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<b>CANADA:</b> Government calls inquiry into use of Emergencies Act <b>(updated)</b>

CANADA: Government calls inquiry into use of Emergencies Act (updated)

Emergency Act was invoked earlier this year during blockades at Canadian border crossings and in Ottawa
Traditional ways: Dogsled race covers 500 kilometres in the High Arctic

Traditional ways: Dogsled race covers 500 kilometres in the High Arctic

Fourteen teams took off from Arctic Bay six days ago and are expected to arrive in Igloolik on Monday
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Canadiens legend Guy Lafleur, a dominant force in his generation, dead at 70

BEYOND LOCAL: Canadiens legend Guy Lafleur, a dominant force in his generation, dead at 70

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, a noted Canadiens fan, said Lafleur was 'unlike anyone else on the ice'
<b>CANADA:</b> CEO says Flair Airlines has resolved foreign ownership issue — mostly — amid regulatory probe

CANADA: CEO says Flair Airlines has resolved foreign ownership issue — mostly — amid regulatory probe

'Domestic control and ownership is not just a ‘nice to have,’ it is a necessary underpinning of the system, and should be defended,' say airline groups
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Few details emerge at meeting about why Cree author’s book removed from library collection

BEYOND LOCAL: Few details emerge at meeting about why Cree author’s book removed from library collection

'The Great Bear' by David A. Robertson was pulled from Durham District School Board’s library collection for review
That costs what?! A look at how much some consumer prices went up in the last year

That costs what?! A look at how much some consumer prices went up in the last year

Here's a look at how much some prices have gone up between March 2021 and March 2022 at the grocery store
<b>COVID-19:</b> One-quarter of Canadians have been infected with COVID-19, poll suggests

COVID-19: One-quarter of Canadians have been infected with COVID-19, poll suggests

Rate of reported infection sat higher than what the official data has suggested, said Leger and the Association for Canadian Studies' executive vice-president
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Two newly-discovered giant dinosaur species could  be missing apex predators

BEYOND LOCAL: Two newly-discovered giant dinosaur species could be missing apex predators

a tyrannosaur from Canada and a carcharodontosaur from Uzbekistan were recently discovered and show some interesting parallels
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Food insecurity and hunger aren't caused by over-population

BEYOND LOCAL: Food insecurity and hunger aren't caused by over-population

Despite adequate food production globally, poverty and inequality restrict many people’s access to healthy food
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Toronto police seize 189kg of cocaine, 97kg of crystal methamphetamine

BEYOND LOCAL: Toronto police seize 189kg of cocaine, 97kg of crystal methamphetamine

Investigators say the bust is the largest single-day seizure of drugs in the history of the Toronto Police Service