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<b>ONTARIO:</b> Wiarton Willie dies, to be replaced by brown groundhog February 2022

ONTARIO: Wiarton Willie dies, to be replaced by brown groundhog February 2022

Willie died of an abscessed tooth more than nine months ago
<b>CANADA:</b> The science behind B.C.'s floods and mudslides

CANADA: The science behind B.C.'s floods and mudslides

An atmospheric river is a band of warm, moisture-laden air many hundreds of kilometres long and hundreds of kilometres wide that borders a large cyclonic low-pressure system
<b>OPINION:</b> Legislation doesn't address all the issues with work life balance

OPINION: Legislation doesn't address all the issues with work life balance

Legislation on the right to disconnect sounds promising. But does it really address why workers are putting in so many hours long after their work day should be done?
<b>CANADA:</b> Coalition pushes for automatic sealing of a criminal record if no new convictions

CANADA: Coalition pushes for automatic sealing of a criminal record if no new convictions

The Fresh Start coalition, which brings together over 60 groups, says the reforms would promote the reintegration of people with records into society, boost workforce participation and improve community safety
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Changes and resiliency in rural communities through COVID-19

BEYOND LOCAL: Changes and resiliency in rural communities through COVID-19

Rural communities across Canada are facing unprecedented changes — from demographic shifts and economic restructuring to the impacts of climate change and weak rural development policies and programs
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> How to deescalate when you face polarization

BEYOND LOCAL: How to deescalate when you face polarization

Showing empathy or compassion about why someone holds opinions very different from yours can help defuse polarization
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Private Canadian astronaut gears up for 'pain' experiments in space

BEYOND LOCAL: Private Canadian astronaut gears up for 'pain' experiments in space

the 52-year-old Montreal businessman is gearing up to be a guinea pig for experiments on pain as part of the first privately crewed mission to the International Space Station (ISS)
<b>CANADA:</b> O'Toole boots senator who challenged his leadership out of Conservative caucus.

CANADA: O'Toole boots senator who challenged his leadership out of Conservative caucus.

OTTAWA — Erin O'Toole has kicked a senator who challenged his leadership out of the Conservative caucus. O'Toole announced Sen.
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Survey finds Canadians want home care, not LTC after COVID-19

BEYOND LOCAL: Survey finds Canadians want home care, not LTC after COVID-19

The goal was to learn how the pandemic had affected older Canadians' views on long-term care
Archeological dig in Newfoundland unearths what could be Canada's oldest English coin

Archeological dig in Newfoundland unearths what could be Canada's oldest English coin

William Gilbert, head archeologist at the Cupids Cove Plantation Provincial Historic Site, says the small silver coin was minted sometime between 1493 and 1499