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COVID-19: Westjet suspends all international, transborder flights for 30 days

COVID-19: Westjet suspends all international, transborder flights for 30 days

Final flights will launch on Sunday at 11:59 p.m. local time
National Poison Prevention Week to focus on cannabis poisoning in children

National Poison Prevention Week to focus on cannabis poisoning in children

Only one in four parents properly secure cannabis away from their kids
<b>Movie Review:</b> Spenser Confidential

Movie Review: Spenser Confidential

We're all in this together, so let's kick back for some 'Spenser Confidential' fun. After you wash your hands.
Province discourages stockpiling in response to COVID-19

Province discourages stockpiling in response to COVID-19

Consumers asked to practice normal buying habits to avoid a shortage
Minor hockey along with the NOJHL playoffs cancelled due to COVID-19

Minor hockey along with the NOJHL playoffs cancelled due to COVID-19

Minor hockey will join junior hockey and the NHL in cancelling operations
‘We are no longer in normal times,’ says Thunder Bay health unit on COVID-19

‘We are no longer in normal times,’ says Thunder Bay health unit on COVID-19

The Thunder Bay District Health Unit says it is only a matter of time before Covid-19 arrives in the city but steps can be taken to contain the spread.
North Bay bans the collection and disposal of textiles that still have a shelf life

North Bay bans the collection and disposal of textiles that still have a shelf life

'We’re hoping to reduce the nearly four million pounds of textiles, good used clothing, that gets to the landfill every year. That is not environmentally friendly' City Councillor Mac Bain
Lakehead U. considering cancelling classes as coronavirus threat widens

Lakehead U. considering cancelling classes as coronavirus threat widens

School officials have taken other precautions after the World Health Organization declares COVID-19 to be a pandemic.
Medical supplier: Some Sault residents trying to buy hand sanitizer for resale amid COVID-19 concerns

Medical supplier: Some Sault residents trying to buy hand sanitizer for resale amid COVID-19 concerns

Local supplier limiting purchase of Purell to three bottles per customer for time being; no limit for businesses
‘We’ve been hounding the government for an answer,’ says Northern Ont. MPP of highway plowing

‘We’ve been hounding the government for an answer,’ says Northern Ont. MPP of highway plowing

New Democrat says government's defeat of safer highways bill 'disappointing'