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Red Lake OPP are in need of information in a case of vandalism. Police say a highway sign at the intersection of Highway 105 and Highway 125 has been damaged. Officers also say the damage...

Post date: September 29, 2016

One woman who spoke as an intervenor in the very first hearing held by the National Energy Board into the Energy East project is angry about the prospect of having to re-do her presentation, but at...

Post date: September 29, 2016

Wasaya Airlines is sending a new, improved aircraft into service, part of major re-structuring in the company. A Bombardier Dash 8 made its inaugural flight Wednesday at the Thunder Bay airport....

Post date: September 29, 2016

The Senate Committee on the transport of crude oil has been told pipelines are good not only for the economy but also for national unity. Ross McKitrick chairs energy, ecology and prosperity at...

Post date: September 29, 2016

Ontario Works payments are going up starting on Saturday. Those who rely on social assistance will receive an extra $25 a month. Families will get 1.5% more. Earlier this month, those...

Post date: September 29, 2016

Avalon Advanced Materials says a preliminary economic assessment of its Separation Rapids site north of Kenora is promising. The report says there is a good supply of lithium ore for at least ten...

Post date: September 29, 2016

It's a chance for young hockey players to hone their skills on the ice. The 'Breakfast Club' in Dryden is coming back for its sixth straight year at the Memorial Arena. Head instructor Randy...

Post date: September 29, 2016

Canada's Chief Electoral Officer has made several recommendations in Election Canada's third and final report on the 42nd general election. One of the suggestions from Marc Mayrand is moving...

Post date: September 29, 2016

Ontario's Financial Accountability Office finds northern Ontario residents are spending more on average to heat their homes than those in other regions of the province. Hydro users pay a yearly...

Post date: September 29, 2016

New commentary suggests a prosperous future for northern Ontario rests on how we are governed. David MacKinnon authored the report for the Northern Policy Institute and says many of the north's...

Post date: September 29, 2016

The reliability of Ontario's hydro grid is being called into question. Progressive Conservative leader Patrick Brown says last year there were 135 power outages across the province, more than the...

Post date: September 28, 2016
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The Northwestern Health Unit and Cloverbelt Local Food Co-op will be providing Ontario apples to 30 schools in the region. This comes after a donation from The Grocery Foundation to fund the "Fall...

Post date: September 28, 2016

A number of different justice and policing groups are showcasing jobs available throughout northwestern Ontario.The Pathways To Policing and Justice Services Symposium for grade 6 to 12 students is...

Post date: September 28, 2016

Finally...a chance to dry out! The month of September, like August and July before it, have been unusually wet. CKDR Meterologist Bill Laidlaw says we likely shouldn't see any precipitation for...

Post date: September 28, 2016

Provincial Police are taking a no-excuses approach to motorists who don't wear their seatbelts for the next ten days. Wednesday is the start of a ten day Fall Seatbelt Enforcement Campaign....

Post date: September 28, 2016

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