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Sad news to report about the 52 year old diver from Burlington who was pulled unconscious from Lake Superior last week. Ontario Provincial Police report after extensive medical treatment,  ...

Post date: August 17, 2017

One of northwestern Ontario's most beleaguered First Nation communities is getting hooked up to the electricity grid.  Pikangikum First Nation is being connected to the Ontario power grid....

Post date: August 17, 2017

The power is back on in Vermilion Bay. A small number of Hydro One customers briefly lost power Thursday morning. The Machin Medical Clinic was forced to close as a result. However, the...

Post date: August 17, 2017

Kenora MP Bob Nault is calling today a "historic time for the residents of Pikangikum First Nation. The Federal government is investing $60-million to connect Pikangikum to the province's...

Post date: August 17, 2017

More than 40 First Nations students are graduating from a Natural Resources Employment program.The youth hail from 27 communities in the region and finished six weeks of work and training through...

Post date: August 17, 2017

There is no cause for concern if you see a forest fire burning in the Lac Seul area. The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is allowing an island fire to burn in order to restore and...

Post date: August 17, 2017

Premier Kathleen Wynne is rejecting calls to raise the Harmonized Sales Tax by 1%. The Association of Municipalities of Ontario says the increase will help municipalities offset the cost of...

Post date: August 17, 2017

There's a new study out on the behaviour patterns of Lake Trout. When we have cold springs Lake Trout thrive. If it's warmer than normal, fish are less hardy with less access to their food...

Post date: August 17, 2017

First Nations inspired fundraising and communities from the Far North are supporting a walkathon to raise money for a new CT Scan Unit at the Dryden Regional Health Centre. The walks will start...

Post date: August 17, 2017

An underwater diving incident on the north shore of Lake Superior has left a southern Ontario man in critical condition. Provincial Police say 52-year-old Scott Stitt, of Burlington, was with a...

Post date: August 17, 2017

A Dryden couple walked away unharmed following a small float plane crash in Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia Wednesday afternoon. Darcy Oliphant spoke to CBC News in Nova Scotia and said he was...

Post date: August 16, 2017

Multiple forest fires are sparking on a daily basis across the region. Most of the fires are lightning caused and are burning in the Far North and in the Nipigon District. There were ten...

Post date: August 16, 2017

The remote northern community of Nibinamik First Nation, about 500-kilometres north of Thunder Bay, has been evacuated due to heavy smoke from nearby forest fires. The Ministry of Natural...

Post date: August 16, 2017

There remains an urgency to get the Energy East Pipeline project back on track. Following a meeting of Canada's Energy Ministers in New Brunswick, the host minister says the ground work was laid...

Post date: August 16, 2017

Provincial Police are looking into a break and enter at a camp just off Highway 105 north of Vermilion Bay. OPP say over the past couple of days, someone managed to get into a cabin on an island...

Post date: August 16, 2017

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