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Blind River teacher praised by board for commitment to culture, community

Blind River teacher praised by board for commitment to culture, community

Ecole Saint-Joseph teacher, Shelley Cyr-Soucy, participates in the school's fruit and vegetable program, plays an active role in the preparation of school celebrations, has coached the volley-ball team and contributes to her parish as well as to the Blind River community
Ottawa using 'racist' Indian Act to narrow Jordan's Principle eligibility, AFN argues

Ottawa using 'racist' Indian Act to narrow Jordan's Principle eligibility, AFN argues

Lawyer Stuart Wuttke told the court Ottawa's attempts to overturn a decision by the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal that expanded eligibility for Jordan's Principle ignores that Canada cannot unilaterally define Indigenous identity
Former Anishinabek Nation Grand Chief tapped for regional chief of Ontario

Former Anishinabek Nation Grand Chief tapped for regional chief of Ontario

Glen Hare of M'Chigeeng First Nation elected to assume new roles in Assembly of First Nations, Chiefs of Ontario
Ontario reports 345 new COVID cases Friday

Ontario reports 345 new COVID cases Friday

Today's update also includes 624 recoveries, 37 new hospitalizations, and one death
Resilient Northern business owners are bouncing back better than rest of Ontario: Stats Canada

Resilient Northern business owners are bouncing back better than rest of Ontario: Stats Canada

Housing affordability, mental health challenges will be legacies of COVID-19
<b>CANADA:</b> Cheap rates, flexible cancellation policies won't last long, travel agencies say

CANADA: Cheap rates, flexible cancellation policies won't last long, travel agencies say

Travel adviser says people are flocking to lock in a winter holiday in warmer climates like the Caribbean, and said Canadians may want to consider booking sooner rather than later so they don’t miss out
Good morning, Elliot Lake!

Good morning, Elliot Lake!

Focus on the good
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Pest ... or snack? June bugs are the 'croutons of the sky'

BEYOND LOCAL: Pest ... or snack? June bugs are the 'croutons of the sky'

June bugs can be serious pests of ornamental and agricultural plants, lawns and golf courses, or they can be a crunchy snack for a bird — or human
Public Health Sudbury reports two new cases of COVID-19 for June 17

Public Health Sudbury reports two new cases of COVID-19 for June 17

There are now 19 active cases being monitored by local health officials
Pfizer, Moderna vaccines now preferred second dose for AstraZeneca recipients: NACI

Pfizer, Moderna vaccines now preferred second dose for AstraZeneca recipients: NACI

The guidance is based on growing evidence that a second dose of an mRNA vaccine produces a stronger immune response, and because of the low but serious risk of vaccine-induced blood clots associated with getting AstraZeneca