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<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Here's why we should stop blaming parents for not having time to cook

BEYOND LOCAL: Here's why we should stop blaming parents for not having time to cook

Getting a healthy meal on the table every night is a challenge for many mothers
<b>CANADA:</b> What a single-use plastic ban will actually do

CANADA: What a single-use plastic ban will actually do

Single-use plastics will be banned in Canada by 2021
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Here's how school fundraising can undermine inclusivity

BEYOND LOCAL: Here's how school fundraising can undermine inclusivity

Parents who raise money and decide how to spend it influence resources and opportunities available to schools in ways that reflect their own interests
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Summer is officially here! Don't forget to protect your children's eyes

BEYOND LOCAL: Summer is officially here! Don't forget to protect your children's eyes

Climate change and especially variations in the ozone layer have increased the danger from the sun’s harmful rays during the last 25 years; children are particularly at risk
<b>CANADA:</b> Rise in teen vaping prompts crackdown on vape retailers

CANADA: Rise in teen vaping prompts crackdown on vape retailers

Health Canada plans to inspect 1,000 vaping specialty stores across the country and 2000 convenience stores to ensure compliance
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Does drinking coffee really help with weight loss?

BEYOND LOCAL: Does drinking coffee really help with weight loss?

Coffee may help boost metabolism
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Cannabis producers must ensure the quality of their products is high, but not too 'high'

BEYOND LOCAL: Cannabis producers must ensure the quality of their products is high, but not too 'high'

Cannabis quality involves careful science and carefree highs
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> More Canadians report high levels of happiness after age 55, survey says

BEYOND LOCAL: More Canadians report high levels of happiness after age 55, survey says

Ontario ranks lowest with only 47 per cent of respondents reporting a high level of happiness
<b>CANADA:</b> Woman trapped 'all alone on cold dark plane' had to unbolt door to get out

CANADA: Woman trapped 'all alone on cold dark plane' had to unbolt door to get out

Air Canada says it is reviewing the incident
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Canada risks falling behind in low-carbon economy

BEYOND LOCAL: Canada risks falling behind in low-carbon economy

Global investors are already mobilizing capital to take advantage of investment opportunities in climate-smart infrastructure, emissions-reducing technology and updated electricity grids