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A CKDR News poll shows 48% of respondents believe Canada should start curbing back the number of refugees that we are accepting. 34% stated we should follow U.S. President Donald Trump's lead and...

Post date: February 27, 2017

Property tax assessments continues to be a bone of contention between local municipalities and the provincial government. Several communities are speaking out about a recent ruling for Walmart...

Post date: February 27, 2017

Aging infrastructure is beginning to sound like a broken record. The issue will once again be front and centre at the Ontario Good Roads Conference in Toronto this week. Northwestern Ontario...

Post date: February 27, 2017

The Ontario Liberals are spending $750,000 on establishing a new Elders Hub in Sandy Lake First Nation.The complex will be used as a community centre and spiritual gathering place for everyone living...

Post date: February 27, 2017

The Sioux Lookout Fire Department is out with some fire and carbon monoxide alarm safety tips for the public. Fire Chief Rob Favot reminds residents to have a smoke alarm installed on every storey...

Post date: February 27, 2017

A former resident of Wabigoon Lake First Nation is out with a new book about her life growing up in northwestern Ontario. 'Path of the Turquoise Warrior' is a memoir of Vicky Meawasige-Reed....

Post date: February 27, 2017

There's a northern Ontario candidate for the leadership of the federal NDP. Timmins-James Bay MP Charlie Angus has announced he's running, saying our politics need less division and more...

Post date: February 27, 2017

The Dryden Regional Health Services Foundation and CKDR are teaming up next Monday morning to launch a massive fundraising campaign.Details of a $1.25-million blitz to purchase a new CT Scan Unit...

Post date: February 27, 2017

A handful of meetings have been set-up the next couple of days between the Chair of the Kenora District Services Board and the provincial Government. Barry Baltessen is in Toronto for the Ontario...

Post date: February 27, 2017

How will the next Conservative leader address aboriginal concerns in Canada when it comes to resource management?  That was debated Friday at the Manning Conference in Ottawa.  Kevin O'...

Post date: February 26, 2017

Gender Equality Week, in October, could become a reality in Canada.   That's the hope of Toronto area MP Sven Spengemann, who's introduced a private members bill on the matter....

Post date: February 25, 2017

Children living in Northwestern Ontario are facing mental health challenges at a far greater rate than youth living in the rest of the province.  That's according to a new report released by...

Post date: February 25, 2017
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Traffic is now moving on Highway 17, about 20-kilometres west of Vermilion Bay.The TransCanada was closed for more than four hours Friday morning because of a vehicle fire. A tractor...

Post date: February 24, 2017

The Ontario Energy Board has moved quickly on legislation passed at Queen's Park banning hydro electricity companies from disconnecting customers behind in their payments this winter. The O-E-B...

Post date: February 24, 2017

Provincial Police say a 40-year-old Dryden woman faces four drug possession and trafficking charges. The accused was stopped by police in Balmertown on Wednesday. Officers noticed a quantity of...

Post date: February 24, 2017

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