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It's a little easier for partners to reside in the same long term care home in Ontario. Minister of Health and Long Term Care, Eric Hoskins says the spousal re-unification program officially comes...

Post date: February 21, 2018

The Township of Machin says Vermilion Bay is currently without water services.The cause of the disruption is believed to be from a water line break.There is no current estimate for when water service...

Post date: February 21, 2018

The Dryden Local Citizens Advisory Committee is looking for public feedback on its Wabigoon Forest Management Plan. The group is currently drafting a strategy that will span 2019 to 2029. An...

Post date: February 20, 2018

The provincial government is being urged to increase funding for forest access roads in northern Ontario again this year. Eacom operates a lumber mill in Ear Falls and spokesperson for the company...

Post date: February 20, 2018

Patrick Brown will be in a different seat when provincial lawmakers get back to work. The Legislature resumes sitting Tuesday, and Brown will be sitting as an Independent MPP after he was removed...

Post date: February 20, 2018

The Progressive Conservative candidate for the new northern riding of Kiiwetinoong says he's anxious to get down to business. Lac Seul First Nation Chief Clifford Bull is the first confirmed...

Post date: February 20, 2018

The federal government is providing FPInnovations with $780,000 in FedNor funding to help area forestry companies. The consulting group will connect businesses with research programs and new...

Post date: February 20, 2018

Kenora MP Bob Nault is providing some hints on what we may see in the upcoming federal budget. Finance Minister Bill Morneau will introduce the government's fiscal plan on February 27th. Nault...

Post date: February 20, 2018

The MPP for Kenora-Rainy River is concerned about conditions at Rainycrest Long Term Care Home in Fort Frances. Sarah Campbell's statement comes after the facility was ordered by the province to...

Post date: February 20, 2018

Unifor is heading down the road of contract negotiations for forestry workers. The first target is Resolute Forestry Products, with the union indicating they will be in contact with the company in...

Post date: February 20, 2018

The Dryden Winter Festival is here with a "Hometown Proud" theme. The event features delicious food and fun activities including a pancake breakfast, sled rides, skating and a winter shelter...

Post date: February 17, 2018

Creating a Community Well Being Plan to address such issues as addictions, mental health and homelessness in the Dryden area won't happen overnight. So says Steering Committee Co-Chair Ann Tkachyk...

Post date: February 17, 2018

Don't rule out Patrick Brown just yet.Brown has officially registered to get his his old job back as leader of the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party.His name is listed in the Elections...

Post date: February 16, 2018

A Vermilion Bay area man has been slapped with a $2,000 fine after pleading guilty to two counts of unlawfully causing the placement of a structure.Court heard that sometime between May 1st and May...

Post date: February 16, 2018

Two men from Burlington have been fined a total of $3,500 for hunting offences northeast of Ignace. Kevan Johnson has pleaded guilty for careless use of a firearm, while Jeffrey Czuba did the same...

Post date: February 16, 2018

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