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<b>ONTARIO:</b> High school teachers to hold strike vote

ONTARIO: High school teachers to hold strike vote

OSSTF president cites the province's refusal to discuss 'substantive issues' at the bargaining table
<b>CANADA:</b> Growing pains, compromises define first year of legal cannabis

CANADA: Growing pains, compromises define first year of legal cannabis

Legal sales have tripled, but illegal sales remain the majority, study says
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Increased demand for student mental health care straining university resources, reports say

BEYOND LOCAL: Increased demand for student mental health care straining university resources, reports say

Mental disorders are treatable, but a key stumbling block towards positive campus responses in health care has been a lack of systematically collected data
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Decision to deploy genetically modified mosquitoes not made responsibly, researchers say

BEYOND LOCAL: Decision to deploy genetically modified mosquitoes not made responsibly, researchers say

Mosquitoes are one of the deadliest creatures because they are carriers for many lethal viruses
<b>CANADA:</b> How photos can influence public perception, especially during election season

CANADA: How photos can influence public perception, especially during election season

Controlling a leader’s image via campaign-sanctioned photographs is an age-old practice in politics
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Survey suggests Canadian girls have more friends online than in real life

BEYOND LOCAL: Survey suggests Canadian girls have more friends online than in real life

The research also suggests that young Canadian girls may be spending more time online than previously thought
<b>CANADA:</b> Doctors and patients have very different views on how to treat obesity

CANADA: Doctors and patients have very different views on how to treat obesity

Diet and exercise are important parts of obesity treatment, but they’re often not enough on their own, new report says
<b>CANADA:</b> How to handle hot-potato election issues at Thanksgiving dinner

CANADA: How to handle hot-potato election issues at Thanksgiving dinner

Conflicting views can turn dinner into a minefield with the federal election around the corner on Oct. 21
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Here's where Canada stands on overseas aid

BEYOND LOCAL: Here's where Canada stands on overseas aid

Canadian aid has moved through new policies and new priorities over the decades, but coherence has long been lacking, historian says
<b>CANADA:</b> Zero-tolerance policies aimed at stopping bullying not working, say experts

CANADA: Zero-tolerance policies aimed at stopping bullying not working, say experts

Psychology professor says that kids are tired of the conversation about anti-bullying