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Ottawa is announcing further help for the people of Alberta. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government will be matching individual donations made to the Canadian Red Cross to help with...

Post date: May 05, 2016 - 11:56am

Northwestern Ontario's breast-cancer screening bus is expected to be back on the road late this summer.But officials from the Health Science's Centre say it's not yet known whether or not...

Post date: May 05, 2016 - 11:23am

The Chief of the Attawapiskat First Nation is making a plea to the federal government to not ignore the crisis in his community.Chief Bruce Shisheesh tweeted there were nine more attempted suicides...

Post date: May 05, 2016 - 10:45am

The federal government is planning to match charitable donations made to the Canadian Red Cross for disaster relief in Fort McMurray.The Prime Minister making that announcement in the House of...

Post date: May 05, 2016 - 10:26am

A full list of issues will be on the docket as the Kenora District Camp Owners Association meets Friday for its annual Spring meeting and fundraising dinner. The event opens at 9am at the Waldhof...

Post date: May 05, 2016 - 10:20am

The opposition is willing to celebrate student achievement, but not what the Liberals are doing to the education system. NDP critic Lisa Gretzky used a speech on 'Education Week' to criticize...

Post date: May 05, 2016 - 8:19am

A Constance Lake man didn't learn his lesson and is back in trouble with the law. The Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service say they arrested 66-year-old Ernest Taylor for the same crime, not once but...

Post date: May 05, 2016 - 8:01am

A Canadian Red Cross official says the organization is working with all of their Canadian offices to help the people in Fort McMurray.Robert Kilgour says donations are now being accepted.The Red...

Post date: May 05, 2016 - 7:58am

Fort McMurray will be getting some help from the Ministry of Natural Resources. Information Officer Jonathan Scott says they are supporting Ontario efforts by sending 82-personnel to northern...

Post date: May 05, 2016 - 7:51am

Our financial institutions are the latest to step up and help those impacted by the raging forest fires in Fort McMurray. BMO, Scotiabank, RBC, TD and CIBC are each donating $100,000 each to the...

Post date: May 05, 2016 - 7:48am

The situation remains very tense in Fort McMurray and surrounding communities in northern Alberta.The Alberta government has declared a state of emergency and Fort Mac remains under a mandatory...

Post date: May 05, 2016 - 7:13am

The local "Shake Your Booty" fundraiser is getting a generous contribution from Dryden High School Technology students! The students recently completed the construction of a playhouse that will be...

Post date: May 04, 2016 - 4:31pm

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has offered Ottawa's full support to the people of Fort McMurray.Trudeau says the thoughts and prayers of all Canadians are with the people affected by the wildfire...

Post date: May 04, 2016 - 12:27pm
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Kelly Melanson left the Dryden area about eight years ago to begin a new life working and living in Fort McMurray, Alberta.Surrounded by summer forest fires in northwestern Ontario, Melanson never...

Post date: May 04, 2016 - 12:06pm

Telus mobility is waiving all additional call & text charges through May 17 for all of their customers in Fort McMurray.All data overages will be covered as well.You can also dial ‘0...

Post date: May 04, 2016 - 11:20am

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