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More funding needed for recreation therapy in LTC homes: Therapeutic Recreation Ontario

More funding needed for recreation therapy in LTC homes: Therapeutic Recreation Ontario

Association wants same recognition for recreation therapists as personal support workers, nurses
Johnson & Johnson approval helps with 'big lift' on vaccines: Health Minister

Johnson & Johnson approval helps with 'big lift' on vaccines: Health Minister

Health Canada approved fourth vaccine Friday, with efforts set to accelerate in coming months, says health minister
Domtar lauded for recyclable bag design

Domtar lauded for recyclable bag design

Forest products company one of nine winners in Beyond the Bag Challenge
A Northern Ontario mineral solution that kills COVID-19 is heading to commercial production

A Northern Ontario mineral solution that kills COVID-19 is heading to commercial production

A surgical mask coated with ZEN Graphene Solutions' anti-viral ink goes into full-scale manufacturing mode this spring
Canadian forest innovation centre develops biodegradable face mask

Canadian forest innovation centre develops biodegradable face mask

FPInnovations says the product is ready to go into production
More people are booking campsites this summer

More people are booking campsites this summer

Reservations for Northern Ontario provincial parks have nearly doubled so far this year
These critters could devastate our maple syrup industry

These critters could devastate our maple syrup industry

Sault-based scientist heavily involved in fight against Asian long-horned beetle
Porter Airlines pushes back restart date to May 19

Porter Airlines pushes back restart date to May 19

Travel restrictions makes spring restart "unviable," says president
Thunder Bay, Simcoe-Muskoka moved into lockdown as new COVID-19 measures take effect in nine regions

Thunder Bay, Simcoe-Muskoka moved into lockdown as new COVID-19 measures take effect in nine regions

Province activated what it describes as an "emergency break" for those districts, moving them to the grey tier of colour-coded pandemic response plan
Mining industry's response to COVID-19 'above and beyond'

Mining industry's response to COVID-19 'above and beyond'

Industry expert expects companies will continue being part of communities