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<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Some long-wear makeup linked to toxins harmful to health and environment, study says

BEYOND LOCAL: Some long-wear makeup linked to toxins harmful to health and environment, study says

A paper published finds that many common cosmetic products contain signs of a class of chemicals known as polyfluoroalkyl substances — or PFAS — that can contaminate water systems for generations and have been linked to serious health risks
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Boat had lights on when it was hit by vessel operated by Linda O'Leary, witness says

ONTARIO: Boat had lights on when it was hit by vessel operated by Linda O'Leary, witness says

Richard Ruh told an Ontario court the boat he was aboard had its navigation lights – a white overhead light and two green and red lights on the bow – on at the time of the late-night crash that killed two people
<b>CANADA:</b> Violent extremists driven by ideology turning to virtual currencies, federal centre says

CANADA: Violent extremists driven by ideology turning to virtual currencies, federal centre says

The centre, known as Fintrac, tries to pinpoint cash linked to terrorism and money laundering by sifting through millions of pieces of information annually from banks, insurance companies, securities dealers, money service businesses, real estate brokers, casinos and others
<b>ONTARIO:</b> What is the notwithstanding clause? An explainer on the rarely used provision

ONTARIO: What is the notwithstanding clause? An explainer on the rarely used provision

A bill invoking the clause passed Monday and means third parties can only spend $600,000 in the 12 months before an election is called
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Self-publishing may be the answer to shakeups in the book world amid COVID-19

BEYOND LOCAL: Self-publishing may be the answer to shakeups in the book world amid COVID-19

Sales increases for self-published titles in the pandemic is likely related to the accessibility of ebooks during bookstore and library closures
<b>OPINION:</b> Why hatred should be considered a contagious disease

OPINION: Why hatred should be considered a contagious disease

Hatred is a public health issue because it often engenders widespread physical, psychological or political violence, global health prof says
<b>COVID-19:</b> Ontario's borders with Quebec, Manitoba will reopen Wednesday

COVID-19: Ontario's borders with Quebec, Manitoba will reopen Wednesday

Travellers were banned from driving into Ontario for non-essential purposes
<b>BREAKING:</b> Ontario passes election spending bill with notwithstanding clause

BREAKING: Ontario passes election spending bill with notwithstanding clause

The bill passed this afternoon after a marathon weekend debate in which opposition politicians argued the government was trying to silence criticism ahead of next June's provincial election
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Trial begins for Linda O'Leary, charged in 2019 boat crash that killed two people

ONTARIO: Trial begins for Linda O'Leary, charged in 2019 boat crash that killed two people

Linda O'Leary, the wife of celebrity businessman Kevin O'Leary, pleaded not guilty Monday to one charge of careless operation of a vessel under the Canada Shipping Act
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Terror charges laid against man accused in London attack against Muslim family

BEYOND LOCAL: Terror charges laid against man accused in London attack against Muslim family

Four family members died in the June 6 attack