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<b>CANADA:</b> Patching a pothole yourself? Think twice before picking up the shovel

CANADA: Patching a pothole yourself? Think twice before picking up the shovel

You could get hurt, sued, or cost the city a whole lot of money
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Data suggests youth pot use was on the rise before legalization

ONTARIO: Data suggests youth pot use was on the rise before legalization

Data comes from the annual survey of high school students
<b>CANADA:</b> Ottawa ordered to pay $20M for placing mentally ill inmates in solitary

CANADA: Ottawa ordered to pay $20M for placing mentally ill inmates in solitary

The money is earmarked to boost mental health supports in correctional facilities
<b>CANADA:</b> CRA online services are back up and running

CANADA: CRA online services are back up and running

Sorry folks, that means you still have to do your taxes
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> We want youth to strive for academic excellence, but at what cost?

BEYOND LOCAL: We want youth to strive for academic excellence, but at what cost?

Skills of well-being have been forgotten partly due to a combination of educational reforms and societal pressures, professor says
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Law Foundation makes 'unprecedented' move to improve access to family law advice

ONTARIO: Law Foundation makes 'unprecedented' move to improve access to family law advice

A new project offers more affordable options for middle and lower income Ontarians
<b>CANADA:</b> CRA apologizes as online tax services go down

CANADA: CRA apologizes as online tax services go down

Online systems are down and the Canada Revenue Agency isn't saying at this time when they will be back
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Former Afghanistan hostage Joshua Boyle appears in court today on multiple assault charges

ONTARIO: Former Afghanistan hostage Joshua Boyle appears in court today on multiple assault charges

<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Spring may bring warmth and sunshine, but it also means tick season is upon us

BEYOND LOCAL: Spring may bring warmth and sunshine, but it also means tick season is upon us

They are simply waiting in the wings for the right cues - warmer temperatures and longer daylight hours - to emerge and begin their quest for their next blood meal
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> From the anti-vaxxers to flat earthers: what makes people distrust science?

BEYOND LOCAL: From the anti-vaxxers to flat earthers: what makes people distrust science?

From the anti-vaccine movement to the belief that the earth is flat , there seems to a growing distrust of science and institutions, and experts say it's difficult to come up with an antidote to the erosion.