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BEYOND LOCAL: Is vaping a threat to public health for youth?

BEYOND LOCAL: Is vaping a threat to public health for youth?

Research suggests that vaping is creating a generation of nicotine-addicted youth, who start with e-cigarettes and move on to smoke tobacco products 
ONTARIO: Vacation heart attack in Mexico costs Ontario couple their life savings

ONTARIO: Vacation heart attack in Mexico costs Ontario couple their life savings

After getting a clean bill of health from his doctor, Doug Whibley and wife Eleanor took a chance that all would be well and didn't buy travel insurance
BEYOND LOCAL: It's tax time. Will you outsource filling in your returns?

BEYOND LOCAL: It's tax time. Will you outsource filling in your returns?

Here are some tips for doing your taxes, whether you assign the work to someone else or do it yourself
CANADA: Liberals allocate $4.5B over five years to Indigenous services

CANADA: Liberals allocate $4.5B over five years to Indigenous services

Reconciliation a key theme in pre-election budget
CANADA: Liberals lay out plan to move toward national pharmacare in budget talks

CANADA: Liberals lay out plan to move toward national pharmacare in budget talks

They hope to drive down the cost of medication for Canadians by up to $3 billion long-term
CANADA: The 2019 federal budget was tabled today. Here are the highlights

CANADA: The 2019 federal budget was tabled today. Here are the highlights

$1.18 billion will be allocated for hiring more judges to handle asylum applications
CANADA: Garneau closes Canada's skies to Boeing 737 Max 8s over safety concerns

CANADA: Garneau closes Canada's skies to Boeing 737 Max 8s over safety concerns

It is described as a precautionary move
CANADA: Boeing 737 Max 8 jets will not be in service until at least July 1

CANADA: Boeing 737 Max 8 jets will not be in service until at least July 1

The move is to provide more certainty for passengers who plan to travel in the coming months
CANADA: Scarce pot shops means black market cannabis sales continue to fly high

CANADA: Scarce pot shops means black market cannabis sales continue to fly high

Only 21 per cent of Canadian consumer cannabis spending went toward legal cannabis sales, instead of the black market, in the fourth quarter of 2018
CANADA: Here's how Facebook is responding to the new federal political advertising rules

CANADA: Here's how Facebook is responding to the new federal political advertising rules

The company will also be using AI to detect ads or content that try to circumvent the rules