Here’s a look at this morning’s headlines for Wednesday, November 23

Rainbow District School Board is challenging their staff to bring plastic reduction into classroom activities and lesson plans.

The Sault Ste. Marie Police Service is requesting public assistance to locate 38-year-old Aleshia Scoville, last seen November 22nd in the area of the 700 block of Wellington Street East.

The owner of a business in Mindemoya says his towing business will be operating again this week, despite a major fire that totalled his business, noting he, thankfully, has insurance.

The city of Greater Sudbury is moving forward with a transitional housing project in Ward 5, which will include 40 units to house those trying to overcome homelessness, addiction, and mental health challenges.

West Nipissing General Hospital received more than $1.6 million through the Community and Health Infrastructure Renewal Fund.

Timmins-James Bay Member of Parliament Charlie Angus is asking the federal Liberal government to remove the GST off home heating, as winter sets in.

The contractor of the new Northern Community Centre twin pad arenas in Sault Ste Marie says the project is on time and on budget.

In Sault Ste Marie, Brock Street will remain closed just north of Albert Street, until Dec. 15th, to facilitate the construction of the new Social Services building.

After a two-year hiatus due to COVID, Safe Ride Home Sudbury is off and rolling once again, looking for volunteer drivers.

The CMHA North Bay and District held an open house this week to discuss a desire to expand its rent supplement program.

Manitoulin Health Centre (MHC) says that even thought their ED numbers remain high, they are willing to support the transfer of patients from other hospitals such as Health Sciences North.