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<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Availability of self-driving car doesn't mean you shouldn't pay attention to the road

BEYOND LOCAL: Availability of self-driving car doesn't mean you shouldn't pay attention to the road

As automated technologies are increasingly incorporated into car design, consumers need to educate themselves on these features for safety reasons
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Disability is a touchy subject, but we have to talk about it

BEYOND LOCAL: Disability is a touchy subject, but we have to talk about it

Although 90 per cent of Canadians believe accessibility is a human right, our behaviour says something different
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Siri, Alexa are dominating online searches, whether retailers like it or not

BEYOND LOCAL: Siri, Alexa are dominating online searches, whether retailers like it or not

Voice-enabled searches are becoming increasingly popular when it comes to web browsing, and that’s a problem for the food industry
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> How can we mobilize the masses to vote?

BEYOND LOCAL: How can we mobilize the masses to vote?

Studies suggest online voting systems will increase voter turnout
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> We need to change how we assess literacy, experts say

BEYOND LOCAL: We need to change how we assess literacy, experts say

Large-scale literacy testing has not kept pace with how literacy is practiced in classrooms, assessed by teachers and mandated by curriculum
<b>BEYOND:</b> Immigrant children's health declines rapidly upon arrival in Canada. Why?

BEYOND: Immigrant children's health declines rapidly upon arrival in Canada. Why?

The findings seem counter-intuitive when you consider that Canada offers relatively abundant food, accessible healthcare, and a high standard of living
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Ottawa's Byward market fire 'worst in decades'

ONTARIO: Ottawa's Byward market fire 'worst in decades'

Ottawa Fire Chief Kim Ayotte says he hasn't seen a blaze as bad as the one at Vittoria Trattoria in his 16 years in the city
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> ‘Trivago Guy’ Tim Williams arrested for driving while intoxicated

BEYOND LOCAL: ‘Trivago Guy’ Tim Williams arrested for driving while intoxicated

He was found behind the wheel of a car Wednesday afternoon in a live lane of traffic with his foot on the brake
<b>CANADA:</b> 20,000 new workers needed by 2022 to keep the lights on

CANADA: 20,000 new workers needed by 2022 to keep the lights on

A new report suggests that Canada's electricity providers need to appeal to a younger and more diverse workforce
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> It's time to rethink charitable contributions at the checkout, professor says

BEYOND LOCAL: It's time to rethink charitable contributions at the checkout, professor says

The fundraising strategy is particularly popular at grocery stores, where cashiers often ask customers if they'd like to donate a dollar or two