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Fulfilling a dream for a Sudbury teen living with cerebral palsy, 14-year-old Owen was presented with a specially adapted bike. July 18, 2024.
Scenes from the XTERRA Conquer the Crater event at Kivi Park in Greater Sudbury, Ont., on July 20, 2024. (Sudbury's Pure Country 91.7/Julia William)

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DEVELOPING Jasper updates: Wildfire reaches townsite

One of two wildfires threatening the townsite in Jasper National Park has reached the southern outskirts of the Alberta Rockies community.

Biden says he ended re-election bid to unite party

U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday delivered a solemn call to voters to defend the country's democracy as he laid out in an Oval Office address his decision to drop his bid for reelection and throw his support behind Vice President Kamala Harris.

LOCAL GOVERNMENTS: HOW THEY WORK

Few and far between: population density in northern Ontario

No matter how many pages of the budget you go through line-by-line, some key factors in northeastern Ontario make annual budgeting a challenge.

Algonquin Boulevard East in Timmins by City Hall. (CTV Northern Ontario file)

Between a rock and a hard place: local government in northeastern Ontario

Despite a long list of responsibilities, local governments have the least power and are heavily regulated by the province.

Public lookout at Newmont Porcupine's Hollinger open pit mine in Timmins. (Lydia Chubak/CTV Northern Ontario)

Northeastern Ontario politicians reflect on their time at city hall

One of the biggest surprises many newly elected city councillors face is just how complicated it is to get things done – and that they are not the boss of every city staffer they meet.

Public hearing at Sudbury's city hall

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