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<b>11-year-old girl dead after snowmobile crash on Hwy 11</b>

11-year-old girl dead after snowmobile crash on Hwy 11

The collision closed Highway 11 for nearly 7 hours
Defence argues 32 years of leaking led to Elliot Lake mall collapse

Defence argues 32 years of leaking led to Elliot Lake mall collapse

Robert Wood's lawyer pointed to expert testimony that leaking at the Algo Centre Mall had been going on for years, and charged that its latest owner had received a $2-million discount for buying it 'as is'
Timmins parents arrested after four-month-old baby dies

Timmins parents arrested after four-month-old baby dies

Man, 23, and woman, 19, charged with criminal negligence
<b>'Human remains' prisoner died in jail</b>

'Human remains' prisoner died in jail

The Central North Correctional Centre in Penetanguishene has a poor record and ranked No. 1 in the province when it comes to inmate complaints, according to former Ontario Ombudsman André Marin's 2013 report.
Thunder Bay's Blues Fest attracts Amanda Marshall, Barenaked Ladies, Randy Bachman

Thunder Bay's Blues Fest attracts Amanda Marshall, Barenaked Ladies, Randy Bachman

All-Canadian once again, the 2017 Blues Festival also includes the likes of Alan Doyle, Kim Mitchell, the Sam Roberts Band, Lighthouse, Widemouth Mason and Big Sugar -- not to mention plenty of blues too.
North Bay area facing possible school closures too

North Bay area facing possible school closures too

First public ARC meeting happening on February 15
Study finds culturally unsafe health care for indigenous patients

Study finds culturally unsafe health care for indigenous patients

A Northern Ontario School of Medicine researcher is recommending ways to improve health care for indigenous diabetes patients.
Could one school board save Premier Wynne?

Could one school board save Premier Wynne?

Northern Ontario school board chair applauds the idea
Words of support 'makes our community feel a little bit safer,' says Northern Ontario Imam

Words of support 'makes our community feel a little bit safer,' says Northern Ontario Imam

Imam Saber Alkilani of Sault Ste. Marie is condemning terror attack at a Quebec City mosque
'Young male' arrested for voyeurism at Lakehead U

'Young male' arrested for voyeurism at Lakehead U

At least two incidents of women being filmed without consent in university's library