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<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Report suggests that student achievement gaps based on race, income are on the rise

BEYOND LOCAL: Report suggests that student achievement gaps based on race, income are on the rise

Toronto school board data reveals that Black, racialized and lower-income students face significant gaps in student outcomes
<b>CANADA:</b>  Poll suggests strong majority support mandatory vaccinations for children entering school

CANADA: Poll suggests strong majority support mandatory vaccinations for children entering school

The Angus Reid Institute Study found that 83 per cent of adults say they would vaccinate their children without hesitation
<b>CANADA:</b> Study suggests that childhood abuse is prevalent among Canadian prisoners

CANADA: Study suggests that childhood abuse is prevalent among Canadian prisoners

Claire Bodkin, McMaster University researcher, helped lead a study on the prevalence of childhood abuse among prisoners and suggests there is an association but more research needs to be done
<b>CANADA:</b> Poll suggests that voters believe we are doing worse under Trudeau

CANADA: Poll suggests that voters believe we are doing worse under Trudeau

Another key finding in the survey suggests a hardening of public opinion against immigration in Canada
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> 'Disabled vehicle' to blame for massive forest fire last summer, but company found blameless

BEYOND LOCAL: 'Disabled vehicle' to blame for massive forest fire last summer, but company found blameless

Workers with wind farm under construction in area say an Argo all-terrain vehicle caught fire in same area fire was ignited
<b>WORLD:</b> Canadian trash rots in Manila, but feds won't ban shipments of hazardous waste

WORLD: Canadian trash rots in Manila, but feds won't ban shipments of hazardous waste

A Filipino court ordered Canada to take the garbage back, and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised during visits to the Philippines in 2015 and 2017 to deal with the issue
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Food experts warn that fraudulent olive oil may flood the market in 2019

BEYOND LOCAL: Food experts warn that fraudulent olive oil may flood the market in 2019

Last year, Brazil’s Ministry of Agriculture reported 60 per cent of the product it tested was not true to what was on the label with some brands actually found to be 85 per cent soybean oil
<b>CANADA:</b> Cannabis edibles, plant proteins and other food trends to watch for in 2019

CANADA: Cannabis edibles, plant proteins and other food trends to watch for in 2019

Plant-based foods, including fruits and vegetables, will be more popular this year
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Steak thief on the loose in Norfolk County

ONTARIO: Steak thief on the loose in Norfolk County

Family is left wondering, where's the beef?
<b>CANADA:</b> This Canadian-made drone can carry 400 pounds and travel 200 km

CANADA: This Canadian-made drone can carry 400 pounds and travel 200 km

Unveiled to the public in Toronto on Feb. 19, the Condor has a wing span of about 20 feet and is powered by a gas propulsion engine