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CANADA

Coronavirus: What you need to know about the federal government’s ArriveCAN app [Video]

The federal government is requiring all travellers enter their information and upload their documents through the ArriveCAN app to ensure travellers are adhering to the COVID-19 travel restrictions. Here’s how the app works.

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CANADA

‘Our ancestors were scientists’: How an Anishnaabe chemist injects elder knowledge into STEM classes [Video]

A chemist from the Muscowpetung Saulteaux Nation is infusing elder knowledge and Indigenous history into scientific concepts and lesson plans to help Indigenous youth feel more emboldened to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

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EAST ASIA

Tokyo organizers roll out final editions of COVID-19 rule books [Video]

IOC Vice President John Coates arrived in Tokyo on Tuesday, the same day that organizers and the International Olympic Committee were set to roll out the third and final edition of their so-called Playbooks.

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CANADA

Canada trying to save money at the expense of First Nations kids, lawyer argues [Video]

Lawyers arguing on behalf of First Nations children and youth unnecessarily taken from their families by an underfunded and discriminatory child-welfare system say Canada harmed these kids, but is “shamefully” trying to avoid paying for its wrongs.

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NORTH AFRICA

Iran vote turnout poses test of youth frustrations and hopes [Video]

Official Iranian election polls suggest record low participation, a prospect critics of the government ascribe to economic hardship and to a lack of choice at the ballot box for an overwhelmingly young population chafing at political restrictions.

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CANADA

‘Gone but never forgotten’: Man. second graders pen emotional poem about residential schools [Video]

A group of second graders in Manitoba have come up with a special tribute to the children who died in Canadas residential school system, penning a poem after their teacher taught them about what happened at these schools.

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CANADA

Some OCD patients may experience a decrease in symptoms during the pandemic, new study finds [Video]

A small percentage of people with obsessive compulsive disorder may actually experience improvement in symptoms during the pandemic due to widespread increases in hygiene, more time spent alone and more time to reflect, a small new study out of Belgium finds.

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EAST ASIA

Japan leans toward holding the Olympics Games with local spectators: media [Video]

Japan is leaning towards allowing domestic spectators at the Tokyo Olympics despite the COVID-19 pandemic, media reported on Wednesday, with organizers planning to monitor the movements of foreign media to prevent spread of the virus.