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<b>CANADA:</b> Watchdog says prisons are failing to meet health, end-of-life needs for inmates

CANADA: Watchdog says prisons are failing to meet health, end-of-life needs for inmates

Older inmates account for one-quarter of the inmate population in federal institutions, with their numbers increasing by 50 per cent over the last decade
She shoots, she scores at Aurora Panthers night skate! <b>(9 photos)</b>

She shoots, she scores at Aurora Panthers night skate! (9 photos)

Members of the Central York Girls Hockey Association skate with the community to help raise awareness about girls hockey at the Newmarket Lions outdoor community hockey rink. Non-perishable food donations will be donated to Belinda's Place.
Seedy Saturday Newmarket plants thoughts of spring, gardening <b>(9 photos)</b>

Seedy Saturday Newmarket plants thoughts of spring, gardening (9 photos)

The free York Region Food Network event attracted a crowd for seed exchange and sale, vendors' market, educational talks, and more
Village Media CEO featured at next talk hosted by StartUP Sault

Village Media CEO featured at next talk hosted by StartUP Sault

Jeff Elgie will speak at March 13 event
Hey, high school students! Want to win a $1K Give Back award?

Hey, high school students! Want to win a $1K Give Back award?

Magna International's Neighbourhood Network to award 20 graduating high school students who have made significant contributions to their communities
<b>CANADA:</b> Critics call new code of conduct for handling abuse allegations 'toothless'

CANADA: Critics call new code of conduct for handling abuse allegations 'toothless'

Duncan's announcement came shortly after a CBC investigation found over 200 coaches in Canada have been convicted of sexual abuse in the last 20 years and another 34 cases involving coaches are before the courts
Minds in Motion dementia program arrives in York Region

Minds in Motion dementia program arrives in York Region

The Alzheimer Society of York Region offers new, 8-week program for those living with early to mid-stage dementia and their care partners
Good morning, Newmarket!

Good morning, Newmarket!

Mainly cloudy with a chance of late day flurries.
<b>CANADA:</b> Stats Canada credits Liberals' signature child benefit for drop in poverty rates

CANADA: Stats Canada credits Liberals' signature child benefit for drop in poverty rates

The next part of the plan proposes a drop to 50 per cent of 2015 levels by 2030, which will require thought about how to "make more of a dent in those who are living in and with extreme poverty"
Police agencies team up to help prevent people from becoming victims of fraud

Police agencies team up to help prevent people from becoming victims of fraud

Regardless of age, gender or location, everyone can take basic steps to better protect themselves from becoming a victim of fraud, say police