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<b>CANADA:</b> According to 10 year study, almost half of all First Nations families are 'food insecure'

CANADA: According to 10 year study, almost half of all First Nations families are 'food insecure'

The study also finds that when traditional food is present, nutrient needs and diet quality improve
Indigenous media company aims to tell traditional stories

Indigenous media company aims to tell traditional stories

Anishinaabe comedian, writer and podcaster Ryan McMahon established Makoons Media in 2016 to tell Indigenous stories
OPP investigating daytime break and enter in Blind River

OPP investigating daytime break and enter in Blind River

A smart tv was taken from the apartment
Area turtle habitat remains in jeopardy as council votes to approve quarry plan

Area turtle habitat remains in jeopardy as council votes to approve quarry plan

Piece of Crown Land earmarked for quarry is one of the best Ontario habitats for the Blanding's Turtle
Winter travel advisories issued in the region

Winter travel advisories issued in the region

Snowfall accumulations of 5 to 10 cm expected by Thursday morning
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Confusing studies surrounding red meat diminishes citizen trust in science

BEYOND LOCAL: Confusing studies surrounding red meat diminishes citizen trust in science

The new study still finds that reducing unprocessed red meat consumption by three servings in a week is associated with an approximately eight per cent lower lifetime risk of heart disease, cancer and early death
<b>CANADA:</b> Youth not employed or in school face poorer mental, physical health, study says

CANADA: Youth not employed or in school face poorer mental, physical health, study says

These young people may be at risk of becoming isolated, the report says
Broadband survey underway in Blind River area

Broadband survey underway in Blind River area

Data collected will be used to find the needs, voids and gaps with internet service in the area
Why are 52 local job seekers so happy?

Why are 52 local job seekers so happy?

Between May and October, staff at the Sault College Employment Solutions Blind River office's goal was to place 50 job seekers in employment
Council decides tourist information centre will open seasonally only

Council decides tourist information centre will open seasonally only

The decision to use the building seasonally only was endorsed by the majority of council in a 6-1 vote