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Timmins teen victim of fatal hunting incident

Timmins teen victim of fatal hunting incident

Brent Secord, 18, died while hunting near Morley Township, Ont., west of Fort Frances.
Backhoe used in assault as weapon in Northern Ont. incident

Backhoe used in assault as weapon in Northern Ont. incident

OPP are investigating a dispute that saw a man use a backhoe to assault another man.
Items from failed Roxodus Music Festival on the auction block

Items from failed Roxodus Music Festival on the auction block

Roxodus Music Festival merchandise, audio-visual and cooking equipment just some of the 420 lot items up for sale
Former Northern Ont. drug user credits addiction clinic with helping her quit

Former Northern Ont. drug user credits addiction clinic with helping her quit

Thunder Bay woman says she spent 17 years fighting her addictions, which ultimately landed her behind bars.
Equitable legislation needed for all dogs, says pit bull advocate

Equitable legislation needed for all dogs, says pit bull advocate

Earlier this week, a private member's bill was put forth, calling on the Ontario government to overturn the province's 2005 pit bull ban
Manitoulin's Autumn Peltier featured in Indigenous campaign from Nike

Manitoulin's Autumn Peltier featured in Indigenous campaign from Nike

N7 x Pendleton collection campaign features inspiring Indigenous women
Study says moms, not dads, more likely to perpetuate certain gender stereotypes

Study says moms, not dads, more likely to perpetuate certain gender stereotypes

Mothers favour daughters expressing sadness and anger more than sons
Everyday is a new 'adVANture' with life on wheels

Everyday is a new 'adVANture' with life on wheels

The nomadic lifestyle has grown in Collingwood, and some say it's here to stay
Out of the Cold program preventing homeless deaths

Out of the Cold program preventing homeless deaths

Not a single homeless person in Thunder Bay has died because of the outside elements since the program began in 2017.
Only federal cabinet minister from Northern Ont. feels 'back home' as Minister of Health

Only federal cabinet minister from Northern Ont. feels 'back home' as Minister of Health

'I've been preparing my whole life,' said Patty Hajdu, who represents Thunder Bay-Superior North