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The new leader of the Federal NDP continues to get settled into his position, even though he doesn't have a seat in the House of Commons.A recent CKDR News poll asked if you think Jagmeet Singh...

Post date: October 10, 2017

Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau concedes changes are coming to controversial tax proposals and promises more clarity to small business owners who have been so vocal in their opposition....

Post date: October 10, 2017

A sudden death in Kenora is being investigated after a man's body was discovered in Lake of the Woods. OPP say they were called to the scene at the Main Street dock just after 12:30 on...

Post date: October 08, 2017

More employees and managers are finding it acceptable to connect with co-workers on social media, according to a survey by Office Team. A spokesperson says employees are more inclined to reach...

Post date: October 07, 2017

An altercation at Dryden High School has resulted in charges against an unidentified youth. Dryden Police were notified of an intoxicated and agitated youth at the school on Thursday. Police...

Post date: October 06, 2017

Almost 70 million dollars is being spent to extend broadband internet service into five remote first nation communities in northwestern Ontario. Kenora M.P. Bob Nault says this is all part of the...

Post date: October 06, 2017

A Boil Water advisory is currently in place for the Community of Hudson. Residents are advised to boil water for at least one minute before consumption. The advisory is due to low pressure in...

Post date: October 06, 2017

Five fish too many is costing a Northwestern Ontario man about $250 per fish.A Hearst man has been fined $1,250 for a fishing offence committed on Long Lake, near the town of Longlac.Alain Mercier...

Post date: October 06, 2017

Local High School students are being encouraged to come up with a business idea that could lead to support in seeing it become a reality. The 'Young Entrepreneurs: Make Your Pitch' competition is...

Post date: October 06, 2017

There are still a number of questions surrounding a Federal government move to legalize marijuana. Lawyer Matt Letson says there is currently no legal parameters governing pot use in the workplace...

Post date: October 06, 2017

A TransCanada decision to scrap the Energy East Pipeline Project may force a regional lobby group to take action. The Northwestern Ontario Municipal Association has maintained moving oil by...

Post date: October 06, 2017

The provincial NDP are claiming systemic problems among long-term care homes. Critic Teresa Armstrong says Premier Kathleen Wynne is continuing to claim that everything is OK, even though "cease...

Post date: October 06, 2017

The death of the Energy East Pipeline Project is a victory for the Council of Canadians, which is self-described as Canada's largest social action organization. Robin Tress says they have been...

Post date: October 06, 2017
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A Dryden mother is raising funds to help families dealing with a loss.Marquee Miller was a guest on the CKDR Morning Show Friday and she outlined her plans to raise money for a "Cuddle Cot...

Post date: October 06, 2017

Children of the 60's Scoop are being compensated by the Canadian government. The term refers to Indigenous children who were taken from their homes and put in non-Aboriginal foster homes. The...

Post date: October 06, 2017

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