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Ticks, Lyme disease on the rise in Ontario

It has been a bad year for ticks and Lyme disease in Ontario, and health officials are saying the trend is on the rise. Ten new human Lyme cases were reported in the province since April 30, and the number of cases has been increasing almost every year since 2006.

‘Doughnut’ damaged soccer fields back in play

Soccer fields in Kingston, Ont., that were taken out of play last month after a youth drove "doughnuts" on them and rendering them unsafe, are back in play.

Natural gardens get approval in spite of controversy

A new bylaw amendment in Pointe-Claire, Que. encourages the planting of natural gardens in the municipality as long as they remain within guidelines. The amendment comes after action was threatened against a local resident whose natural garden was met with criticism.

Dutch elm disease still rampant in Nipissing area

Hundreds of elm trees in the Nipissing area of Ontario, near North Bay, are dying of Dutch elm disease and the disease is showing no signs of slowing down anytime soon.
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Workplace accident claims life of landscaper

A workplace accident in Huntsville, Ont. has claimed the life of a landscaper from Emsdale. The 38-year-old employee of Landscaping Muskoka sustained his fatal injury while cutting stone. » Read more...


Oct. 19-20, 2017
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