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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
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> 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
<b>COVID-19:</b> 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
<b>CANADA:</b> Alberta reaches out on COVID-19 hospital crisis, talks to Ontario on taking patients

CANADA: Alberta reaches out on COVID-19 hospital crisis, talks to Ontario on taking patients

Dr. Verna Yiu, the head of Alberta Health Services (AHS), said the province is in talks with the Ontario government to help deal with an intensive care system that is operating 155 per cent over normal capacity
BEYOND LOCAL: Canada’s marijuana legalization provides lessons to the world on selling cannabis

BEYOND LOCAL: Canada’s marijuana legalization provides lessons to the world on selling cannabis

Was the rollout a success or failure?
Does being away from your smartphone cause you anxiety?

Does being away from your smartphone cause you anxiety?

The fact that it makes you available 24/7 could be the reason
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Annoyed by other people’s fidgeting or finger-tapping? You’re not alone

BEYOND LOCAL: Annoyed by other people’s fidgeting or finger-tapping? You’re not alone

Annoyance with others’ fidgeting can reduce peoples’ ability to enjoy social interactions, impair one’s ability to learn in the classroom and create difficulties at work
<b>CANADA:</b> Newfoundland helicopter pilot charged with impaired operation at North Bay airport

CANADA: Newfoundland helicopter pilot charged with impaired operation at North Bay airport

Police got a tip of a helicopter operating in an erratic manner