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Ontario to apologize to miners forced to use McIntyre Powder

Ontario to apologize to miners forced to use McIntyre Powder

Sudbury MPP Jamie West wins agreement from Ontario Legislature to apologize to miners who were forced to inhale McIntyre Powder as part of their job
BEYOND LOCAL: How much the 'Freedom Convoy' cost Ottawa

BEYOND LOCAL: How much the 'Freedom Convoy' cost Ottawa

The City of Ottawa showed how much the convoy protest cost and how much pressure it placed on city services
BEYOND LOCAL: Andrea Skinner resigns as Hockey Canada's interim chair

BEYOND LOCAL: Andrea Skinner resigns as Hockey Canada's interim chair

Her imminent departure from Hockey Canada comes after more corporate sponsors and provincial organizations withdrew their support from the national body
CANADA: Nike suspends Hockey Canada partnership after sex assault claims

CANADA: Nike suspends Hockey Canada partnership after sex assault claims

Spokesperson says 'significant and substantive' action is required to support athletes and transform hockey for future generations
CANADA: Tim Hortons, Scotiabank pull Hockey Canada sponsorship

CANADA: Tim Hortons, Scotiabank pull Hockey Canada sponsorship

Tim Hortons, which first suspended its sponsorship in June, says it will continue to fund national women's and para hockey programs, as well as youth hockey.
BEYOND LOCAL: Some northern students move far from home for high school

BEYOND LOCAL: Some northern students move far from home for high school

Schools in eight communities in the Northwest Territories do not offer classes beyond Grade 9, while two only offer classes until Grade 10. 
CANADA: 'Justinflation' can't be said in House of Commons, MPs are trying anyway

CANADA: 'Justinflation' can't be said in House of Commons, MPs are trying anyway

House of Commons has long dictated that members of Parliament must use each other's titles during debate, but never their first names — so anything that deliberately includes 'Justin,' the prime minister's first name, is out
After 14 years, arrests made in fatal hit-and-run investigation

After 14 years, arrests made in fatal hit-and-run investigation

Fergus teenager died in 2008 after being hit by a car on a country road near Elora while walking home from a party
BEYOND LOCAL: Federal Liberal cabinet weighing whether to lift COVID-19 travel measures

BEYOND LOCAL: Federal Liberal cabinet weighing whether to lift COVID-19 travel measures

The current measures are set to expire on Sept. 30; the decision to renew or lift the restrictions will be approved by federal cabinet ministers early next week
ONTARIO: Safer opioid supply leads to drop in ER visits: study

ONTARIO: Safer opioid supply leads to drop in ER visits: study

Safer opioid supply programs prescribe pharmaceutical opioids to those at high risk of overdose, as an alternative to an unregulated drug supply