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<b>CANADA:</b> Grassroots groups call on Parliament to create just transition act in first 100 days

CANADA: Grassroots groups call on Parliament to create just transition act in first 100 days

From Oct. 12 to 17, more than 50 events are happening in nine provinces to pressure politicians to take action
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Shredded Banksy artwork sells for $25.4 million at auction

BEYOND LOCAL: Shredded Banksy artwork sells for $25.4 million at auction

LONDON (AP) — A work by British street artist Banksy that sensationally self-shredded just after it sold at auction three years ago fetched 18.5 million pounds ($25.
<b>CANADA:</b> No evidence freight train set off wildfire in Lytton, B.C.: TSB

CANADA: No evidence freight train set off wildfire in Lytton, B.C.: TSB

The agency said Thursday that unless new information comes forward, it has no need to investigate further
<b>CANADA:</b> Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to visit Tk’emlúps te Secwepemc in B.C. next week

CANADA: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to visit Tk’emlúps te Secwepemc in B.C. next week

The Oct. 18 trip follows his apology to Chief Rosanne Casimir for not having responded to invitations to visit on Sept. 30, the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Hospitals seeing low rates of staff losses to mandatory vaccine policies

ONTARIO: Hospitals seeing low rates of staff losses to mandatory vaccine policies

Nearly 97 per cent of staff are either fully or partially vaccinated and have attested they will have both doses by Nov. 9
OPINION: Education systems must take action to reckon with the graves of Indigenous children

OPINION: Education systems must take action to reckon with the graves of Indigenous children

Even as the number of unmarked graves continues to rise and school flags remain lowered, there is little to no direction by the education system
<b>COVID-19:</b> U.S. to accept travellers immunized with vaccines approved by WHO, FDA, says CDC

COVID-19: U.S. to accept travellers immunized with vaccines approved by WHO, FDA, says CDC

Canadians immunized with the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine will be able to travel to the U.S. when new travel rules come into play next month
BEYOND LOCAL: Ancient water management techniques may help farmers experiencing drought

BEYOND LOCAL: Ancient water management techniques may help farmers experiencing drought

Droughts adversely affected food supply and helped send meat prices rising three times faster than inflation
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> New evidence puts human in the Americas thousands of years earlier

BEYOND LOCAL: New evidence puts human in the Americas thousands of years earlier

Archaeologists recently claimed that evidence from Chiquihuite Cave suggests humans occupied the Americas around 30,000 years ago
<b>OPINION:</b> Why some families are opting for distance learning regardless of COVID-19

OPINION: Why some families are opting for distance learning regardless of COVID-19

Online schooling existed in limited formats long before the pandemic and has been valuable for certain students and specific circumstances