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<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Sleep expert says sleepy teens need later school start times

BEYOND LOCAL: Sleep expert says sleepy teens need later school start times

A recent Montreal based study shows later secondary-school starts mean better sleep, mood for teens
<b>CANADA:</b> Trudeau releases details on $19B in anti-COVID-19 spending as cabinet retreat wraps

CANADA: Trudeau releases details on $19B in anti-COVID-19 spending as cabinet retreat wraps

Funding is meant to help increase testing and contact tracing, support the health care system
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> No evidence that cannabis exposure is safe during pregnancy, experts say

BEYOND LOCAL: No evidence that cannabis exposure is safe during pregnancy, experts say

Marijuana use in pregnancy is linked to preterm birth and small for gestational age infants
<b>COVID-19:</b> Runners find joy in virtual racing during pandemic

COVID-19: Runners find joy in virtual racing during pandemic

With virtual racing, runners complete the distance on a day of their choosing in a particular window usually over a few weeks
<b>COVID-19:</b> Halloween doesn't have to be cancelled even if trick-or-treating is, experts say

COVID-19: Halloween doesn't have to be cancelled even if trick-or-treating is, experts say

Medical and child development experts agree the novel coronavirus poses very real threats but say it doesn't have to entirely cancel Halloween
<b>COVID-19:</b> WestJet offers refunds to passengers with cancelled European flights

COVID-19: WestJet offers refunds to passengers with cancelled European flights

The policy marks a shift from the airline's previous stance that offered flight credit or no-fee rebooking rather than reimbursement for trips
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Province will address long COVID-19 testing wait times in the coming weeks, Ford says

ONTARIO: Province will address long COVID-19 testing wait times in the coming weeks, Ford says

Ford said the government was looking at possibly moving some testing to community pharmacies
<b>CANADA:</b> Threat of fall federal election eases as COVID-19 cases continue to rise

CANADA: Threat of fall federal election eases as COVID-19 cases continue to rise

There had been questions about whether the throne speech would serve as the catalyst for a fall election
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Here's what you need to know about carbon footprints

BEYOND LOCAL: Here's what you need to know about carbon footprints

Well-meaning individuals often make poor choices when it comes to reducing their carbon footprint
ONTARIO: Sick Kids Hospital study suggests physical distancing is not possible between students

ONTARIO: Sick Kids Hospital study suggests physical distancing is not possible between students

The study found it was not possible for students to keep a distance of two metres if there were more than 12-15 of them in a standard classroom setting.