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<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Colds have nothing to do with the weather, researcher says

BEYOND LOCAL: Colds have nothing to do with the weather, researcher says

Polling more than 1,000 parents with children between the ages of five and 12, researchers found 70 per cent believed in these “folklore strategies"
<b>ONTARIO:</b> How not to have a bad time while ice fishing

ONTARIO: How not to have a bad time while ice fishing

Also remember to carry proper licensing
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Hello Fresh and Chefs Plate meal kits recalled due to salmonella

ONTARIO: Hello Fresh and Chefs Plate meal kits recalled due to salmonella

The Canada Brand red chillies packaged up to January 21 have been recalled
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Province to allow for more testing of automated vehicles

ONTARIO: Province to allow for more testing of automated vehicles

The announcement was made Tuesday by the transportation minister at the University of Waterloo
<b>CANADA:</b> New food guide no longer lists milk and dairy as a distinct food group

CANADA: New food guide no longer lists milk and dairy as a distinct food group

Canadians should eat vegetables, fruits, whole grains and should choose plant-based proteins — such as legumes, nuts and tofu — more regularly, the guide says
<b>CANADA:</b> Group challenges ruling requiring doctors to give referrals for services that clash with beliefs

CANADA: Group challenges ruling requiring doctors to give referrals for services that clash with beliefs

In court documents filed ahead of today's hearing, the group said the ruling was unreasonable because it gave more weight to an assumed problem with access to health care than to a real infringement of doctors' rights
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Libby and John Beeden attempt to cross the Atlantic the hard way

ONTARIO: Libby and John Beeden attempt to cross the Atlantic the hard way

Father-daughter duo passes halfway point rowing across the ocean, wending their way through a riveting adventure
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Jet fuel spill 'more extensive than originally thought', says Ministry of Transportation

ONTARIO: Jet fuel spill 'more extensive than originally thought', says Ministry of Transportation

Clean up efforts will continue for another four weeks, says a MTO spokesperson
<b>ONTARIO:</b> GPS sends motorist into bush trail

ONTARIO: GPS sends motorist into bush trail

Police are urging motorists to pay attention and use common sense when operating a GPS
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Study finds that divorce may hurt teens more than children

BEYOND LOCAL: Study finds that divorce may hurt teens more than children

The study also shows that after a family break-up, children from more privileged backgrounds were just as likely to have mental-health problems as their less advantaged peers