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OPP laid 3,300 charges last week across the province

OPP laid 3,300 charges last week across the province

A total of 28 commercial vehicles were taken out of service for various violations
COVID-19 forces hike in food prices, drop in food options in remote northern Ontario

COVID-19 forces hike in food prices, drop in food options in remote northern Ontario

Restrictions brought about through COVID-19 definitely made that change in cost.
NDP urges Ford to declare a state of emergency over northern Ontario wildfires

NDP urges Ford to declare a state of emergency over northern Ontario wildfires

In a letter to Doug Ford, two NDP legislators who represent northwestern communities asked the premier to take immediate action to deal with the situation
Northwestern Ontario drought reaching ‘critical’ level, says beef rep

Northwestern Ontario drought reaching ‘critical’ level, says beef rep

Regional producers seeking state of emergency to help mitigate damage to industry, access relief funding
Photos: Barrie construction crew survives harrowing tornado as trailer goes airborne

Photos: Barrie construction crew survives harrowing tornado as trailer goes airborne

'You start thinking about your wife and kids and are you going to make it home,' says site supervisor at south-end construction site
Another two fires confirmed in the northeast today

Another two fires confirmed in the northeast today

While 15 fires are currently active, only one is not under control
Two new forest fires discovered in the region not under control

Two new forest fires discovered in the region not under control

Twelve other fires continue to burn in the region, bringing the total to 14 active fires by early Monday evening
No new forest fires in the northeast, two active fires not under control

No new forest fires in the northeast, two active fires not under control

Both fires are in the Wawa area
Two new forest fires discovered in the northeast

Two new forest fires discovered in the northeast

Both new fires are currently being observed
Fatal transport truck accidents up 40 per cent in Ontario

Fatal transport truck accidents up 40 per cent in Ontario

From January 1 to June 30, 2021, the OPP responded to 32 fatal crashes that involved a CMV, compared to 23 such collisions at this time last year