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MPP saddened by 'horrific and traumatic' testimonies of sexual abuse of children

MPP saddened by 'horrific and traumatic' testimonies of sexual abuse of children

While church representatives acknowledged the need for change and action, no specific examples or actions were detailed during a recent meeting with victims.
NOJHL making changes as new schedule unveiled

NOJHL making changes as new schedule unveiled

'In discussions at the league-level over the course of the past number of seasons, it was deemed that deciding games in shootouts had run its course and had become a less amenable way of determining the outcome'
Mamakwa: Mines minister's remarks on north 'colonial', 'almost racist'

Mamakwa: Mines minister's remarks on north 'colonial', 'almost racist'

In a recent interview, George Pirie described Northern Ontario as 'largely empty and begging for exploration drill holes'
Target of northern Ontario manhunt charged with murder, attempted murder

Target of northern Ontario manhunt charged with murder, attempted murder

The accused is slated to appear in court on June 14
Cougar sightings continue to be reported in northwestern Ontario

Cougar sightings continue to be reported in northwestern Ontario

In Ontario, cougars are classified as a "special concern, which means the species is not endangered or threatened, but may become threatened or endangered due to a combination of biological characteristics and identified threats," a Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks spokesman said.
OPP officer shot in Timmins as weeks-long manhunt comes to an end

OPP officer shot in Timmins as weeks-long manhunt comes to an end

The interaction happened on a Nighthawk Lake island
Working together critical for future of mining, says MPP

Working together critical for future of mining, says MPP

'I think it’s finally time now that industry and just the general public, sees our presence in our territory with our resources represented so they put a face on whose territory they’re operating and enjoying their livelihoods on,' says Mattagami First Nation Chief
Video: OPP cruiser narrowly avoids crash with transport

Video: OPP cruiser narrowly avoids crash with transport

The incident happened back in March and the CMV driver has been charged
Northwest First Nations decry Wyloo decision to site Ring of Fire mineral processor in Sudbury

Northwest First Nations decry Wyloo decision to site Ring of Fire mineral processor in Sudbury

Indigenous communities want consultation and consent before any Ring of Fire-related activity takes place
Construction on Northlander rail infrastructure will begin this summer

Construction on Northlander rail infrastructure will begin this summer

Province has awarded contracts for shelter builds, track maintenance