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Crew dons Haz-Mat suits to enter defunct North Bay butcher shop

Crew dons Haz-Mat suits to enter defunct North Bay butcher shop

'This is the worst I've ever seen,' says one crew member who has been inside, found one of the old freezers full of meat and was met with a swarm of flies when the door was cracked open
Remote border crossing program resumes in Northern Ontario

Remote border crossing program resumes in Northern Ontario

The program was suspended in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic
Sudbury native played a role in James Webb telescope success

Sudbury native played a role in James Webb telescope success

Colette Lepage feels 'pride and a sense of relief'
NASA reveals stunning images taken by James Webb Space Telescope

NASA reveals stunning images taken by James Webb Space Telescope

NASA's images take a never-before-seen look back in time at the universe.
OPP: 40 killed in transport truck-involved collisions this year

OPP: 40 killed in transport truck-involved collisions this year

Transport truck-involved collisions account for 22 per cent of OPP-investigated fatal roadway collisions and are up 40 per cent over this time last year
Anti-poverty advocate welcomes court decision on Basic Income Pilot Project

Anti-poverty advocate welcomes court decision on Basic Income Pilot Project

Frank Wilson says the decision to allow a class action is a step forward for marginalized people.
Recruiting and retention issue smolders for forest fire fighting

Recruiting and retention issue smolders for forest fire fighting

'We’re taking on workloads that are almost impossible to fill during busy fire seasons,' says Paige Molholland, a former fire management technician with Aviation, Forest Fire and Emergency Services
Vaccines for children under 5 expected in August

Vaccines for children under 5 expected in August

Vaccines against COVID-19 are expected to soon be available to children 6 months to five years, but uptake is uncertain.
Local restaurant falls victim to alleged fake review ambush

Local restaurant falls victim to alleged fake review ambush

'Literally in a matter of a couple of hours this morning I went from a five-star restaurant on Google to a two-star,' says stressed restaurant owner
Closed, festering butcher shop creates a stink in North Bay

Closed, festering butcher shop creates a stink in North Bay

Who will clean up the mess at the butcher shop, closed since the fall of 2021? The power has long been cut off, and the foul smell and infestation of insects indicates meat has been festering inside for quite some time