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BEYOND LOCAL: How to check the Air Quality Health Index and assess your health risks

BEYOND LOCAL: How to check the Air Quality Health Index and assess your health risks

A rating of 1-3 is low risk, 4-6 is moderate risk, 7-10 is high risk and over 10 is very high ris
BEYOND LOCAL: 'The whole country is not on fire': Canadian tourism industry struggles as fires rage

BEYOND LOCAL: 'The whole country is not on fire': Canadian tourism industry struggles as fires rage

OTTAWA — Canada's tourism industry is trying to put on its Sunday best this week, showcasing itself to more than 500 international travel agents and tour operators at the largest annual tourism convention in Canada.
BEYOND LOCAL: Tim Hortons celebrates its 60th birthday. Here's a timeline of its history

BEYOND LOCAL: Tim Hortons celebrates its 60th birthday. Here's a timeline of its history

Tim Hortons is considered part of the fabric of Canada
BEYOND LOCAL: Miniature poodle named Sage wins Westminster Kennel Club dog show

BEYOND LOCAL: Miniature poodle named Sage wins Westminster Kennel Club dog show

Sage notched the 11th triumph for poodles of various sizes at Westminster; only wire fox terriers have won more
BEYOND LOCAL: Saskatchewan farmer finds hunk of space junk in field

BEYOND LOCAL: Saskatchewan farmer finds hunk of space junk in field

The farmer’s find was likely linked to a SpaceX Dragon spacecraft that had returned to Earth in February with four passengers from the International Space Station.
BEYOND LOCAL: Canada's Masse wins women's 100-metre backstroke race at Olympic Trials

BEYOND LOCAL: Canada's Masse wins women's 100-metre backstroke race at Olympic Trials

Masse secured her spot on the team for the Paris Games with the top-two finish
BEYOND LOCAL: Iron fuels immune cells – and it could make asthma worse

BEYOND LOCAL: Iron fuels immune cells – and it could make asthma worse

A lesser known important function of iron is its involvement in generating energy for certain immune cells
BEYOND LOCAL: Peacock sightings have Glen Williams locals flocking to social media

BEYOND LOCAL: Peacock sightings have Glen Williams locals flocking to social media

We found out where Blue hails from, and why residents keep seeing him around the hamlet
BEYOND LOCAL: Two Canadians named to match officials panel for Paris Olympics rugby sevens

BEYOND LOCAL: Two Canadians named to match officials panel for Paris Olympics rugby sevens

The Olympic match officials come from 16 countries
BEYOND LOCAL: How social media has amplified and accelerated Drake and Kendrick Lamar's rap battle

BEYOND LOCAL: How social media has amplified and accelerated Drake and Kendrick Lamar's rap battle

While rap battles are as old as hip-hop itself, it's the speed and scale that sets this fight apart