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Municipal group lauds new winter safety highway standard

Municipal group lauds new winter safety highway standard

FONOM calls 12-hour clearing rule “critical” for Northern travel
Science North launches expanded focus on Indigenous knowledge

Science North launches expanded focus on Indigenous knowledge

A $200,000 donation will help Science North expand its outreach to Indigenous communities and incorporate Indigenous knowledge in its programming.
Ontario promises to clear major northern highways sooner

Ontario promises to clear major northern highways sooner

Under new standard, Highways 11 and 17 are to be cleared to bare pavement within 12 hours of the end of a winter storm
Awareness of white moose and its significance on the rise

Awareness of white moose and its significance on the rise

Troy Woodhouse says signs around Timmins have helped many understand the importance of the sacred animal
First Indigenous woman crowned Miss World Canada

First Indigenous woman crowned Miss World Canada

'With hard work, passion and drive, there is no limit to what you can achieve,' says the Chapleau Cree First Nation member
Algoma U prof says process needed for Indigenous identity fraud

Algoma U prof says process needed for Indigenous identity fraud

Dr. Paulette Steeves says Indigenous identity fraud a problem, but so is disregarding those seeking to reconnect with their roots
Inquest called into 2015 death at Musselwhite gold mine

Inquest called into 2015 death at Musselwhite gold mine

Miner Jose Amaral, who was born and raised in Manitouwadge, died when a rockfall left his scoop covered in material
Homicides will put Thunder Bay in national news again, acting police chief laments

Homicides will put Thunder Bay in national news again, acting police chief laments

Thunder Bay Police Services Board administrator approves proposed budget that would add 14 more officers, result in 7.2 per cent increase from previous year
COVID outbreak at strip mill costs Algoma Steel $26M

COVID outbreak at strip mill costs Algoma Steel $26M

Company has started cross-training more workers to make sure it doesn’t happen again
Bus company addresses North Bay hockey team's fiery trip

Bus company addresses North Bay hockey team's fiery trip

Upon inspection, the driver found the rear of the team's bus was engulfed in flames and he immediately ran back inside and asked everyone to exit immediately, with 'no time to grab personal belongings.'