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Concern growing over the amount of guns on streets of Northern Ontario cities

Concern growing over the amount of guns on streets of Northern Ontario cities

'We have seen a growing prevalence used in the commission of criminal offences within the community and it is not just North Bay, it is Sudbury, Thunder Bay'
Homeownership or retirement, millennials' golden years impacted: survey

Homeownership or retirement, millennials' golden years impacted: survey

About two-thirds of millennials worry if they buy a home and delay their savings, they won’t have enough saved for retirement
Northern Ont. study: Housing supports for women leaving jail reduces community risk

Northern Ont. study: Housing supports for women leaving jail reduces community risk

The Elizabeth Fry Society wants to develop transitional housing in Thunder Bay.
President's Choice goat cheese pulled from shelves due to plastic pieces

President's Choice goat cheese pulled from shelves due to plastic pieces

The affected product can be found in stores across Canada
Noodles replace single-use plastics at popular Timmins coffee shop

Noodles replace single-use plastics at popular Timmins coffee shop

Pasta an environmentally-friendly alternative to traditional stir sticks
Ontario Northland workers reach five-year labour deal

Ontario Northland workers reach five-year labour deal

Agreement announced Dec. 11
$500K boat stolen from Ontario found weeks later in Florida thanks to social media

$500K boat stolen from Ontario found weeks later in Florida thanks to social media

Owners Nathan and Cari Reid said a strange turn of events has led to the safe return of the $500,000 boat, which was reported stolen from Double R Performance near Orillia
Preventing tragedy: Mattawa brings in school bus stop-arm camera program

Preventing tragedy: Mattawa brings in school bus stop-arm camera program

'I hope other municipalities will follow the Mattawa’s example'
Online video games like Fortnite hunting grounds for child predators, says expert

Online video games like Fortnite hunting grounds for child predators, says expert

An important reminder for parents to teach kids to never share personal information with someone you don't know
Fire officials offer tips to avoid mishaps, tragedies over the holidays

Fire officials offer tips to avoid mishaps, tragedies over the holidays

Cooking and smoking are two of the biggest triggers