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Remains found northeast of Matachewan identified as hunter missing since 2017

Remains found northeast of Matachewan identified as hunter missing since 2017

Paul Yelland of Midland was last seen near Watabeag Lake in October 2017
Moose dies after swimming through Sault canal, Parks Canada confirms

Moose dies after swimming through Sault canal, Parks Canada confirms

Moose swam to island, died after re-entering St. Marys River
University sports will proceed with move to reduce divisions, shorten schedules

University sports will proceed with move to reduce divisions, shorten schedules

Governing body for university sport in the province says hockey will drop from 28 to 20 games, while basketball teams will play 16 instead of 22 games.
Moderna and Pfizer are interchangeable, say medical officers. Don't wait, they urge

Moderna and Pfizer are interchangeable, say medical officers. Don't wait, they urge

With the large shipments of Moderna vaccine arriving and the reduction in Pfizer vaccine at this time, Moderna vaccine will be provided as a second dose following Pfizer as a first dose frequently throughout the province
Northern Ont. MP wants fully vaccinated Americans allowed entry to Canada

Northern Ont. MP wants fully vaccinated Americans allowed entry to Canada

Thunder Bay - Rainy River MP Marcus Powlowski said he understands the caution, but fully-vaccinated visitors present a low risk
North Bay woman's body pulled from Lake Nipissing

North Bay woman's body pulled from Lake Nipissing

CPR was performed at the scene and the individual was transported to hospital where she was pronounced deceased
Feds embark on $33M shop local campaign

Feds embark on $33M shop local campaign

Ontario will get $8.8. million for initiative urging Canadians to support small, local businesses
Greg Rickford becomes Ontario's natural resources czar

Greg Rickford becomes Ontario's natural resources czar

Ford cabinet shuffle shifts Sault MPP into new ministerial position
One new fire in the northeast region

One new fire in the northeast region

There are currently 20 active fires across the region
Eleven new fires in the northeast region

Eleven new fires in the northeast region

Seven are located in Cochrane, with others in Wawa, Timmins, Sudbury and Kirkland Lake