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There will be some sort of job action at elementary schools in the Keewatin-Patricia School District.However, Director of Education Sean Monteith says schools will remain open and teachers have...

A Machin woman faces drug related charges following a traffic stop on Highway 17 in the Kenora area.Officers stopped the vehicle around 2:00 Tuesday afternoon.Provincial Police located roughly two...

Police have charged a 24-year-old Moncton man, with several sex offences, and New Brunswick RCMP are seeking the help of the public to identify victims who were sexually exploited online.  The...

It's still unclear what kind of job action elementary school teachers will be taking next week.Anne Saltel is the local union president for the ETFO and says they are holding a meeting of union...

A long-time local catholic trustee will once again represent the area on the Ontario Catholic School Trustees Association's board of representatives.Anne-Marie Fitzgerald has been re-elected as a...

The opposition is accusing the government of throwing schools into chaos.Elementary teachers have announced a planned province-wide strike for Monday.Education Minister Liz Sandal is encouraging the...

The Canadian Evironmental Assessment Agency is hosting open house meetings based on Treasury Metal's Goliath Gold Project.The federal government has accepted the Environmental Impact Statement....

The NDP are questioning a tentative deal between Hydro One and the Ontario Power Workers Union.Under the contract, employees would get shares in the soon to be privatized utility.Gilles Bisson says...

The Dryden Eagles kick-off a new soccer season Wednesday.The Blue and Gold are in Fort Frances in the first tournament of the year.The Eagles will face the Beaver Brae Broncos and the Fort Frances...

The forest fire hazard continues to be high to extreme across the region.There were five new fires reported Tuesday, two in the Dryden area.There's an active 0.5 hectare fire burning off Richan...

The province is improving access to education and training for First Nations and Metis students.Ontario is supporting better access to post-secondary education by providing $1.5-million to an...

Bus evacuation drills are underway throughout the region.General Manager with the Northwestern Ontario Student Services Consortium Judi Green says the exercise will be taking place over the next two...

Boating season is underway in the northwest.Ontario Provincial Police Constable Ronni Grosenick wants everyone to be safe on the water.Grosenick says it's essential everybody on board their boat...

Ontario's elementary teachers are now confirming plans to hold province-wide strike action as of Monday.The Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario says, in a release, its members are...

An alert neighbour helped prevent major damage and injuries following an incident at a town house Monday night.The Dryden Fire Service was dispatched to the First Street residence around 9:00.Fire...

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