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Stricter COVID-19 vaccination rules for coaches, volunteers start today

Stricter COVID-19 vaccination rules for coaches, volunteers start today

Here's what you need to know about the changes that affect Northern Ontario
Forestry company filling skills gap, labour shortage through international recruitment

Forestry company filling skills gap, labour shortage through international recruitment

EACOM Timber Corp. is addressing the employment issue in the north through international recruitment.
Province opens Tourism Recovery Program on Oct. 13

Province opens Tourism Recovery Program on Oct. 13

Funds aimed at assisting attraction, accommodation and leisure travel sectors
Police search in north Cobalt related to Melanie Ethier investigation

Police search in north Cobalt related to Melanie Ethier investigation

A high police presence is expected in the area for two days
Environmental assessments start for Far North roads

Environmental assessments start for Far North roads

Terms of reference approved for two First Nation community roads
Provincial Traffic Safety Campaign runs Thanksgiving weekend

Provincial Traffic Safety Campaign runs Thanksgiving weekend

The campaign focuses on increasing public compliance with safe driving measures
Porter Airlines restores service to northeastern Ontario

Porter Airlines restores service to northeastern Ontario

Toronto air carrier resumes flights to Sault, Sudbury, Timmins
Northern Ontario cities make up half of Top 20 most expensive places in province for home insurance

Northern Ontario cities make up half of Top 20 most expensive places in province for home insurance

Lively comes in at seventh most expensive place to buy home insurance, says RATESDOTCA
Ontario reports 704 new COVID cases Saturday

Ontario reports 704 new COVID cases Saturday

Saturday's report includes 645 recoveries and seven deaths
EACOM investing $10M in new housing in employee recruitment effort

EACOM investing $10M in new housing in employee recruitment effort

Forestry company said it will welcome 12 new international workers over the next year