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<b>ONTARIO:</b> Province to end streaming in Grade 9, early years suspensions

ONTARIO: Province to end streaming in Grade 9, early years suspensions

Students will no longer be asked to choose between applied or academic when they start high school
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Blaming women for breast cancer ignores environmental risk factors, expert says

BEYOND LOCAL: Blaming women for breast cancer ignores environmental risk factors, expert says

Women’s breast cancer can be affected by environmental factors in the workplace
<b>COVID-19:</b> First glimpse of Canada's true infection rate expected mid-July

COVID-19: First glimpse of Canada's true infection rate expected mid-July

The first results will reveal how many samples showed antibodies, but include no specifics like whether they are male or female or where they live
<b>COVID-19:</b> Ontario won't close provincial beaches amid overcrowding concerns

COVID-19: Ontario won't close provincial beaches amid overcrowding concerns

TORONTO — Ontario's premier said he won't order provincial beaches to close even as several municipalities grapple with crowds flocking to their shores amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Courts to resume some in-person proceedings today

ONTARIO: Courts to resume some in-person proceedings today

The Ministry of the Attorney General has said courtrooms will reopen gradually, with the goal of having all courtrooms operational by November 1
<b>CANADA:</b> NHL releases protocols to resume season

CANADA: NHL releases protocols to resume season

The 47 pages of protocols outline the health and safety measures the league and players agreed to after several weeks of negotiations
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Mind your microbes, they just might influence the severity of COVID-19

BEYOND LOCAL: Mind your microbes, they just might influence the severity of COVID-19

The gut microbiome is the community of micro-organisms living inside the gastrointestinal tract, which performs many beneficial functions, including educating the immune system
<b>COVID-19:</b> Support for artists is key to returning to vibrant cultural life

COVID-19: Support for artists is key to returning to vibrant cultural life

We dream about reconnecting in person, we should take advantage of this opportunity for a collective reconsideration of arts policy, scholar says
<b>CANADA:</b> Fashion retailers confront consumer shifts amid 'long slow ramp' to new normal

CANADA: Fashion retailers confront consumer shifts amid 'long slow ramp' to new normal

The mass closing of malls and offices along with the cancellation of celebrations and big events has been devastating, says the head of Harry Rosen, one of the country’s leading men's clothing retailers
<b>COVID-19:</b> Fast vaccine timelines are unrealistic, profs say

COVID-19: Fast vaccine timelines are unrealistic, profs say

The scope and length of vaccine testing experiments usually mean decade-long timelines for development