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<b>CANADA:</b> McGill science group questions sale of "quack remedies"

CANADA: McGill science group questions sale of "quack remedies"

Homeopathy, which dates back to 1796, is based on the principle that "like cures like," or the idea that a disease can be cured by ingesting a low dose of something that produces similar symptoms in a healthy person
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Should social media be regulated?

BEYOND LOCAL: Should social media be regulated?

Some scholars are also calling for dominant tech platforms to be regulated as public utilities given their power in operating private informational infrastructure
<b>CANADA:</b> Garneau optimistic about implementing national standards for truck drivers

CANADA: Garneau optimistic about implementing national standards for truck drivers

Garneau says he favours minimum entry-level training standards for truck drivers and believes that every province should have that requirement
<b>BEYOND LOCAL</b> Are Catholic schools hot beds for homophobia?

BEYOND LOCAL Are Catholic schools hot beds for homophobia?

Where schools promote such contradictory messages associating respect and depravity with LGBTQ people, they have made Alberta and Ontario Catholic schools potential hotbeds for homophobia, says Associate Professor at Univeristy of Calgary, Tonya D. Callaghan
<b>Beyond Local:</b> The evolution of car seats

Beyond Local: The evolution of car seats

Modern Canadian car seats are standardized and must follow strict safety regulations, but it wasn’t that long ago that rules didn’t exist
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Is it time for Canada to change the way English is taught?

ONTARIO: Is it time for Canada to change the way English is taught?

In Canada, 7.7 million residents speak a non-official language as a mother tongue, an increase of 13.3 per cent between 2011 to 2016, and the number of people speaking more than one language at home is on the rise
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Computer virus impacting medical records system at 21 Ontario hospitals

ONTARIO: Computer virus impacting medical records system at 21 Ontario hospitals

No evidence to suggest patient information has been breached, says the CEO of the hospital where the issue has originated
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Do vitamins actually improve well-being and act as a preventative?

ONTARIO: Do vitamins actually improve well-being and act as a preventative?

Saverio Stranges, Professor and Chair of Epidemiology at Western University, suggests that the use of most supplements is not justified and should be avoided
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Sault, Ontario customs support unpaid U.S. counterparts with pizza

ONTARIO: Sault, Ontario customs support unpaid U.S. counterparts with pizza

‘We’re trying our best to help those officers,’ Sault, Ontario border guard says
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Court decision regarding Robinson-Huron Treaty relied heavily on Indigenous law and principles, says professor

ONTARIO: Court decision regarding Robinson-Huron Treaty relied heavily on Indigenous law and principles, says professor

This recent decision can also create a pathway to significant corrections in the “reconciliation era” within Canada, says Assistant Professor at University of Alberta Darcy Lindberg