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Some key ministries to northwestern Ontario will have less money to work with over the next year. The budget for the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines is being shaved by $70-million to $...

Post date: April 28, 2017

Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath says the Liberal budget doesn't do a single thing for Northern Ontario. Horwath claims the government took out its $1-billion commitment for the Ring of Fire and...

Post date: April 28, 2017

Maxime Bernier says he asked Kevin O'Leary to help him and to campaign with him for the past couple of weeks to ensure he had O'Leary supporter votes.That's according to Bernier, who has...

Post date: April 28, 2017

Smokers in Ontario are paying more to light up. Thursday's budget included a $2 increase to a carton of cigarettes which went into effect Friday. The price will increase another $10 by 2020...

Post date: April 28, 2017

A false alarm in Sioux Lookout has landed a 22-year-old woman in hot water with the law. Provincial Police received a call for assistance from a local resident on Monday. The individual alleged...

Post date: April 28, 2017

Foul play is not suspected in a fatal incident involving a Canadian Pacific Railway train and an unknown individual. Provincial Police responded to a report Thursday afternoon just after 4:00 of a...

Post date: April 28, 2017

Acting Northern Development and Mines Minister Bill Mauro says the province is now investing more than $190-billion into infrastructure over 13-years. Mauro believes this will lead to significant...

Post date: April 28, 2017

A bonus for forest companies dealing with new U.S. duties on Canadian Softwood Lumber. The provincial government is promising another $20-million to build and maintain forest access roads in the...

Post date: April 28, 2017

The Dryden GM Ice Dogs were honoured by the City of Dryden Thursday. The team visited City Hall where Deputy Mayor John Carlucci presented the players with a Dryden flag. Chief Administrative...

Post date: April 28, 2017

Ontario Progressive Conservative Leader Patrick Brown says the Liberals aren't telling the truth by saying its budget is balanced. Brown claims the province is actually facing a more than $5-...

Post date: April 28, 2017

There is plenty of concern in the Canadian forest industry about the American tax on our softwood lumber exports. An official with Resolute Forest Products says his company is disappointed but not...

Post date: April 28, 2017

Lakehead University Political Science Professor Laure Paquette says President Trump's tariffs on Canadian Softwood Lumber is his way of thinking he's keeping "America First"....

Post date: April 28, 2017

A changing of the guard at the Northwestern Ontario Municipal Association. The regional lobby group has elected Shuniah Mayor Wendy Landry as its new President. Landry defeated Red Lake Mayor...

Post date: April 28, 2017

The Ontario budget is out and there were major funding announcements made in areas like health care, education and child care. Minister of Finance Charles Sousa notes they are investing $11.5-...

Post date: April 28, 2017

Federal Conservative leadership candidate Lisa Raitt believes that any politician who wants to be successful these days must embrace social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter.Raitt may not...

Post date: April 27, 2017

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