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College, university funding to be based on performance, not enrolment

College, university funding to be based on performance, not enrolment

New funding model 'not a cost-saving measure,' said Sault MPP, who's also the Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities
Northern Ontario Heritage Party founder Ed Deibel passes away

Northern Ontario Heritage Party founder Ed Deibel passes away

Deibel was the founder of the Northern Ontario Heritage Party, which advocated separation from Ontario
'A mixture of relief, sadness': North Bay man faces murder charges in 1980 death of Micheline St. Amour

'A mixture of relief, sadness': North Bay man faces murder charges in 1980 death of Micheline St. Amour

The young woman was stabbed to death in her East Ferris home in 1980; the case went unsolved for 40 years
Crowdfunding campaign set up to find who shot white moose

Crowdfunding campaign set up to find who shot white moose

The goal is to raise $20,000
Operating room capacity temporarily reduced in Timmins due to COVID-19 case

Operating room capacity temporarily reduced in Timmins due to COVID-19 case

'Any potential exposures were isolated within the hospital immediately and are following enhanced surveillance measures and the risk to our patients, visitors, staff and physicians remains low'
City responds as Thunder Bay moved to yellow zone

City responds as Thunder Bay moved to yellow zone

Changes to LTC, recreational facilities as province heightens COVID-19 protocols
Driving south today? Heavy snow expected in parts of central, eastern Ontario

Driving south today? Heavy snow expected in parts of central, eastern Ontario

Significant snowfall expected Sunday into Sunday night
Thunder Bay firefighter pushing for spot on Canada's Olympic bobsled team

Thunder Bay firefighter pushing for spot on Canada's Olympic bobsled team

Stephanie Drost, the first female firefighter hired in Thunder Bay, has taken leave from her job and is one of seven potential brake women attempting to secure a spot in Beijing in 2022.
Kirkland Lake OPP charge resident for breaching Quarantine Act

Kirkland Lake OPP charge resident for breaching Quarantine Act

Police say the 72-year-old was not in compliance with mandatory 14-day self-isolation requirements
Arson suspected in North Bay Walmart fire

Arson suspected in North Bay Walmart fire

'Clothing just does not start on fire by itself'