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<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Winter months could be a great time to create new family traditions

BEYOND LOCAL: Winter months could be a great time to create new family traditions

Studies say family rituals contribute to the rhythm and predictability of family life and they support child development
<b>ONTARIO:</b> This guy has tips if you are looking to up your shovel game

ONTARIO: This guy has tips if you are looking to up your shovel game

It's an ingenious snow shoveling method that's gone viral
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Bigger classes may negatively affect student learning, development

ONTARIO: Bigger classes may negatively affect student learning, development

Experts in Early Childhood Studies say secure relationships between teachers and young children matter
<b>CANADA:</b> Push for study of coerced sterilization gains strength on Parliament Hill

CANADA: Push for study of coerced sterilization gains strength on Parliament Hill

NDP health critic Don Davies warned Canada is at the "very cusp" of uncovering serious human-rights abuses affecting vulnerable women including those who are Indigenous, those living with disabilities and those who have low incomes
<b>CANADA:</b> Upstart lobster gets in on Groundhog Day

CANADA: Upstart lobster gets in on Groundhog Day

Also, lobster beer is a thing. Did you know that?
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Health Coalition warns violence, abuse on the rise in long-term facilities

ONTARIO: Health Coalition warns violence, abuse on the rise in long-term facilities

A plan should be developed and implemented to increase the number of long-term care beds in the province, in the public and non-profit sectors, Coalition says
<b>CANADA:</b> Where's the weed? Canada's cannabis shortage causes concern

CANADA: Where's the weed? Canada's cannabis shortage causes concern

Michael J. Armstrong, Associate professor of operations research at Brock U, speculates on why dry cannabis shortfalls are prevalent in Canada right now
<b>CANADA:</b> St. John's flirt with a winter dream - heated sidewalks

CANADA: St. John's flirt with a winter dream - heated sidewalks

<b>CANADA:</b> Fertility clinic reports 180% increase in elective egg freezing

CANADA: Fertility clinic reports 180% increase in elective egg freezing

Women can keep their eggs frozen for as long as they want but guidelines recommend using them before they turn 50
<b>CANADA:</b> National report finds in 2018, a female was killed every 2.5 days

CANADA: National report finds in 2018, a female was killed every 2.5 days

The report said 148 women and girls were killed in 133 incidents in 2018, with 140 people accused in their deaths