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Between 50 and 70 vehicles involved in major pileup on Hwy. 400 in Barrie

Between 50 and 70 vehicles involved in major pileup on Hwy. 400 in Barrie

Highway is closed in the area in both directions
<b>CANADA:</b> Athletes to get more support, protection with new code of conduct

CANADA: Athletes to get more support, protection with new code of conduct

OTTAWA — The federal government is developing a comprehensive code of conduct aimed at protecting athletes from abuse and harassment at all levels — from the playground to the Olympic Games.
<b>CANADA:</b> Feds face fresh fire over treatment of disabled veterans

CANADA: Feds face fresh fire over treatment of disabled veterans

The report by parliamentary budget officer Yves Giroux appeared to confirm what many within the veterans' community have long maintained, namely that the benefits for those leaving the Forces today are less generous than was available to previous generations
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Study shows developmentally disabled more likely to die young, experience poor health

ONTARIO: Study shows developmentally disabled more likely to die young, experience poor health

It was found that the developmentally disabled were more likely to die young, languish in hospital without plans for appropriate aftercare, spend time in long-term care, or have repeat hospitalizations and emergency room visits than their non-disabled peers
<b>CANADA:</b> Public policy and the architecture of failure

CANADA: Public policy and the architecture of failure

Professor at Queen's School of Policy Studies Andrew Graham researches failures in major public sector implementations and how it can be overcome
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Report suggests that student achievement gaps based on race, income are on the rise

BEYOND LOCAL: Report suggests that student achievement gaps based on race, income are on the rise

Toronto school board data reveals that Black, racialized and lower-income students face significant gaps in student outcomes
<b>CANADA:</b>  Poll suggests strong majority support mandatory vaccinations for children entering school

CANADA: Poll suggests strong majority support mandatory vaccinations for children entering school

The Angus Reid Institute Study found that 83 per cent of adults say they would vaccinate their children without hesitation
<b>CANADA:</b> Study suggests that childhood abuse is prevalent among Canadian prisoners

CANADA: Study suggests that childhood abuse is prevalent among Canadian prisoners

Claire Bodkin, McMaster University researcher, helped lead a study on the prevalence of childhood abuse among prisoners and suggests there is an association but more research needs to be done
<b>CANADA:</b> Poll suggests that voters believe we are doing worse under Trudeau

CANADA: Poll suggests that voters believe we are doing worse under Trudeau

Another key finding in the survey suggests a hardening of public opinion against immigration in Canada
<b>WORLD:</b> Canadian trash rots in Manila, but feds won't ban shipments of hazardous waste

WORLD: Canadian trash rots in Manila, but feds won't ban shipments of hazardous waste

A Filipino court ordered Canada to take the garbage back, and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised during visits to the Philippines in 2015 and 2017 to deal with the issue