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Sudbury A manager with Ontario’s Ministry of Natural Resources says work is underway to develop a formal program that addresses a joint health and safety committee’s concerns over forest firefighters’ exposure to smoke, but a union head is doubtful anything will happen before the next fire season. CBC obtained MNR manager’s response to healthContinue Reading

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Sudbury·CBC Investigates Greater Sudbury police asked child exploitation suspects for passwords to their computers or other devices before they had a chance to consult with lawyers, contrary to their constitutional rights, a CBC investigation reveals. This and other details about police errors in 13 child pornography cases were obtained through a freedom-of-informationContinue Reading

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Sudbury A joint health and safety committee with the Ministry of Natural Resources has recommended that the Ontario government do more to inform, educate and protect forest firefighters against exposure to cancerous toxins.  A request filed last week says employees not fully informed about occupational hazards Aya Dufour · CBCContinue Reading

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Sudbury If a $30K incentive isn’t enough to attract police officers to this northern Ontario city, what is?The Timmins Police Service has struggled with recruiting and retaining officers for years, and a recently expanded and improved incentive program is producing limited results. Some former officers are calling for changes atContinue Reading