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The Ontario government is helping in the field of stem cell research.It's investing over $3-million to establish the Ontario Institute for Regenerative Medicine.The Institute aims to draw world-...

The candidates seeking to become the new leader of the Ontario Progressive Conservative party are promising more attention for northern Ontario.Christine Elliott, Vic Fedeli, Lisa MacLeod and Patrick...

More provincial funding for northwestern Ontario communities.The provincial government has announced funding under the Ontario Municipal Partnership Fund.Dryden will receive over $3.4-million in 2015...

It's early but already there are complaints about winter road maintenance on Highway 17.Keith Young says he lost control of his truck and trailer outside of Thunder Bay due to icy conditions on...

Backlash to the federal government's First Nations Financial Transparency Act.The Onion Lake Cree Nation, which straddles the Alberta-Saskatchewan boundary, is taking the government to court.The...

The Dryden Public Library is launching a new program.Living Library will feature guest speakers who will tell their story.Ky Harper is the first to take part.Harper will talk about growing up in the...

A company that offers water heater rentals door-to-door has been hit hard for making false or misleading claims in its effort to sign up customers.The National Energy Corporation has been ordered by...

It's not clear what caused the evacuation of Wal-Mart in Dryden Wednesday afternoon.Staff and shoppers were forced out of the store around 1:30 and at last report the store remains closed.Major...

During disasters like floods and snowstorms, social media is full of people posting pictures and information about what they're seeingThe Canadian Red Cross is looking to put some of those posts...

Northwestern Ontario Municipal Association President Dave Canfield is weighing in on discussions with the CEO of Resolute Forest products.During a town hall meeting in Thunder Bay, Canfield says he...

A Winnipeg man faces a hefty fine for building a new cottage on Lake of the Woods.Court heard Kim Campbell had applied for a permit to build a small addition to his cottage in the Clearwater Bay...

The Canadian Red Cross in northwestern Ontario is getting funding from the Ontario Trillium Fund to expand.The Red Cross will receive $75,000 over 12 months to develop a program on the New Osnaburgh...

Time is running out to be eligible for a Christmas Cheer hamper.The deadline to apply is Thursday.Christmas Cheer provides food hampers and gifts to those in need for the holiday season in the Dryden...

An NDP MPP wants to expand the types of off-road vehicles permitted on the shoulders of provincial highways.John Vanthof is calling for ATV categories like side-by-sides and two-ups to be afforded...

Proposed Ontario legislation is causing concern in forest industry communities.The Northwestern Ontario Municipal Association is worried Bill 83 will allow environmental groups to slander the...

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