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BEYOND LOCAL: What types of memories are forgotten in Alzheimer’s disease?

BEYOND LOCAL: What types of memories are forgotten in Alzheimer’s disease?

There are different types of memory and not all of them are related to Alzheimer’s disease
ONTARIO: Court rejects government bid to defund student unions

ONTARIO: Court rejects government bid to defund student unions

The government is reviewing the decision, a spokesperson for Jill Dunlop, the minister for colleges and universities, said in a statement
ONTARIO: NDP's Andrea Horwath criticized for opposing mandatory education worker COVID shots (updated)

ONTARIO: NDP's Andrea Horwath criticized for opposing mandatory education worker COVID shots (updated)

She told CBC in an interview Wednesday that she considers it a charter right for people to refuse the vaccine
CANADA: More Canadians say worst of COVID-19 yet to come as the Delta variant spreads, poll suggests

CANADA: More Canadians say worst of COVID-19 yet to come as the Delta variant spreads, poll suggests

The poll also found that 73 per cent of Canadians believe that governments should not lift all restrictions related to COVID-19 at the moment
COVID-19: Tokyo logs record 5,042 cases as infections surge amid Games

COVID-19: Tokyo logs record 5,042 cases as infections surge amid Games

The additional cases brought the total for Tokyo to 236,138
BEYOND LOCAL: Managing aesthetics key in standing out during video interviews, experts say

BEYOND LOCAL: Managing aesthetics key in standing out during video interviews, experts say

Career coach says she's been hearing more concerns from her clients about tackling video interviews since public health restrictions have forced employers to move away from in-person meetings
CANADA: Can you afford that puppy? Pet ownership can be costly, so budget before you adopt

CANADA: Can you afford that puppy? Pet ownership can be costly, so budget before you adopt

Turning to preventive medicine can not only prevent further health problems, but also cut future costs
OPINION: Don’t try to replace pets with robots — instead, design robots to be more like service animals

OPINION: Don’t try to replace pets with robots — instead, design robots to be more like service animals

Robot pets can be useful, but won’t replace the love and companionship of a living animal
OPINION: Can we cancel ‘cancel culture?’

OPINION: Can we cancel ‘cancel culture?’

Calling people out for problematic acts — like sexual harassment or racist comments — can lead to them being cancelled
BEYOND LOCAL: New cancer treatments can be tested in artificial cells on tiny chips the size of a postage stamp

BEYOND LOCAL: New cancer treatments can be tested in artificial cells on tiny chips the size of a postage stamp

The pipes imprinted on microfluidic chips are about the size of a human hair, and in many ways are like miniaturizing a chemical manufacturing plant