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The number of students graduating from high school continues to rise in Ontario.The provincial government says the five year grad rate has hit 84%.Education Minister Liz Sandals says that's up...

A merger agreement between Norbord and Ainsworth Lumber is now complete.The deal was first announced in early January.Norbord is acquiring all Ainsworth shares in the all-share transaction....

The Ontario government is putting up some cash to improve bicycling opportunities across the province.It's earmarking a total of $25-million over the next three years.$10-million will go to...

Ten unionized members from Revera in Ear Falls and Red Lake have approved their first contract under Unifor.The agreement will see them join the 30 member Unifor Local at Revera's Dryden Branch....

Vermilion Bay Lodge will make its television debut on the season premier of Animal Planet's River Monsters.The lodge on Eagle Lake will open the seventh season of the show which starts on April...

A traffic stop on Highway 17A has resulted in drug related charges against two individuals.Provincial Police in Kenora stopped a vehicle in a routine traffic stop.Officers found more than a pound of...

The chief of Kashechewan First Nation is once again calling on the federal government to help them find a solution to ongoing flooding problems.The remote northern community has been plagued by...

The Dryden Regional Health Centre is out with a balanced 2015-2016 budget.The operating budget is roughly $25-million, while $800,000 has been set aside for capital work.Chief Executive Officer Wade...

Wednesday is the last day to take part in the Dufresne Furniture Easter Food Drive.Donations can be dropped off at participating locations including CKDR.All proceeds help the Dryden Food Bank....

The Ministry of Natural Resources is preparing for a new forest fire season.The season is officially underway and will run until October 31st.Information Officer John Scott isn't anticipating a...

Natural Resources Canada is now confirming an earthquake near Fort Frances on the weekend.It measured 1.5 on the Richter Scale with the epicentre about 30 kilometres north of town in Rainy Lake near...

The provincial government says it's still on target to erase its deficit by 2017-2018.Figures released Tuesday show the deficit for last year came in at $10.9-billion, about $1.6-billion lower...

Don't expect the provincial government to go it alone in funding an event centre or arena for Thunder Bay.Northern Development and Mines Minister Michael Gravelle has repeated the province's...

A northwestern Ontario MP is calling for a return of Canada's age of retirement to 65.Thunder Bay-Rainy River's John Rafferty has put a motion forward at the House of Commons.Rafferty says...

A Pikangikum man faces six charges after he was pulled over for dangerous driving.Provincial Police in Red Lake pulled over the vehicle on Nungessor Road and determined the driver had been drinking....

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