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<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Teen placed positive Post-its all over hometown in the middle of the night

BEYOND LOCAL: Teen placed positive Post-its all over hometown in the middle of the night

Travis Jarratt set out on a kindness campaign to give people a boost
<b>ONTARIO:</b> University of Waterloo student gets tuition help from Taylor Swift

ONTARIO: University of Waterloo student gets tuition help from Taylor Swift

Pop star Taylor Swift deposited over $6,000 into Ayesha Khurram's bank account to help with tuition costs
<b>CANADA:</b> Scheer calls Trudeau's handling of SNC-Lavalin affair 'unforgivable,' calls on RCMP to investigate

CANADA: Scheer calls Trudeau's handling of SNC-Lavalin affair 'unforgivable,' calls on RCMP to investigate

This comes as a response to a new report by ethics commissioner Mario Dion, who says Trudeau violated the Conflict of Interest Act by improperly pressuring former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould to halt the criminal prosecution of the Montreal engineering giant
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Researchers link impulsive behaviour in kids to sleep, screen time

BEYOND LOCAL: Researchers link impulsive behaviour in kids to sleep, screen time

"Impulsive behaviour is associated with numerous mental health and addiction problems, including eating disorders, behavioural addictions and substance abuse," says the study's lead author
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Pigs growing human pancreases, coming to a farm near you soon?

BEYOND LOCAL: Pigs growing human pancreases, coming to a farm near you soon?

Human-animal hybrids are coming and could be used to grow organs for transplant – a philosopher weighs in
<b>CANADA:</b> Country 'doing well' in managing economic immigration, study says

CANADA: Country 'doing well' in managing economic immigration, study says

The report suggests some tweaks, though, to ensure the needs of the economy are actually met
Poll shows over half of Canadians considering a career change

Poll shows over half of Canadians considering a career change

Edward Jones polled Canadians and found that 54 per cent of them have thought about changing careers in the last year
<b>CANADA:</b> Marijuana use in young adults more common in those who vape, study says

CANADA: Marijuana use in young adults more common in those who vape, study says

Especially for adolescents aged 12 to 17
<b>CANADA:</b> How big pharma can impact the education of med school students

CANADA: How big pharma can impact the education of med school students

Some students are worried drug literature is too prominent in medical studies
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> How libraries support learning, culture and community despite a digital age

BEYOND LOCAL: How libraries support learning, culture and community despite a digital age

Reading and books are more important than ever for contemporary society