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Online video games like Fortnite hunting grounds for child predators, says expert

Online video games like Fortnite hunting grounds for child predators, says expert

An important reminder for parents to teach kids to never share personal information with someone you don't know
Fire officials offer tips to avoid mishaps, tragedies over the holidays

Fire officials offer tips to avoid mishaps, tragedies over the holidays

Cooking and smoking are two of the biggest triggers
Ontario looking at 'transition to a new phase' of Blue Box recycling

Ontario looking at 'transition to a new phase' of Blue Box recycling

Blue Box recycling is still environmentally sustainable, but is it economically viable?
Manitoulin bus service hitting the road this spring

Manitoulin bus service hitting the road this spring

Homegrown transportation solution aiming to serve small communities
Greenest gifts come from the heart, says environmentalist

Greenest gifts come from the heart, says environmentalist

Gifts of time and experience can be meaningful and help reduce your carbon footprint this holiday season
Attracting and retaining millennials key to future of skilled trades, says gov't

Attracting and retaining millennials key to future of skilled trades, says gov't

About 13,000 jobs were unfilled across Ontario’s construction sector in the first half of 2019
Fifteen snowblowers worth $30K stolen in North Bay heist

Fifteen snowblowers worth $30K stolen in North Bay heist

Second time in two years the local businesses has been hit. 'You may have stolen our merchandise but we will not let you take our spirit or our business'
Dried beef sausage sold in Ontario being recalled

Dried beef sausage sold in Ontario being recalled

No illnesses have been reported.
Kashechewan school gets special grant from Indigo Love of Reading

Kashechewan school gets special grant from Indigo Love of Reading

A fire destroyed their library books earlier this year
Homeless feeling the effects of Northern Ont.'s freezing weather

Homeless feeling the effects of Northern Ont.'s freezing weather

'I am desperately praying this person does not lose any toes or his feet. What plays heavily on me is the inability to force them to go to hospital'