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The Northwestern Health Unit is weighing in on the topic of e-cigarettes. Health Promoter Christine McLeod says the NWHU supports the ban of their use indoors. McLeod says it's the...

An out-of-court settlement has been reached in a mining dispute between Rubicon Minerals and Wabauskang First Nation.The agreement allows the mining company to continue exploration work at its...

Fundraising efforts for two important causes at Lillian Berg School.Mr. Myers Grade 7/8 students are raising money for violence against women and men's cancer research.Student Jacob Krassilowsky...

An NDP MPP wants to expand the types of off-road vehicles permitted on the shoulders of provincial highways. John Vanthof is calling for ATV categories like side-by-sides and two-ups to be...

The Ontario Provincial Service Employees Union is concerned about government privatization heading into the latest round of contract talks with the province.Union spokesperson Don Ford says it's...

The CEO of Resolute Forest Products is spending his first of several town hall forums on the Boreal Forest, defending his company's actions in the aftermath of closing the Fort Frances kraft mill...

Mines Minister Michael Gravelle is again defending his government's commitment to the proposed Ring of Fire mining development.  The NDP say that  Cliffs Natural Resources, once a major...

The OPP and Crimestoppers are turning to the public for help with the investigation of a fatality in Sioux Lookout.The body of 29-year-old Deirdre Patayash was discovered last week in a room on May...

Northwestern Ontario residents smoke, drink and struggle with their weight more than their counterparts in the rest of the province. Recent statistics released by the province's health...

A Manitoba trucking firm that operates in northwestern Ontario has been sold.The Gardewine Group, which operates Gardewine North, has been sold in a cash deal to the Mullen Group out of Alberta.The $...

A strange odour may be detected in Dryden.Fire Chief Ken Kurz says a minor chemical mix at the Domtar Mill is the reason behind the smell.The mix is producing the bad odour in central and...

An area business wants the provincial government to think before it acts.Charlene Haste from Vapemate says she's concerned with proposed legislation to ban the use of e-cigarettes the same as...

Premier Kathleen Wynne has met with her New Brunswick counterpart to talk pipelines.Wynne and Brian Gallant met in Toronto to chat about the Energy East Pipeline project.Gallant doesn't seem...

PC Leadership hopeful and Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli is making a pledge to Northern Ontario.Fedeli says if he's elected, his party will show respect for the North unlike the previous administration...

A local youth has been charged with arson following a small fire last Thursday at Dryden High School.The fire forced students and staff to flee to the Centre for shelter and also interrupted the All-...

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