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The Health Minister of Ontario says he has not ruled out a full Thunder Bay campus for the new Northern Medical School.Tony Clement recently visited Northwestern Ontario, and says he is keeping an...

Post date: December 21, 2001

The Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters is applauding a decision by the provincial government to allow its members to use groomed trails without a trail permit.Under new regulations, sportsmen...

Post date: December 21, 2001

Ontario nurses have reached a tentative three-year contract which would make them the highest paid in the country.About 40-thousand members of the Ontario Nurses Association will receive wage...

Post date: December 20, 2001

The N-D-P wants the Ontario legislature recalled next month to deal with a ruling concerning agriculture workers.The Supreme Court today ruled the Harris Tories breached the Charter of Rights when it...

Post date: December 20, 2001

Ontario emergency rooms are getting a passing grade.A survey done for the Ontario Hospital Association and provincial government suggests about eight-of-10 patients are satisfied with the overall...

Post date: December 20, 2001

The Joint Forces Drug Unit has seized more than 15-thousand dollars worth of drugs from a Dryden home.Members of the Dryden Police Service, the OPP and two OPP Canine Units carried out a search...

Post date: December 20, 2001

The new Northern Medical School is looking for a dean.Laurentian University in Sudbury has set up a search committee being chaired by University President Dr. Hermann Falter.The committee is also...

Post date: December 20, 2001

The Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs is warning its members to stay off trails until they are opened and groomed.And so far, trails are still closed over much of the province.OFSC Trails Chair...

Post date: December 20, 2001

The Dryden Police Service has come to the rescue in time for the Christmas season.Dryden Christmas Cheer Board spokesperson Rita Gubser says donations of food, money and toys have been generous again...

Post date: December 20, 2001

After years of planning and waiting, construction of the new Sioux Lookout Meno-Ya-Win Health Centre is set to begin.A private members bill addressing aboriginal and treaty rights for the hospital...

Post date: December 20, 2001

Tis the season for shoplifting.Dryden Police say they received three reports of shoplifting yesterday, one at Safeway and two at the 7-11 store.Young people were charged in two of the incidents and...

Post date: December 19, 2001

Dryden Police are investigating a vehicle-pedestrian accident.Police say four pedestrians were walking along Casimir Avenue yesterday afternoon when a northbound pickup truck hit one of them.As a...

Post date: December 19, 2001

An overnight snowfall in parts of Sunset Country has caught many by surprise this morning.The Ministry of Transportation says Highway 17 from Kenora to Ignace is centre bare and track bare with...

Post date: December 19, 2001

Sioux Lookout OPP describe it as a scary and disturbing incident involving an unruly bar crowd.Police say they were called to Front Street early Sunday morning to move a crowd of more than 100 people...

Post date: December 19, 2001

N-D-P leader Howard Hampton says consumers will be paying twice as much for electricity when the hydro market is privitized in the spring.The Kenora-Rainy River M-P-P says generation, transmission,...

Post date: December 18, 2001

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