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Discriminatory act ‘has been somewhat righted’

North Bay Nugget Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Glen Hare The “assimilation machine” the federal government used for almost 150 years to strip the status of Indigenous people “has been somewhat righted,” according to the Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief. Glen Hare said updates to the Indian Registration System means many who lost their status […]

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North Bay one of eight hosts in axe-throwing fall fundraiser

North Bay Nugget Northern Axperts joins eight-city event to help send children with cancer to camp Northern Axperts will host axe-throwing tournaments in North Bay, Sudbury and Thunder Bay this October in support of Camp Quality Canada’s Axe Cancer event to help send children with cancer to camp. Nugget File Photo North Bay will take […]

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Seidel: Sudbury’s Byfield leads strong group of OHL draft prospects

Sudbury Star Ottawa 67’s Tye Felhaber battles with Sudbury Wolves Jack Thompson during first period OHL playoff action at TD Arena in Ottawa on April 5, 2019. Thompson will be a key player for the Wolves next season, coach Cory Stillman says. Errol McGihon/Postmedia Errol McGihon / Postmedia Since the summer is almost over and […]

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Junior Spartans reflect on inaugural year

Sudbury Star “It was like a family” In this file photo, Sudbury Junior Spartans quarterback Devin Zloty (7) is tackled by the Orangeville Outlaws’ Lucas Snowdon (88) during Ontario Provincial Football League junior varsity action at James Jerome Sports Complex in Sudbury. Ben Leeson/Sudbury Star jpg, SU The way Gord Goddard sees it, the first […]

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Chiddenton collects 3 points as Timmins takes NOJHL preseason opener

Timmins Daily Press Rock downs Gold Miners by a score of 4-1. Rhys Chiddenton jpg, TD KIRKLAND LAKE – Rhys Chiddenton collected the game-winning goal and dished out two assists to lead the Timmins Rock to a 4-1 triumph over the Kirkland Lake Gold Miners Wednesday evening in the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League’s preseason […]

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Updated: Sudbury police locate missing 10-year-old boy

Sudbury Star Ian Penstone Police handout Update: Police has located Ian. . . . . Original story: Greater Sudbury Police officers are looking for the public’s help in finding a missing boy. Ian Penstone, 10, was last seen around 1:20 p.m. on Marttila Drive near Regent Street. “Ian is non-verbal and not familiar with the […]

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Province willing to talk class sizes – minister

North Bay Nugget Stephen Lecce Postmedia File TORONTO — Ontario Education Minister Stephen Lecce says he is open to negotiating a smaller boost to class sizes with teachers.The government announced in the spring that high school class sizes would rise from an average of 22 to 28 students over four years.It says that will means […]

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Consbec worker killed in drilling incident

Sudbury Star A driller with local mining company Consbec died this week from injuries sustained at a job site. The Ministry of Labour said it learned Monday of the incident, which occurred at a granite quarry in River Valley.  “It was reported that a worker sustained critical injuries while drilling,” said ministry spokesperson Janet Deline […]

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Artwork shows hands helping Hands

North Bay Nugget Samantha Simpson, Hands TheFamilyHelpNetwork.ca, left, and Paul Laperriere, Hands TheFamilyHelpNetwork.ca, right, accept a one-of-a-kind donation from Wanda Wallace, Ontario Hooking Craft Guild, to bring enjoyment to clients accessing one of Hands’ therapy spaces at 391 Oak Street East in North Bay. Submitted Photo Hands The Family Help Network has some more hands […]

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Golf gala raises $52,000 for cancer program

North Bay Nugget The 21st annual Osprey Links Golf Gala raised $52,000 for the Cancer Care Close to Home campaign. Submitted Photo The Cancer Care Close to Home campaign is $52,000 to the good after the 21st annual Osprey Links Charity Golf Gala. Over the last six years, the tournament has raised more than $250,000 […]

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