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<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Big tree on your property? Best to check your insurance coverage before it comes down

BEYOND LOCAL: Big tree on your property? Best to check your insurance coverage before it comes down

Given that a fallen tree has the potential to be a dangerous hazard as well as a costly nuisance, certified arborist says it's wise to choose prevention whenever possible.
<b>COVID-19:</b> Sudbury man explains his refusal of mRNA vaccines

COVID-19: Sudbury man explains his refusal of mRNA vaccines

Chris Baron says new vaccine types is against ‘God’s will’ because it restructures RNA, although Health Canada says mRNA vaccines don’t work that way
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Province has administered thousands of third COVID doses to the immunocompromised

ONTARIO: Province has administered thousands of third COVID doses to the immunocompromised

WHO says vaccine-rich countries should stop offering third shots for the rest of the year so the shots can be diverted to under-vaccinated countries
<b>COVID-19:</b> Transat AT seeing steady demand for winter travel in spite of fourth wave

COVID-19: Transat AT seeing steady demand for winter travel in spite of fourth wave

Montreal-based Transat began a gradual resumption of flying on July 30 after grounding its fleet on Jan. 29 when Ottawa requested a suspension of travel to Mexico and the Caribbean as well as the adoption of new quarantine measures and testing requirements
<b>COVID-19:</b> Common questions and answers posed at vaccine clinics

COVID-19: Common questions and answers posed at vaccine clinics

People getting vaccinated may still have questions about COVID-19 vaccines, like why it takes two doses — and then two weeks — to take full effect
<b>ONTARIO:</b> New strategies must be implemented to deal with opioid crisis, science table says

ONTARIO: New strategies must be implemented to deal with opioid crisis, science table says

Rates of fatal opioid overdoses increased by 60 per cent in Ontario since the pandemic hit the province in full force in March 2020
<b>CANADA:</b> Federal leaders back on the hustings after back-to-back debates

CANADA: Federal leaders back on the hustings after back-to-back debates

Heading into the debates, polls suggested the Liberals and Conservatives were locked in a dead heat
<b>WORLD:</b> Twenty years after 9/11, the U.S. finds itself on the other side of the looking-glass

WORLD: Twenty years after 9/11, the U.S. finds itself on the other side of the looking-glass

WASHINGTON — Fiery explosions, the innocent falling from the sky, presidential vows of vengeance: America's 20-year war on terror seemed to end much the way it began.
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Court finds province broke law on lack of public consultations

ONTARIO: Court finds province broke law on lack of public consultations

The Superior Court of Justice says the minister of municipal affairs acted "unreasonably and unlawfully" by consulting with the public months after it enacted changes
<b>WORLD:</b> Twenty years later, Canadians reflect on their efforts after the 9/11 attacks

WORLD: Twenty years later, Canadians reflect on their efforts after the 9/11 attacks

Mark Turik is one of many Canadians reflecting on the tragedy, and the work he did to try to help in its aftermath, as the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attack approaches