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Northern Health Unit's are calling on the province for a second look at social assistance rates.According to a recent study, the cost of food has gone up 10 % in the last year.The study also...

Feeling under the weather? Then stay home!That's the message from the Northwestern Health Unit as the region is seeing an increasing number of flu cases.The public is also being asked to get a...

The NDP is gearing up for the upcoming Federal election and a northern Ontario MP is expected to play a major role.Leader Tom Mulcair has appointed Thunder Bay-Rainy River MP John Rafferty as the...

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine is seeking new members.The School in Thunder Bay and Sudbury is looking for five people to join the Board of Directors.The program was established in 2005 as a...

As MPs head back to Parliament today, Bruce Hyer says he expects the government will grandstand by calling an early election.The Thunder Bay-Superior North MP predicts a number of sensitive issues...

There will be a regimental funeral for 42 year-old David Wynn and his family on Monday in Edmonton.Wynn died after being shot at a casino in St. Albert on Saturday.He was taken off life support...

Grand Marais is in the running in an online contest to be named America's Coolest Small Town.It's the tenth year for the contest, which comes to a close on Feb. 25.The top 10 towns will be...

It's been an unusually mild winter so far in northwestern Ontario.In fact, December 2014 will go down as one of the mildest seen in the Kenora District for some time as the average temperature...

'Planting the Seeds'.That's the name of a food symposium coming to our area next month.Northwestern Health Unit Spokesperson Judy Underwood says the forum in Kenora is focused on securing...

The Electrical Safety Authority is recalling almost 5,500 smart meters in Ontario.The recall comes following some safety concerns in Saskatchewan, where at least 13 small fires were the result of a...

A CN Rail official is not commenting on news the provincial government is taking legal action against the company.  It's to recover costs associated with battling four forest fires in...

How stressed out are we these days? The Mental Health Commission is attempting to give us a better idea.Its study reveals 28 per cent of worker say they suffer from high job related stress.16 and a...

Unifor negotiations with Dryden's Domtar pulp mill and woodlands broke down yesterday.The union covers over 500 employees, including 225 production, maintenance, office members and 300 wood...

Provincial Police have recovered a body in a river near Thunder Bay.OPP divers began the search Thursday morning for a missing man from Brandon, Manitoba.Police found the man's vehicle in the Kam...

While Target is in the process of closing its stores in Canada, Walmart is set to open more.Five Supercentres are opening Thursday across Canada with another six, including one in Winnipeg, will open...

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