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Another Northern Ontario OPP officer tests positive for COVID-19

Another Northern Ontario OPP officer tests positive for COVID-19

The OPP was made aware of the diagnosis on April 18
No foul play suspected in connection to body discovered in North Bay

No foul play suspected in connection to body discovered in North Bay

'We can confirm the deceased individual was found on a pathway and no foul play is suspected'
Teens' stunt on Lake Nipissing ice draws first responders in water rescue gear

Teens' stunt on Lake Nipissing ice draws first responders in water rescue gear

A 911 call drew a heavy response from the City's first responders. Teens on thin ice.
Third COVID-19 death reported in Timmins area

Third COVID-19 death reported in Timmins area

It's a man in his 70s who was admitted to hospital
Thunder Bay hospital to use cloth masks to limit COVID-19 risks

Thunder Bay hospital to use cloth masks to limit COVID-19 risks

10,000 masks ordered from local business, will not be used in patient care
USW prepares grievances on physical distancing at Algoma Steel

USW prepares grievances on physical distancing at Algoma Steel

150 union members advised to seek re-assignment to other work because of COVID-related respirator issues
Number of COVID-infected Lac des Iles mine workers grows to 14

Number of COVID-infected Lac des Iles mine workers grows to 14

Three new positive tests reported as Impala Canada continues testing sweep of workforce of northwest palladium operation
Tourism outlook ‘pretty bleak’  for Northern outpost operators

Tourism outlook ‘pretty bleak’ for Northern outpost operators

With U. S. border closed, COVID-19 could create some small business casualties if no government assistance offered, says outfitters group
COVID-19 silencing wedding bells

COVID-19 silencing wedding bells

Some couples have been able to push their weddings, but arranging with vendors can be difficult
Another Lac des Iles Mine worker tests positive for COVID-19

Another Lac des Iles Mine worker tests positive for COVID-19

Impala Canada totals seven cases at northwestern Ontario mine, test results on two others still pending