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<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> The Panama Papers expose financial crime enablers

BEYOND LOCAL: The Panama Papers expose financial crime enablers

The world’s wealthiest people wouldn’t be able to shield their riches from tax authorities without enablers
Ontario willing to discuss optometrist costs, but won't write blank cheque: minister

Ontario willing to discuss optometrist costs, but won't write blank cheque: minister

'We don't expect optometrists to pay out of pocket for the services that they provide ... We are willing to look at their overhead costs, but we can’t just write a blank cheque,' Health Minister Christine Elliott says
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Pfizer to seek approval for its vaccine for kids as young as five in about a week

BEYOND LOCAL: Pfizer to seek approval for its vaccine for kids as young as five in about a week

Pfizer Canada says it is preparing to ask Health Canada to authorize its COVID-19 vaccine for kids as young as five by mid-October
Ontario announces funds to hire more than 4,000 long-term care workers this year

Ontario announces funds to hire more than 4,000 long-term care workers this year

Long-Term Care Minister Rod Phillips said the province would put aside $270 million to hire 4,050 long-term care workers by the end of next March
Ontario's top doctor to release guidance for Thanksgiving, Halloween

Ontario's top doctor to release guidance for Thanksgiving, Halloween

Ontario's gathering limits of 100 outdoors and 25 indoors are still in place
Gasoline sales plunge to lowest level in 20 years during first year of pandemic

Gasoline sales plunge to lowest level in 20 years during first year of pandemic

But environmental experts say the resulting drop in greenhouse gas emissions will not be permanent
<b>BEYOND LOCAL</b>: Virtual reality may help develop empathy for sea life and oceans

BEYOND LOCAL: Virtual reality may help develop empathy for sea life and oceans

Virtual reality may be a useful tool to increase public awareness and empathy for ocean environments
NOHA changes vaccination deadlines

NOHA changes vaccination deadlines

'While we understand that there may be disappointment in the change to the NOHA policy, we assure you that the decision is being made in the best interest of all participants'
Ontario top doc says Thanksgiving dinner is a go, but within gathering limits

Ontario top doc says Thanksgiving dinner is a go, but within gathering limits

Vaccinated groups can feel free to gather indoors without a mask, but Dr. Kieran Moore is recommending unvaccinated groups continue to wear masks indoors
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Province willing to discuss optometrist costs, but won't write blank cheque: minister

ONTARIO: Province willing to discuss optometrist costs, but won't write blank cheque: minister

Each side is calling on the other to return to the table