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Here's how to help the turtle cross the road

Here's how to help the turtle cross the road

Turtles are out and about more often this time of year; Nature Conservancy of Canada explains the ‘hamburger’ and ‘wheelbarrow’ methods of helping turtles cross a road
Wildlife causing plenty of accidents on Hwy. 11 north

Wildlife causing plenty of accidents on Hwy. 11 north

The Temagami area seems to be particularly dangerous
Thunder Bay health unit declares HIV outbreak among homeless population

Thunder Bay health unit declares HIV outbreak among homeless population

Eight HIV positive cases have been confirmed since start of the year, with two more under investigation.
If you're going to be near a Mandarin restaurant on Canada Day, you can get a free buffet

If you're going to be near a Mandarin restaurant on Canada Day, you can get a free buffet

All of the restaurant chain's 29 locations will offer a free buffet for Canadian citizens on Canada Day
With thousands of indigenous youth dying, it's time to hit reset on respect, says speaker

With thousands of indigenous youth dying, it's time to hit reset on respect, says speaker

'We need to understand the impact of colonialization. Canadians have a lot of reconciling to do,' says Suzanne Smoke, executive director of Biindigen Healing and Arts
Ontario to spend $1 million through Francophone Community Grants Program

Ontario to spend $1 million through Francophone Community Grants Program

'This new stream will help francophone entrepreneurs and businesses improve front-line services and better serve their French-speaking clients and partners'
Here's how you can help keep invasive species out of our waterways

Here's how you can help keep invasive species out of our waterways

Conservation officers, anglers and boaters all have a part to play in ensuring that established invasives are not moved from one lake to another
Ottawa's Rideau Canal to be featured in NHL 20 video game

Ottawa's Rideau Canal to be featured in NHL 20 video game

In EA Sports new NHL 20 video game, the Rideau Canal will be featured as a playable area.
Thunder Bay trying to build an indoor sports dome too

Thunder Bay trying to build an indoor sports dome too

The multi-sport centre, a potential legacy defining project for this fledgling term of Thunder Bay city council, received in-principle support to proceed with a metal building structure at Chapples Park, including a six-court indoor tennis component
Teachers to protest job losses in North Bay today

Teachers to protest job losses in North Bay today

'Fedeli and Aspin both accused us of fear mongering and promised that nobody would lose their job. We will be in front of the board office with absolute proof that they lied, and my members and our students are suffering as a result'