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<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Is it time for researchers to rethink their approach to Alzheimer's?

BEYOND LOCAL: Is it time for researchers to rethink their approach to Alzheimer's?

Hundreds of clinical trials have been conducted over the past 10 years to find a cure for Alzheimer’s disease. They all failed
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Class sizes to remain 'effectively the same' as last year, Education Minister claims

ONTARIO: Class sizes to remain 'effectively the same' as last year, Education Minister claims

The Education Minister said there will be no changes to class sizes for students in kindergarten to Grade 3 while one additional student will be added per class in Grades 4 to 8
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Speeding is the strongest predictor of car crashes, study says

BEYOND LOCAL: Speeding is the strongest predictor of car crashes, study says

Researchers looked over 28 million trips for possible links between four bad driving behaviours - speeding, hard braking, hard acceleration and hard cornering - and how those behaviours factored into crashes
<b>CANADA:</b> Artist makes Dartmouth crosswalk look 3D. City paints over it

CANADA: Artist makes Dartmouth crosswalk look 3D. City paints over it

According to a municipal spokesperson, the artist has been notified that the removal has resumed
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> If we can't blame video games for violence, what's next?

BEYOND LOCAL: If we can't blame video games for violence, what's next?

Researcher says we need to focus on investing in mental health supports
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> More men are going to the spa, challenging the myth it’s a 'ladies-only thing'

BEYOND LOCAL: More men are going to the spa, challenging the myth it’s a 'ladies-only thing'

Despite the increase, there is still an underlying notion that spas are a feminine thing and there is a social stigma associated with men in a traditionally feminine space
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Whose responsibility is it to manage tech-related distractions in class?

BEYOND LOCAL: Whose responsibility is it to manage tech-related distractions in class?

Technology is here to stay, and professors are conflicted on how to deal with off-task use of laptops and cell phones
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Gender pay gap in sports is a real problem, and big brands could be the solution

BEYOND LOCAL: Gender pay gap in sports is a real problem, and big brands could be the solution

The business model in sports is changing; Brands have realized the market potential of women's sport
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Canadian family spends seven years trying to adopt a child from India

BEYOND LOCAL: Canadian family spends seven years trying to adopt a child from India

The family of four hit Canadian soil on Aug. 2
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> As son-in-law worried for his life in Honduras jail, a Canadian family fought for justice

BEYOND LOCAL: As son-in-law worried for his life in Honduras jail, a Canadian family fought for justice

'Our [Canadian] politicians are involved in turning a blind eye to human rights abuses all around the world,' said Karen Spring