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BEYOND LOCAL: New signs warning of great white sharks in the works for some East Coast beaches

BEYOND LOCAL: New signs warning of great white sharks in the works for some East Coast beaches

The North Atlantic shark population has been protected in Canada since 2011
'We share stories for freedom': Exiled writers fled persecution, to find home in Canada

'We share stories for freedom': Exiled writers fled persecution, to find home in Canada

Exiled journalists share their experiences, continuing search to have a voice at Newmarket event
Anti-racism group denied speaking slot at school board meeting gives speech in hallway

Anti-racism group denied speaking slot at school board meeting gives speech in hallway

Board chair said she accepted written delegation, but turned down verbal presentation because of 'lengthy agenda'
Ontario Science Centre abruptly closing due to structural issues

Ontario Science Centre abruptly closing due to structural issues

TORONTO — The Ontario Science Centre is abruptly closing at the end of the day Friday, after engineers found structural issues with the roof.
Ontario Science Centre forced to close immediately over roof collapse risk, says Ford government

Ontario Science Centre forced to close immediately over roof collapse risk, says Ford government

An engineering firm report has concluded that “significant roof areas” require attention before the end of October, Infrastructure Ontario says
Newmarket-area veteran's D-Day story shared by prime minister

Newmarket-area veteran's D-Day story shared by prime minister

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau featured Second World War veteran Jim Parks on his social media after speaking with him at the 80th anniversary ceremonies at Juno Beach
BEYOND LOCAL: Canadian actor Donald Sutherland has died at age 88

BEYOND LOCAL: Canadian actor Donald Sutherland has died at age 88

Sutherland played offbeat characters like Hawkeye Pierce in 'M.A.S.H.', President Snow in the 'Hunger Games', and the stoned professor in 'Animal House'
BEYOND LOCAL: Funded diabetes meds, contraceptives to be available April 2025: Health minister

BEYOND LOCAL: Funded diabetes meds, contraceptives to be available April 2025: Health minister

It’s the first time Mark Holland has set any timeline for the launch of the federal pharmacare program to cover the two categories of drugs, but formal negotiations with provinces won’t begin until the legislation becomes law
BEYOND LOCAL: Family sues after B.C. Catholic hospital denies MAID request

BEYOND LOCAL: Family sues after B.C. Catholic hospital denies MAID request

The lawsuit says Sam O’Neill wished to access MAID in the room at St. Paul’s where she was being treated, but was denied because of Providence Health Care’s MAID policy
BEYOND LOCAL: Ottawa to spend $1.2B on northern Ontario First Nations hospital

BEYOND LOCAL: Ottawa to spend $1.2B on northern Ontario First Nations hospital

Indigenous Services Minister Patty Hajdu announces that the federal government will help fund the replacement of the aging Weeneebayko General Hospital in Moose Factory, Ont.