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<b>ONTARIO:</b> Elementary teachers in strike position Nov. 25 after receiving 'no board' report

ONTARIO: Elementary teachers in strike position Nov. 25 after receiving 'no board' report

ETFO President says the union will continue to focus on contract talks
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Canada Child Benefit helped reduce number of families with severe food insecurity, study says

BEYOND LOCAL: Canada Child Benefit helped reduce number of families with severe food insecurity, study says

Researchers also say that the program doesn't go far enough to address the issue of some families not having enough to eat
<b>CANADA:</b> Telecom industry faces challenge from flash of spam phone calls

CANADA: Telecom industry faces challenge from flash of spam phone calls

CRTC has given the industry until Dec. 19 to come up with the means to block illegal caller identifications
<b>CANADA:</b> 553 foreign items left in patients post-surgery between 2016 and 2018, study shows

CANADA: 553 foreign items left in patients post-surgery between 2016 and 2018, study shows

And the number is on the rise
<b>ONTARIO:</b> PC's fiscal update shows a government trying to undo damage from cuts

ONTARIO: PC's fiscal update shows a government trying to undo damage from cuts

This comes as the Progressive Conservative government attempts to adopt a new tone following a tumultuous first year-and-a-half in power
<b>CANADA:</b> According to 10 year study, almost half of all First Nations families are 'food insecure'

CANADA: According to 10 year study, almost half of all First Nations families are 'food insecure'

The study also finds that when traditional food is present, nutrient needs and diet quality improve
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Province to allow pot retailers to sell products over the phone

ONTARIO: Province to allow pot retailers to sell products over the phone

The government has not given an immediate timeline yet
<b>CANADA:</b> Green coalition says feds must admit true costs of climate change

CANADA: Green coalition says feds must admit true costs of climate change

The group says Ottawa has to ramp up spending to address the damage climate change is already causing
Thunder Bay paramedics say they're assaulted so often they need body armour

Thunder Bay paramedics say they're assaulted so often they need body armour

Union representing Superior North EMS responders looking at the possibility of outfitting paramedics with battalion armour as added protection on the job
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Confusing studies surrounding red meat diminishes citizen trust in science

BEYOND LOCAL: Confusing studies surrounding red meat diminishes citizen trust in science

The new study still finds that reducing unprocessed red meat consumption by three servings in a week is associated with an approximately eight per cent lower lifetime risk of heart disease, cancer and early death