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<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Artificial Intelligence can discriminate against older adults due to lack of data

BEYOND LOCAL: Artificial Intelligence can discriminate against older adults due to lack of data

Older adults are increasingly using technologies in their everyday lives, but the needs of this population are often ignored in AI design
<b> VIDEO: </b> Calgary aviation buff comes to Ontario to witness Dash 8-300's last hurrah

VIDEO: Calgary aviation buff comes to Ontario to witness Dash 8-300's last hurrah

Air Canada's Dash 8-300 a 'machine that Canadians should be proud of'. Its final passenger flight was flown from Timmins to Toronto
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> 'Congratulations, it's a girl' - Canadian doctor helps deliver baby mid-flight

BEYOND LOCAL: 'Congratulations, it's a girl' - Canadian doctor helps deliver baby mid-flight

Dr. Aisha Khatib said she squeezed in between the seats, put on a pair of gloves and got to work as her mind raced thinking about what equipment she would need to ensure a safe delivery
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Scientists study trajectory of meteorite that landed in B.C. in October

BEYOND LOCAL: Scientists study trajectory of meteorite that landed in B.C. in October

The small meteorite broke through a woman's ceiling in Golden, B.C., in October, landing on her pillow
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> As environmental disasters increase, international law must recognize climate refugees

BEYOND LOCAL: As environmental disasters increase, international law must recognize climate refugees

The World Bank estimates that without radical and concerted efforts to slow climate change, 216 million people will be displaced within their own countries by 2050
<b>CANADA:</b> Former federal NDP leader Alexa McDonough dies at 77

CANADA: Former federal NDP leader Alexa McDonough dies at 77

McDonough was the first woman to lead a major political party in Canada when she was elected leader of the Nova Scotia New Democrats in 1980
<b>ONTARIO:</b> High-profile cabinet minister Rod Phillips to resign seat, won't seek re-election

ONTARIO: High-profile cabinet minister Rod Phillips to resign seat, won't seek re-election

Long-term care minister said the timing of his announcement 'will allow Premier Doug Ford to appoint someone else to lead the ministry, which is currently overseeing a sector in crisis'
<b>CANADA:</b> Omicron wave may be peaking, but modelling shows COVID-19 hospitalizations to surge

CANADA: Omicron wave may be peaking, but modelling shows COVID-19 hospitalizations to surge

New federal modelling released Friday shows the wave might be cresting — or just about to do so — but health experts won't know for sure for another week or so
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Could a bench combat loneliness in seniors? One small town hopes so

ONTARIO: Could a bench combat loneliness in seniors? One small town hopes so

The bench would have a banner to indicate that whoever is sitting is open to a conversation
Ottawa to go ahead with trucker vaccine mandate after stating it would scrap it

Ottawa to go ahead with trucker vaccine mandate after stating it would scrap it

Unvaccinated American truckers will be turned back at the border, beginning this weekend