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<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> As son-in-law worried for his life in Honduras jail, a Canadian family fought for justice

BEYOND LOCAL: As son-in-law worried for his life in Honduras jail, a Canadian family fought for justice

'Our [Canadian] politicians are involved in turning a blind eye to human rights abuses all around the world,' said Karen Spring
<b>ONTARIO:</b> 50 cannabis retail licences to be awarded in second lottery

ONTARIO: 50 cannabis retail licences to be awarded in second lottery

The new stores will be allowed to open on a rolling basis starting in October.
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> What midwifery needs to further flourish in Canada

BEYOND LOCAL: What midwifery needs to further flourish in Canada

Demand for midwifery services across Canada is now much greater than midwives can currently provide
<b>CANADA:</b> Experts say big pharma paid $151M to doctors, hospitals in 2017-18

CANADA: Experts say big pharma paid $151M to doctors, hospitals in 2017-18

They also say that Canada is lagging behind other advances countries' healthcare systems when it comes to transparency and disclosure when it comes to drug companies
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Funding cuts to public health, child care to start Jan 1

ONTARIO: Funding cuts to public health, child care to start Jan 1

Municipalities will also have to pay 20 per cent of the cost of creating new child care spaces, which the province previously fully funded
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Pets are family, and future infrastructure, government policies should reflect that

BEYOND LOCAL: Pets are family, and future infrastructure, government policies should reflect that

People’s relationships with their pets impact wellness and health in perhaps surprising ways
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> How to appeal to the occasional voter

BEYOND LOCAL: How to appeal to the occasional voter

Occasional voters don’t respond well to guilt trips when organizations try to encourage them to cast ballots. Research suggests other methods are more successful
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> How much do our names really matter?

BEYOND LOCAL: How much do our names really matter?

According to this study, quite a bit
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Pot producer donates $100k to plant more trees across the province

ONTARIO: Pot producer donates $100k to plant more trees across the province

Canopy Growth is putting forth the funding after Forests Ontario lost funding in this year's provincial budget
<b>CANADA:</b> Data tracking in upcoming election is a surveillance issue, experts say

CANADA: Data tracking in upcoming election is a surveillance issue, experts say

Using data during election campaigns is nothing new. But as the Canadian federal election approaches, authorities must be diligent that data tracking doesn’t become surveillance