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BEYOND LOCAL: Canadian competitors set for final Olympic surfing qualifier in Puerto Rico

BEYOND LOCAL: Canadian competitors set for final Olympic surfing qualifier in Puerto Rico

The competitors will surf the reef breaks of Margara and the twin breaks of El Pico and Rastrial in Puerto Rico
Trudeau jabs Poilievre over bill that could usher in digital ID for porn browsing

Trudeau jabs Poilievre over bill that could usher in digital ID for porn browsing

Justin Trudeau took an unprompted jab at his main political rival on Thursday over a Senate porn bill that the prime minister said could usher in a digital ID for adults who want to browse certain websites
Ford, cabinet ministers deflect criticism over 'cash-for-access' event

Ford, cabinet ministers deflect criticism over 'cash-for-access' event

NDP Leader Marit Stiles said a PC minister raising $24k in political donations from stakeholders shows the Ford government has returned 'to the bad old days of Liberal cash-for-access culture'
Millennials outnumber baby boomers in Canada as immigration slows population aging

Millennials outnumber baby boomers in Canada as immigration slows population aging

Statistics Canada says there are now more millennials than baby boomers in the country, ending the 65-year reign of the post-Second World War generation as the largest cohort in the population
Colleges minister raised $24k from private college execs at meet and greet

Colleges minister raised $24k from private college execs at meet and greet

The PCs raised over $150k from executives with public-private college partnerships the government saved from extinction
Ontario documents show patient complaints over cataract billings

Ontario documents show patient complaints over cataract billings

As Ontario prepares to expand the number of private clinics that perform publicly funded cataract surgeries, documents show those procedures form one of the most common complaints the province receives from patients about unfair billing practices
Brain computer interface helping physically disabled kids move and play

Brain computer interface helping physically disabled kids move and play

'As long as an individual can generate activity in the brain you can kind of flick the switch and control the activity'
Rise of private health clinics should concern Canadians, NDP says

Rise of private health clinics should concern Canadians, NDP says

Toronto residents said they lost their family doctor last year after she moved to the 'executive health' clinic
BEYOND LOCAL: Aging population will widen agriculture labour gap: report

BEYOND LOCAL: Aging population will widen agriculture labour gap: report

Report also predicts a growing skills gap, as managers make up more than half of projected retirees but younger workers are not expected to be able to fill those roles
BEYOND LOCAL: Ottawa considers changes to clean electricity rules after consultations

BEYOND LOCAL: Ottawa considers changes to clean electricity rules after consultations

Proposed changes would change several provisions that industry and provincial governments objected to in the original version