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Be careful what you eat.Sodium in Canadian restaurant foods are alarmingly high.A study done at the University of Toronto found the number of menu items with high amounts of sodium did not change...

Treasurer John Cummings has been named Acting Chief Administrative Officer in Dryden.Cummings will fill the void until a replacement can be found for outgoing CAO Andre Larabie.Larabie is scheduled...

The hospital has received the Gold Level Healthcare Workplace Award from the Ontario Hospital Association.The award recognizes organizational efforts to improve healthcare as well as quality of life...

A couple of American fishing guides have been fined $3,300 for illegal fishing activity in Ontario waters.The guides were from the Flag Island resort in Minnesota and were stopped this past...

Another twist in the NorWOSSA Sanctions against the St. Thomas Aquinas Saints.Grand Council treaty 3 Grand Chief Warren White has written a letter to the Keewatin Patricia District School Board and...

Contract talks between CN Rail and Unifor have broken off.The two sides have been talking for several months and held continuous discussions in Montreal since Monday on agreements covering some 1,200...

A hefty fine for three Vermont men for illegal hunting activity in the Kenora area.The trio were hunting northwest of Kenora just over a year ago, when they killed a buck on private property.The...

The Ontario Energy Board is holding another round of public consultations on the proposed Energy East Pipeline. They'll be in Kenora on January 13th and in Thunder Bay at the Valhalla Inn on...

An area service club is taking Special Olympians under its wing. Lions clubs across northwestern Ontario, Minnesota, and Manitoba intend to add Special Olympics as one of their key charities of...

The Cloverbelt Local Food Co-operative has received $50,000 in federal funding to expand.The money will be used to develop an on-line tool to provide information on local food production.Co-op...

A two year slide in Prime Minister Harper's approval rating has been reversed with a jump of 11 points over 2013, according to a new survey conducted by Nanos Research for Policy Options magazine...

The political landscape in Alberta has been rocked.Nine members of the official opposition Wild Rose party, including leader Danielle Smith, have defected to the Progressive Conservatives.Lakehead...

Unionized members at Hoshizaki House in Dryden have approved their first contract under Unifor by a 100% vote.Highlights include a 4.5% wage hike over the first two years, with wage increases tied to...

The Canadian Union of Public Employees continues to stress the elimination of door to door mail delivery will impact jobs at Canada Post.The Union says they will continue to fight the changes and...

If you were hoping to travel to Thunder Bay to see the new Sony Pictures movie "The Interview", you are now out of luck.Cineplex, the parent company of the Silvercity theatre in the...

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