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OK, Google: What were Canadians’ top search terms in 2017?

OK, Google: What were Canadians’ top search terms in 2017?

Everything from Harvey Weinstein to Bitcoin made the list
Manitoulin Island man recalls harrowing escape from the California wildfires

Manitoulin Island man recalls harrowing escape from the California wildfires

Mindemoya resident Dave Schinbeckler was visiting his son for the holidays when the vacation turned into a flight from terror
Claire's cosmetics pulled from shelves over asbestos fears

Claire's cosmetics pulled from shelves over asbestos fears

Health Canada asks for company's testing data; product list made public
Activist rallies opposition to Sudbury casino

Activist rallies opposition to Sudbury casino

Sudburians have never been consulted on whether we even want one, organizer says
Stolen text messages, misconduct and the suspension of a Sudbury judge

Stolen text messages, misconduct and the suspension of a Sudbury judge

John Keast suspended without pay, found guilty of misconduct over text messages sent to a friend at the CAS
Recording 2 km beneath the earth's surface a mystical experience, says composer

Recording 2 km beneath the earth's surface a mystical experience, says composer

He teamed up with a poet and saxophone duo to produce 'Fragments noirs,' which may be the world’s deepest artistic composition
Possible meteorite strike called into question

Possible meteorite strike called into question

Members of the Thunder Bay Centre of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada say it is unlikely a meteorite struck near Highway 61 last week, because one big, and bright, piece of the puzzle is still missing.
Possible meteorite strike in Thunder Bay still a mystery

Possible meteorite strike in Thunder Bay still a mystery

A geologist with Lakehead University is hopeful fragments collected from a crater near Highway 61 are from a meteorite, but definitive answers are not available just yet.
Giant bird attacking pets in North Bay?

Giant bird attacking pets in North Bay?

'I found out the dog was black and small the bird had the dog around the ribs and was flying just above the street lights'
Police in Thunder Bay think explosion may have been caused by a meteor

Police in Thunder Bay think explosion may have been caused by a meteor

It left a large round hole in the snow on the side of a highway