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Ontario Northland reducing bus service

Ontario Northland reducing bus service

Decision will impact Polar Bear Express, frequently serviced routes
COVID-19 prompts Northwestern Ont. First Nation to close community to non-residents

COVID-19 prompts Northwestern Ont. First Nation to close community to non-residents

Netimizaagamig Nishnaabeg, formerly Pic Mobert, latest community to take step
Province promises childcare for emergency, frontline workers

Province promises childcare for emergency, frontline workers

Government will make exception to order closing childcare centres
Second COVID-19 death confirmed in Barrie, health workers exposed

Second COVID-19 death confirmed in Barrie, health workers exposed

There is now also evidence of community spread
Ontario enlists businesses in COVID-19 fight

Ontario enlists businesses in COVID-19 fight

New website looks to leverage Ontario manufacturing sector for needed supplies
Elementary Teachers’ Federation reaches tentative agreement with Province

Elementary Teachers’ Federation reaches tentative agreement with Province

The decision to accept the agreements now rests with ETFO’s 83,000 members
First COVID-19 case confirmed in Timmins

First COVID-19 case confirmed in Timmins

He was tested St. Patrick's Day and has been in self-isolation
Snowbirds must self-isolate, says chief medical officer with North Bay-area health unit

Snowbirds must self-isolate, says chief medical officer with North Bay-area health unit

'They are asking them to self-isolate for 14 days. Will they all? Likely not, but I am hoping they have some social responsibility to do that'
A heartwarming story amid the COVID-19 crisis <b>(3 photos)</b>

A heartwarming story amid the COVID-19 crisis (3 photos)

Delivery of homemade cookies to self isolated great-grandmother brings a joyful tear to her eye
First case of COVID-19 confirmed in Algoma region

First case of COVID-19 confirmed in Algoma region

Woman was tested at Sault Area Hospital March 16