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Free fishing and Ontario parks day-use this Father's Day weekend

Free fishing and Ontario parks day-use this Father's Day weekend

No licence is required Saturday or Sunday, and park day-use is free on Sunday.
Chief cautions careful approach to residential school burial site investigation

Chief cautions careful approach to residential school burial site investigation

'St. Anne’s school affected a lot of people. And today, people are still carrying it,' says Fort Albany chief
Timmins-James MP calls on federal government to stop fighting Indigenous children in court

Timmins-James MP calls on federal government to stop fighting Indigenous children in court

Canada has appealed to overturn two Canadian Human Rights Tribunal rulings requiring the government to compensate child and family victims, extend eligibility for Jordan's Principle
<updated>Video: </updated>Off-colour porcupine surprises a Thunder Bay family

Video: Off-colour porcupine surprises a Thunder Bay family

The animal's colour was much lighter than normal.
Garlic mustard: Another invasive plant to watch for

Garlic mustard: Another invasive plant to watch for

Plant threatens several of Ontario's at-risk species
No new forest fires in the northeast region for second day in a row

No new forest fires in the northeast region for second day in a row

Seven active fires currently in the region that are either being held or under control
No new forest fires in the northeast region

No new forest fires in the northeast region

There are currently 15 active fires in the region, 12 of which are under control
Enhanced COVID-19 restrictions in place for Timmins area until at least June 24: top doc

Enhanced COVID-19 restrictions in place for Timmins area until at least June 24: top doc

The area will not enter the first stage of reopening with the rest of the province tomorrow
Glencore preparing to go deeper than deep at Timmins' Kidd Mine

Glencore preparing to go deeper than deep at Timmins' Kidd Mine

Feasibility study to be start on another expansion to world's deepest base metal operation
Four new forest fires in the northeast region

Four new forest fires in the northeast region

Sault area fire is located 8 km from Elliot Lake; other three fires located in Sudbury area