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Six drivers charged after travelling on Hwy. 17 while it was closed

Six drivers charged after travelling on Hwy. 17 while it was closed

If convicted, they face a $110 fine and three demerit points
No injuries in Lake Nipissing ice hut explosion/fire

No injuries in Lake Nipissing ice hut explosion/fire

'When officers arrived, there was nothing left'
Deadly deer disease target of provincial effort

Deadly deer disease target of provincial effort

In 2017, recreational deer hunting generated $275 million for Ontario’s economy
Six northern Ontario brewers join forces to market local beer

Six northern Ontario brewers join forces to market local beer

'We're sort of stranded up here and the main market for all our beer, of course, is the GTA and Toronto'
Fedeli to take trade mission to South America

Fedeli to take trade mission to South America

This fall, he led trade missions to South Korea and Japan and India
You might not find a partridge in a pear tree, but Christmas holidays great for birdwatching

You might not find a partridge in a pear tree, but Christmas holidays great for birdwatching

Birds have always been part of the Christmas season
'Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays' from Doug Ford

'Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays' from Doug Ford

'As the year comes to a close, it's worth reflecting on how fortunate we are to live in this great province and in this great country,' says Ontario Premier
Judge acquits Elliot Lake man of armed robbery charges

Judge acquits Elliot Lake man of armed robbery charges

Even though he was arrested for a similar robbery a few days later, judge says there's just too much reasonable doubt
Dispensary owners band together in Garden River First Nation, call for end to cannabis moratorium, police raids

Dispensary owners band together in Garden River First Nation, call for end to cannabis moratorium, police raids

Ketegaunseebee Medzin Society wants chief and council to scrap its retail weed ban and kick its cannabis consulting firm to the curb
Thieves breaking into cars don't take holidays. Northern Ont. teen caught twice in two days

Thieves breaking into cars don't take holidays. Northern Ont. teen caught twice in two days

The suspect tried to flee from police and a short foot pursuit ensued but ended with the man being caught and placed under arrest