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<b>CANADA:</b> Dalhousie dietitian recommends mindful eating over the holidays

CANADA: Dalhousie dietitian recommends mindful eating over the holidays

Christmastime is filled with cookies, chocolate, cakes and candy canes, making it difficult to not descend into dietary anarchy
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Kitchener man watching YouTube videos rolls through RIDE program

ONTARIO: Kitchener man watching YouTube videos rolls through RIDE program

Police didn't mention what he was watching
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> How to give your Christmas tree a ‘second life’ after the holidays

BEYOND LOCAL: How to give your Christmas tree a ‘second life’ after the holidays

Finding alternative ways to use your tree is a great way to give back to nature, conservation biologist says
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Why we like window shopping so much during the holidays

BEYOND LOCAL: Why we like window shopping so much during the holidays

The seductive power of holiday windows resonates in the French term for window-shopping: ‘lèche-vitrines,’ which translated literally means to lick the windows
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Here's some of the biggest medical breakthroughs of the last decade

BEYOND LOCAL: Here's some of the biggest medical breakthroughs of the last decade

Gene editing, 3D-printed prosthetics and ebola vaccines and treatments are just some of the major breakthroughs of the last ten years
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Family hopeful remains found in Joshua Tree National Park belong to missing Guelph man

ONTARIO: Family hopeful remains found in Joshua Tree National Park belong to missing Guelph man

'It’s been a year and a half and the not knowing has been worse than anything' says Paul Miller's sister
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> DNA tests might be a fun holiday gift, but beware of the hype

BEYOND LOCAL: DNA tests might be a fun holiday gift, but beware of the hype

Direct-to-consumer genetic tests are not an accurate source of health information, medical expert says
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Toy making is not child’s play, it takes serious innovation

BEYOND LOCAL: Toy making is not child’s play, it takes serious innovation

The Furby craze was a big deal in the 1990s, just like Cabbage Patch Kids were in the 1980s and Hatchimals were this decade
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Consider gifting a picture book for the children in your life this holiday season

BEYOND LOCAL: Consider gifting a picture book for the children in your life this holiday season

More recently, the study of reading has turned to examine the social and emotional benefits of storybook reading
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Year after year, the great Christmas tree debate continues

BEYOND LOCAL: Year after year, the great Christmas tree debate continues

Canada imported more than $60 million of artificial trees in 2017, almost all from China