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Home invader stood over northern Ontario woman's bed, smoking (2 photos and a map)

Home invader stood over northern Ontario woman's bed, smoking (2 photos and a map)

'Why are you here?' she asked. He replied, 'Oh… um… I don’t know'
Buoys record 28.8 foot wave height average on Lake Superior

Buoys record 28.8 foot wave height average on Lake Superior

The southern shore of Lake Superior often experiences intense swells because northern winds from Canada are able to travel across the lake unimpeded Hurricane force winds on the southern shore of Lake Superior result in highest wave height average recorded in last three years.
Lawyers lament 'political context' of bribery trial

Lawyers lament 'political context' of bribery trial

Lougheed may seek to recover court costs after Tuesday's acquittal
Manitoulin Island girl the only Canadian nominated for international peace award

Manitoulin Island girl the only Canadian nominated for international peace award

Deemed to be Nobel Peace Prize for children
Someone dumped a starved kitten on Hwy 17, and the SPCA wants to know who

Someone dumped a starved kitten on Hwy 17, and the SPCA wants to know who

'No excuse for failing to care for your animals,' says SPCA inspector
MPP accused government of 'cooking the books' on hydro cuts

MPP accused government of 'cooking the books' on hydro cuts

Ontarians are on the hook for $4 billion more than necessary
Thunder Bay man fined $5,000 for building a beach

Thunder Bay man fined $5,000 for building a beach

MNRF laid charges for violating Public Lands and Aggregate Resources Acts
Thunder Bay school board apologizes after female students asked to wear shirts over two-piece swimsuits

Thunder Bay school board apologizes after female students asked to wear shirts over two-piece swimsuits

It did not sit well with parents
Union Gas to move forward with $74M pipeline project in Greater Sudbury

Union Gas to move forward with $74M pipeline project in Greater Sudbury

The pipeline will be in service by November 2018
Man whose plane crashed in NW Ontario declared dead

Man whose plane crashed in NW Ontario declared dead

Body of University of Michigan student has never been found