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<b>CANADA:</b> Watchdog says prisons are failing to meet health, end-of-life needs for inmates

CANADA: Watchdog says prisons are failing to meet health, end-of-life needs for inmates

Older inmates account for one-quarter of the inmate population in federal institutions, with their numbers increasing by 50 per cent over the last decade
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> New study suggest Dr. Seuss books are 'racist'

BEYOND LOCAL: New study suggest Dr. Seuss books are 'racist'

Of 50 Dr. Seuss books and more than 2,200 characters, only 45 are of colour
<b>CANADA:</b> Critics call new code of conduct for handling abuse allegations 'toothless'

CANADA: Critics call new code of conduct for handling abuse allegations 'toothless'

Duncan's announcement came shortly after a CBC investigation found over 200 coaches in Canada have been convicted of sexual abuse in the last 20 years and another 34 cases involving coaches are before the courts
<b>CANADA:</b> Stats Canada credits Liberals' signature child benefit for drop in poverty rates

CANADA: Stats Canada credits Liberals' signature child benefit for drop in poverty rates

The next part of the plan proposes a drop to 50 per cent of 2015 levels by 2030, which will require thought about how to "make more of a dent in those who are living in and with extreme poverty"
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Maybe rare diseases are not so rare after all

BEYOND LOCAL: Maybe rare diseases are not so rare after all

Researchers are questioning whether it is time to abandon the word 'rare' and try something new
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Are universities catering only to young students?

BEYOND LOCAL: Are universities catering only to young students?

Mature women students face additional barriers when enrolling in STEM programs
<b>CANADA:</b> Country posts weakest quarterly economic growth since mid-2016

CANADA: Country posts weakest quarterly economic growth since mid-2016

On Friday, for the first time, the impacts of cannabis legalization were reflected in Statistics Canada's real GDP report
<b>CANADA:</b> Expert warns that Liberals’ pot amnesty would be easy for a new government to reverse

CANADA: Expert warns that Liberals’ pot amnesty would be easy for a new government to reverse

The only people who will be eligible are those with a record only for simple possession, and nothing else
<b>CANADA:</b> Trudeau announces cabinet shuffle

CANADA: Trudeau announces cabinet shuffle

Wilson-Raybould, who was moved from the justice portfolio to veterans affairs in the last federal cabinet shuffle in mid-January, resigned her post Feb. 12
<b>CANADA:</b> Canadian astronauts will be going to the moon in 2022

CANADA: Canadian astronauts will be going to the moon in 2022