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New tool revolutionizing dementia diagnosis

A new tool, the Canadian Indigenous Cognitive Assessment, is expected to change how dementia is diagnosed in aging Indigenous peoples. Developed on Manitoulin Island over the last few years, it is now ready for Anishnabek across Canada. Community Researcher, Karen … Continue reading

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Sudbury’s supervised opioid site application should be ready by spring

Sudbury is not immune to the opioid crisis, but the city is working on responses to address it. Co-chairs of Sudbury’s Community Drug Strategy, Dr. Penny Sutcliffe and police chief Paul Pedersen told Sudbury council this week it will take … Continue reading

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China virus – is Public Health Ontario ready?

The World Health Organization says it’s not yet a global health emergency….but it may become one. Ten cities in eastern China are now under a tight lockdown, as officials try to prevent the spread of a coronavirus that’s left 26 … Continue reading

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Canadians climb back into share of 1st in NOJHL West with win over Express

Thursday, January 23, 2020 – CHELMSFORD, Ont. – A well-balanced offensive display saw the Rayside-Balfour Canadians get goals from eight different skaters as they went on to handle the Espanola Express 9-3 in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League contest … Continue reading

Autumn Peltier speaks out at Global Forum

A Manitoulin Island Indigenous teen says there has to be more of a focus on climate change. Fifteen-year-old water activist Autumn Peltier said she doesn’t feel the country’s federal politicians are doing enough when it comes on focusing on climate … Continue reading

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Autumn Peltier speaks out at Global Forum

Many local trails are not yet open, but as part of Snowmobile Safety Week, several police services in the local area are revving up their safety message reminding the public to be smart out of the trails. Manitoulin OPP Constable … Continue reading

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Cambrian College hosts Career Fair

One of the largest events of its kind, the Cambrian College Career Fair, is just around the corner. Cambrian College’s Director of Student Success and Recruitment Renee Scott says over 100 employers will meet over 2,000 students at the fair … Continue reading

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Temporary Closure – Public Library at Pearson Plaza

The City of Elliot Lake has closed the library and common area at the Pearson Plaza complex because the roof is leaking. City CAO Daniel Gagnon says the landlord, McCowan and Associates, h been issued an order to rectify the … Continue reading

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BON SOO ANNOUNCES RETURN OF PAGEANT: LOOKING FOR NORTHERN ONTARIO DELEGATES

Miss Teenage Northern Ontario and Miss World Northern Ontario will take place on Sunday, February 9th at The Machine Shop in conjunction with The Bon Soo Festival. Miss Teenage Northern Ontario is a national pageant for young ladies 13-18 and … Continue reading

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Successful fundraiser for local firefighter family

Fundraisers to assist a North Shore firefighter and his family have proven to be quite the success. Sables-Spanish Rivers Township Firefighters spokesperson, Jillana Goodchild, says a recent spaghetti dinner and other efforts has raised over $5,000 for the Darcy Schuurman … Continue reading

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