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Northern airline preparing to touch down more often in North Bay

Northern airline preparing to touch down more often in North Bay

The expansion of flights is made possible by 'company-wide protocols...established to prevent the spread of COVID-19, ensuring the safety of employees and passengers.'
'Light shut right off' for women-led businesses during pandemic

'Light shut right off' for women-led businesses during pandemic

New report details common barriers faced by women entrepreneurs
Canada/U.S. border to remain closed until Sept. 21

Canada/U.S. border to remain closed until Sept. 21

The border was originally slated to reopen on Aug. 21 but that has again been pushed back by 30 days as cases of COVID-19 continue to surge in the U.S.
Crews make progress on Red Lake wildfire as evacuation continues: officials

Crews make progress on Red Lake wildfire as evacuation continues: officials

A fire official says crews have made progress on a wildfire that has forced the evacuation of residents in Red Lake, Ont.
Unions: Ontario’s pandemic back to school plan fails to protect teachers, staff

Unions: Ontario’s pandemic back to school plan fails to protect teachers, staff

'By reopening schools without measures to appropriately address critical issues, the Ministry of Education has placed the health and safety of educators, their students and the entire school community in significant and imminent danger'
Noront CEO expects no delays in Ring of Fire road construction and mine start

Noront CEO expects no delays in Ring of Fire road construction and mine start

Federal regional review of Far North mineral development will have no bearing on pace of progress, says Alan Coutts
Firefighters wary of wind shift at Red Lake 49

Firefighters wary of wind shift at Red Lake 49

A 115-passenger aircraft is on standby to bring more evacuees to Thunder Bay
Teen facing murder charge arrested for arson

Teen facing murder charge arrested for arson

Boy, 15, now also facing arson and other charges
Missing Guelph man last seen in Blind River

Missing Guelph man last seen in Blind River

Jad Crawford was last seen yesterday in the area
Timmins police rescue lost kayaker

Timmins police rescue lost kayaker

She was treated for dehydration and exposure issues before being released