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<b>CANADA:</b> Sixties Scoop adoptee finds birth family thanks to article

CANADA: Sixties Scoop adoptee finds birth family thanks to article

‘I am still shell-shocked. I have relatives everywhere.’
<b>COVID-19:</b> Canada-U.S. border to remain closed through Oct. 21

COVID-19: Canada-U.S. border to remain closed through Oct. 21

Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness confirms land crossings will continue to remain closed well into fall to all but essential travelers
<b>CANADA:</b> One in 10 female post-secondary students sexually assaulted in school setting

CANADA: One in 10 female post-secondary students sexually assaulted in school setting

While the COVID-19 pandemic has triggered a shift to online learning over in-person classes, the data provides "important insight" for schools on how to better prevent and address such behaviours in post-secondary institutions
<b>CANADA:</b> Fashion brands drop heels, officewear to COVID-proof collections

CANADA: Fashion brands drop heels, officewear to COVID-proof collections

Comfy knits, sweatpants, pajamas, athletic wear, face masks and shoes are in demand as many Canadians continue to work from home and avoid venturing out
<b>CANADA:</b> Young Canadians have curtailed vaping during pandemic, survey finds

CANADA: Young Canadians have curtailed vaping during pandemic, survey finds

The survey heard from more than 1,800 respondents between 16 and 24 years old, and found most begin vaping at around the age of 15
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Tips to support Grade 1 readers at home

BEYOND LOCAL: Tips to support Grade 1 readers at home

Teaching children how to read is primarily a teacher’s job, but parents play a valuable role
<b>CANADA:</b> Industry says wage subsidy extension into 2021 critical for tourism sector to survive

CANADA: Industry says wage subsidy extension into 2021 critical for tourism sector to survive

The Coalition of Hardest Hit businesses says the phaseout of the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy program beginning this month could mean the loss of millions of tourism jobs
<b>CANADA:</b> Doctors say telemedicine spurred by pandemic is here to stay

CANADA: Doctors say telemedicine spurred by pandemic is here to stay

Patient advocates describe the shift as a double-edged sword
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Gathering rules change coming for three regions, source says

ONTARIO: Gathering rules change coming for three regions, source says

The changes will only affect Toronto, Peel Region, and Ottawa, which have all seen a spike in virus cases in recent weeks
<b>BREAKING:</b> Edmonton to host 2021 world junior hockey championship with no fans

BREAKING: Edmonton to host 2021 world junior hockey championship with no fans

The IIHF Council approved the Hockey Canada plan, which sees one of two planned cities for the 2021 event maintain hosting duties during the COVID-19 pandemic