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The provincial government says about 90 percent of students affected by the college teachers strike have returned back to the classroom. Premier Kathleen Wynne expects that figure to go even...

Post date: December 14, 2017

More tough talk from the lobby group that represents 49 First Nations in northern Ontario. The Nishnawbe Aski Nation says it's appalled by the legal maneuvering of the Canadian government as it...

Post date: December 14, 2017

Several local organizations have come together to create five documentaries focused on attracting Chinese newcomers to our region.The videos are currently premiering on Fairchild Television to...

Post date: December 14, 2017

No one was injured after an OPP police cruiser was struck on the side of the road near the Ontario-Manitoba boundary. Provincial Police say an officer was investigating an abandoned vehicle on the...

Post date: December 13, 2017

A Keewatin-Patricia District School Board version of 'Groundhog Day'. The clock has once again been turned back as Ignace Trustee Dave Penney has been elected Chair of the Public Board for a 15th...

Post date: December 13, 2017

Municipalities should be getting a fair share of revenue from the sale of marijuana once it's legalized. That's the feeling of the Past President of the Northwestern Ontario Municipal...

Post date: December 13, 2017

Municipal Affairs Minister Bill Mauro says new rules will help reduce the red tape in getting property zoning appeals decided by the province. The Wynne government has passed a new law to replace...

Post date: December 13, 2017

The Fraser Institute is giving credit to Dryden elementary schools for improving their ratings in its yearly look at student success and well-being. The Right-Wing Think Tank says all three...

Post date: December 13, 2017

The next Chief Justice of Canada has been officially announced. The Honourable Richard Wagner, who was appointed to the Supreme Court of Canada in 2012, has been named to the role. He'll...

Post date: December 12, 2017

Ontario Provincial Police say they have located Tanya Keewaycabo safely just before 9 o'clock this morning. The OPP would like to thank the public for their assistance.

Post date: December 12, 2017

The City of Dryden has presented their drafted budget for 2018.Major highlights include a zero percent property tax levy increase as well as infrastructure investments including road work on Thunder...

Post date: December 12, 2017

The Dryden Police Service are looking for information from the public in relation to a recent break-in. Police say they responded to a call on December 8th at around 11pm involving a break into a...

Post date: December 12, 2017

Lobby grounds continue to come forward to defend the forest industry. The Northwestern Ontario Associated Chamber of Commerce is backing efforts to promote the sector by the Forest Products...

Post date: December 12, 2017

Ontario Provincial Police in Sioux Lookout have been out in full force making sure drivers are following the laws of the road. Police say from Friday to Sunday they conducted 21 RIDE checks and as...

Post date: December 12, 2017

Halfway through their first mandate, the Trudeau Liberals still seem to be popular coast to coast. The Liberals took three of four by-elections held yesterday, picking up an extra seat along the...

Post date: December 12, 2017

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