Skip to content

Beyond Local

BEYOND LOCAL: Drones can learn more about active, gassy volcanoes

BEYOND LOCAL: Drones can learn more about active, gassy volcanoes

Collecting these gases is key to understanding the mysterious ways of volcanoes, but it can be dangerous
BEYOND LOCAL: Pot sector wants changes, financial relief from Cannabis Act review

BEYOND LOCAL: Pot sector wants changes, financial relief from Cannabis Act review

The federal government is required by law to conduct a review three years after the legislation came into force on Oct. 17, 2018 that studies the impact of cannabis on public health, young people and Indigenous communities. 
BEYOND LOCAL: Discussions needed on children's choice to mask

BEYOND LOCAL: Discussions needed on children's choice to mask

Who is determining children’s capacity to decide whether or not to wear a mask and what’s at stake in their decision?
Governments’ automated decision-making systems reflects systemic issues

Governments’ automated decision-making systems reflects systemic issues

Software and technology can process large amounts of data instantaneously, making them highly attractive for government use
BEYOND LOCAL: Short-hop flights could be electric in a few years

BEYOND LOCAL: Short-hop flights could be electric in a few years

Small planes are easier to electrify, but larger ones aren’t far behind
BEYOND LOCAL: Memory loss tied to lack of variety in day to day events

BEYOND LOCAL: Memory loss tied to lack of variety in day to day events

Many people have reported that they became more forgetful throughout the day during the COVID-19 lockdown periods
After 14 years, arrests made in fatal hit-and-run investigation

After 14 years, arrests made in fatal hit-and-run investigation

Fergus teenager died in 2008 after being hit by a car on a country road near Elora while walking home from a party
BEYOND LOCAL: Federal Liberal cabinet weighing whether to lift COVID-19 travel measures

BEYOND LOCAL: Federal Liberal cabinet weighing whether to lift COVID-19 travel measures

The current measures are set to expire on Sept. 30; the decision to renew or lift the restrictions will be approved by federal cabinet ministers early next week
ONTARIO: Safer opioid supply leads to drop in ER visits: study

ONTARIO: Safer opioid supply leads to drop in ER visits: study

Safer opioid supply programs prescribe pharmaceutical opioids to those at high risk of overdose, as an alternative to an unregulated drug supply
BEYOND LOCAL: Digital money has changed how we live

BEYOND LOCAL: Digital money has changed how we live

Beyond just cryptocurrency, digital money is one of the predominant forms of currency used today