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Free job-readiness program to train workers in residential construction techniques

Free job-readiness program to train workers in residential construction techniques

Anyone in Ontario can apply for 166 positions under Job-Ready Program
Northern Ontario to host development site for electric vehicle technology

Northern Ontario to host development site for electric vehicle technology

Development centre would be part of Ontario Vehicle Innovation Network
Ontario NDP leader Andrea Horwath commits to $20/hr minimum wage

Ontario NDP leader Andrea Horwath commits to $20/hr minimum wage

The rate would increase annually through 2026
Three James Bay chiefs jump on premier over Ring of Fire remarks

Three James Bay chiefs jump on premier over Ring of Fire remarks

Attawapiskat, Fort Albany, Neskantaga chiefs said mining should not come at expense of destroying Far North peatlands
North Bay woman outraged by kids vaccine protest

North Bay woman outraged by kids vaccine protest

'As we pulled out they screamed at me that I was murdering my child and I was committing genocide, all with my seven and four-year-old in the car'
Province makes it easier to monitor blood glucose levels for diabetics

Province makes it easier to monitor blood glucose levels for diabetics

Diabetes is a disease in which the body either cannot produce insulin or properly use the insulin it produces. Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas to regulate the amount of glucose (sugar) in the blood
'I just need this to stop,' says Constance Lake chief about deadly outbreak

'I just need this to stop,' says Constance Lake chief about deadly outbreak

As of Nov. 24, there has been one confirmed case and 13 probable cases of blastomycosis
EACOM Timber to be acquired by B.C.-based Interfor in $490M deal

EACOM Timber to be acquired by B.C.-based Interfor in $490M deal

Purchase includes sawmills, engineered wood plant in Northern Ontario
Blastomycosis case numbers 'very concerning', said Indigenous Services Canada

Blastomycosis case numbers 'very concerning', said Indigenous Services Canada

The department's mobilizing 'all efforts to support the community', which declared a state of emergency yesterday
Shania Twain to headline Boots and Hearts festival in August

Shania Twain to headline Boots and Hearts festival in August

Ticket pre-sale starts Wednesday, Nov. 24 at 10 a.m. and opens to the public on Friday, Nov. 26 at 10 a.m.