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Mattawa declares state of emergency

Mattawa declares state of emergency

Town officials are advising that property owners in low lying areas adjacent to the Mattawa and Ottawa Rivers consider and be prepared for the possible evacuation
OSSTF President: Classroom violence a serious problem that requires resources and attention

OSSTF President: Classroom violence a serious problem that requires resources and attention

Rates of violence in Ottawa classrooms and in those around the province continue to climb, and there seems to be no quick fix.
'He just kept crashing': Young heart attack victim thanks paramedics who saved his life

'He just kept crashing': Young heart attack victim thanks paramedics who saved his life

Thunder Bay's Nathan Forte nearly died from a heart attack a year ago, at the age of 30
OPP investigating the death of a baby in North Bay area

OPP investigating the death of a baby in North Bay area

The baby and mother were both brought to hospital, where the baby was pronounced deceased
A knifing and metal pipe assault in Sturgeon

A knifing and metal pipe assault in Sturgeon

The man assaulted the victim by striking him to the head with the metal pipe
Elliot Lake to build 'community hub' on site of tragic mall collapse

Elliot Lake to build 'community hub' on site of tragic mall collapse

Algo Centre Mall site approved by council
Nipissing University investigating a student teacher spreading anti-Semitic messaging in a classroom

Nipissing University investigating a student teacher spreading anti-Semitic messaging in a classroom

In a far right chat room, the student-teacher admitted to questioning if the Holocaust actually occurred, and did that when the teacher was not in the classroom  
Closure of Sault's downtown Walmart leaves 'food ghetto'

Closure of Sault's downtown Walmart leaves 'food ghetto'

News was announced Thursday morning by Walmart Canada
First Nation in mourning after fire claims five lives

First Nation in mourning after fire claims five lives

Chief says Northwestern community  'in utter disbelief as every community member is connected and impacted'
Inspired by Ellen, North Bay couple buys out closing shoe store to make donation

Inspired by Ellen, North Bay couple buys out closing shoe store to make donation

They donated the stock from the Payless Shoe store to the North Bay clothing cupboard for patients