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Ontario reports 654 new COVID cases Saturday

Ontario reports 654 new COVID cases Saturday

Today's update also includes 577 recoveries and two deaths that occurred over the last month
OHL expands spectator capacity as province relaxes rules

OHL expands spectator capacity as province relaxes rules

The league’s 17 Ontario-based facilities will be welcoming 100 per cent capacity, fully vaccinated crowds beginning Saturday, Oct. 9
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> A study of entrepreneurs shows why people give without expectation

BEYOND LOCAL: A study of entrepreneurs shows why people give without expectation

Even in situations characterized by intense competition, giving and sharing can take precedence over winning
NDP prepared to withhold votes in Parliament, including on the Liberal budget: Singh

NDP prepared to withhold votes in Parliament, including on the Liberal budget: Singh

The NDP leader signalled a tougher stance on co-operation with the Liberals in Parliament, stating that he will "not take pretty or nice words for granted" from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
Ontario man thinks he has found world's largest puffball

Ontario man thinks he has found world's largest puffball

Andrew Scott finds puffball weighing nearly 36 pounds while helping friend harvest crops, thinks it might be a world record
<b>OPINION:</b> How gifted children with ADHD have to navigate the school system

OPINION: How gifted children with ADHD have to navigate the school system

Families and children who have potential for high achievement and one or more disabilities face different challenges
<b>COVID-19:</b> Public health measures working, reason for optimism in fight against fourth wave, Tam says

COVID-19: Public health measures working, reason for optimism in fight against fourth wave, Tam says

'The curve is just bending,' Tam said Friday, emphasizing how basic measures, like masking, should remain in place to avoid another surge in the winter 
<b>OPINION:</b> Affordable, high quality, licensed child care should be a Canadian priority

OPINION: Affordable, high quality, licensed child care should be a Canadian priority

Policy-makers need to ensure that an increase in parent demand for child care is accompanied by regulatory frameworks that support the delivery of high-quality care
<b>OPINION:</b> Immigrant parents support children’s home language learning

OPINION: Immigrant parents support children’s home language learning

Moments of intimate playing, learning and teaching are among the ways that immigrant parents extend and expand their home languages with their children
NDP says errors meant people — including First Nations — were disenfranchised

NDP says errors meant people — including First Nations — were disenfranchised

The letter of complaint, seen by The Canadian Press, alleges that some polling stations opened late 'or not at all,' disenfranchising voters, many of whom were in Indigenous communities