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<b>CANADA:</b> Fertility clinic reports 180% increase in elective egg freezing

CANADA: Fertility clinic reports 180% increase in elective egg freezing

Women can keep their eggs frozen for as long as they want but guidelines recommend using them before they turn 50
<b>CANADA:</b> National report finds in 2018, a female was killed every 2.5 days

CANADA: National report finds in 2018, a female was killed every 2.5 days

The report said 148 women and girls were killed in 133 incidents in 2018, with 140 people accused in their deaths
<b>CANADA</b> Liberals write off $163 million in student loans that feds can't collect

CANADA Liberals write off $163 million in student loans that feds can't collect

It is the fourth time in the last five years that the government has written off outstanding student loans
<b>CANADA:</b> Halifax boat sinking claims life of deckhand

CANADA: Halifax boat sinking claims life of deckhand

Max Hinch of Cole Harbour leaves behind a fiancée and a 4-year-old son
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Dental Association wants Ford to invest more in public programs

ONTARIO: Dental Association wants Ford to invest more in public programs

According to the President of the Association, the province can save millions in unnecessary hospital and doctor visits
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Carleton U students sent into a panic over false information about an 'active attacker'

ONTARIO: Carleton U students sent into a panic over false information about an 'active attacker'

One student explained that the message even worried his professor
CANADA: Suspects have stolen 'significant quantity' of $1 and $2 bills in Moncton

CANADA: Suspects have stolen 'significant quantity' of $1 and $2 bills in Moncton

The bills — which were circulated in the mid to late 1980s — are still legal tender but are considered collectibles and are rarely used
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> The good, the bad and the salty about what we use to de-ice our roads

BEYOND LOCAL: The good, the bad and the salty about what we use to de-ice our roads

Researchers from Queen's University say road salt makes winter driving safer, but may have negative impacts on the environment
<b>CANADA:</b> How the Humboldt Broncos tragedy unfolded, according to the agreed statement of facts

CANADA: How the Humboldt Broncos tragedy unfolded, according to the agreed statement of facts

Sentencing for Jaskirat Sidhu will take place over the next five days
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Taking an ice-cold dip might make you happier, writer says

BEYOND LOCAL: Taking an ice-cold dip might make you happier, writer says

The cold water, Canadian writer based in Helsinki Katja Pantzar says, helps release endorphins, maintain mood balance, triggers the brain’s reward and pleasure centres, and much more