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<b>Thunder Bay police don't deserve negative rep, says city's mayor</b>

Thunder Bay police don't deserve negative rep, says city's mayor

National media 'has them in their cross-hairs,' says Keith Hobbs
Former Callander mayor receives medal for bravery

Former Callander mayor receives medal for bravery

"Firefighter Bill and Ryan Brazeau showed exceptional courage in a very hostile situation."
Hockey greats Frank Mahovlich and Bill Barilko honoured in emotional Timmins event

Hockey greats Frank Mahovlich and Bill Barilko honoured in emotional Timmins event

Historic banners shine in national spotlight
Vale slashes nickel refinery emissions

Vale slashes nickel refinery emissions

Completion of $75 million project puts the Sudbury miner in compliance with government regs on airborne emissions
<b>OPP shoot and kill man in Nipigon</b>

OPP shoot and kill man in Nipigon

Province's Special Investigations Unit looking into deadly incident.
Sault man eager to help hospice after brush with death

Sault man eager to help hospice after brush with death

Ron and Helene Caron say live life to the fullest; grateful to life-saving paramedics for saving Ron's life
Opinion: North Bay owes much of its early 20th century growth to Quints

Opinion: North Bay owes much of its early 20th century growth to Quints

"If the Quints’ home is removed, and their memory fall into obscurity, what else in our city’s history can remain sacred?"
Timmins honours two Leafs greats

Timmins honours two Leafs greats

Banners raised at McIntyre Centre in honour of Bill Barilko and Frank Mahovlich
<b>Forest industry waits as softwood lumber deadline looms</b>

Forest industry waits as softwood lumber deadline looms

With new softwood lumber agreement not yet signed between Canada and the U.S., stakeholders weigh in on what could happen
<b>Secret report shows Big Tobacco targeted city politicians in Sudbury and Sault</b>

Secret report shows Big Tobacco targeted city politicians in Sudbury and Sault

Algoma municipalities are being asked to stub out all motions proposed by tobacco companies or front groups that slip demands for a freeze on excise taxes into campaigns against contraband tobacco.