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Sault mayor calls out Education Minister in social media

Sault mayor calls out Education Minister in social media

Rips Lecce over lack of funding to make schools safe for students' return in less than two weeks
Thunder Bay fire crews rescue baby bear trapped 35 feet up a tree

Thunder Bay fire crews rescue baby bear trapped 35 feet up a tree

Year old cub wouldn't move close enough to allow Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry technician to capture it.
Photos: For some reason, Sault residents are really excited about city's new Giant Tiger

Photos: For some reason, Sault residents are really excited about city's new Giant Tiger

Store opens an hour early than expected after throngs of people line up before 7 a.m.
Alumni association seeks to identify long-dead children from Shingwauk Residential School

Alumni association seeks to identify long-dead children from Shingwauk Residential School

Children of Shingwauk want plaque to remember two boys who drowned a century ago, and another who drowned in pond in 1960s
Northern lodge operators feeling pinch of COVID-19 impact

Northern lodge operators feeling pinch of COVID-19 impact

Nature tourism still struggling as Canada-U.S. border remains closed
Northern meat processors get a slice of government funding

Northern meat processors get a slice of government funding

Penokean Hills Farms, Bay Meats Butcher Shop received federal-provincial funds
Province allows outings for long-term care residents

Province allows outings for long-term care residents

Day trips allowed and overnight outings at discretion of homes, as Ontario eases long-term care restrictions.
International students arriving in Timmins quarantining: college

International students arriving in Timmins quarantining: college

'They recognize it’s a challenge but they are ready to do it to get through and undertake their studies'
North Bay site selected for study of medical cannabis oil for military veterans suffering PTSD

North Bay site selected for study of medical cannabis oil for military veterans suffering PTSD

'After months of planning between multiple organizations, we are thrilled to finally be opening our first of six recruitment centres which are all situated within a few kilometres of Canadian Forces Bases'
Study reveals fire suppression could increase fire risk to Boreal Forest communities

Study reveals fire suppression could increase fire risk to Boreal Forest communities

The recent study looked at whether decades of fire suppression had actually reduced the fire risk in some areas