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Police warning: Northeast sees spike in apparent opioid-related deaths

Police warning: Northeast sees spike in apparent opioid-related deaths

Police have issued a community safety alert regarding the high potential that extremely toxic drugs are now circulating in the northeast
All three new wildfires in northeast are in Sudbury region

All three new wildfires in northeast are in Sudbury region

There are currently 10 wildland fires in the northeast
'I'm terrified to swim': Needles at North Bay beach have resident worried

'I'm terrified to swim': Needles at North Bay beach have resident worried

She's been finding needles washed up on the Preston St. public access and feels helpless. She raked the beach over the weekend and estimates she found up to 20 needles
Steel producers urge Ottawa to get tough on Chinese dumped steel

Steel producers urge Ottawa to get tough on Chinese dumped steel

Biden administration to hike tariffs by 25 per cent on Chinese imported steel into U.S.
Anglers near Sault encouraged to kill this invasive fish

Anglers near Sault encouraged to kill this invasive fish

‘None of us had seen this before’: Local angler near Harmony Beach caught a Eurasian Ruffe, a rarely spotted invasive species that resembles yellow and trout perch
Fedeli has 'no comment' on docs' petition to oust health minister

Fedeli has 'no comment' on docs' petition to oust health minister

'I am not prepared to break the rules of not commenting during a negotiation' Nipissing MPP says of the Ontario Union of Family Physicians calling for Sylvia Jones' resignation
Ontario chief calls on province to 'erase' six Métis communities

Ontario chief calls on province to 'erase' six Métis communities

Chief says 'just because you have a drop of Indigenous blood running through your veins' doesn't make one Indigenous at identify fraud summit
North Bay elects Ontario's first Indigenous woman school board chair

North Bay elects Ontario's first Indigenous woman school board chair

'Here I am as an Indigenous person sitting as a chair for a school board. I’m very touched about it, and it’s of huge significance'
Group of Americans pay heavy fines for hunting violations in Ontario

Group of Americans pay heavy fines for hunting violations in Ontario

In addition, the court issued 59 years of hunting licence suspensions
Video: Moose on the loose plows through North Bay backyard

Video: Moose on the loose plows through North Bay backyard

'I lived in the bush for 18 years and I never saw a moose. I moved to town and one runs through my backyard'