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BEYOND LOCAL: Six arrested in Pearson Airport gold, cash heist

BEYOND LOCAL: Six arrested in Pearson Airport gold, cash heist

Warrants issued for three others; two of the suspects were Air Canada employees, police say
Ontario hopes to start building Highway 413 within a year: transportation minister

Ontario hopes to start building Highway 413 within a year: transportation minister

The province has touted the proposed 52 km road as part of its plan to fight gridlock and expand public transit but it's become a flashpoint for environmentalists and other critics
BEYOND LOCAL: WestJet tells passengers to pack snacks as Pearson catering staff strike

BEYOND LOCAL: WestJet tells passengers to pack snacks as Pearson catering staff strike

The work stoppage by on-board food supplier Gate Gourmet also affects passengers on Air Canada and most other flights at Toronto Pearson International Airport
BEYOND LOCAL: Northern ontario artist's work tours NYC

BEYOND LOCAL: Northern ontario artist's work tours NYC

She's embracing AI and sees it as a 'major growth area in the art industry'
BEYOND LOCAL: Strawberries in space: North Vancouver firm wins $380,000 with out-of-this-world menu

BEYOND LOCAL: Strawberries in space: North Vancouver firm wins $380,000 with out-of-this-world menu

A joint statement from the Canadian Space Agency and NASA said the company's CANGrow system has the potential to sustain astronauts during long-duration missions into space, while also addressing food security in isolated communities on Earth
BEYOND LOCAL: Plan to count rent payments toward credit scores needs safeguards: advocates

BEYOND LOCAL: Plan to count rent payments toward credit scores needs safeguards: advocates

Experts noted that a major challenge would be working with provinces to normalize credit reporting, since it falls under provincial jurisdiction
BEYOND LOCAL: No inflation here: Masters' menu still includes $1.50 pimento cheese sandwiches

BEYOND LOCAL: No inflation here: Masters' menu still includes $1.50 pimento cheese sandwiches

Inflation may be driving up the food cost around the country, but patrons generally won’t see those increases at Augusta National
BEYOND LOCAL: Canada's Aaliyah Edwards ready to achieve pro dream with WNBA draft around the corner

BEYOND LOCAL: Canada's Aaliyah Edwards ready to achieve pro dream with WNBA draft around the corner

Edwards declared for the draft on March 21, referring to the recent NCAA women's basketball tournament as her "last dance."
BEYOND LOCAL: Drought, heat raise risk of repeat of last summer's record-breaking wildfires

BEYOND LOCAL: Drought, heat raise risk of repeat of last summer's record-breaking wildfires

The 2023 fire season was Canada's worst on record, with more than 6,600 fires burning more than 15 million hectares, an area almost twice the size of Lake Superior
BEYOND LOCAL: A bunch of people dressed up as the sun in Niagara Falls and broke a Guinness record

BEYOND LOCAL: A bunch of people dressed up as the sun in Niagara Falls and broke a Guinness record

If you're wondering whether there is a Guinness World Record for "largest gathering of people dressed as the sun", the answer is, yes, and it now belongs to Niagara Falls, Ont.
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