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It's 'World No Tobacco' day and the Ontario government has just announced new measures that will help people quit smoking. Associate Health Minister Dipika Damerla says the action plan will...

Post date: May 31, 2016 - 10:36am

Confederation College continues to attract more students from outside of Canada to its regional campuses. President Jim Madder says international students are helping to keep enrolment steady....

Post date: May 31, 2016 - 8:57am

Ontario's Premier says she will take a look at a new report indicating it's feasible to clean up some of the mercury contamination in the English-Wabigoon River system. Speaking in the Legislature...

Post date: May 31, 2016 - 8:52am

Music students at Dryden High School are teaming up with the grade 6, 7 and 8 Fine Arts class at Open Roads to present 'Music in Motion.' The annual concert series opens Wednesday night at 6 o'...

Post date: May 31, 2016 - 8:49am
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Another Domtar Conservation Camp is in the books. The 60th edition featured some 60-students from Dryden High School taking part in resource conservation and management learning. Lead...

Post date: May 31, 2016 - 8:42am

Partners in the Amber Alert program say efforts continue to improve their text and voice services. An update has been provided on modifications to the missing child alert service. Coordinator...

Post date: May 31, 2016 - 8:35am

Travel restrictions in Woodland Caribou Provincial Park have been removed, however aircraft flight restrictions in the area remain in place. Red Lake Fire #003 remains classed as not under control...

Post date: May 31, 2016 - 7:27am

The Mayor of Sioux Lookout is applauding the provincial government on recent funding announcements for First Nations issues. In the past week, the Liberals have come out with around $472-million...

Post date: May 31, 2016 - 7:22am

There were some happy and unhappy Tragically Hip fans yesterday.They were hoping to snatch up some pre-sale tickets,  but fans say the tickets sold out in minutes, and to make them even more...

Post date: May 31, 2016 - 3:50am

For the first time in more than three weeks, you can now start a campfire. A Restricted Fire Zone has been lifted as the forest fire hazard is currently low across the northwest. There have...

Post date: May 30, 2016 - 5:28pm

Provincial Police have released the names of two people killed in a motor vehicle collision on Highway 671 north of Kenora. The victims have been identified as 47-year-old Lisa Kabestra and 50-...

Post date: May 30, 2016 - 11:33am

A restriction on outdoor burning and camp fires remains in place across the northwest but that may soon change.Ministry of Natural Resources Information Officer Debbie MacLean says cool and damp...

Post date: May 30, 2016 - 11:15am

The Ontario government is being asked to act now on a new report showing it's possible to clean up some of the mercury contamination contained in the English-Wabigoon River system. The study,...

Post date: May 30, 2016 - 11:13am

More front-line help for the Treaty Three Police Service. Three newly trained constables are now in the rotation. Betsy Mousseau, John Ainslie and Kaylee Milne have completed their twelve week...

Post date: May 30, 2016 - 9:59am

The provincial government is pledging $250-million over three years to improve its relationship with Ontario's first nations. Premier Kathleen Wynne made an official apology at Queen's Park Monday...

Post date: May 30, 2016 - 9:58am

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