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Cannabis users can reduce health risks after a panel of medical and public health organizations released 10 recommendations.The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health led the development of the...

Post date: June 24, 2017

Kids from the North Caribou Lake First Nation are going to be pointing to the sky like Babe Ruth.   The Border Cats are putting on a two hour training camp in their fly-in community today....

Post date: June 24, 2017

The Canada 150 Kick Off Parade in Sioux Lookout is ending their registrations soon! Individuals, Businesses and Organizations are being urged to register for the Thursday parade by Monday!...

Post date: June 23, 2017

The City of Dryden has taken a step to make some streets a little safer. Council has approved several changes that will soon impact motorists. Parking will not be allowed during certain periods...

Post date: June 23, 2017

As Dryden now begins the OPP costing study, the Mayor of Kenora is lobbying for lower police costs. Their bill for policing is almost $5.7-million this year, a drop of almost $400,000 from 2016...

Post date: June 23, 2017

The First Nations population will have a major role to play in ensuring the long-term sustainability of the Kenora District. That's one finding in a new report for the Northern Policy Institute on...

Post date: June 23, 2017

It's still too early for Premier Kathleen Wynne to claim victory in her government's attempt to extend contract agreements with provincial public servants. On one hand, the general membership of...

Post date: June 23, 2017
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One final push for new playground equipment at Machin Park.The Vermilion Bay Lions Club and Friends of the Post are holding a Canada Day Fish Fry at the Lions Hall.There will be entertainment and...

Post date: June 23, 2017

Dryden Police officers will soon be equipped with an essential tool in the fight against Fentanyl.Chief Doug Palson says officers will have access to Naloxone starting next week.The nasal spray is a...

Post date: June 23, 2017

A couple of Toronto men are almost halfway through their fundraising bike ride for the Sick Kids Hospital. Sean Squires and Nir Meltzer arrived in Dryden Thursday on their cross-Canada tour for...

Post date: June 23, 2017

The province's Chief Coroner says his decision to bring in an outside police force to help Thunder Bay Police investigate recent First Nations deaths is about getting the best answers. Dirk Huyer...

Post date: June 23, 2017

The Northwest Catholic District School Board is celebrating the end of the school year. Director Rick Boisvert says he toured area schools this week and the energy was electric. On the board...

Post date: June 23, 2017
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The loss of family members to cancer inspired one man to take action. Dave Mackenzie is biking across the country to raise money for the Canadian Cancer Society and he recently stopped in Dryden...

Post date: June 23, 2017

It's going to cost a bit more to take a couple of drivers tests starting next month. The cost of the written exam is going up from $15 to just over $23. PC leader Patrick Brown says that...

Post date: June 23, 2017
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The book closes on another school year Friday with various high school graduations. The Keewatin Patricia District School Board and Seven Generations Education Institute held their ceremony on...

Post date: June 23, 2017

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