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The Trudeau government is dropping the visa requirement for Mexican travellers to Canada as of the beginning of December and Mexico, meantime, has decided to lift restrictions on Canadian beef.This...

Post date: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 13:25

The Wynne government is testing a new initiative in northwestern Ontario. The Liberals are putting Thunder Bay under the microscope for a program officials hope to make province wide. They are...

Post date: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 12:01

A man wanted in Alberta has been arrested in Dryden. Provincial Police received information from the RCMP yesterday that the man was possibly in our area and travelling with a female companion. The...

Post date: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 11:50

The number of local residents and other individuals who've donated to help those impacted by wildfires in Fort McMurray, Alberta has now topped one-million. Red Cross Chief Executive Officer...

Post date: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 11:31

In September of 1980,  Terry Fox set out, to run across Canada, determined to raise money for cancer research.   On June 28, 1981,35 years ago today, he lost his battle to the disease....

Post date: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 11:26

The recent torrential rains are bringing back bad memories for Kenora Mayor Dave Canfield.He says this weekend's storms took place almost 17 years to the day after the last major flood in the...

Post date: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 10:56

Ontario's new Minister of Energy says he will continue to look at ways to reduce hydro costs across the province. Sudbury MPP Glenn Thibeault made the comment during a stop in Thunder Bay Monday...

Post date: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 07:29

Ontario schools in need of a face-lift are getting some help from the province. The government has announced a new $1.1-billion commitment for school repairs and renewal. The investment is in...

Post date: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 07:25

The cost to heat your home by natural gas will go up this summer. Union Gas says for residential customers in northern Ontario, it's a 2% increase, or about $15 more over the course of a year....

Post date: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 07:24

The Keewatin-Patricia District School Board says they have a lot to celebrate following a successful school year. Director of Education Sean Monteith says his staff was instrumental in the success...

Post date: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 07:22

While Dryden missed the brunt of the weekend rain storm, it's a different story to the west of us. The City of Kenora has declared a state of emergency. Flooding has washed out several roads...

Post date: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 07:16

Emergency procedures in Dryden were put to the test Friday after a military aircraft called-in an emergency. The Dryden Fire Service and other personnel were on scene when the helicopter landed...

Post date: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 07:14

A coroners inquest has been called looking into the death of a man who died while at the Cat Lake Nursing Station six years ago. 34-year-old Romeo Wesley was at the nursing station to be examined...

Post date: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 07:09

A plan is now in place to move forward on the mercury contamination issue in Grassy Narrows First Nation.The provincial government has announced the creation of a political leadership group.It will...

Post date: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 05:21

The City of Dryden has delayed work on Sandy Beach Road. The closure has now been moved to July 4th, starting at 8am, and lasting to July 7th, around 5 o'clock. Work was expected to begin this...

Post date: Monday, June 27, 2016 - 10:03

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