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THERE ARE A FEW NEW WAYS OF DOING BUSINESS AT THE NEWLY OPENED TEMISKAMING SHORES PUBLIC LIBRARY, AMONG OTHERS ARE NEW OPERATING HOURS, SIX DAYS A WEEK. LIBRARY C-E-O REBECCA HUNT SAYS THE PUBLIC ASKED FOR LONGER HOURS DURING THE LIBRARY SURVEY A COUPLE YEARS AGO.

CLOSE TO ONE HUNDRED CHARGES WERE LAID BY THE TEMISKAMING O-P-P OVER THE LONG WEEKEND, INCLUDING ONE CLOCKED DOING MORE THEN SIXTY OVER. CONSTABLE JENNIFER SMITH SAYS THE TRAFFIC CAMPAIGN RAN FRIDAY UNTIL MONDAY AND 96 CHARGES WERE LAID.

THE MP FOR TIMMINS-JAMES BAY SAYS REVISIONS MADE BY THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO ALLOW INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS TO STUDY ONLINE FROM ABROAD DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC WILL HELP NORTHERN ONTARIO POST SECONDARY INSTITUTIONS. UNTIL RECENTLY, CHARLIE ANGUS SAYS THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT HAD REQUIRED INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS TO TAKE 50 PER CENT OF THEIR COURSES IN PERSON.

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