Canada

November 12, 2022

She mostly hid her age at U of T. Now this 18-year-old has a master's degree

Isabel Jewel, 18, and her older sister Sophia both graduated this week with master's degrees from the University of Toronto. The sisters began undergraduate degrees at the University of Alberta at just 12 and 14 years old.
November 12, 2022

Putting a price on nature can help municipalities adapt to climate change

By putting a value on things like wetlands, forests and coastlines, municipalities can make a financial case to invest in, protect and restore ecosystems while also benefitting from the services they provide. 
November 12, 2022

Don't assume Danielle Smith will stop re-litigating COVID if that's what Albertans want

When the new premier despairs over COVID restrictions, she's siding with minority opinion in the province.
November 12, 2022

From a 4-day work week to immigration control, Green leadership candidates make their final policy pitches

Candidates for the leadership of the Green Party have been selling their visions for the party's future. On Nov. 19, one of them (or maybe two) will take over.
November 12, 2022

Author Sylvia Fraser powerful memoir recounting childhood sexual abuse helped remove the stigma placed on victims

In addition to writing novels, magazine articles and non-fiction works, she helped start an important public conversation about childhood sexual abuse. She is dead at 87
November 12, 2022

Alberta schools see significant increase in absences related to respiratory illnesses

At least two dozen schools have surpassed absentee rates of 20 per cent, double the rate that triggers Alberta Health Service’s to place an institution on outbreak status
November 12, 2022

Interim report on unmarked graves finds Indigenous communities still face insufficient funding, lack of access to records

The interim report outlines how some Indigenous communities are still unsure how to participate in burial searches or gain access to suspected burial sites on private land
November 12, 2022

Unions planned nationwide protests to counter Ford’s use of notwithstanding clause

Union leaders discussed temporarily shutting ports, Confederation Bridge, before Ontario Premier backed down
November 12, 2022

Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto reduces surgeries to preserve critical care

Busy SickKids hospital Toronto cuts surgeries
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