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ONTARIO: A three-year-old went missing, and people called 911 to complain

ONTARIO: A three-year-old went missing, and people called 911 to complain

Both Toronto Police and Greater Sudbury Police say multiple calls made to emergency number to complain about 5 a.m. Amber Alert
CANADA: What the SNC-Lavalin saga shows us about corporate accountability in politics

CANADA: What the SNC-Lavalin saga shows us about corporate accountability in politics

Assistant Professor Charis Kamphuis says the Liberals are continually yielding to corporate pressure
BEYOND LOCAL: Expert calls the Canadian health care system 'outdated'

BEYOND LOCAL: Expert calls the Canadian health care system 'outdated'

Many learn the hard way what is or is not covered by public health care
BEYOND LOCAL: Radio host reaches fundraising goal with the help of 'Dragon's Den' Michael Wekerle

BEYOND LOCAL: Radio host reaches fundraising goal with the help of 'Dragon's Den' Michael Wekerle

Shannon King reaches her goal of $5K towards Mario Diotte's cancer treatment costs
BEYOND LOCAL: We aren't in for a 2008-style financial crisis, says prof

BEYOND LOCAL: We aren't in for a 2008-style financial crisis, says prof

In an age of dire warnings about the consequences of climate change and pollution, this researcher says there is also a great deal of exaggeration about how much worse things will get
BEYOND LOCAL: A little nudge goes a long way in upping organ donor registrations

BEYOND LOCAL: A little nudge goes a long way in upping organ donor registrations

In April, Nova Scotia became the first jurisdiction in North America to adopt presumed consent for organ donations. This may impact the way other provinces, countries approach organ donation registration
BEYOND LOCAL: A special Mother's Day gift leads woman to extended family 67 years later

BEYOND LOCAL: A special Mother's Day gift leads woman to extended family 67 years later

Abandoned on a Toronto streetcar and adopted as a baby, Bradford West Gwillimbury resident Liz Pegg shares her story about finding an extended family
BEYOND LOCAL: Managing peanut allergies with 'immunotherapy' rather than avoidance

BEYOND LOCAL: Managing peanut allergies with 'immunotherapy' rather than avoidance

A study shows that oral immunotherapy is safe for preschool-aged children with peanut allergy when offered as routine treatment in a hospital or clinic
BEYOND LOCAL: Managing the flu in the age of anti-vax rhetoric

BEYOND LOCAL: Managing the flu in the age of anti-vax rhetoric

There is no cure for polio, and the vaccine remains the most effective way to combat the disease.
BEYOND LOCAL: Collingwood hospital opens Canada's first self-sanitizing patient rooms (5 photos)

BEYOND LOCAL: Collingwood hospital opens Canada's first self-sanitizing patient rooms (5 photos)

UV light, ozonated water, copper-infused surfaces, and titanium dioxide have all come together to make Canada's first self-sanitizing patient room and bathroom at Collingwood General and Marine Hospital