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Four remote communities in northwestern Ontario are getting provincial funding for education programs and to help improve access to safe, nutritious food. The Pikangikum and the Kasabonika First...

Post date: December 14, 2017

Kenora-Rainy River MPP Sarah Campbell says the provincial government is hindering, rather than helping local health care facilities save money on electricity. Campbell says the Dryden Regional...

Post date: December 14, 2017

Provincial Police in Kenora say a 28-year-old man faces charges after an attack on a police officer.Wednesday morning following an ongoing investigation police arrested a man on a warrant.During the...

Post date: December 14, 2017

Hydro One is taking back control of its call centres, The centres are currently being operated by a third party on a contract that expires at the end of February. Hydro One says the take back...

Post date: December 14, 2017

The Dryden Rotary Club Charity Foundation is providing the Red Lake, Ear Falls, Ignace and Dryden Christmas Cheer organizations with a total of 10-thousand dollars. Spokesperson Rena Madden says...

Post date: December 14, 2017

The provincial government says about 90 percent of students affected by the college teachers strike have returned back to the classroom. Premier Kathleen Wynne expects that figure to go even...

Post date: December 14, 2017

Several local organizations have come together to create five documentaries focused on attracting Chinese newcomers to our region.The videos are currently premiering on Fairchild Television to...

Post date: December 14, 2017

More tough talk from the lobby group that represents 49 First Nations in northern Ontario. The Nishnawbe Aski Nation says it's appalled by the legal maneuvering of the Canadian government as it...

Post date: December 14, 2017

No one was injured after an OPP police cruiser was struck on the side of the road near the Ontario-Manitoba boundary. Provincial Police say an officer was investigating an abandoned vehicle on the...

Post date: December 13, 2017

Municipal Affairs Minister Bill Mauro says new rules will help reduce the red tape in getting property zoning appeals decided by the province. The Wynne government has passed a new law to replace...

Post date: December 13, 2017

A Keewatin-Patricia District School Board version of 'Groundhog Day'. The clock has once again been turned back as Ignace Trustee Dave Penney has been elected Chair of the Public Board for a 15th...

Post date: December 13, 2017

Municipalities should be getting a fair share of revenue from the sale of marijuana once it's legalized. That's the feeling of the Past President of the Northwestern Ontario Municipal...

Post date: December 13, 2017

The Fraser Institute is giving credit to Dryden elementary schools for improving their ratings in its yearly look at student success and well-being. The Right-Wing Think Tank says all three...

Post date: December 13, 2017

The next Chief Justice of Canada has been officially announced. The Honourable Richard Wagner, who was appointed to the Supreme Court of Canada in 2012, has been named to the role. He'll...

Post date: December 12, 2017

Ontario Provincial Police say they have located Tanya Keewaycabo safely just before 9 o'clock this morning. The OPP would like to thank the public for their assistance.

Post date: December 12, 2017

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