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Northern Ontario astronaut Roberta Bondar honoured on coin

Northern Ontario astronaut Roberta Bondar honoured on coin

Coin marks upcoming 25th anniversary of Bondar's space flight
<b>Province investing $2.5 million in mining research</b>

Province investing $2.5 million in mining research

Sudbury-based deep mining program to continue looking for solutions to deep mining-related issues.
Nestlé could potentially threaten Guelph's future water needs: staff report

Nestlé could potentially threaten Guelph's future water needs: staff report

'We've been saying that for 10 years' says Wellington Water Watchers of report that goes to council at Nov. 7 meeting on water taking
Thunder Bay condemns American governors over water diversion decision

Thunder Bay condemns American governors over water diversion decision

City council is supporting a legal challenge against the unanimous decision of eight US states to allow 31.8 million litres of water from the Great Lakes Basin per day to be pumped outside of that area for a Wisconsin municipality to use as its drinking water.
Remembrance day holds special meaning for Barrie veteran <b>(8 photos)</b>

Remembrance day holds special meaning for Barrie veteran (8 photos)

“As many Remembrance Day services as I’ve been a part of, when I hear the Last Post, the tears come”
North Bay hoping gamblers will mosey on in to casino

North Bay hoping gamblers will mosey on in to casino

Former strip club site one of two to be rezoned for potential casino
<b>Sunday evening crash on Hwy 69 claims life of Barrie man</b>

Sunday evening crash on Hwy 69 claims life of Barrie man

56-year-old pronounced dead at the scene
<b>Submit a form after you grab that roadkill for dinner</b>

Submit a form after you grab that roadkill for dinner

If you want to keep a dead wild animal (white-tailed deer, moose, elk, black bear, hawk, eagle, owl, fur-bearing mammal) that has been killed or found on a roadway, you are required to submit a Notice of Possession.
Campaign highlights CO awareness week

Campaign highlights CO awareness week

Thunder Bay Fire Rescue has teamed up with Union Gas to raise awareness about the importance of carbon monoxide alarms.
May the Halloween force be with you <b>(17 photos)</b>

May the Halloween force be with you (17 photos)

Star Wars was the theme of United Way pumpkin contest in Guelph