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BEYOND LOCAL: Red dresses to memory stones, collaborative activism helps causes gain momentum

BEYOND LOCAL: Red dresses to memory stones, collaborative activism helps causes gain momentum

These projects demonstrate that with inspiration, people can use accessible objects and skills they already have to participate in anti-violence activism
Suspects in separate murder, attempted murder cases died in same northern Ontario plane crash

Suspects in separate murder, attempted murder cases died in same northern Ontario plane crash

Warrant for the arrest of Duncan Howard Bailey, an alleged hit man, was issued by B.C. authorities in April; Gene Lahrkamp was wanted in Thailand for murder
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Canadians’ trips to liquor stores, pharmacies tracked via phones during pandemic

BEYOND LOCAL: Canadians’ trips to liquor stores, pharmacies tracked via phones during pandemic

Ethics committee members were surprise at how much detail the report contained, even with all identifying information stripped out
<b>CANADA:</b> Liberals looking at Canada Health Act to ensure abortion right protected: Trudeau

CANADA: Liberals looking at Canada Health Act to ensure abortion right protected: Trudeau

Liberals promised to introduce regulations under the Canada Health Act to ensure abortion services were clearly medically necessary and to be publicly funded
Ontario election campaign gets underway as leaders hit the trail

Ontario election campaign gets underway as leaders hit the trail

NDP and Liberal leaders to stump in Tory-held ridings today
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Large drone carrying firearms found in southwestern Ontario tree

BEYOND LOCAL: Large drone carrying firearms found in southwestern Ontario tree

Bag attached to the drone contained 11 handguns
MPs debate Keira's Law which would require judicial training on domestic violence

MPs debate Keira's Law which would require judicial training on domestic violence

It is the second time in recent years a bill was debated to add more training for judges
<b>CANADA:</b> Canadian Blood Services to end 'blood ban,' bring in behaviour-based screening

CANADA: Canadian Blood Services to end 'blood ban,' bring in behaviour-based screening

Asking about sexual behaviour, rather than sexual orientation, will allow more reliably TO assess the risk of infections such as HIV, agency says
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Canada sees record rise in antisemitism in 2021, surge in violence toward Jews

BEYOND LOCAL: Canada sees record rise in antisemitism in 2021, surge in violence toward Jews

Violent incidents rose by over 700 per cent from nine in 2020 to 75 in 2021
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Musk's free speech plans for Twitter to face challenges from governments: expert

BEYOND LOCAL: Musk's free speech plans for Twitter to face challenges from governments: expert

Challenges include Canada's plans to reintroduce a bill aimed at reducing hate speech on online platforms, and the European Union, which already warned Musk that the company must obey local content rules targeting harmful and false information