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A warm start to the weekend.Bill Laidlaw with Signal Weather Services says things are looking good until Sunday.Laidlaw expects highs of 24 Friday and up to 29 for Saturday.He says rain and strong...

Environment Canada has issued a special air quality statement for much of Northwestern Ontario.The smoky haze seen over the last few days will be closer to ground level throughout the region.It's...

It's hoped new smoking laws will stop non smokers from taking up the habit and encourage smokers to quit.That's the belief of the Canadian Cancer Society, noting they have seen some...

Another summer, another year to watch out for mosquito's.The Northwestern Health Unit is out with a reminder of the risks of mosquito bites.The risk of contracting West Nile Virus is very low in...

Three new people are being appointed to the North West Local Health Integration Network Board of Directors.Darryl Allan, Timothy Berube and Herbert ZoBell will provide a fresh look at health care...

The forest fire hazard is now high to extreme in the Sioux Lookout and Nipigon districts.Six new fires sparked in the Sioux Lookout area on Canada Day.One is being held, while two others are under...

Jim Madder isn't going anywhere.He has received a new five year contract to stay on as President of Confederation College.His current deal doesn't expire until next year.Board Chair Chris...

Some changes could be in store for the financial planning industry in Ontario.The province is conducting a review of financial advisory and planning services.An advisory panel was struck in April and...

It's going to be a little bit easier to buy a home in Ontario in the future.Changes to the Electronic Commerce Act, which took effect Wednesday, make electronic signatures legal in real estate...

The Conservative Government isn't backing down on its decision to close nine Veterans Affairs Offices across Canada.Although the decision was made quite some time ago, Veterans and the Public...

The Liberals say if they win the next federal election they will restore funding for the Experimental Lakes Area.Bob Nault is the candidate for the Kenora Riding and says they would commit to provide...

Riders of all ages will showcase their skills this weekend at the Northern Lights Quarter-Horse Show at the Dryden Fairgrounds.Club President Lisa Koshel was a guest on the CKDR Morning Show Thursday...

The Provincial Government is taking action after a scathing Auditor General report on winter highway maintenance.The Liberals have released the Winter Highway Maintenance Action Plan in response to...

A busy time for Ministry of Natural Resources fire crews.Six new fires sparked Wedneday including a 30 hectare blaze in the Woodland Caribou Provincial Park.Currently there are 40 active fires in the...

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is recalling No Name and Compliments chicken burgers because of salmonella concerns. Compliments chicken strips and chicken nuggets are also being recalled....

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