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<b>COVID-19:</b> Experts weigh in on why masks, social distancing are needed, even if you get the shot

COVID-19: Experts weigh in on why masks, social distancing are needed, even if you get the shot

As we celebrate the arrival of these two novel vaccines, other factors that are worth mentioning may hamper the return to our old normal life, profs say
Pandemic stress? Join 'Howl at the Full Moon Zoom' online on Jan. 28

Pandemic stress? Join 'Howl at the Full Moon Zoom' online on Jan. 28

Special guest howlers will teach about the way wolves communicate; 'We’re hoping to get as many folks as possible joining us from all over the world'
Local pet owners 'begging' province to deem grooming essential

Local pet owners 'begging' province to deem grooming essential

'There are now animals out there who are suffering and can’t get the help they need,' said local groomer; MPP says she will raise issue with provincial leaders
OSPCA offers some cool advice to keep your pets safe in cold weather

OSPCA offers some cool advice to keep your pets safe in cold weather

In cold winter conditions, it’s important to consider every part of your pet’s daily routine to ensure they are comfortable and safe at all times, official says
Staff study suggests Craigleith-area Highway 26 traffic volume up 76% since 2012

Staff study suggests Craigleith-area Highway 26 traffic volume up 76% since 2012

The study was preliminary as the town prepares for a Transportation Master Plan project
Ravens fly with Olympians' grace and an 'eerie' level of intelligence

Ravens fly with Olympians' grace and an 'eerie' level of intelligence

Ravens have a language (over 30 different sounds) and can communicate messages to other ravens, says outdoors columnist
Ontario reports 2,417 new COVID cases today

Ontario reports 2,417 new COVID cases today

The province reported 50 deaths today, 25 were residents of long-term care homes
Area family, business owners recognized for continued support of SickKids

Area family, business owners recognized for continued support of SickKids

In 2020, Sherry and Joe Shaap raised more than $37.8K in support of The Hospital for Sick Children
<b>COVID-19:</b> Steps to teacher recovery from burnout during the pandemic and beyond

COVID-19: Steps to teacher recovery from burnout during the pandemic and beyond

Seeing the light at the end of the pandemic tunnel matters, but teacher stress related to chronically under-serviced schools goes beyond COVID-19
TBM residents embrace groomed trails

TBM residents embrace groomed trails

Blue Mountains residents say grooming the Georgian Trail has been a great addition to the area’s outdoor recreational options