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For the past 16 years, the Hunter Brothers Farm in Florenceville-Bristol, New Brunswick, have made corn mazes and this year's maze is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Toronto Blue Jays.Lee...

Post date: August 31, 2016

The City of Dryden is out with a statement regarding the August 12th rainstorm and subsequent flooding. CKDR News has received a copy of the letter from Mayor Greg Wilson. It mainly centres...

Post date: August 31, 2016

A tentative agreement has been reached between Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers. Union president Mike Palecek says the new contract maintains the current pension plan, protects...

Post date: August 31, 2016

Census 2016 set a record as the most successful census in the history of Canada with an overall response rate of 98.4%.That's according to Innovation, Science and Economic Development Minister...

Post date: August 31, 2016

All future National Energy Board hearings into the Energy East pipeline project will be suspended until the board rules on motions demanding two panel members resign. The board received the...

Post date: August 31, 2016

A road closure of note in Dryden. Public Works says Whyte Avenue between Duke and Princess Street will be closed from 8 until 4 o'clock Wednesday. It's due to storm sewer repairs.

Post date: August 31, 2016

Premier Kathleen Wynne admits a disturbing gap exists between the Indigenous and non-Indigenous population. Wynne says the gap was created by a country that abused and betrayed its Indigenous...

Post date: August 31, 2016

Ontario Works says it didn't want to take any chances and that's why disability support program cheque's weren't sent out in the mail. Around 700 month end cheque's were not mailed out to people...

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Kenora MP Bob Nault is in Guatemala and Columbia for a fact-finding mission. He is holding meetings and field visits in both countries to evaluate the effectiveness of Canada's aid relationship...

Post date: August 31, 2016

The Ministry of Natural Resources has reduced fire crew levels by about 35% across the province. Information Officer Debbie MacLean says they have reached the transition stage in fire response due...

Post date: August 31, 2016

The Canadian Union of Postal Workers and Canada Post have reached tentative agreements, averting any possible job action.Federal Labour Minister MaryAnn Mihychuk says, in a statement, that these...

Post date: August 31, 2016

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Post date: August 30, 2016

Uncertainty with mail delivery service is impacting Ontario Works participant monthly payments. The Kenora District Services Board says payments can be picked up at area Ontario Works offices....

Post date: August 30, 2016

A new school year is here and the Keewatin-Patricia District School Board is preparing for another busy session. Director of Education Sean Monteith says a heavy emphasis will be put on student...

Post date: August 30, 2016

The Northwest Catholic District School Board is focused on meeting the goals contained in its multi-year strategic plan. The plan is based around four key pillars. Director of Education Rick...

Post date: August 30, 2016

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