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Rainbow Camp organizer needs help to make virtual version happen this summer

Rainbow Camp organizer needs help to make virtual version happen this summer

In light of COVID-19 restrictions, organizers have moved to an online format to provide 2SLGBTW youth with an inclusive and safe space this summer
Police remove explosives from Webbwood property

Police remove explosives from Webbwood property

OPP report that the resident called police as soon as they discovered the items
COVID throwing bowling alleys a gutter ball

COVID throwing bowling alleys a gutter ball

'I actually want to say desperate at this point. Are we going to be able to have a business or we're going to lose the business? How much longer can we survive doing what we're doing'
‘Catastrophic devastation’: Northern tourism operators say they’re facing permanent closure

‘Catastrophic devastation’: Northern tourism operators say they’re facing permanent closure

Industry reps gather for virtual roundtable on how to help tourism bounce back from COVID-19
Police warn of sin card fraud

Police warn of sin card fraud

When the SIN is not linked to you as its rightful owner, another person could receive your government benefits, tax refunds, or bank credits
Some berry, berry good news from Leisure Farms

Some berry, berry good news from Leisure Farms

'As far as distancing, we've got 600 acres so I think we can do a pretty good job of keeping people apart'
Province kicks in $2.3M for seven Northern Ontario broadband projects

Province kicks in $2.3M for seven Northern Ontario broadband projects

Funding aimed at improving access for business, education and home use
North Bay Police Association supports body worn cameras

North Bay Police Association supports body worn cameras

'We are supportive of it because it shows transparency'
COVID-19 tough on food suppliers, but could lead to boost in local marketing, say experts

COVID-19 tough on food suppliers, but could lead to boost in local marketing, say experts

A major issue is the restaurant industry, which buys a lot of local food
Federal funding of $16M will help more than 600 Indigenous tourism businesses

Federal funding of $16M will help more than 600 Indigenous tourism businesses

Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada will parcel out $25,000 grants