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The Energy East pipeline hearing scheduled for today in Montreal has been postponed over what the National Energy Board is calling a 'violent disruption' in the hearing room on Monday morning...

Post date: August 30, 2016

Actor Gene Wilder has passed away at the age of 83.Wilder was best known for his title role in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.The actor is said to have died due to complications associated...

Post date: August 29, 2016

The 14th Annual Ride for Memories was another huge success! Motorcycle enthusiasts hit the road on the weekend from all parts of the region to support the Alzheimer Society of Kenora and Rainy...

Post date: August 29, 2016

The National Energy Board hearings in Montreal were cancelled for the day after a group of protesters disrupted the proceedings. The hearings into the proposed 15 billion dollar Energy East...

Post date: August 29, 2016

The City of Dryden is out with a warning for local residents. Public Works is conducting hydrant flushing and the process is expected to last about six weeks. If you notice your water murky or...

Post date: August 29, 2016

Health care dominated discussions during a recent visit to Dryden from Ontario's Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation. David Zimmer says the outlining theme during talks was the...

Post date: August 29, 2016

The Kenora District Fire Mutual Aid Association is throwing its support behind a new private member's bill introduced by Perth-Wellington PC MPP Randy Pettapiece. The legislation would require...

Post date: August 29, 2016

The NDP critic for Economic Development in Northern Ontario is not impressed with a recent number of visits by Liberal cabinet ministers throughout northern Ontario. Charlie Angus says both the...

Post date: August 29, 2016

Fiscal responsibility and sustaining health care programs and services. Two highlights coming out of the Dryden Regional Health Centre 2015-2016 Annual Report. Chief Executive Officer Wade...

Post date: August 29, 2016

Whatever your opinion of Stephen Harper, a Lakehead University political science professor says the former Prime Minister has left his mark on the country's government.Laure Paquette says his...

Post date: August 29, 2016
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The Canadian Union of Postal Workers is pressing the pause button Monday on any possible job action. It comes as Canada Post and the union representing postal workers have been negotiating...

Post date: August 29, 2016

As the Mayor of Red Lake says "the old gal has been given a new lease on life". Phil Vinet is talking about the 54-year-old Cochenour Arena, as the facility is getting a new roof. Vinet says...

Post date: August 29, 2016

Kenora MP Bob Nault says he's encouraged by signs of economic growth in the region. Nault has just completed a tour of the riding and says both mining and forestry are showing signs of expansion...

Post date: August 28, 2016

Ontario PC MPP Laurie Scott has made a stop in northwestern Ontario to raise awareness to the rising amount of human trafficking crimes in Canada. Scott's private members bill 'Save The Girl Next...

Post date: August 28, 2016

The new president of the Canadian Medical Association says Canada's health care system is not working as it could, or should. Dr. Granger Avery says patients are facing excessive wait times,...

Post date: August 28, 2016

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