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<b>CANADA:</b> Passenger complaints filed in pandemic won't start to be processed until 2021

CANADA: Passenger complaints filed in pandemic won't start to be processed until 2021

CTA chairman Scott Streiner says the agency is struggling to handle another 11,000 complaints it received between last December and March
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Human rights commission to look at anti-Indigenous racism in lacrosse

ONTARIO: Human rights commission to look at anti-Indigenous racism in lacrosse

The commission announced it will meet with Six Nations of the Grand River First Nation, the Ontario Lacrosse Association, and the Canadian Lacrosse Association in the coming months to discuss how to address systemic racism against Indigenous lacrosse players
<b>CANADA:</b> Are antibiotics over-prescribed during cold and flu season?

CANADA: Are antibiotics over-prescribed during cold and flu season?

Experts say antibiotics in cold and flu season are potentially harmful and seldom helpful
<b>CANADA:</b> Restoring civil liberties post-pandemic a concern for legal experts

CANADA: Restoring civil liberties post-pandemic a concern for legal experts

Legal experts who specialize in personal freedoms have spent most of 2020 making sure those public health restrictions didn't go too far and now they're working to ensure those rights are restored when the pandemic finally comes to an end
<b>ONTARIO:</b> 22 per cent of rapid COVID-19 tests in Ontario reporting false negatives, experts say

ONTARIO: 22 per cent of rapid COVID-19 tests in Ontario reporting false negatives, experts say

The Medical Laboratory Professionals' Association of Ontario is encouraging those who test negative from a rapid test to continue to monitor symptoms
<b>CANADA:</b> Experts say solitary confinement by any other name is still torture

CANADA: Experts say solitary confinement by any other name is still torture

Isolating prisoners in cells with no contact and little activity over a sustained period of time amounts to torture, PhD candidates say
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Over 20 Metro products across the province recalled due to possible salmonella

ONTARIO: Over 20 Metro products across the province recalled due to possible salmonella

CFIA says products should be thrown out or returned to the store from where they were purchased
<b>CANADA:</b> Why the 'extreme intoxication' defence is dangerous for women

CANADA: Why the 'extreme intoxication' defence is dangerous for women

The extreme intoxication defence is often successful when used, usually in cases involving male violence against women
<b>CANADA:</b> Rogers Centre owner shelves plans for Toronto Blue Jays' stadium amid pandemic

CANADA: Rogers Centre owner shelves plans for Toronto Blue Jays' stadium amid pandemic

The telecommunications company and owner of the Blue Jays baseball team says its primary focus this year is keeping staff safe and maintaining operations, and it has no update on the status of the Rogers Centre stadium
<b>WORLD:</b> Canada might not compete at international figure skating championships - if they happen

WORLD: Canada might not compete at international figure skating championships - if they happen

The Swedish Figure Skating Association hopes to hold the March 22-28 event in a "bubble" in Stockholm, the organization said on its website