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<b>ONTARIO:</b> What a Rush! Barrie Zehr's beer wall a hit for iconic Canadian band

ONTARIO: What a Rush! Barrie Zehr's beer wall a hit for iconic Canadian band

'I’ve seen them live about 13 times, so yeah, I am a huge Rush fan. They’re my idols,' says Barrie grocery manager, whose 'beer throne' has been featured on Rush's social media
<b>CANADA:</b> Four leaders square off in first televised debate of federal election campaign

CANADA: Four leaders square off in first televised debate of federal election campaign

Only four leaders — the Liberals' Justin Trudeau, the Conservatives' Erin O'Toole, the Bloc Québécois' Yves-Francois Blanchet and the NDP's Jagmeet Singh — will take part

Canadian election 2021: Do strategic voting campaigns actually work?

Strategic voting occurs when a voter casts a ballot not for their preferred candidate, but for the candidate they think is best positioned to defeat their least desired candidate
<b>COVID-19:</b> Ontario lifts class size, distancing requirements in indoor post-secondary classrooms

COVID-19: Ontario lifts class size, distancing requirements in indoor post-secondary classrooms

Schools also have the option to require vaccines for those without a medical exemption
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Fergus backs its local bagpiper after by-law officers, police visit due to complaints

ONTARIO: Fergus backs its local bagpiper after by-law officers, police visit due to complaints

Community showing their support for local bagpiper Peter Hummel with lawn signs after complaints to bylaw and police
<b>CANADA:</b> Tories target Trudeau on economy as new StatCan figures show recent contraction

CANADA: Tories target Trudeau on economy as new StatCan figures show recent contraction

Conservatives, NDP show momentum heading into second half of campaign: poll
COVID-19: Here’s what Pfizer's FDA approval means for unvaccinated people, organizations and pharma

COVID-19: Here’s what Pfizer's FDA approval means for unvaccinated people, organizations and pharma

FDA approval of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine may boost vaccination rates among those who have been hesitant to get the shot
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Some boards taking individual approach to 'learning loss' as classes approach

ONTARIO: Some boards taking individual approach to 'learning loss' as classes approach

Psychologist Todd Cunningham, who specializes in academic interventions for students with learning disabilities, said it's likely that students will be returning to school with a wide range of academic needs that schools should be prepared to meet
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Critics call for haste on vaccine certificates as government develops policy

ONTARIO: Critics call for haste on vaccine certificates as government develops policy

Opposition Leader Andrea Horwath accused Premier Doug Ford of dragging his feet on the issue and putting Ontario "in a dangerous position" as it heads into the fourth wave of the pandemic
<b>COVID-19:</b> Tourism association 'caught off guard' by U.S. travel advisory for Canada

COVID-19: Tourism association 'caught off guard' by U.S. travel advisory for Canada

The Travel Industry Association of Canada says the decision will further hurt the country's battered tourism businesses