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Sault constable retires for a second time after 50-year career

Sault constable retires for a second time after 50-year career

First a Sault Police officer, then a Special Constable, Dave Lawrence reflects on walking the beat back in the day
School bus drivers get bonuses to stay on the job

School bus drivers get bonuses to stay on the job

This program is intended to reduce driver turnover and make student transportation services more reliable
Three passengers, two lifejackets means fine for capsized Callander boater

Three passengers, two lifejackets means fine for capsized Callander boater

'Luckily, all three males made it to shore because there were only two lifejackets on board'
Destroyed homes: 'We lost eight, but we saved 20,' says Temiscaming mayor

Destroyed homes: 'We lost eight, but we saved 20,' says Temiscaming mayor

'We lost two blocks of four but the firemen were also doing preventive work on the surrounding houses. They did a wonderful job'
Contigo Kids water bottles recalled due to choking hazard

Contigo Kids water bottles recalled due to choking hazard

Over 150,000 of the affected product were sold in Canada
Horwath hoping to bring northern issues back to Queen’s Park

Horwath hoping to bring northern issues back to Queen’s Park

The Ontario NDP is holding its caucus meeting in Thunder Bay where issues including Bombardier layoffs and funding cuts will be discussed
No injuries in Temiscaming fire that destroyed eight homes

No injuries in Temiscaming fire that destroyed eight homes

The fire broke out just before noon Sunday on Anvik Street destroying eight homes
High Georgian Bay water levels give volunteers advantage in fight against phragmites

High Georgian Bay water levels give volunteers advantage in fight against phragmites

'We’re definitely seeing results, and that’s why we keep at it,' said Sarah Campbell of the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority
Cat back home in Barrie after being trapped by neighbour, released outside city

Cat back home in Barrie after being trapped by neighbour, released outside city

'I feel like I can get back to normal and our family is whole again. There's not a piece missing,' says owner Devon Miller
Accused Thunder Bay bootleggers targeted youth, say police

Accused Thunder Bay bootleggers targeted youth, say police

Woman purchased nearly $7,000 worth of booze from LCBO in one month