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The Ontario Minister of Natural Resources has promised that the Heritage Hunting and Fishing Act will be passed sometime in the new year.The bill was part of a backlog of legislation adjourned...

Post date: December 27, 2001

Kenora-Rainy River MP Bob Nault says he is not too worried about a recent decision by the chiefs of the Assembly of First Nations.The chiefs recently passed a resolution calling for Nault to resign...

Post date: December 27, 2001

Dryden Police say they stopped the driver of a vehicle driving eratically along Highway 17.Police say an officer was returning from Kenora court when he pulled over a driver for being impaired.Police...

Post date: December 26, 2001

Dryden Police say they were called to a home in north Dryden over a noise complaint.As officers left the home, they say Darcy Edison of Dryden was arriving Saturday morning and he was arrested for...

Post date: December 26, 2001

The head of a Thunder Bay addiction treatment centre says shes thrilled with a recent court decision.The province has been ordered to pay the family of a drug-addicted teen 150-thousand dollars...

Post date: December 26, 2001

O-P-P say they have laid a drunk driving charge following a fatal highway crash west of Thunder Bay.29-year-old Debbie Ann Dawe of Thunder Bay was killed when the vehicle she was driving collided...

Post date: December 24, 2001

Dryden Police say they saw a vehicle on Earl Avenue travelling without its headlights on last night.Police say they stopped the vehicle and charged the driver with impaired driving and driving while...

Post date: December 24, 2001

Dryden Police say they stopped a vehicle on King Street early Saturday morning after the driver tried to avoid a RIDE spot check.Police say the driver and passenger were both charged after a small...

Post date: December 24, 2001

Dryden Police report a number of shoplifting incidents at the Dryden Safeway store on Friday.During one incident, police say staff members saw a man conceal items under his jacket.Staff confronted...

Post date: December 22, 2001

The Northwest Ontario Recycle Association is asking municipalities in the region to pay 70 percent more for blue box service in the New Year.The cost per capita will go from 10 dollars to 17 dollars...

Post date: December 22, 2001

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

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