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<b>Remember the guy from Northern Ontario who built a bear-proof suit of armour?</b>

Remember the guy from Northern Ontario who built a bear-proof suit of armour?

“The money is being raised to finance Troy's second expedition to the Rocky Mountains with the original film crew and the construction of the Ursus Mark VIII. Anyone who donates $1000 or more will receive a ticket for a draw to win the suit.”
Highway texting zones is aim of new bill

Highway texting zones is aim of new bill

"The Bill would authorize the Minister of Transportation to designate any part of the King’s Highway as a “texting zone.”
Town's move to stop fluoridation 'a step backward'

Town's move to stop fluoridation 'a step backward'

Health Unit condemns motion by Nairn and Hyman Township to remove fluoride on April 11
Family concerned for missing Guelph man

Family concerned for missing Guelph man

Cody Thompson hasn't been heard from since April 1
Sharing nude images of yourself is child porn, North Bay police warn teens

Sharing nude images of yourself is child porn, North Bay police warn teens

Under the Criminal Code of Canada, possessing, accessing, making, distributing and making available child pornography comes with a 90-day mandatory sentence.
Timmins area residents discover the healing power of horses

Timmins area residents discover the healing power of horses

There is a horse ranch northwest of Timmins off of Kamiskotia Rd that is a healing spot for many residents suffering from either a physical, emotional or mental affliction. The ranch is operated by the Timmins Therapeutic Riding Association (TTRA)
Simcoe County residents concerned about organics processing plant

Simcoe County residents concerned about organics processing plant

Simcoe County’s proposal to put a waste transfer station and an organics processing facility at 2976 Horseshoe Valley Rd. W. has the Friends of Simcoe Forests roaring
<b>Government control, green energy to blame for climbing hydro prices, prof says</b>

Government control, green energy to blame for climbing hydro prices, prof says

Hydro prices go up May 1
Don't get left in the dark during power outages

Don't get left in the dark during power outages

Hydro One offers text and email alerts for power outage updates
Stuff going like gang-busters at former Goodwill location

Stuff going like gang-busters at former Goodwill location

Shoppers impressed with new south end thrift store