A northern Ontario experience for an international exchange student

École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) welcomed this year an international exchange student from France. Grégoire Mazal made his way to Wawa with the intention of...

Rail Travel and Tourism Opportunities in the North

From Sault Ste. Marie-Bawating, a historical landmark for Anishnabe (Ojibwa) and Missanabie (Cree) First Nations, French voyageurs, and English settlers alike, to Hearst, with...
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Algoma District School Board students play key role in protecting local wetlands

Earlier this year, students from White Pines’ House Building Program were key players in the construction and installation of a boardwalk which lays across...
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Coast guard ship fined for speeding in gulf

OTTAWA - A Canadian Coast Guard vessel has been fined $6,000 for speeding in violation of measures aimed at protecting North Atlantic right whales...
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Ancient frogs had lots of teeth: scientists

TORONTO - Canadian researchers say they've found evidence that the ancient ancestors of modern-day frogs were once keen predators with thousands of teeth to...
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New Brunswick creates marijuana Crown corp.

FREDERICTON - The New Brunswick government has created a new Crown corporation to oversee the sale of recreational marijuana, and signed deals with two...
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Wildlife well adapted to survive wildfires: expert

WATERTON, Alta. - As wet, cool weather provided some relief to crews battling a wildfire in southwestern Alberta, a wildlife official said animals in...
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Yukon miner digs up skull of extinct muskox

DAWSON CITY, Yukon - An ancient "monster" muskox skull has been uncovered by a miner working near Dawson City, Yukon. The Klondike Placer Miners' Association...
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Seven stories in the news for today, September 14th

JUSTICE MINISTERS TO DISCUSS FEDERAL POT PLAN: Marijuana legalization will be at the top of the agenda when Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould meets with...
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Half of Canadian wildlife species declining: report

An extensive survey of 903 species of Canadian birds, fish, mammals, reptiles and amphibians over more than four decades has found that half of...