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Woman faces arson charge in northern Manitoba nursing station fire – Winnipeg

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Manitoba RCMP say a woman was charged after the nursing station in Chemawawin, Man., about 450 kilometres north of Winnipeg, burned down Monday morning. A 20-year-old woman will appear in court in The Pas on Tuesday, police said, where she faces charges …

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Northern youth help build house in Dominican Republic – Winnipeg

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Students from Northern Manitoba returned to Winnipeg today after a trip to the Dominican Republic to help a family build a home. The group consisted of 22-volunteers from three Northern First Nations. Organizers from the trip say going to the Dominican helped …

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Judge approves settlement agreement for Nova Scotia’s Northern Pulp mill – Halifax

A settlement agreement announced last week between the owners of the Northern Pulp mill and the Nova Scotia government has been approved by a British Columbia Supreme Court judge. The agreement is the result of a court-ordered mediation that began in April 2022 as part of the company’s creditor protection …

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Ontario photographer chasing northern lights captures stunning images

Over the weekend, people throughout Canada and the world saw a beautiful array of colours across the night sky, with a stunning display of an aurora borealis, also known as the northern lights. Tania Wood, a photographer from Collingwood, Ont., captured some stunning pictures of the historical geometric storm on …

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Northern lights could appear across Canada as ‘severe’ geomagnetic storm nears

The most severe geomagnetic storm of the past 20 years is expected to hit Earth on Friday night, which could impact power grid systems, navigation and radio and satellite communication. But the upside to this rare event is that Canadians across the country may be able to see a spectacular …

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Teens face long list of drug, weapons charges after northern Manitoba hostage incident – Winnipeg

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Police in northern Manitoba have two 15-year-olds behind bars after an armed hostage situation over the weekend. Manitoba First Nations Police Service (MFNPS) officers at Opaskwayak Cree Nation were called to a home in the community Saturday afternoon, where they said a …

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‘Huge loss’: Fire destroys band office in northern Ontario First Nation

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted April 6, 2024 11:57 am 1 min read Descrease article font size Increase article font size Police are investigating after a fire destroyed a First Nation band office in northern Ontario. Nishnawbe Aski Police says its crime unit is now investigating Thursday’s early morning …

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Ontario extends program that helps rural and northern hospitals avoid ER closures

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted March 22, 2024 6:07 am 1 min read Descrease article font size Increase article font size Ontario is extending a program that helps rural and northern hospitals avoid temporary ER closures for another six months. The province established what’s now known as the Temporary Locum …

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Program helping northern Ontario ERs stay open set to expire

A program that helps rural and northern Ontario hospitals avoid temporary ER closures is set to expire at the end of the month, with no signal from the government as to whether it will be extended, made permanent or simply end. Many of the province’s more isolated hospitals rely on doctors from …

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