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Poison ivy likely to become more abundant and more potent with climate change

Poison ivy likely to become more abundant and more potent with climate change

A six-year study found that elevated levels of carbon dioxide increase the growth of poison ivy
Country singer turned police officer releases song of healing

Country singer turned police officer releases song of healing

Sault-born and raised singer songwriter, currently based in Nashville, has released a brand new song written from an officer’s perspective about what it’s like to work in law enforcement at a time of nationwide discussions about police brutality
Start of Grand Slam of Curling season put on hold

Start of Grand Slam of Curling season put on hold

The 2020-21 Grand Slam of Curling season will not get underway until April 2021
Hajdu not open to reopening borders at this time

Hajdu not open to reopening borders at this time

Federal health minister says there's no reason to import potential new COVID-19 cases from south of the border, where numbers continue to soar to record highs. .
Construction of Gogama gold mine could start by year's end

Construction of Gogama gold mine could start by year's end

IAMGOLD clears site for open pit development, grinds through engineering and permitting work
Province reporting 153 new COVID cases today, four more deaths

Province reporting 153 new COVID cases today, four more deaths

A little over 15 per cent of all cases — or 5,488 — are residents of long-term care homes
Air Canada announcement 'devastating' news for North Bay airport and city's economy

Air Canada announcement 'devastating' news for North Bay airport and city's economy

'Without support from other levels of government, without trying to come to some sort of agreement with Air Canada, North Bay could face having to look at closing the airport'
How to stay cool during this week's heat wave

How to stay cool during this week's heat wave

Temperatures are expected to remain high for at least a week
Ontario daily cases up 45 per cent with 257 confirmed today

Ontario daily cases up 45 per cent with 257 confirmed today

177 of the new cases reported today came from a single health unit
Eating lunch on the food court floor of a mall is no picnic

Eating lunch on the food court floor of a mall is no picnic

Group stopped by Northgate Shopping Centre security for eating lunch on the floor of the food court