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BEYOND LOCAL: Aging population will widen agriculture labour gap: report

BEYOND LOCAL: Aging population will widen agriculture labour gap: report

Report also predicts a growing skills gap, as managers make up more than half of projected retirees but younger workers are not expected to be able to fill those roles
BEYOND LOCAL: Ottawa considers changes to clean electricity rules after consultations

BEYOND LOCAL: Ottawa considers changes to clean electricity rules after consultations

Proposed changes would change several provisions that industry and provincial governments objected to in the original version
BEYOND LOCAL: Air Canada ramp-up slows as Canadians remain eager to fly

BEYOND LOCAL: Air Canada ramp-up slows as Canadians remain eager to fly

The carrier's brake tapping means it won't exceed 2019 capacity levels until 2025, five years after the COVID-19 pandemic first hammered the travel industry
BEYOND LOCAL: How grocers decide what gets donated and what gets dumped

BEYOND LOCAL: How grocers decide what gets donated and what gets dumped

For those that don’t sell in time, most stores try to donate them to food banks rather than throw them away. 
BEYOND LOCAL: EVs are suddenly hot − but the industry has travelled a long road to relevance

BEYOND LOCAL: EVs are suddenly hot − but the industry has travelled a long road to relevance

EVs are a new old technology. Most people don’t know that they’ve been commercially available since as far back as the 1890s
BEYOND LOCAL: Prince Harry hits 99 km/h on skeleton sled in B.C., says 'everybody should do it'

BEYOND LOCAL: Prince Harry hits 99 km/h on skeleton sled in B.C., says 'everybody should do it'

Harry, who topped out at 99 km/h on both runs, was in Whistler with wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, to visit Invictus Games athletes taking part in training camps and to promote the Games coming to Vancouver and Whistler next year
BEYOND LOCAL: Decorated Canadian curler Jennifer Jones to retire from women's team curling

BEYOND LOCAL: Decorated Canadian curler Jennifer Jones to retire from women's team curling

Her six Canadian women's championships won between 20015 and 2018 ties Jennifer Jones with former Nova Scotia skip Colleen Jones for the most
BEYOND LOCAL: Doing more with fewer resources could lead to less context in news

BEYOND LOCAL: Doing more with fewer resources could lead to less context in news

Concordia University associate journalism professor says journalists are being tasked with doing more despite fewer resources which can lead to stories that aren't as deep as viewers expect
BEYOND LOCAL: World Cup to boost Toronto, Vancouver tourism, but how much is unclear

BEYOND LOCAL: World Cup to boost Toronto, Vancouver tourism, but how much is unclear

The City of Toronto said the event is expected to create 3,585 jobs and draw more than 300,000 visitors, and that Canada should see a $1.2-billion boost to its GDP from the Vancouver and Toronto games combined
BEYOND LOCAL: 'Like a time capsule': Woman's forgotten wallet found at Toronto mall 40 years later

BEYOND LOCAL: 'Like a time capsule': Woman's forgotten wallet found at Toronto mall 40 years later

The wallet with a flower motif contained her mother’s immigration documents, a photo of Austin as a pigtailed child and another one of her father, a bank card and a Toronto Public Library card