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Lineup for free Canada Day buffet at Barrie Mandarin started at 5:30 a.m. <b>(4 photos)</b>

Lineup for free Canada Day buffet at Barrie Mandarin started at 5:30 a.m. (4 photos)

Barrie restaurant owner expects to serve up 1,000 free meals before 8:30 p.m.; 'Everybody is feeling great ... you can tell people love this idea'
One in five Canadians with HIV don't know they are living with it

One in five Canadians with HIV don't know they are living with it

'The current treatments are really quite amazing, and they’ve got it down to pretty much no side affects. So, someone can go into treatment not doing well at all and turn around totally' Steve Lamb AIDS Committee of North Bay and Area
'Tireless' Rolling Stones wow huge crowd at Burl's Creek

'Tireless' Rolling Stones wow huge crowd at Burl's Creek

'This is a big deal. Never will you ever see a concert like this - it's history,' says star-struck fan
Noront targeting 5-year timeline to open first Ring of Fire mine

Noront targeting 5-year timeline to open first Ring of Fire mine

First Nations communities are leading environmental assessments for road that would connect to provincial highway network.
Manitoulin Island resident and former NHLer Reggie Leach among 83 new Order of Canada members

Manitoulin Island resident and former NHLer Reggie Leach among 83 new Order of Canada members

'To me, it's one of the highest honours you can receive as a Canadian,' the former hockey star said
OPP will have all hands on deck for this weekend's Rolling Stones concert in central Ontario

OPP will have all hands on deck for this weekend's Rolling Stones concert in central Ontario

'We have a great infrastructure in place as far as people and technology to deal with any emergency, should it arise,' said Orillia mayor
Sign accuses Thunder Bay police of throwing people into the river

Sign accuses Thunder Bay police of throwing people into the river

Police won't comment about accusations, sign removed from Fort William Road bridge.
New luxury hotel coming to North Bay

New luxury hotel coming to North Bay

'It will attract corporate and tourist customers looking for a luxurious and comfortable stay'
New program at Northern Ontario medical school receives full accreditation

New program at Northern Ontario medical school receives full accreditation

Specialists are trained in the use of x-rays, ultrasound, magnetic and electric fields, heat and lasers
Sudbury's Hideaway Pictures builds an entire Western town near Powassan

Sudbury's Hideaway Pictures builds an entire Western town near Powassan

'There are not a lot of sets of this kind in Ontario or in Canada'