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<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> How scientists discovered metal rain and super-high temperatures on an ultra-hot exoplanet

BEYOND LOCAL: How scientists discovered metal rain and super-high temperatures on an ultra-hot exoplanet

At double the size of our own planet Jupiter, WASP-76b has day-side temperatures reaching a whopping 2,400 C, and takes less than two days to orbit its parent star
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Why 2021 was a bad year for glaciers in western North America

BEYOND LOCAL: Why 2021 was a bad year for glaciers in western North America

Each year the global temperature is 1 C above the 1951-80 average temperature, glaciers lose, on average, about 0.8 metres of water equivalent depth.
Province pouring $2M into project to build tiny houses for homeless veterans

Province pouring $2M into project to build tiny houses for homeless veterans

Ontario says an-acre-and-a-half of land will be transformed into a 'Veterans Village' in Kingston, complete with as many as 25 tiny, prefabricated homes
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Canadian veteran helps Afghan interpreter and his family escape Taliban rule

BEYOND LOCAL: Canadian veteran helps Afghan interpreter and his family escape Taliban rule

Stephen Peddle, a Canadian Forces retired major, has been working to get some families of Afghan interpreters to safety
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Bank of Canada governor says central bank's role includes reducing inequality

BEYOND LOCAL: Bank of Canada governor says central bank's role includes reducing inequality

Its program to purchase government bonds, known as quantitative easing, encouraged low rates on things such as mortgages and business loans while keeping borrowing costs low for a federal government spending historical amounts on emergency aid
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> How to apply lessons learned during the pandemic to the homelessness crisis

BEYOND LOCAL: How to apply lessons learned during the pandemic to the homelessness crisis

Once people are living in shelters, they have reached the “emergency room” of a system that has not done enough to prevent them from getting there
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> AI is getting better at writing and raising questions about plagiarism

BEYOND LOCAL: AI is getting better at writing and raising questions about plagiarism

The dramatic rise of online learning during the COVID-19 pandemic has spotlit concerns about the role of technology in exam surveillance — and also in student cheating
<b>OPINION:</b> Adaptation in the Great Lakes region necessary due to climate change

OPINION: Adaptation in the Great Lakes region necessary due to climate change

The effects of climate change are heightened in urban areas and impose a high financial burden to the municipalities.
Ford government changes regulations related to pit bull ban

Ford government changes regulations related to pit bull ban

Doug Ford's government has eased regulations related to the province's pit bull ban, allowing seized dogs that look like the prohibited breed to be released - and several dog owners say the premier has indicated he'll go even further.
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Virtual reality could make isolation easier in space and on earth

BEYOND LOCAL: Virtual reality could make isolation easier in space and on earth

Space travel is on the horizon, with long journeys and new challenges to contend with