The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) is hosting a conference in Timmins this weekend. The 10th annual Northern Health Research Conference is bringing health professionals, politicians, and educators together. On the agenda is improving health care in the North, and highlights research done at NOSM.

The Timmins 9 wildfire is also on the docket, to talk about evacuations and preparedness for emergencies. There are three keynote address, and 23 presentations in total over the weekend. The whole thing kicks off tomorrow morning, at Northern College.