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Barrie PSW describes 'absolute terror' of staff, residents in COVID-19 ravaged LTC centre

Barrie PSW describes 'absolute terror' of staff, residents in COVID-19 ravaged LTC centre

As of Monday afternoon, 53 staff members and 63 residents have tested positive for the virus; There have also been nine resident deaths
Fedeli says applications available for Ontario's small business support grant

Fedeli says applications available for Ontario's small business support grant

Province Providing up to $20,000 for Eligible Businesses Impacted by Provincewide Shutdown
Some PSWs still waiting for pandemic pay; NDP demands permanent raise for workers

Some PSWs still waiting for pandemic pay; NDP demands permanent raise for workers

Statement from New Democrat Gelinas comes after SooToday report
Catholic Bishop responsible for this region urges churches to hold celebrations virtually due to pandemic

Catholic Bishop responsible for this region urges churches to hold celebrations virtually due to pandemic

Calling it a 'huge sacrifice for our people,' Bishop Thomas Dowd is requesting local parishioners to comply with provincial guidelines
Mattawa school buses equipped to document drivers breaking safety laws

Mattawa school buses equipped to document drivers breaking safety laws

Council to vote on use tonight, BusPatrol safety technology program expected to launch Tuesday with virtual Facebook announcement hosted by Let’s Remember Adam campaign
North Bay woman captures 'light pillars' on cellphone

North Bay woman captures 'light pillars' on cellphone

Light pillars appear when artificial light or natural light bounces off the facets of flat ice crystals wafting relatively close to the ground
COVID-19 outbreak declared at Kidd mine

COVID-19 outbreak declared at Kidd mine

Two employees have tested positive
'Democracy prevailed,' says MP Terry Sheehan, Sault's Washington insider

'Democracy prevailed,' says MP Terry Sheehan, Sault's Washington insider

'I commend all these lawmakers for reconvening after a forced evacuation'
Extending Northern Ontario shutdown 'slap in the face' for many businesses: Timmins MPP

Extending Northern Ontario shutdown 'slap in the face' for many businesses: Timmins MPP

The shutdown's been extended to Jan. 23
Former Sudburian asks for help after losing everything in pre-Christmas fire

Former Sudburian asks for help after losing everything in pre-Christmas fire

Danielle Leger's three pet dogs tragically perished in the fire