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Record turn out for 62nd annual Sault Christmas bird count

SAULT NATURALISTS The Sault Ste. Marie Christmas Bird Count took place on December 16th, and despite the cold weather, a record 80 field observers took...
Bohemian Waxwing, taken by Barry Lyons

Be part of the annual Desbarats Christmas bird count if you live within 12kms

The Desbarats Christmas Bird Count is back for a second year! On December 30, 2017, you can help count birds within a 12km radius of...
Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer

Rudolph is a girl! Because, science.

The first written account of Santa Claus having reindeer was in 1821, and since then most people have assumed the reindeer were male —...

‘Caribou have a right to live,’ says First Nation chief trying to save the...

A once-thriving herd of endangered caribou on a northern Ontario island is weeks away from being killed off by a pack of wolves, says a First Nation that is working with...
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Northern Ontario Party responds to Mantha caribou plea

Response to: Mike Mantha regarding the Michipocoten Island Caribou The Northern Ontario Party applauds Mike Mantha for his impassionate plea to help the Michipocoten Island...
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NDP MPP Michael Mantha sends video appeal to save the caribou before it’s too...

NDP MPP Michael Mantha sends video appeal to McGarry to save the caribou ALGOMA-MANITOULIN – NDP MPP Michael Mantha has sent a video appeal to...
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Join a local Christmas Bird Count this holiday season!

Ontario Nature groups are hosting counts (ontarionature.org/cbc) across Ontario Each year, bird lovers welcome winter by joining a Christmas Bird Count. It’s a great way...

Police report possible meteor landing in northern Ontario

THUNDER BAY, Ont. — Police in northern Ontario say a meteor may be responsible for a loud explosion that shook houses in a Thunder...
Winter highway

The NOP demands end to contracting out our winter highway maintenance

White Knuckle Driving There is a term used in Northern Ontario called white-knuckle driving. This is a simple description of what northern drivers experience when...

North American birders flock to N.B. tree after rare bird from Europe spotted

MIRAMICHI, N.B. — New Brunswick has a rare visitor from Europe and it's attracting bird lovers from across Canada and the United States. A European...

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