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Elliot Lake residents should think twice before buying a shipping container

Elliot Lake residents should think twice before buying a shipping container

'We don't want the public to be able to see the containers' says by-law officer. Elliot Lake by-laws greatly restrict their use
Increase provincial university funding by 11.75% for five years say profs

Increase provincial university funding by 11.75% for five years say profs

'For too long, faculty, staff, and students at Ontario universities have been forced to do much more with much less due to this underfunding'
Urgent need for enhanced highway safety measures, say northern MPPs

Urgent need for enhanced highway safety measures, say northern MPPs

'Truck drivers are calling our office every week to tell us that there needs to be better training and increased oversight'
Eight-year-old reels in 3-foot pike on Lake Nipissing

Eight-year-old reels in 3-foot pike on Lake Nipissing

'He'll be our dinner tonight'
Northern pizza joint's 'unforeseen circumcisions' typo goes viral

Northern pizza joint's 'unforeseen circumcisions' typo goes viral

It even made the cut for George Takei of Star Trek fame to tweet about
Door remains open for Indigenous dialogue, says Ring of Fire mine developer

Door remains open for Indigenous dialogue, says Ring of Fire mine developer

Wyloo CEO says company will continue outreach to project opponents
Horgan, Bonot remain undefeated at Northern Ontario playdowns

Horgan, Bonot remain undefeated at Northern Ontario playdowns

Thunder Bay's Krista McCarville will open defence of her Northern Ontario title, taking on Thunder Bay's Robyn Despins as the women's competition opens.
EXCLUSIVE: Gen7 Fuel founder subject of OPP investigation

EXCLUSIVE: Gen7 Fuel founder subject of OPP investigation

Court filings reveal that Glenn Page — who is being sued by his former company for allegedly using misappropriated funds to build a chain of Indigenous-run discount gas stations and live a luxurious lifestyle — is being investigated over 'missing computer data'
Northern Ontario has been hit hardest by the opioid crisis: CMHA

Northern Ontario has been hit hardest by the opioid crisis: CMHA

In 2022, there were an average of 60.1 opioid-related deaths per 100,000 population in northern Ontario’s five largest cities compared to the provincial average of 17.6
Ontario First Nation chiefs ask for moratorium on mining claims

Ontario First Nation chiefs ask for moratorium on mining claims

An organization supporting all First Nations in Ontario is calling on the province to implement a one-year moratorium on staking mining claims.