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<b>ONTARIO:</b> Province to allow pot retailers to sell products over the phone

ONTARIO: Province to allow pot retailers to sell products over the phone

The government has not given an immediate timeline yet
<b>CANADA:</b> Green coalition says feds must admit true costs of climate change

CANADA: Green coalition says feds must admit true costs of climate change

The group says Ottawa has to ramp up spending to address the damage climate change is already causing
Thunder Bay paramedics say they're assaulted so often they need body armour

Thunder Bay paramedics say they're assaulted so often they need body armour

Union representing Superior North EMS responders looking at the possibility of outfitting paramedics with battalion armour as added protection on the job
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Confusing studies surrounding red meat diminishes citizen trust in science

BEYOND LOCAL: Confusing studies surrounding red meat diminishes citizen trust in science

The new study still finds that reducing unprocessed red meat consumption by three servings in a week is associated with an approximately eight per cent lower lifetime risk of heart disease, cancer and early death
<b>CANADA:</b> Youth not employed or in school face poorer mental, physical health, study says

CANADA: Youth not employed or in school face poorer mental, physical health, study says

These young people may be at risk of becoming isolated, the report says
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Drinking water at thousands of schools, daycares have dangerous lead levels

ONTARIO: Drinking water at thousands of schools, daycares have dangerous lead levels

The data is available on a provincial website but a lack of warnings to students, parents and teachers has kept the problem hidden
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Help line launched for caregivers as survey shows increasing stress

ONTARIO: Help line launched for caregivers as survey shows increasing stress

The help line connects caregivers to a community resource representative 24/7
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Enjoying your own company is important, but eating alone may not necessarily be good for you

BEYOND LOCAL: Enjoying your own company is important, but eating alone may not necessarily be good for you

Eating alone also affects what - and how - you eat
<b>CANADA:</b> Barring inmates access to clean needles unconstitutional, activists to argue

CANADA: Barring inmates access to clean needles unconstitutional, activists to argue

The application states that the sharing of drug-injection equipment poses a high risk for transmitting blood-borne infections
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Province invests up to $60M in construction of brain and mental health centre

ONTARIO: Province invests up to $60M in construction of brain and mental health centre

Elliot says the facility will be the first of its kind in Canada