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BEYOND LOCAL: Quebec judge authorizes lawsuit against 'addictive' Fortnite video game

BEYOND LOCAL: Quebec judge authorizes lawsuit against 'addictive' Fortnite video game

Justice Sylvain Lussier issued the ruling on Wednesday after hearing arguments in July regarding the class-action request from three parents who described how their children had symptoms of severe dependence after playing the game.
BEYOND LOCAL: Ontario proposal puts wetlands at further risk

BEYOND LOCAL: Ontario proposal puts wetlands at further risk

The auditor general found "substantial delays" between a wetland's evaluation and approval by the Ministry of Natural Resources
CANADA: Pandemic, slower U.S. migration see Canada closing workforce gap

CANADA: Pandemic, slower U.S. migration see Canada closing workforce gap

WASHINGTON — Since the global onset of COVID-19, Canada has been gradually closing the gap with the United States when it comes to attracting and keeping an important economic prize: new permanent residents.
CANADA: Here's what '30 by 30' conservation could mean in Canada

CANADA: Here's what '30 by 30' conservation could mean in Canada

As of December 2021, Canada had conserved 13.5 per cent of land and almost 14 per cent of marine territory
CANADA: Key interest rate hiked by half percentage point

CANADA: Key interest rate hiked by half percentage point

But Bank of Canada signals it may pause aggressive rate hike cycle
CANADA: Over 900 cases of discrimination reported last season, says Hockey Canada

CANADA: Over 900 cases of discrimination reported last season, says Hockey Canada

512 penalties for discrimination were called by officials; 415 allegations were investigated after the fact, report finds
'We're lost:' Couple mourns after beloved dog shot by neighbour

'We're lost:' Couple mourns after beloved dog shot by neighbour

A Nottawa home with an 'oasis' for a backyard now feels like a crime scene for its owners as they are haunted by the 'inhumane' death of their dog
Sudbury MP supports pension change in wake of Laurentian debacle

Sudbury MP supports pension change in wake of Laurentian debacle

The Pension Protection Act will, if passed, ensure bankruptcy and insolvency issues won’t destroy what people have worked for, Sudbury MP said in reference to financial insolvency at Laurentian University
BEYOND LOCAL: Canada claims its first Davis Cup after defeating Australia

BEYOND LOCAL: Canada claims its first Davis Cup after defeating Australia

They won Germany in the quarterfinals Thursday, Italy in Saturday’s semifinal and then swept their two singles match against Australia on Sunday
BEYOND LOCAL: Canada eliminated from men's World Cup after loss to Croatia

BEYOND LOCAL: Canada eliminated from men's World Cup after loss to Croatia

'We did our best, we fought the entire game. We’re looking forward to the next game and hopefully we get some points,' said Alphonso Davies, who scored Canada's first-ever World Cup goal