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COVID-19: Here’s what the parties’ election platforms say about controlling the fourth wave as borders reopen

COVID-19: Here’s what the parties’ election platforms say about controlling the fourth wave as borders reopen

Data from the Canadian Border Services Agency show that the number of non-commercial land travellers from the United States more than doubled in the week following the reopening to fully vaccinated Americans
<b>COVID-19:</b> Health Canada gives full approval to Pfizer, Moderna vaccines

COVID-19: Health Canada gives full approval to Pfizer, Moderna vaccines

News comes new monikers for Pfizer, Moderna and Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines are also announced
<b>CANADA:</b> Alberta reaches out on COVID-19 hospital crisis, talks to Ontario on taking patients

CANADA: Alberta reaches out on COVID-19 hospital crisis, talks to Ontario on taking patients

Dr. Verna Yiu, the head of Alberta Health Services (AHS), said the province is in talks with the Ontario government to help deal with an intensive care system that is operating 155 per cent over normal capacity
BEYOND LOCAL: Canada’s marijuana legalization provides lessons to the world on selling cannabis

BEYOND LOCAL: Canada’s marijuana legalization provides lessons to the world on selling cannabis

Was the rollout a success or failure?
Does being away from your smartphone cause you anxiety?

Does being away from your smartphone cause you anxiety?

The fact that it makes you available 24/7 could be the reason
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Annoyed by other people’s fidgeting or finger-tapping? You’re not alone

BEYOND LOCAL: Annoyed by other people’s fidgeting or finger-tapping? You’re not alone

Annoyance with others’ fidgeting can reduce peoples’ ability to enjoy social interactions, impair one’s ability to learn in the classroom and create difficulties at work
<b>CANADA:</b> Newfoundland helicopter pilot charged with impaired operation at North Bay airport

CANADA: Newfoundland helicopter pilot charged with impaired operation at North Bay airport

Police got a tip of a helicopter operating in an erratic manner
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Colleges and universities required to update sexual assault policies

ONTARIO: Colleges and universities required to update sexual assault policies

Sexual harassment and sexual violence policies will have to be updated by next March to better support students
<b>CANADA:</b> Top COVID-19 vaccines renamed

CANADA: Top COVID-19 vaccines renamed

New brand names for the vaccines have been approved at the request of the drug companies
BEYOND LOCAL: Why it is important to live with negative emotions

BEYOND LOCAL: Why it is important to live with negative emotions

Though well-intentioned, phrases reinforcing positivity can end up creating more distress instead of helping