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WORLD: Canadian retirees hope for prompt COVID booster shots in U.S. south

WORLD: Canadian retirees hope for prompt COVID booster shots in U.S. south

With Canada still a long way from formally deciding whether to offer boosters, many with U.S. travel plans simply don't want to wait for the federal health authorities and the individual provinces to make up their minds
ONTARIO: Man accused of defrauding government of millions now facing criminal charges

ONTARIO: Man accused of defrauding government of millions now facing criminal charges

Sanjay Madan is charged with two counts of fraud over $5,000, two counts of breach of trust, laundering the proceeds of crime over $5,000 and possession of the proceeds of crime over $5,000
BEYOND LOCAL: How emotions are colouring the federal election in unexpected ways

BEYOND LOCAL: How emotions are colouring the federal election in unexpected ways

The emotions we attribute to party leaders on the basis of partisan affiliation may no longer hold sway in this federal election
COVID-19: Pfizer says vaccine works in kids ages 5 to 11

COVID-19: Pfizer says vaccine works in kids ages 5 to 11

Many Western countries so far have vaccinated no younger than age 12, awaiting evidence of what's the right dose and that it works safely in smaller tots
CANADA: What does it mean to be ‘true north strong and free?’

CANADA: What does it mean to be ‘true north strong and free?’

Ideas of Canada’s North have predominantly been created by, and importantly for, those living in the South
OPINION: With far right groups on the rise, we should keep an eye on populism this federal election

OPINION: With far right groups on the rise, we should keep an eye on populism this federal election

While some would assume members of the far right would vote for conservative parties, Canadian far right groups may be taking their votes to more populist groups, creating a demand for these parties, PhD student says
BEYOND LOCAL: Sleep habits of pandemic teens suggest benefits of later start times

BEYOND LOCAL: Sleep habits of pandemic teens suggest benefits of later start times

COVID-19 lockdown periods opened a unique window for observing teen sleep patterns
BEYOND LOCAL: RESP a useful savings tool for your child's education — if you can afford it, experts say

BEYOND LOCAL: RESP a useful savings tool for your child's education — if you can afford it, experts say

A new poll says that while most Canadians are aware of RESPs, less than half are currently using the investment vehicle
COVID-19: Here’s what the parties’ election platforms say about controlling the fourth wave as borders reopen

COVID-19: Here’s what the parties’ election platforms say about controlling the fourth wave as borders reopen

Data from the Canadian Border Services Agency show that the number of non-commercial land travellers from the United States more than doubled in the week following the reopening to fully vaccinated Americans
COVID-19: Health Canada gives full approval to Pfizer, Moderna vaccines

COVID-19: Health Canada gives full approval to Pfizer, Moderna vaccines

News comes new monikers for Pfizer, Moderna and Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines are also announced