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Is there a connection between dementia and dirty air?

Is there a connection between dementia and dirty air?

A silent buildup of tiny magnets in the brain sounds like science fiction, but researchers say it’s reality for adults who live in cities, thanks to air pollution.
Wood tells court he didn't check mall beam that would prove fatal

Wood tells court he didn't check mall beam that would prove fatal

He says he made a judgement call during a 2012 inspection, just weeks before the incident
Sault woman adopted by stepchildren, video goes viral

Sault woman adopted by stepchildren, video goes viral

Keri had extra special birthday party in December
Former engineer says Elliot Lake mall beams 'pristine' in 2009

Former engineer says Elliot Lake mall beams 'pristine' in 2009

Robert Wood began testifying Tuesday in his trial on criminal charges following the 2012 collapse of the Algo Centre Mall in Elliot Lake.
Laser beams from space: North Bay man, a cellphone and a cool light show

Laser beams from space: North Bay man, a cellphone and a cool light show

They occur when artificial or natural light bounces off the facets of flat ice crystals wafting relatively close to the ground
Jail workers not encouraged by new corrections minister

Jail workers not encouraged by new corrections minister

Officials with the union representing correctional workers say the new minister of corrections needs to see need for new facility in Northern Ontario.
American utility gets paid by Ontario not to produce power

American utility gets paid by Ontario not to produce power

Cap-and-trade blamed for mothballed Northern gas plants
Company says it plans to hire 250 people as it expands into Sudbury

Company says it plans to hire 250 people as it expands into Sudbury

Millennium1 Solutions can accommodate up to 350 employees in Sudbury
Northern MP now labour minister, and that's good for the north

Northern MP now labour minister, and that's good for the north

Business and labour in agreement Hadju's appointment a positive development
8,000 methamphetamine pills seized in Sturgeon Falls

8,000 methamphetamine pills seized in Sturgeon Falls

Street value of drugs is around $40K