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<b>CANADA:</b> Student groups launch nationwide get-out-the-vote push ahead of federal election

CANADA: Student groups launch nationwide get-out-the-vote push ahead of federal election

The message of this campaign is that the millennial generation can have significant sway in the outcome of the election
<b>CANADA:</b> Environment champions plan climate-change election rallies encouraging young people to 'stand up and speak out'

CANADA: Environment champions plan climate-change election rallies encouraging young people to 'stand up and speak out'

David Suzuki and Stephen Lewis say time is running out to avert the worst effects of climate change
<b>CANADA:</b> What role will feminism play in this year's federal election campaigns?

CANADA: What role will feminism play in this year's federal election campaigns?

Many women's advocacy groups are hoping to place gender issues more squarely on the agenda
<b>CANADA:</b> NDP sees exodus of former N.B. provincial candidates as they move to support federal Greens

CANADA: NDP sees exodus of former N.B. provincial candidates as they move to support federal Greens

The mass defection comes after a failure by the NDP to nominate any federal candidates in New Brunswick or P.E.I as of Thursday
<b>CANADA:</b> Woman fatally mauled by bear in northwestern Ontario

CANADA: Woman fatally mauled by bear in northwestern Ontario

Victim didn't return after going to check on her dogs
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Educational workers hold strike vote as students head back to school

ONTARIO: Educational workers hold strike vote as students head back to school

Contracts for teachers and education workers expired on Aug. 31, and bargaining for new deals is still in its early stages
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> In the face of sexual assault, speaking out isn't the only way to assert yourself as courageous

BEYOND LOCAL: In the face of sexual assault, speaking out isn't the only way to assert yourself as courageous

The rise of the #MeToo movement has encouraged many victims of sexual violence to come forward, but for some, this isn't a liberating experience, PhD student says
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Rat detective uses DNA to uncover the pests scurry around cities

BEYOND LOCAL: Rat detective uses DNA to uncover the pests scurry around cities

Learning about urban rat populations through genetic testing reveals information about their movements through cities
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> How an algorithm can help us detect 'fake news'

BEYOND LOCAL: How an algorithm can help us detect 'fake news'

In an attempt to address the growing problem of fake news online, an algorithm that identifies patterns in language may help distinguish between factual and inaccurate news articles
<b>CANADA:</b> Transgender hate crimes on the rise, researcher says

CANADA: Transgender hate crimes on the rise, researcher says

With election season around the corner, there is no better time to put the fire under the feet of elected representatives