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<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> A 'wellness streak' can help manage work stressors

BEYOND LOCAL: A 'wellness streak' can help manage work stressors

Choose an activity you like, and then do that activity for as many consecutive days as you can
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Could a bench combat loneliness in seniors? One small town hopes so

ONTARIO: Could a bench combat loneliness in seniors? One small town hopes so

The bench would have a banner to indicate that whoever is sitting is open to a conversation
Ottawa to go ahead with trucker vaccine mandate after stating it would scrap it

Ottawa to go ahead with trucker vaccine mandate after stating it would scrap it

Unvaccinated American truckers will be turned back at the border, beginning this weekend
<b>COVID-19:</b> Ontario top doc stresses safety of kid vaccines after calling them too new to mandate

COVID-19: Ontario top doc stresses safety of kid vaccines after calling them too new to mandate

Dr. Kieran Moore made the clarifying statement on Wednesday, after saying earlier in the day that the vaccines are too new to require that children take them to attend school
<b>COVID-19:</b> PM needs more info on Quebec's no-vax tax, Ottawa struggles to deliver rapid tests

COVID-19: PM needs more info on Quebec's no-vax tax, Ottawa struggles to deliver rapid tests

'Details matter. We need to know exactly what measures they're putting forward. We need to know the terms and conditions so we can know if it'll be effective,' Trudeau said on Wednesday
<b>COVID-19:</b> Unvaccinated Canadian truckers will not have to quarantine when crossing border: CSBA

COVID-19: Unvaccinated Canadian truckers will not have to quarantine when crossing border: CSBA

New rule will still take effect for American truckers starting this weekend, with drivers being turned away at the border unless they've been inoculated
<b>CANADA:</b> Government extends repayment deadline to emergency business account to 2023

CANADA: Government extends repayment deadline to emergency business account to 2023

Loan forgiveness deadline also extended
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Ontario to temporarily change G driving test to help tackle backlog: government

BEYOND LOCAL: Ontario to temporarily change G driving test to help tackle backlog: government

A spokeswoman for Transportation Minister Caroline Mulroney says the province will remove some elements from the G test that are also assessed in the lower-level G2 test
<b>COVID-19:</b> Quebec to force unvaccinated to pay 'significant' financial penalty

COVID-19: Quebec to force unvaccinated to pay 'significant' financial penalty

About 10 per cent of adult Quebecers aren't vaccinated, but they represent about half of all patients in intensive care, Legault said, adding that the unvaccinated 'should be forced to pay for the extra burden they are placing on the health-care system'
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> 'Why do I feel so guilty?' Saskatchewan residents sending rapid tests out of province

BEYOND LOCAL: 'Why do I feel so guilty?' Saskatchewan residents sending rapid tests out of province

It's puzzling for most people elsewhere in Canada where the demand for tests vastly outweighs supply