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<b>ONTARIO:</b> Class sizes to remain 'effectively the same' as last year, Education Minister claims

ONTARIO: Class sizes to remain 'effectively the same' as last year, Education Minister claims

The Education Minister said there will be no changes to class sizes for students in kindergarten to Grade 3 while one additional student will be added per class in Grades 4 to 8
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Speeding is the strongest predictor of car crashes, study says

BEYOND LOCAL: Speeding is the strongest predictor of car crashes, study says

Researchers looked over 28 million trips for possible links between four bad driving behaviours - speeding, hard braking, hard acceleration and hard cornering - and how those behaviours factored into crashes
<b>CANADA:</b> Artist makes Dartmouth crosswalk look 3D. City paints over it

CANADA: Artist makes Dartmouth crosswalk look 3D. City paints over it

According to a municipal spokesperson, the artist has been notified that the removal has resumed
<b>ONTARIO:</b> 50 cannabis retail licences to be awarded in second lottery

ONTARIO: 50 cannabis retail licences to be awarded in second lottery

The new stores will be allowed to open on a rolling basis starting in October.
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Funding cuts to public health, child care to start Jan 1

ONTARIO: Funding cuts to public health, child care to start Jan 1

Municipalities will also have to pay 20 per cent of the cost of creating new child care spaces, which the province previously fully funded
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Pot producer donates $100k to plant more trees across the province

ONTARIO: Pot producer donates $100k to plant more trees across the province

Canopy Growth is putting forth the funding after Forests Ontario lost funding in this year's provincial budget
<b>ONTARIO:</b> University of Waterloo student gets tuition help from Taylor Swift

ONTARIO: University of Waterloo student gets tuition help from Taylor Swift

Pop star Taylor Swift deposited over $6,000 into Ayesha Khurram's bank account to help with tuition costs
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Researchers link impulsive behaviour in kids to sleep, screen time

BEYOND LOCAL: Researchers link impulsive behaviour in kids to sleep, screen time

"Impulsive behaviour is associated with numerous mental health and addiction problems, including eating disorders, behavioural addictions and substance abuse," says the study's lead author
Poll shows over half of Canadians considering a career change

Poll shows over half of Canadians considering a career change

Edward Jones polled Canadians and found that 54 per cent of them have thought about changing careers in the last year
<b>CANADA:</b> U.S private education lobbying group sets up Ontario division

CANADA: U.S private education lobbying group sets up Ontario division

Education Minister says the government has no intention of diverting funds from the public school system