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BEYOND LOCAL: Humboldt Broncos bus crash survivor Jacob Wassermann to row in Paralympic Games

BEYOND LOCAL: Humboldt Broncos bus crash survivor Jacob Wassermann to row in Paralympic Games

The 24-year-old will be among approximately 140 Canadians competing in the Paralympic Games in Paris from Aug. 28 to Sept. 8
BEYOND LOCAL: Roberta Bondar's new book is a space to learn about birds

BEYOND LOCAL: Roberta Bondar's new book is a space to learn about birds

It is with her space, aerial, and surface photography that readers witness the fragility of the birds and the ecosystems they depend on
BEYOND LOCAL: Celine Dion goes public with her private health struggles: What we've learned so far

BEYOND LOCAL: Celine Dion goes public with her private health struggles: What we've learned so far

The 56-year-old singer revealed her diagnosis in December 2022, saying the rare illness prevented her from performing
BEYOND LOCAL: Caeli McKay leads young Canadian diving team into Paris Olympics

BEYOND LOCAL: Caeli McKay leads young Canadian diving team into Paris Olympics

The 24-year-old from Calgary was among five athletes named to the team Wednesday by Diving Canada and the Canadian Olympic Committee
BEYOND LOCAL: New signs warning of great white sharks in the works for some East Coast beaches

BEYOND LOCAL: New signs warning of great white sharks in the works for some East Coast beaches

The North Atlantic shark population has been protected in Canada since 2011
'We share stories for freedom': Exiled writers fled persecution, to find home in Canada

'We share stories for freedom': Exiled writers fled persecution, to find home in Canada

Exiled journalists share their experiences, continuing search to have a voice at Newmarket event
Anti-racism group denied speaking slot at school board meeting gives speech in hallway

Anti-racism group denied speaking slot at school board meeting gives speech in hallway

Board chair said she accepted written delegation, but turned down verbal presentation because of 'lengthy agenda'
Ontario Science Centre forced to close immediately over roof collapse risk, says Ford government

Ontario Science Centre forced to close immediately over roof collapse risk, says Ford government

An engineering firm report has concluded that “significant roof areas” require attention before the end of October, Infrastructure Ontario says
Newmarket-area veteran's D-Day story shared by prime minister

Newmarket-area veteran's D-Day story shared by prime minister

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau featured Second World War veteran Jim Parks on his social media after speaking with him at the 80th anniversary ceremonies at Juno Beach
BEYOND LOCAL: Canadian actor Donald Sutherland has died at age 88

BEYOND LOCAL: Canadian actor Donald Sutherland has died at age 88

Sutherland played offbeat characters like Hawkeye Pierce in 'M.A.S.H.', President Snow in the 'Hunger Games', and the stoned professor in 'Animal House'