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<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Mr. Potato Head goes gender neutral

BEYOND LOCAL: Mr. Potato Head goes gender neutral

A mister no more, Hasbro has given the spud a gender neutral new name
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Province proposes election laws reform to limit third-party advertising

ONTARIO: Province proposes election laws reform to limit third-party advertising

Attorney General Doug Downey introduced a package of election law reforms that if approved, would go into effect before the next provincial vote set to take place in the spring of 2022
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Ryerson Review of Journalism temporarily cuts 'Ryerson' from its name

ONTARIO: Ryerson Review of Journalism temporarily cuts 'Ryerson' from its name

The move comes after the school of journalism announced in December it would review the names of its two student publications -- the Review and the Ryersonian -- given their namesake's legacy
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Texas electricity grid failure shows how microgrids offer hope for a better future

BEYOND LOCAL: Texas electricity grid failure shows how microgrids offer hope for a better future

Nearly five million homes and businesses lost power in Texas on Feb. 15, and millions remained without power throughout the week
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> How social bubbles work, during COVID-19 and throughout history

BEYOND LOCAL: How social bubbles work, during COVID-19 and throughout history

Our social lives are complicated and interdependent — social bubbles and physical distancing are difficult to sustain
<b>COVID-19:</b> Some travellers through Pearson International Airport violating Quarantine Act

COVID-19: Some travellers through Pearson International Airport violating Quarantine Act

Peel Regional police say most cases were resolved after conversations with officers but some people still refused to comply and were fined
<b>WORLD:</b> Woods faces hard recovery from serious injuries in car crash

WORLD: Woods faces hard recovery from serious injuries in car crash

“I will say that it’s very fortunate that Mr. Woods was able to come out of this alive,” said Carlos Gonzalez, the deputy from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department who was the first on scene
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Advocates call for COVID-19 vaccination plan for migrant and undocumented workers

ONTARIO: Advocates call for COVID-19 vaccination plan for migrant and undocumented workers

The Ontario government has not said if temporary foreign workers employed on the province's farms would have access to the COVID-19 vaccine
<b>COVID-19:</b> The roots of Canada's vaccine shortage go back decades, expert says

COVID-19: The roots of Canada's vaccine shortage go back decades, expert says

Ensuring that Canadians would receive an effective vaccine quickly was never going to be a sure thing
<b>BLACK HISTORY MONTH:</b>  How racism in Ontario schools today is connected to a history of segregation

BLACK HISTORY MONTH: How racism in Ontario schools today is connected to a history of segregation

History prof explores the Common School Act of 1850, one of many policies that left Black students disadvantaged throughout Canadian school systems