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Silver Medalists at the U16 tournament during the 2013 World Ringette Championships

This recreational tournament during the World Ringette Championships held in North Bay had seven U-16 ringette teams (North Bay, Upper Ottawa Valley, Nickel Basin, Timmins, Sweden and two teams from Finland) compete with each other…just for the fun o

Douglas Coupland, Louise Penny appointed to Order of Canada

Authors Douglas Coupland and Louise Penny are among the 90 new appointees named to the Order of Canada . The announcement was made by Governor General David Johnston.

Timmins Coin Club Meeting Coming This Weekend

TIMMINS COIN CLUB MEETING on Sunday January 12, 2 pm at the Timmins Museum. Are you a coin/paper money collector or would like to learn about the hobby then we invite you to join our club. We are looking for new members of all ages.

Ontario Provincial Police Issue Warning Regarding Snowmobile Trespassing

The local Ontario Provincial Police detachments are reminding area snowmobilers to be mindful of their responsibilities while enjoying winter excursions by respecting private property.

Ontario Thanks Hydro Workers and Canadian Tire for Generous Donation to Red Cross

Red Cross to Contribute $250,000 Toward Ice Storm Relief Efforts workers for the ice storm relief efforts.

Temperatures to ease back on Saturday

Temperatures are coming back to seasonal this Saturday with a high of -5C. Older buildings like The Book Bin on 3rd Ave have their furnace running 24 hours a day to keep up with the cold.

The Organic Center's 10 New Year's Resolutions to last a lifetime

What is a New Year's Resolution you can make today that can last a lifetime--and beyond? Going organic--which is good for you, your family and the planet.

Detour Gold Resumes Milling Operations at the Detour Lake Mine

TORONTO, ONTARIO-- Detour Gold Corporation reports that the repairs to the pre-leach thickener system, including replacement of the bottom section of the torque cage were successfully completed and re-commissioning of this system has commenced.

4.6M Snapchat usernames and cell numbers leaked online

Snapchat has been hacked and 4.6 million usernames were up for download by anyone who wanted. There is a list available of area codes and 705 is not on the list seen. Storify by CBC. http://storify.

OPP WRAP UP 2013 Festive R.i.d.e. CAMPAIGN

OPP Report Fewer Impaired Charges and Warn Range Suspensions (ORILLIA, ON) – An early thank you to Ontario drivers seems to have paid off for the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) as they report significantly fewer impaired driving charge and Warn Rang