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  • Is vaping tax enough to stop future generations from getting hooked?
    Vaping is set to get more expensive this summer, thanks to a federal tax increase announced in Canada’s federal budget this year. Ottawa says making vaping more expensive means fewer will take up the habit, which health experts warn can result in the same kind of health problems plaguing cigarette smokers. But as David Akin...
    Canada
    9 hours
  • What’s in a vape? Study uses AI to help identify hundreds of toxic chemicals
    A new study from Ireland has found that flavoured vapes may produce over 100 toxic chemicals that could cause immediate harm when inhaled. Global’s Joe Scarpelli finds out just what kind of harm vaping could be doing to your health.
    Health
    May 11
  • Ontario cracking down on cell phone usage, vaping at school
    Canada’s biggest province, Ontario, is cracking down on cell phones in class and making changes to the rules when it comes to vaping. The province says it’s plan includes some of the strongest measures in this country to “protect the “mental and physical health” of children and to curb distraction at school, but some advocates...
    Canada
    Apr 28
  • Ontario education minister calls for guardrails around vape detectors in washrooms
    Ontario Education Minister Stephen Lecce says guardrails are needed for new vape detectors after a school installed sound and vape monitoring hardware in bathrooms. Global News’ Queen’s Park Bureau Chief Colin D’Mello reports.
    Health
    May 1
  • Toxic metals in vapes linked with major health problems in youth, study finds
    Recent data has shown that Canadian youth have some of the highest vaping rates in the world. Now, a new study has found a link between vaping and exposure to toxic metals, such as lead and uranium. It says even just short-term use could cause systemic harm to youth. Naomi Barghiel reports.
    Health
    May 3
  • Ontario unveils plan to ban cell phones, vapes from classrooms
    Ontario Education Minister Stephen Lecce announced on Sunday the province’s plan to ban cell phones and vapes from classrooms, with enforcement starting in the fall. In addition, he announced $17.5 million in funding to bolster mental health supports to connect students and families with mental health services.
    Canada
    Apr 28
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  • Ontario school board installs vape detectors that also listen for loud noises in washrooms
    The Peel District School Board has installed vape detectors in some of its washrooms that also listen for loud noises. The board says it needs to get serious tackling students vaping on its property but one privacy expert worries the technology could lead to stricter surveillance in the future. Global News’ Queen’s Park Bureau Chief...
    Global News at 5:30 Toronto
    Apr 29
  • Health Matters: Federal budget increases taxes for tobacco, vaping
    The federal government is boosting taxes for tobacco and vaping as laid out in its 2024 budget. The government will collect an additional four dollars per carton of 200 cigarettes. Katherine Ward has this story and more in Health Matters for April 17, 2024.
    Health Matters
    Apr 17
  • ‘Teachers want kids to pay attention,’ Ford says as Ontario limits cell phone use in schools
    The Ontario government announced on Sunday that it’s introducing new limits on cellphone use in schools and banning vaping devices in a move to reduce distractions in classrooms and improve the health of children. Responding to the announcement on Monday, Premier Doug Ford said, “Teacher’s want the kids to pay attention.”
    Canada
    Apr 29
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  • Health Matters: New Zealand moves to ban vapes
    New Zealand says it will ban disposable e-cigarettes, or vapes, and raise financial penalties for those who sell the products to minors. The move comes less than a month after the government repealed a unique law enacted by the previous left-leaning government. Katherine Ward has this story and more in Health Matters for Mar. 20,...
    Health Matters
    Mar 20
  • Fire at vape shop in Peterborough an act of arson: police
    Police say a fire at a vape shop in Peterborough, Ont., early Saturday is an act of arson. Officers around 5 a.m. found a door smashed and a fire set inside the My Vapour Guy store at the Brealey Plaze on Lansdowne Street West. No injuries were reported but a suspect was seen leaving the...
    Crime
    Mar 4
  • Global News at 5:30 Toronto: April 29, 2024
    The Ford government looking to restrict cellphone use at Ontario schools and ban vaping – we have the details and reaction. A son on trial for the murder of his own mother. And, the drive to stay alive in game five – can the Maple Leafs keep their playoff ambitions going?
    Global News at 5:30 Toronto
    Apr 29
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  • Global News at 6 Toronto: April 28, 2024
    The Ontario government is unveiling new measures to crack down on what they say is an alarming rise of vaping and cellphone use in classrooms. Plus, Toronto police ask for help identifying a suspect accused of setting three vehicles on fire over the past week. And Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Toronto Mayor Olivia Chow...
    Global News at 6 Toronto
    Apr 28
  • Global National: May 19
    The Iranian president, a hardliner who was touted as a potential successor to the country’s supreme leader, was returning from neighbouring Azerbaijan when the helicopter carrying him and his foreign minister suffered a hard landing. President Ebrahim Raisi was instrumental in the recent crackdown against protesters demanding freedom for women in Iran, and news of...
    Global National
    12 hours
  • RPS tape off Regent Park during investigation
    On Monday, a Regina Police Service (RPS) vehicle was seen outside of a bungalow near the intersection of Sherwood Drive and Ellison Crescent while investigators remained on scene.
    May 13
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  • Global National: April 28
    Canada’s biggest province, Ontario, is cracking down on cell phones in class and making changes to the rules when it comes to vaping. The province says it’s plan includes some of the strongest measures in this country to “protect the “mental and physical health” of children and to curb distraction at school, but some advocates...
    Danielle Smith
    Apr 28
  • What led to Harvey Weinstein’s overturned 2020 rape conviction?
    Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein’s 2020 rape conviction has been overturned by the New York Court of Appeals, which ruled he did not receive a fair trial. Eric Sorensen explains what led to the decision, why it doesn’t make Weinstein a free man, and how this has stunned the women who broke their silence to...
    Global National
    Apr 25
  • New Westminster child care space faces closure over ‘red tape’
    The operator of a New Westminster daycare and after-school care facility says challenges and delays in navigating the province’s licensing and subsidy regime could force her to close her doors. Angela Jung reports.
    Global News Hour at 6 BC
    May 1
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  • Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes: Owen Teague and Kevin Durand on bringing their characters to life
    We get an exclusive peek into the thrilling “Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes” with stars Owen Teague and Kevin Durand! Owen dives into the post-apocalyptic ape society inhabited by his character, Noa, while Kevin shares his experience stepping into the shoes of the tyrannical Proximus Caesar. Plus, they talk to us about bringing...
    The Morning Show
    May 8
  • Cape Breton Eagles 1 game away from reaching QMJHL semifinals
    After winning the first three of a best-of-seven games series against the Chicoutimi Saguenéens, the Cape Breton Eagles are closing in on their first QMJHL semifinal berth since 2007. Sylvain Couturier, the general manager for the Cape Breton Eagles, tells Global News that the whole city of Sydney, N.S., has been rallying behind his team.
    Global News at 6 Halifax
    Apr 17
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