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Sudbury's Laurentian plans fall return to campus, but won't require COVID-19 vax for residences

Sudbury's Laurentian plans fall return to campus, but won't require COVID-19 vax for residences

'Health and safety come absolutely first for everyone at Laurentian, and we will not be doing anything that puts people at unnecessary risk,' President Robert Haché tells university senate
Ontario reports 384 new COVID cases Wednesday

Ontario reports 384 new COVID cases Wednesday

Today's update includes 722 recoveries, 33 new hospitalizations and 12 deaths
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Some long-wear makeup linked to toxins harmful to health and environment, study says

BEYOND LOCAL: Some long-wear makeup linked to toxins harmful to health and environment, study says

A paper published finds that many common cosmetic products contain signs of a class of chemicals known as polyfluoroalkyl substances — or PFAS — that can contaminate water systems for generations and have been linked to serious health risks
Chief cautions careful approach to residential school burial site investigation

Chief cautions careful approach to residential school burial site investigation

'St. Anne’s school affected a lot of people. And today, people are still carrying it,' says Fort Albany chief
Good morning, Elliot Lake!

Good morning, Elliot Lake!

Don't sweat the small stuff
<b>CANADA:</b> Pandemic enabled small- and medium-sized businesses to work remotely, survey says

CANADA: Pandemic enabled small- and medium-sized businesses to work remotely, survey says

A new survey from the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) found 74 per cent of small- and medium-sized business owners say they plan to offer employees the ability to work remotely post-pandemic
Blind River businesses receive facade grants

Blind River businesses receive facade grants

Visitors and residents will be seeing more improvements to local businesses over the summer
Public Health Sudbury reports three new cases of COVID-19 for Tuesday June 15

Public Health Sudbury reports three new cases of COVID-19 for Tuesday June 15

There are also 20 active cases being monitored by health officials
Two new forest fires reported near Timmins

Two new forest fires reported near Timmins

The southern portion of the region is seeing a low to moderate hazard today
AFN slams Ottawa for 'heartless' legal challenge of First Nations child compensation

AFN slams Ottawa for 'heartless' legal challenge of First Nations child compensation

AFN lawyer David Nahwegabow began his arguments today with a broad swipe at the federal government for forcing the tribunal's compensation ruling to a judicial review