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Britain's King Charles III reacts during a visit to the Chelsea Flower Show at the Royal Hospital Chelsea in London, Monday May 20, 2024. (Adrian Dennis/Pool Photo via AP)
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Downtown patrols returning to the Sault

Daily security patrols are returning to Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.’s downtown this summer. City council recently approved a pilot program that will see security patrols mid-day and in the evenings.

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A deep-dive into a failed 'Star Wars' hotel is going viral

In 2023, Disney closed a highly-publicized luxury hotel on the Walt Disney World property called 'Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser.' Now, a year later, a four-hour-long YouTube deep-dive has resurfaced details about the concept and spread the niche piece of Disney lore to millions of viewers.

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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