A Manitoulin Island woman says she is filing a complaint against the Greater Sudbury Police Service after being ticketed for distracted driving last week at the corner of Lasalle Boulevard and Barrydowne Road.
Goblins and ghouls keen to trick-or-treat should wear a cloth mask rather than relying on a Halloween mask to protect them from COVID-19, health experts say, adding that doubling up on masks could lead to breathing problems.
Northern Ontario's large Urban Mayors are asking for short-term funding from the Ford government to address key infrastructure gaps in the north needed to address mental health and addictions problems.
It was a bitter harvest for a few legal cannabis growers in Greater Sudbury this fall. Greater Sudbury Police said as of mid-October, they had received six reports of residents having cannabis plants stolen from their properties.
A coroner's inquest looking into the circumstances around the fatal overdose of an inmate at Algoma Treatment and Remand Centre in Sault Ste. Marie continues Wednesday in hopes of preventing similar deaths in the future.
A northern Ontario woman has received one of the most prestigious honours from the State of Israel and Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Centre in Jerusalem, for her family's role in saving a Jewish man during WWII.
From fighting Darth Vader to cutting through walls, lightsabers are the weapon of choice in a galaxy far, far away, but thanks to the brain of a Kitchener, Ont. man, they can be used right here on planet earth.
The Nature Conservancy of Canada is once again asking Canadians to leave the leaves on their front lawn. Not only does it have benefits for your lawn, the group says it also helps to save the environment.
A young man who was the subject of a racist prank that saw his high school yearbook tribute to his grandmother replaced with a racist slur is receiving a lot of love and a big boost to his higher education goals.
Facing challenges from online retail sales, malls in Canada -- including one in Sudbury -- are working to add residential units to not only fill vacant space, but provide retailers with a built-in customer base.
A lawyer representing 15 youths who accuse the federal government for breaching their constitutional rights by failing to properly address climate change says the courts have a definite role to play in determining the lawsuit's outcome.
Already, COVID-19 has killed more people in the U.S. than Americans killed in battle during the five most recent wars combined: the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Iraq War, the War in Afghanistan and the Persian Gulf War.
According to a new study, sleep helps build the brain's infrastructure until the age of about 2-and-a-half. After that, researchers say sleep's purpose shifts to brain maintenance and repair rather than brain-building.
Jack Cantin isn't even out of diapers yet and he's already got a international title he can add to his golfing resume. The French River toddler has taken first place in the 'Little Linksters Best Peewee Swing in the World' contest.
Marc Benoit, owner of Sudbury-based manufacturing company, A-10 Fabrication, has designed a golf ball retriever that will help ensure golfers around the world can stay safe while enjoying the game they love.
Canada's top doctor is hitting back at criticism that public health guidance has shifted during the COVID-19 pandemic, saying that key messages have stayed the same -- but advice has evolved alongside the science.
There have been dozens of arsons, shootings and at least four murders connected to the tow truck industry in the Toronto area. W5 investigates the underbelly of the industry and shares the story of a lawyer who took it on.
Many restaurants around the country, including ones here in the north, have had a tough time during the pandemic. That's why one restaurant in Sudbury is trying to extend the patio season into the colder months.
The mayor of the town of Hearst is asking people to follow the Porcupine Health Unit's COVID-19 health guidelines. This, after the last six confirmed cases of the virus have been reported in the Hearst area.
Nickel Belt MPP France Gélinas, Ontario NDP health critic, announced this week that her private member's bill that would reform long-term care home policies in the province has passed second reading in the Ontario Legislature.