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<b>CANADA:</b> Climate change could mean more extreme precipitation events across the country, expert says

CANADA: Climate change could mean more extreme precipitation events across the country, expert says

There are broad indications that these changes in rainfall extremes are due to human influence on the climate at global and continental scales
<b>CANADA:</b> Manulife unveils COVID-19-related travel insurance in face of advisories

CANADA: Manulife unveils COVID-19-related travel insurance in face of advisories

The policy, slated to roll out in October, will provide emergency medical coverage that includes the coronavirus and related conditions
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Ford promises steep fines for those who don't follow COVID-19 rules

ONTARIO: Ford promises steep fines for those who don't follow COVID-19 rules

Ontario's fines will be "highest in the country" says Premier
<b>CANADA:</b> Easier, quicker saliva sampling eyed for next stage of COVID-19 testing

CANADA: Easier, quicker saliva sampling eyed for next stage of COVID-19 testing

Public Health Ontario's chief of microbiology and laboratory science lists several issues to be resolved before broad provincial use but expects saliva collection will soon make it easier to detect infection
<b>COVID-19:</b> Do pandemic policies penalize mothers?

COVID-19: Do pandemic policies penalize mothers?

The coronavirus pandemic has added to the workload and stress of mothers
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Sleep expert says sleepy teens need later school start times

BEYOND LOCAL: Sleep expert says sleepy teens need later school start times

A recent Montreal based study shows later secondary-school starts mean better sleep, mood for teens
<b>CANADA:</b> Trudeau releases details on $19B in anti-COVID-19 spending as cabinet retreat wraps

CANADA: Trudeau releases details on $19B in anti-COVID-19 spending as cabinet retreat wraps

Funding is meant to help increase testing and contact tracing, support the health care system
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> No evidence that cannabis exposure is safe during pregnancy, experts say

BEYOND LOCAL: No evidence that cannabis exposure is safe during pregnancy, experts say

Marijuana use in pregnancy is linked to preterm birth and small for gestational age infants
<b>COVID-19:</b> Runners find joy in virtual racing during pandemic

COVID-19: Runners find joy in virtual racing during pandemic

With virtual racing, runners complete the distance on a day of their choosing in a particular window usually over a few weeks
<b>COVID-19:</b> Halloween doesn't have to be cancelled even if trick-or-treating is, experts say

COVID-19: Halloween doesn't have to be cancelled even if trick-or-treating is, experts say

Medical and child development experts agree the novel coronavirus poses very real threats but say it doesn't have to entirely cancel Halloween