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Gravesend Bay, Brooklyn NY: Where the Halifax Explosion was loaded and primed <b>(video)</b>

Gravesend Bay, Brooklyn NY: Where the Halifax Explosion was loaded and primed (video)

Just before midnight on December 2, 1917, the overloaded Mont Blanc limped out of Gravesend Bay on course to join a convoy in Halifax
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Age-related eye problems and how to treat them

BEYOND LOCAL: Age-related eye problems and how to treat them

Cataracts are a vision problem that can affect anybody as they age. It happens when the lens of the eye gradually loses its transparency
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> What consumers can do to help end dangerous working conditions

BEYOND LOCAL: What consumers can do to help end dangerous working conditions

Consumers must demand products made under favourable working conditions, professor says
<b>CANADA:</b> Soon you'll be able to zip line from Ontario to Quebec

CANADA: Soon you'll be able to zip line from Ontario to Quebec

The 1,400-foot long line is expected to open to the public next summer in Ottawa
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Nearly 70,000 patients injured in our hospitals each year, auditor says

ONTARIO: Nearly 70,000 patients injured in our hospitals each year, auditor says

Six in every 100 patients treated and discharged from provincial hospitals were harmed during care, according to the report
Pelosi says impeachment charges against Trump will go ahead

Pelosi says impeachment charges against Trump will go ahead

Articles of impeachment to be drafted. White House says Democrats 'should be ashamed'
<b>CANADA:</b> Many women can’t access birth control — is ordering online the solution?

CANADA: Many women can’t access birth control — is ordering online the solution?

Cost is the biggest barrier to birth control access
<b>CANADA:</b> It's a ‘complex’ communications environment to tell success stories, Indigenous Minister says

CANADA: It's a ‘complex’ communications environment to tell success stories, Indigenous Minister says

Miller, in his speech to the chiefs’ special assembly Tuesday, recognized that there is much work to do on that file and others
<b>CANADA:</b> Transport agency asks for public input on air travel for disabled people

CANADA: Transport agency asks for public input on air travel for disabled people

TORONTO — Two separate federal agencies issued announcements Tuesday on life with a disability in Canada — one seeking greater input on hot-button issues and the other urging society at large to challenge its preconceptions.
<b>CANADA:</b> Young people with disabilities aren’t being taught sex-ed — and it’s putting them in danger

CANADA: Young people with disabilities aren’t being taught sex-ed — and it’s putting them in danger

The stereotype of people with disabilities as being without sexual desire can lead to those youth being left out of important conversations about sexual health and safety