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<b>ONTARIO:</b> University of Guelph takes a unique approach to eliminate single-use plastics

ONTARIO: University of Guelph takes a unique approach to eliminate single-use plastics

The ICON class is an interdisciplinary approach to solving real-world problems
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Bigger classes may negatively affect student learning, development

ONTARIO: Bigger classes may negatively affect student learning, development

Experts in Early Childhood Studies say secure relationships between teachers and young children matter
<b>CANADA:</b> Push for study of coerced sterilization gains strength on Parliament Hill

CANADA: Push for study of coerced sterilization gains strength on Parliament Hill

NDP health critic Don Davies warned Canada is at the "very cusp" of uncovering serious human-rights abuses affecting vulnerable women including those who are Indigenous, those living with disabilities and those who have low incomes
<b>CANADA:</b> Upstart lobster gets in on Groundhog Day

CANADA: Upstart lobster gets in on Groundhog Day

Also, lobster beer is a thing. Did you know that?
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Health Coalition warns violence, abuse on the rise in long-term facilities

ONTARIO: Health Coalition warns violence, abuse on the rise in long-term facilities

A plan should be developed and implemented to increase the number of long-term care beds in the province, in the public and non-profit sectors, Coalition says
<b>CANADA:</b> Where's the weed? Canada's cannabis shortage causes concern

CANADA: Where's the weed? Canada's cannabis shortage causes concern

Michael J. Armstrong, Associate professor of operations research at Brock U, speculates on why dry cannabis shortfalls are prevalent in Canada right now
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Northern Ontario hospital receives largest private donation to date

BEYOND LOCAL: Northern Ontario hospital receives largest private donation to date

$5 million has been donated by Marcel and Frances Labelle to Health Sciences North
<b>CANADA:</b> St. John's flirt with a winter dream - heated sidewalks

CANADA: St. John's flirt with a winter dream - heated sidewalks

<b>CANADA:</b> Fertility clinic reports 180% increase in elective egg freezing

CANADA: Fertility clinic reports 180% increase in elective egg freezing

Women can keep their eggs frozen for as long as they want but guidelines recommend using them before they turn 50
<b>CANADA:</b> Using community-guided design research with Indigenous communities

CANADA: Using community-guided design research with Indigenous communities

Emily Carr University's Health Design Lab aimed to provide one model of how design methods can be used effectively to gather information and insights, building trust with participants to help understand complex problems