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Nearly three out of four Canadians say virtual conferencing tools an 'excellent' alternative to interacting in person -- From the sound of it, in-person meetings and events may still be a long way off for many Canadians

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Brock University professor hits back over diversity essay, says social media 'rage' to blame -- Tomas Hudlicky says he stands by his views, which he argues were misinterpreted

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B.C. professor says one-year suspension over Facebook post 'violates his academic freedom' -- 'One can debate some of the details of the following statement but the bottom line is that it comes out in support of academic freedom, even when it goes against the university, and the union's, positions,' his Facebook post said

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Fat shaming is officially over with release of new clinical guidelines for treating obesity -- The recommendations, summarized in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, aim to transform obesity from a stigmatized condition to a chronic medical illness

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'A huge catastrophe': Massive explosion in Beirut kills at least 70 and injures thousands - Lebanon's interior minister said initial information indicated highly explosive material, seized years ago, that had been stored at the port had blown up

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Colby Cosh: Why a Rhode Island mobster may save a Boston bomber's life -- If the Justice Department wants Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to face the needle, it will have to appeal upwards or go for a do-over of the 'penalty phase'

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Alberta mandating masks for students and staff when schools reopen in September -- Dr. Deena Hinshaw said making masks mandatory in schools is similar to reopening plans announced in Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia

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Rex Murphy: Trudeau needs an ethics director to call his own -- Think of such an appointment as someone who can give the prime minister a sense of the ruts and bumps ahead. It's a gem of an idea

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Government recoups $19.5M after selling G7 summit vehicles first bought for $23M -- The government provided the sales data on the 575 vehicles it sold through an order paper question in the House of Commons

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It's not your imagination — study finds day is longer when you work from home -- A massive study of the world's work habits since COVID-19 lockdowns went into effect shows the average workday is nearly an hour longer

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Cross-border steel worker forced to choose between job and kids wins COVID-19 ruling -- The case underscored quirks of cross-border quarantine rules, which have allowed thousands of American workers to visit a Canadian steel plant

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Quebec company with no factory in Canada lands 10-year $133M sole-sourced federal deal to make PPE -- Medicom has since received a $4M loan from the Government of Québec to build a new factory in Montréal and the contractor hired was SNC-Lavalin Group

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COVID-19 conspiracy theories are creating a 'public health crisis' in Canada: experts -- They warn misinformation shared online may lead to devastating consequences and push Canadians to shun important safety measures

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