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Carbon monoxide detectors soon mandatory in homes, Muskoka firefighters get help promoting them
This morning, Norm Miller, MPP for Parry Sound - Muskoka, Oxford MPP Ernie Hardeman, and Huntsville Mayor Claude Doughty joined Doug DeRabbie from the Insurance Bureau of Canada to put additional carbon monoxide detectors in the homes of local residents and to raise awareness that they will soon be required in all homes.
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Sun Mar 09, 2014
Fedeli announces grant to aid people with developmental disabilities
Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli announced a $117,500 grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation to assist efforts to better integrate people with developmental disabilities into the community Friday.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
The Globe and Mail
And the bands played on for the hospital in Parry Sound
A series of accidents and tragedies brought home the importance of the hospital to Joe and Fatima Bamford, shown outside the West Parry Sound Health Centre.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Fort Francis Times
Pair learn about culture, leadership
Rianna Roach and Mikaelah Yerxa are becoming leaders within their school community after having attended an indigenous youth leadership gathering last month.
Thursday is body check for colorectal cancer at the Battalion game
What: At the March 6 Battalion OHL game, the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit will be hosting ColonCancerCheck night.
Seniors in the north getting on the right PATH
A new regional program introduced by the North East LHIN called PATH Priority Assistance to Transition Home is helping seniors return home from hospital with everything they need in place.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Virginia man has vehicle impounded for street racing
WEST PARRY SOUND On March 3, 2014 at approximately 1:36 a.m. a member of the West Parry Sound Ontario Provincial Police was conducting radar on Highway 400 Northbound in Seguin Township.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Last call for quitters
February 28, 2014 is the last day to enter the Canadian Cancer Society's Driven to Quit Challenge, presented by McNeil Consumer Healthcare, division of Johnson & Johnson Inc., the makers of NICODERM and NICORETTE.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
More highway collisions, one involving 15 transports
PARRY SOUND In spite of issuing a stern warning a couple of weeks ago, the Ontario Provincial Police once again responded to a series of multi-vehicle collisions yesterday along Ontario highways.
Citizen's arrest leads to impaired charges
MCDOUGALL TWP The West Parry Sound Ontario Provincial Police received help from a citizen on February 26, 2014 when he stopped an impaired driver in McDougall Township.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Visibility was poor across southern Ontario due to blowing snow on Feb. 5, 2014. CITYNEWS.
There's a high of -10 C in the forecast, 680News meteorologist Jill Taylor said, but the wind chill will be -20.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Aging population sparks analysis of home-care services
By 2030, people over the age of 65 are expected to make up 30 per cent of northeastern Ontario's population.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
The Windsor Star
Local companies receive federal research grants
Essex County mayors hope to bring fast, reliable broadband Internet access to the entire region with the help of funds from the federal budget.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Youth entrepreneurship program continues to expand
The Northern Ontario Youth Entrepreneurship Initiative's flagship program has been a series of youth entrepreneurship summer camps that promote small business skills.