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<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> As environmental disasters increase, international law must recognize climate refugees

BEYOND LOCAL: As environmental disasters increase, international law must recognize climate refugees

The World Bank estimates that without radical and concerted efforts to slow climate change, 216 million people will be displaced within their own countries by 2050
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> The discovery of insulin: a story of monstrous egos and toxic rivalries

BEYOND LOCAL: The discovery of insulin: a story of monstrous egos and toxic rivalries

According to a recent World Health Organization report, about 9 million people with type 1 diabetes are alive today thanks to insulin
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> ‘Do what you love’ could be contributing to the Great Resignation

BEYOND LOCAL: ‘Do what you love’ could be contributing to the Great Resignation

The passion paradigm encourages workers to romanticize their work while blinding them to the unequal distributions of power that characterize their working lives
<b>CANADA:</b> Former federal NDP leader Alexa McDonough dies at 77

CANADA: Former federal NDP leader Alexa McDonough dies at 77

McDonough was the first woman to lead a major political party in Canada when she was elected leader of the Nova Scotia New Democrats in 1980
<b>ONTARIO:</b> High-profile cabinet minister Rod Phillips to resign seat, won't seek re-election

ONTARIO: High-profile cabinet minister Rod Phillips to resign seat, won't seek re-election

Long-term care minister said the timing of his announcement 'will allow Premier Doug Ford to appoint someone else to lead the ministry, which is currently overseeing a sector in crisis'
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Why music should be part of parents’ pandemic survival strategy

BEYOND LOCAL: Why music should be part of parents’ pandemic survival strategy

Listening to music at home or participating in musical activities might be an important way for parents and children to reduce stress, find ways to regulate their emotions and experience joy together
<b>CANADA:</b> Omicron wave may be peaking, but modelling shows COVID-19 hospitalizations to surge

CANADA: Omicron wave may be peaking, but modelling shows COVID-19 hospitalizations to surge

New federal modelling released Friday shows the wave might be cresting — or just about to do so — but health experts won't know for sure for another week or so
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> A 'wellness streak' can help manage work stressors

BEYOND LOCAL: A 'wellness streak' can help manage work stressors

Choose an activity you like, and then do that activity for as many consecutive days as you can
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Could a bench combat loneliness in seniors? One small town hopes so

ONTARIO: Could a bench combat loneliness in seniors? One small town hopes so

The bench would have a banner to indicate that whoever is sitting is open to a conversation
Ottawa to go ahead with trucker vaccine mandate after stating it would scrap it

Ottawa to go ahead with trucker vaccine mandate after stating it would scrap it

Unvaccinated American truckers will be turned back at the border, beginning this weekend