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<b>CANADA:</b> Does driving less - or not at all - actually help the environment?

CANADA: Does driving less - or not at all - actually help the environment?

Automobile and light-duty trucks account for about 11 per cent of greenhouse gas emissions in Canada
<b>CANADA:</b> Police officer caught on video slapping Indigenous teen faces Police Act charges

CANADA: Police officer caught on video slapping Indigenous teen faces Police Act charges

Thunder Bay police officer facing two counts of unlawful or unnecessary exercise of authority under the Police Services Act stemming from December 2018 incident
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Why are we afraid to poo at work?

BEYOND LOCAL: Why are we afraid to poo at work?

Poop shame is incredibly real, experts say
<b>ONTARIO:</b> OPP no longer releasing gender of people charged with crimes

ONTARIO: OPP no longer releasing gender of people charged with crimes

A spokesperson says the force proactively decided to stop releasing gender information in light of a broader societal shift on the issue, noting drivers' licences and other identification documents are no longer required to list gender
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> The correlation between birth control and depression

BEYOND LOCAL: The correlation between birth control and depression

Taking the pill as a teenager may lead to an increased risk for depression, even years after stopping
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Can we really know what animals are thinking?

BEYOND LOCAL: Can we really know what animals are thinking?

Animal thought does not have the structure of human language
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Fighting Canada's 'four-alarm fire' — gender-based violence

BEYOND LOCAL: Fighting Canada's 'four-alarm fire' — gender-based violence

Norms, beliefs and practices that ignore or even encourage violence in homes, schools and workplaces need to be shifted
<b>CANADA:</b> Little evidence of active Twitter bots as election kicks off, prof says

CANADA: Little evidence of active Twitter bots as election kicks off, prof says

There’s little evidence that Twitter is being overrun with partisan bots in the leadup to the Canadian election, professor says
<b>CANADA:</b> Voting as an environmentalist

CANADA: Voting as an environmentalist

There is a risk in this coming election of young voters choosing not to cast ballots at all in the face of a series of unattractive choices, researcher says
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Challenging gender norms in music class

BEYOND LOCAL: Challenging gender norms in music class

What can teachers and parents do to ensure that children select musical activities based on their real desires?