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<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> More men are going to the spa, challenging the myth it’s a 'ladies-only thing'

BEYOND LOCAL: More men are going to the spa, challenging the myth it’s a 'ladies-only thing'

Despite the increase, there is still an underlying notion that spas are a feminine thing and there is a social stigma associated with men in a traditionally feminine space
75 pot shops still not enough to eliminate black market, expert says

75 pot shops still not enough to eliminate black market, expert says

Cannabis consultant also says the random nature of the lottery may create problems for communities when it comes to the location of their pot shops
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Ford government releases updated sexual-education curriculum

ONTARIO: Ford government releases updated sexual-education curriculum

Ontario students to learn gender identity, LGBTQ issues in Grade 8
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Whose responsibility is it to manage tech-related distractions in class?

BEYOND LOCAL: Whose responsibility is it to manage tech-related distractions in class?

Technology is here to stay, and professors are conflicted on how to deal with off-task use of laptops and cell phones
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Gender pay gap in sports is a real problem, and big brands could be the solution

BEYOND LOCAL: Gender pay gap in sports is a real problem, and big brands could be the solution

The business model in sports is changing; Brands have realized the market potential of women's sport
<b>ONTARIO:</b> 50 cannabis retail licences to be awarded in second lottery

ONTARIO: 50 cannabis retail licences to be awarded in second lottery

The new stores will be allowed to open on a rolling basis starting in October.
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> What midwifery needs to further flourish in Canada

BEYOND LOCAL: What midwifery needs to further flourish in Canada

Demand for midwifery services across Canada is now much greater than midwives can currently provide
<b>CANADA:</b> Experts say big pharma paid $151M to doctors, hospitals in 2017-18

CANADA: Experts say big pharma paid $151M to doctors, hospitals in 2017-18

They also say that Canada is lagging behind other advances countries' healthcare systems when it comes to transparency and disclosure when it comes to drug companies
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Funding cuts to public health, child care to start Jan 1

ONTARIO: Funding cuts to public health, child care to start Jan 1

Municipalities will also have to pay 20 per cent of the cost of creating new child care spaces, which the province previously fully funded
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Pets are family, and future infrastructure, government policies should reflect that

BEYOND LOCAL: Pets are family, and future infrastructure, government policies should reflect that

People’s relationships with their pets impact wellness and health in perhaps surprising ways