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<b>ONTARIO:</b> With people dying at an 'alarming rate', OPP targets opioid crisis

ONTARIO: With people dying at an 'alarming rate', OPP targets opioid crisis

Report calls for improved safety measures for officers, promotion of Good Samaritan Drug Overdose Act, reviewing potential effects of decriminalization on public safety
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Someone 'donated' a bunch of rusty paint cans to the Children's Wish Foundation

ONTARIO: Someone 'donated' a bunch of rusty paint cans to the Children's Wish Foundation

'It’s a charity organization – people should be giving valuable things'
<b>ONTARIO:</b> One year in, what's next for the Ford government?

ONTARIO: One year in, what's next for the Ford government?

A deeper change in direction is needed to rescue the government's political fortune, as the premier's populist appeal has already worn thin, professor says
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Here's how our ancestors used to carve hockey sticks out of a single piece of wood <b>(video)</b>

BEYOND LOCAL: Here's how our ancestors used to carve hockey sticks out of a single piece of wood (video)

Woodworker Bruce McNab takes us along on his quest to complete possibly the most Canadian woodworking project ever in this four-part series
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Here’s how much plastic you might be eating every day

BEYOND LOCAL: Here’s how much plastic you might be eating every day

As plastic ends up in the environment, micro plastics can wind up in our systems
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Mother stabbed in neck in Sudbury store parking lot in stable condition

ONTARIO: Mother stabbed in neck in Sudbury store parking lot in stable condition

Police have completed search of suspect's apartment on Riverside Drive
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Could paying people to be healthy actually work?

BEYOND LOCAL: Could paying people to be healthy actually work?

New research shows that if you pay people for achievable increases in their daily physical activity, they will continue to be more active for months after the rewards are withdrawn
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Understanding of Indigenous cultures, languages must accompany reconciliation

BEYOND LOCAL: Understanding of Indigenous cultures, languages must accompany reconciliation

It is important that Indigenous people are included and welcomed to share their knowledge in classrooms when discussing reconciliation
<b>CANADA:</b> A tornado warning was never issued for Ottawa during Sunday's twister

CANADA: A tornado warning was never issued for Ottawa during Sunday's twister

Now, people are wondering why some received alerts on their phones while others did not
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Throw away that wire bristle BBQ brush, surgeons urge backyard chefs

ONTARIO: Throw away that wire bristle BBQ brush, surgeons urge backyard chefs

In this story that originally ran in 2016, an Alliston doctor says wire-bristle barbecue brushes can pose a serious threat when tiny strands of wire fall off and stick to grilled food