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<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Why a child's freedom to travel and play without adult supervision matters

BEYOND LOCAL: Why a child's freedom to travel and play without adult supervision matters

Navigating the neighbourhood on their own may be important for children’s health and well-being
<b>CANADA:</b> U Sports alters stance on football age eligibility for pandemic-impacted players

CANADA: U Sports alters stance on football age eligibility for pandemic-impacted players

U Sports said earlier this month it would adhere to its age-cap rule to the dismay of football coaches and roughly 300 players impacted
<b>WATCH:</b> Provincial, federal governments to invest up to $4B in Ontario's municipalities, transit systems

WATCH: Provincial, federal governments to invest up to $4B in Ontario's municipalities, transit systems

Ford made the announcement alongside the finance minister, municipal affairs minister, and minister of transportation today
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> How COVID-19 is changing our relationship with money

BEYOND LOCAL: How COVID-19 is changing our relationship with money

The coronavirus pandemic may provide another incentive for some countries to move to e-currencies
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Lawsuit accuses Orillia OPP of attacking two Indigenous men, lying about it

ONTARIO: Lawsuit accuses Orillia OPP of attacking two Indigenous men, lying about it

The brothers accused officers of 'wrongfully racially profiling' during a 2018 altercation in Ramara Township
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Premier calls Barrie's parking rate hike 'price gouging' and 'disgusting'

ONTARIO: Premier calls Barrie's parking rate hike 'price gouging' and 'disgusting'

Mayor Jeff Lehman responds: 'Perhaps the premier is not aware of the overcrowding problem on Barrie and Simcoe County beaches that has resulted partly from the province’s decision to proceed with a phased reopening'
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Child-care centres across the province can expand capacity today

ONTARIO: Child-care centres across the province can expand capacity today

A maximum of 15 children allowed, up from the previous 10
<b>COVID-19:</b> How the pandemic has created new obstacles for people who use service dogs

COVID-19: How the pandemic has created new obstacles for people who use service dogs

Normally, working dogs make life easier for people with disabilities. However, since the beginning of the pandemic, the barriers to accessibility have never been so great.
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> 10 reasons kids develop sleep problems, and how parents can help

BEYOND LOCAL: 10 reasons kids develop sleep problems, and how parents can help

Biology, psychology and environment can all influence a child’s sleep patterns
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Ethical implications surrounding emotion-based mobile apps

BEYOND LOCAL: Ethical implications surrounding emotion-based mobile apps

Many of the most popular apps are about self-improvement