a recent survey by Indeed