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<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Not enough research in use of medical cannabis in children, pediatricians say

BEYOND LOCAL: Not enough research in use of medical cannabis in children, pediatricians say

There are only a handful of conditions in which evidence supports the use of medical cannabis in children
<b>CANADA:</b> Two-time gold medallist Irwin announces retirement

CANADA: Two-time gold medallist Irwin announces retirement

Irwin helped lead Canada to Olympic championships in 2010 and 2014, taking silver in 2018.
<b>CANADA:</b> 'Defunding' police, funding mental health resources will save lives, experts suggest

CANADA: 'Defunding' police, funding mental health resources will save lives, experts suggest

Assistant professor of sociology suggested there should be another number to call, rather than 911, for those in crisis, so mental health care workers can intervene, rather than armed officers
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Ford says decision on second stage of reopening could come within next week

ONTARIO: Ford says decision on second stage of reopening could come within next week

Ford says even though Ontario extended its state of emergency Tuesday until June 30, it won't slow down the reopening process
<b>WORLD:</b> Derek Chauvin charges upped, all four officers now face charges in George Floyd's death

WORLD: Derek Chauvin charges upped, all four officers now face charges in George Floyd's death

The other three officers have been charged with aiding and abetting a murder
<b>WATCH:</b> Health officials considering social bubbles in next phase of reopening

WATCH: Health officials considering social bubbles in next phase of reopening

Health minister says the expansion of social circles would have to be gradual so that if an outbreak did occur, contact-tracing would be simple to conduct
<b>CANADA:</b> Military ends mission to recover Cyclone helicopter crash wreckage, remains

CANADA: Military ends mission to recover Cyclone helicopter crash wreckage, remains

Some debris as well as the remains of some of those lost in the crash had been recovered during eight days of searching
<b>CANADA:</b> Trudeau government given failing grade for lack of action plan on MMIWG

CANADA: Trudeau government given failing grade for lack of action plan on MMIWG

The Native Women's Association of Canada found little has been done to address the inquiry's 231 calls for justice in the last 12 months
<b>WATCH:</b> Ontario announces $150 million for broadband, cellular connectivity

WATCH: Ontario announces $150 million for broadband, cellular connectivity

Funding part of province's action plan to improve internet, cell service in rural and remote communities
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Murder trial for man accused in Toronto's van attack set for November

ONTARIO: Murder trial for man accused in Toronto's van attack set for November

The judge has said the case will turn on Minassian's state of mind at the time of the attack, not whether he did it