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<b>COVID-19:</b> Ford says he understands parents hesitant to get their kids vaccinated

COVID-19: Ford says he understands parents hesitant to get their kids vaccinated

Health Canada is currently reviewing data from Pfizer-BioNtech, which submitted an approval request for its pediatric COVID-19 vaccine for children aged five to 11 this month
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Adolescent dating violence affects 1 in 3, but adults don't know how to help

BEYOND LOCAL: Adolescent dating violence affects 1 in 3, but adults don't know how to help

Dating violence is also a children’s rights issue, because it violates youths’ right to safe and healthy development
<b>COVID-19:</b> Not the time to 'freely go wherever,' says Tam as non-essential travel advisory lifts

COVID-19: Not the time to 'freely go wherever,' says Tam as non-essential travel advisory lifts

Being fully vaccinated, assessing the level of the pandemic in any potential destination both key when travelling, government says
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Ancient solar storm helped pinpoint the exact date Vikings settled in Newfoundland

BEYOND LOCAL: Ancient solar storm helped pinpoint the exact date Vikings settled in Newfoundland

A groundbreaking study has confirmed Vikings had settled in a remote corner of northern Newfoundland by AD 1021, establishing for the first time a precise date for the earliest European habitation in the Americas — exactly 1,000 years ago.
<b>CANADA:</b> Supreme Court sides with injured woman in snow-clearing squabble

CANADA: Supreme Court sides with injured woman in snow-clearing squabble

A woman will get another chance to sue for damages over a leg injury she suffered while climbing through snow piled by a city's plow
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Study shows how sleep deprivation affects empathy levels in first responders

BEYOND LOCAL: Study shows how sleep deprivation affects empathy levels in first responders

Sleep deprivation and emotional fatigue can hit anyone, but first responders and health-care workers are especially vulnerable due to shift work, long hours and the overall stressful nature of their jobs
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> A new fossil discovery may add hundreds of millions of years to the history of animals

BEYOND LOCAL: A new fossil discovery may add hundreds of millions of years to the history of animals

A recent fossil discovery in the Mackenzie Mountains, NWT may change how we consider animal evolution
<b>CANADA:</b> Feds, provinces agree on vaccine passport for international travel: PM

CANADA: Feds, provinces agree on vaccine passport for international travel: PM

Passport will be digital and feature a QR code that includes the vaccination history. Paper copies will also be accepted
<b>CANADA:</b> Only fully vaccinated people to be allowed in House of Commons precinct

CANADA: Only fully vaccinated people to be allowed in House of Commons precinct

When Parliament resumes on Nov. 22, no one will be allowed into the House of Commons precinct unless they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Meteorite found in B.C. could shed light on solar system's origin says physicist

BEYOND LOCAL: Meteorite found in B.C. could shed light on solar system's origin says physicist

The meteorite made its fiery way to Earth on Oct. 3, after spinning out of its orbit in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter, nearly 180 million kilometres away