Report finds money spent to fix North Bay’s homeless crisis hasn’t alleviated growing problem

The ‘Homelessness Landscape In The Nipissing District’ report was presented to the social services board Wednesday. The report outlines the spending and operating costs at the low-barrier shelter and the Gateway House. Sept.24/21 (Eric Taschner/CTV News Northern Ontario) The ‘Homelessness Landscape In The Nipissing District’ report was presented to the social services board Wednesday. The report outlines the spending and operating costs at the low-barrier shelter and the Gateway House. Sept.24/21 (Eric Taschner/CTV News Northern Ontario)

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Why COVID-19 boosters weren't tweaked to better match variants

More COVID-19 booster shots may be on the way -- but when it's your turn, you'll get an extra dose of the original vaccine, not one updated to better match the extra-contagious delta variant. And that has some experts wondering if the booster campaign is a bit of a missed opportunity to target delta and its likely descendants.

Registered nurse Alix Zacharski, left, receives a Pfizer COVID-19 booster shot from Douglas Houghton, right, at Jackson Memorial Hospital Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Colin Powell dies, exemplary general stained by Iraq claims

Colin Powell, the trailblazing soldier and diplomat whose sterling reputation of service to Republican and Democratic presidents was stained by his faulty claims to justify the 2003 U.S. war in Iraq, died Monday of COVID-19 complications. He was 84.