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A quarter of all Canadians drive distracted: survey

A quarter of all Canadians drive distracted: survey

Over 55 per cent of people surveyed by Insurance Hotline.com admit to using Google Maps while driving
Lake Nipissing expected to continue rising for another 1-2 weeks

Lake Nipissing expected to continue rising for another 1-2 weeks

Substantial rain is forecast through this week, with 8-10mm possible today, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, for a total of 40mm over the next five days
Appeal court says doctors have to give referrals for services they oppose

Appeal court says doctors have to give referrals for services they oppose

The appeal court agreed with the divisional court that 'as a matter of logic and common sense' the requirement for an effective referral promotes equitable access to care, particularly for vulnerable patients
Photos: Sault also has a derelict former hospital, and city's chief building official is afraid to go inside

Photos: Sault also has a derelict former hospital, and city's chief building official is afraid to go inside

'Unless the owner goes in there with a crew and cleans stuff up . . . I have reservations about going into that building' - Freddie Pozzebon
Mick's back in full form (check the video) and the Rolling Stones show is back on near Barrie

Mick's back in full form (check the video) and the Rolling Stones show is back on near Barrie

You've got to see the video of 75-year-old Mick Jagger moving like a man 50 years younger
Another Thunder Bay water rescue: First responders pull man from Neebing River

Another Thunder Bay water rescue: First responders pull man from Neebing River

Man was in river behind Arthur Street Marketplace and was struggling to get out
Residents of Jocko Point near North Bay feeling optimism despite flooding

Residents of Jocko Point near North Bay feeling optimism despite flooding

'It is amazing to see these people coming together, it is like they started as a community and now they are a family'
Surviving Dionne quintuplets turn 85 this month

Surviving Dionne quintuplets turn 85 this month

Celebrate Cecile and Annette’s 85th birthday by attending a Family Day on the grounds of the new location of the Dionne Quints Museum on Saturday, May 25
Meet Sudbury's newest judge, Heather-Ann Mendes of Sault Ste. Marie

Meet Sudbury's newest judge, Heather-Ann Mendes of Sault Ste. Marie

Mendes will start her new job in the Nickel City May 23
Alex Trebek visiting nation's capital this week, speaks about chemo treatments

Alex Trebek visiting nation's capital this week, speaks about chemo treatments

Jeopardy! host in Ottawa to help open the Royal Canadian Geographical Society's new home