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One of North Bay’s top doctors tells northerners to mask-up

As COVID-19 cases continue to rise as well as other respiratory infections, federal and provincial medical officials are encouraging people to masks up. The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit is recommending the same, when indoors in crowded places.

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A healthcare worker gets ready to administer a COVID-19 vaccine in Portland, Ore., Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021. (Kristyna Wentz-Graff/Pool Photo via AP)
People receive their COVID-19 vaccination at the Ontario Food Terminal in Toronto on Tuesday May 11, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
People wait to receive vaccine for COVID-19 outside a vaccination centre in Mumbai, India, Thursday, May 13, 2021. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)
Mother putting a face mask on her daughter. (August de Richelieu/ Pexels)

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One of North Bay’s top docs says wear a mask

As COVID-19 cases continue to rise as well as other respiratory infections, local health officials are encouraging people to masks up.

As COVID-19 cases continue to rise as well as other respiratory infections, local health officials are encouraging people to masks up.

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OPINION | Selling a home? How to know if you qualify for a capital gains exemption

When selling a home, Canadians may be exempted from paying capital gains tax on a residential property -- if it's their principal residence. On CTVNews.ca, personal finance contributor Christopher Liew explains what's determined as a principal residence, and what properties are eligible for the exemption.

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opinion | What you need to know about contributing to your TFSA this year

The federal government's latest TFSA contribution limit increase took effect as of January 1, 2023. Personal finance contributor Christopher Liew outlines how the government’s most recent TFSA contribution limit increase affects you and how to make the most of it.

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'Laverne & Shirley' actor Cindy Williams dies at 75

Cindy Williams, who was among the most recognizable stars in America in the 1970s and 80s for her role as Shirley opposite Penny Marshall's Laverne on the beloved sitcom 'Laverne & Shirley,' has died, her family said Monday.

Girl, 6, dies after T-bar lift incident at Quebec ski resort

A six-year-old girl died in hospital Sunday night after being involved in an incident at the Val-Saint-Côme ski resort in Lanaudiere. Quebec police are investigating, though details into the event are not yet known. Officers indicated that it involved a T-bar lift, but they were not able to say more.

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Still no answers on yearslong bread price-fixing scandal: law professor

More than five years since Canada’s Competition Bureau began an investigation into an alleged bread-price fixing scheme, no conclusions have been drawn nor charges laid. As the watchdog is now probing whether grocery stores are profiting from inflation, one expert says the effectiveness of its tools are in question.

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'These deaths were preventable, these lives mattered'

B.C.'s chief coroner Lisa Lapointe warned the province has experienced an average of six deaths, every day, of every week for two years.

B.C.'s chief coroner Lisa Lapointe warned the province has experienced an average of six deaths, every day, of every week for two years.