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Saturday, December 5, 2020

Does Ontario need a Northern Lens?

There is a longstanding frustration in Northern Ontario that Queen’s Park does not ‘think North’ when developing policies and programs. As such, Northern Policy...
Michael Mantha MPP - Queens Park

Mike Mantha, News From The Park

Golf season is officially over.  Have you ever noticed that for real golfers, as a breed, have a harder time dealing with the offseason...

Trudeau says $542M bound for Indigenous bodies to set up child-welfare services

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal government is sending $542 million to Indigenous groups to help them set up welfare services...

Halloween learning centers allow students to discover and to have fun

During the last few weeks, Junior and Senior Kindergarten students in Ms. Kelsey Dechamplain’s class at École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) had a great deal of...

Ontario Adding and Expanding Highway Rest Areas in the North

Province Supporting Travellers and Truck Drivers with More Places to Safely Stop THUNDER BAY — The Ontario government is improving travel for drivers in Northern...

The scourge of plastic waste

Plastic is everywhere in our lives.  From the straws in our drinks to the fibres that make our clothes stretch, plastic has permeated so...

Manitoulin OPP Arrests Wanted Person

(NAIRN-HYMAN TOWNSHIP, ON) - On September 4, 2020, at approximately 6:13 p.m. members from the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) stopped a...

OPEN LETTER: Northern DriveTest Centres

Dear Minister Mulroney, I am once again writing to you on the matter of the lack of access that Northern Ontarians have to DriveTest Centres...

Government sends wrong message to regions struggling for better internet

I’ve written quite a bit about the challenges we have with internet in the north for good reason.  No other technology has the power...

Police charge man and woman in alleged homicide in Thunder Bay, Ont.

THUNDER BAY, Ont. — A man and woman are each facing a murder charge after a recent homicide in Thunder Bay, Ont. City police say...