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BEYOND LOCAL: Why Easter is called Easter, and other little-known facts about the holiday

BEYOND LOCAL: Why Easter is called Easter, and other little-known facts about the holiday

Easter is quite similar to other major holidays like Christmas and Halloween, which have evolved over the last 200 years or so. In all of these holidays, Christian and non-Christian (pagan) elements have continued to blend together
BEYOND LOCAL: Helping children eat healthier foods may begin with getting parents to do the same, research suggests

BEYOND LOCAL: Helping children eat healthier foods may begin with getting parents to do the same, research suggests

Parents tend to choose unhealthy foods for themselves after choosing a healthy meal for their young children
BEYOND LOCAL: Two more belugas dead at Marineland, bringing total whale deaths to 17 since 2019

BEYOND LOCAL: Two more belugas dead at Marineland, bringing total whale deaths to 17 since 2019

Ontario's Animal Welfare Services has been investigating the Niagara Falls tourist attraction since 2020
BEYOND LOCAL: Ottawa's Watts and Jenner, Toronto's Spooner named PWHL stars of the week

BEYOND LOCAL: Ottawa's Watts and Jenner, Toronto's Spooner named PWHL stars of the week

Ottawa forwards Daryl Watts and Brianne Jenner, and Toronto right-wing Natalie Spooner have been named the Professional Women’s Hockey League's three stars of the week.
BEYOND LOCAL: Ontario spending $310K on new 'communications centre'; critics say will limit access

BEYOND LOCAL: Ontario spending $310K on new 'communications centre'; critics say will limit access

Journalists will be allowed to ask one question and one follow-up, similar to the format of off-site press conferences with the premier or government minister
BEYOND LOCAL : Ontario Power Generation CEO tops sunshine list

BEYOND LOCAL: Ontario Power Generation CEO tops sunshine list

Over 300,000 public sector workers earn more than $100K
BEYOND LOCAL: $10B Treaty settlement paid in full — and accruing $1.3M daily interest

BEYOND LOCAL: $10B Treaty settlement paid in full — and accruing $1.3M daily interest

Litigation team for treaty annuities claim warns against leaking sensitive information after First Nations post confidential details of disbursement process to social media
BEYOND LOCAL: Stanley Cup champ with '53 Habs, Barrie resident passes away at 92

BEYOND LOCAL: Stanley Cup champ with '53 Habs, Barrie resident passes away at 92

Paul Masnick had fond memories of Cup win; 'I remember Doug Harvey came down (to my room). He wanted to keep the party going. And we did'
BEYOND LOCAL: Southlake struggles to find new site after Greenbelt plan reversal

BEYOND LOCAL: Southlake struggles to find new site after Greenbelt plan reversal

Newmarket hospital president says there's no candidate on the horizon for much needed second hospital site after the province nixed the proposal for King Greenbelt lands
BEYOND LOCAL: Man serving life for murder in Sudbury charged with sexual assault in North Bay

BEYOND LOCAL: Man serving life for murder in Sudbury charged with sexual assault in North Bay

Facing new charges in North Bay, Wright is already serving a life sentence for the 1998 murder of Renée Sweeney in Sudbury