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Sudbury junior miner raises $12 million for northwestern Ontario lithium project

Sudbury junior miner raises $12 million for northwestern Ontario lithium project

Frontier Lithium seeks to mine PAK project to supply electric vehicle sector
Province willing to road test 2 + 1 highway model

Province willing to road test 2 + 1 highway model

Queen's Park heeds call from northeastern Ontario communities for improved Highway 11 safety
Ring of Fire talks off, Wyloo ratchets up bidding war against BHP

Ring of Fire talks off, Wyloo ratchets up bidding war against BHP

Wyloo delivers $1.10 per share offer, but Noront urging shareholders to accept BHP deal
The Geminid meteor shower returns this week

The Geminid meteor shower returns this week

This shower is known to produce a consistent 120 graceful meteors per hour. There will even be a few bright fireballs
Man eats a meal of chicken wings after collision. Police charge him with impaired

Man eats a meal of chicken wings after collision. Police charge him with impaired

Chicken wing snacker charged with impaired
Municipal lobby group calls for higher enrolment at School of Medicine to address doctor shortages

Municipal lobby group calls for higher enrolment at School of Medicine to address doctor shortages

'Many of the communities in the north either have a doctor and nurse shortage'
Ontario commits to 'explore' permanent road to James Bay communities

Ontario commits to 'explore' permanent road to James Bay communities

Mushkegowuk Council Chiefs want Indigenous-led environment assessment process to connect with provincial road network
Free job-readiness program to train workers in residential construction techniques

Free job-readiness program to train workers in residential construction techniques

Anyone in Ontario can apply for 166 positions under Job-Ready Program
Northern Ontario to host development site for electric vehicle technology

Northern Ontario to host development site for electric vehicle technology

Development centre would be part of Ontario Vehicle Innovation Network
Ontario NDP leader Andrea Horwath commits to $20/hr minimum wage

Ontario NDP leader Andrea Horwath commits to $20/hr minimum wage

The rate would increase annually through 2026