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Sioux Lookout residents will soon have a new retail option.Giant Tiger has announced plans to open a new franchise in the community.Giant Tiger currently has more than 200-stores across the country...

A 48-year-old Fort Hope First Nation man is facing manslaughter charges.Nishnawbe Aski Nation Police responded to an altercation between two men in the remote community earlier this week.Police say...

The Northwestern Ontario Municipal Association is asking the province to "tweak" its new Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund.78 grants have been handed out, but only four communities in...

The provincial government is taking part in a national initiative tackling invasive species.Natural Resources Minister Bill Mauro says it's important to work with their counter-parts to tackle...

The Kenora District Services Board will be spending more money in 2015.The Board has approved a $38.5-million budget, up 1.68% from last year.Chief Administrative Officer Henry Wall says they are...

The days of filling up your vehicle at bargain prices are over.Gas Price Watchdog Dan McTeague says prices across the country are going up as much as eight cents per litre.He says gas stations are...

A financial boost for the rebounding forest industry.The Conservative government has announced a $20.6-million investment for forestry research.The cash will support the work being done by FP...

The Ontario Energy Board has released a summary of public consultation sessions held in Kenora on the Energy East Pipeline project.Pipeline safety was one of the main concerns of the 60 or so people...

Local Health Integration Networks, including the Northwest LHIN, are receiving more money to improve mental health and addiction services.A total of $28-million is being spent on initiatives...

The Federal NDP is taking aim at new HST rules taxing Northern Ontario's medical transportation system.MP Charlie Angus claims the government has decided to apply the HST to bio-medical flights...

Loblaw's chain of supermarkets is recalling a brand of cereal they sell at their stores including Extra Foods.They are worried President's Choice Blue Menu Bran Flakes could contain plastic...

The Federal government is once again under fire to hold a national inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal women.The Feds will take part in a roundtable session Friday in Ottawa.The gathering...

The Dryden Rotary Club handed out its top honour Wednesday night at a special ceremony.Three community members and five members of Rotary received the Paul Harris Fellows Award for their exceptional...

The Kenora District has been excluded in a cross-province torch relay for the upcoming Pan-Am Games.The tour will start in Thunder Bay on May 31st and will then head east.The 41-day relay will end in...

Northern Ontario has the support of Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath.Horwath says the Liberal government should be respecting local decision making.She notes Queen's Park has been saddling rural...

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