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<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Debunking myths surrounding self-injury

BEYOND LOCAL: Debunking myths surrounding self-injury

Self-injury is associated with underlying psychological distress, and increased suicide risk. But people who self-injure aren’t always doing it to end their life, psych prof says
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Scientists write family tree for tree of life

BEYOND LOCAL: Scientists write family tree for tree of life

"Everything is interrelated," said the University of Alberta's Gane Wong, one of the paper's dozens of co-authors
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Province increases limit for small claims court to $35,000

ONTARIO: Province increases limit for small claims court to $35,000

The goal is to get cases resolved quicker
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Probation officers ineligible to sit on juries, judge finds

ONTARIO: Probation officers ineligible to sit on juries, judge finds

Judge ruled that the powers and duties of probation officers are similar to those of correctional officers
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Energy board hikes electricity prices for households, small businesses

ONTARIO: Energy board hikes electricity prices for households, small businesses

The agency says rates are scheduled to increase by about $1.99 or 1.8 per cent for a typical residential customer who uses 700 kilowatt hours per month
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Always removes female symbol from pads to be more inclusive to trans, non-binary users

BEYOND LOCAL: Always removes female symbol from pads to be more inclusive to trans, non-binary users

Some health advocates applaud the move
<b>CANADA:</b> Transgender woman ordered to pay over her rights complaint about genital waxing

CANADA: Transgender woman ordered to pay over her rights complaint about genital waxing

Jessica Yaniv filed a complaint against seven woman and companies that refused to wax hair from her male genitals
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Kid who skipped school to go fishing finds his happy place at Guelph Outdoor School

ONTARIO: Kid who skipped school to go fishing finds his happy place at Guelph Outdoor School

Guelph Outdoor School offers a unique educational experience for children facing challenges in a regular school setting
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Study links teen screen time to sugary, caffeinated drinks

BEYOND LOCAL: Study links teen screen time to sugary, caffeinated drinks

It is also reported that youth in Grade 8 consume more soda, energy drinks than those in Grade 10
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> What is our health data really being used for?

BEYOND LOCAL: What is our health data really being used for?

Health data can be collected with and without patient consent, and can produce significant research outcomes