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<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> The economy of cute

BEYOND LOCAL: The economy of cute

The cute economy is not only a network of cute content that people participate in making, sharing and circulating but also a multibillion-dollar business
BEYOND LOCAL: Why it’s grim, but unsurprising, that the U.S. Capitol attack looked like something out of a zombie movie

BEYOND LOCAL: Why it’s grim, but unsurprising, that the U.S. Capitol attack looked like something out of a zombie movie

In the 20 years that zombie apocalypse narratives have grown and reached critical mass in popular media, such comparisons at an insurrection at the seat of American democracy are disturbing, but unsurprising
<b>U.S. POLITICS:</b> Reject false narratives, political violence, Biden urges on Capitol riot anniversary

U.S. POLITICS: Reject false narratives, political violence, Biden urges on Capitol riot anniversary

'Are we going to be a nation that lives not by the light of the truth, but in the shadow of lies?'
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Guelph senior shocked by $6,255 fine at border crossing for 'non-compliance'

BEYOND LOCAL: Guelph senior shocked by $6,255 fine at border crossing for 'non-compliance'

Connie Cross, 74, plans to fight the ticket
<b>CANADA:</b> World junior hockey championship cancelled due to COVID-19 cases on multiple teams

CANADA: World junior hockey championship cancelled due to COVID-19 cases on multiple teams

A third game forfeited in two days left organizers with few options to continue a tournament with competitive integrity
<b>CANADA:</b> Statistics show the 'she-cession' is over, but experts say not so fast

CANADA: Statistics show the 'she-cession' is over, but experts say not so fast

Many women are still struggling to balance work and family life
<b>CANADA:</b> Weather, not Omicron, taking the biggest bite out of airline schedules

CANADA: Weather, not Omicron, taking the biggest bite out of airline schedules

Canada's largest airlines cancelled hundreds of flights between December 22 and December 26 of this year
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> What will happen with cryptocurrency in 2022?

BEYOND LOCAL: What will happen with cryptocurrency in 2022?

The EU is increasingly showing signs of accepting cryptocurrencies, and the rise of NFT activity point toward an interesting future
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Winter, screen time and masks are contributing to dry eyes

BEYOND LOCAL: Winter, screen time and masks are contributing to dry eyes

Eye doctors report that patients are more frequently saying during routine exams that their eyes are irritated, burn and sting
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> International students and their schools should prioritize mental health supports

BEYOND LOCAL: International students and their schools should prioritize mental health supports

International students living abroad who face unpredictable pandemic travel restrictions during holidays may be feeling vulnerable, and reaching out is important