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There are plenty of lessons to learn from a tragic 2014 seniors home fire in Quebec that killed 32 and injured 15. The tragic blaze in L'isle Verte was discussed at the recent Northwest Response...

Post date: April 17, 2017

Dryden Council is being asked to support a pilot project for a 24-hour, 7-day a week accessible taxi service in the community.A survey and community consultations show the service is needed,...

Post date: April 17, 2017
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Provincial Police and the Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service are both investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 30-year-old Aroland First Nations man. Police were contacted Friday...

Post date: April 17, 2017

The Northern Ontario Party continues to evolve in preparation for the 2018 provincial election. Members have concluded voting on the party's platforms and they will soon be releasing them to the...

Post date: April 17, 2017

Environment Canada Meteorologist Geoff Coulson says people should be prepared for harsh weather conditions. Speaking at the Northwest Response Forum in Dryden, Coulson stated extreme weather is...

Post date: April 17, 2017

Dryden City Council will receive a reccommendation to close the Barclay Fire Hall at Monday evening's regular Council Meeting startng at 7:00.A staff report notes that Fire Hall #2 costs roughly...

Post date: April 16, 2017

After two decades of advocating for funds that would support the families of public safety officers who have fallen in the line of duty, the IAFF has its wish.  Members of the International...

Post date: April 15, 2017

If we're not empowering our kids to be able to produce and create with technology, they'll just become consumers, and we need to reverse that trend.That from Jeff Wilson, Executive Director...

Post date: April 15, 2017

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has issued a national recall for High Liner Captain's Crew breaded fish strips and nuggets.The products could contain milk, which is not declared on the label....

Post date: April 15, 2017

The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls is postponing upcoming regional advisory meetings.  That includes Thunder Bay and Edmonton with no dates set yet.Over...

Post date: April 15, 2017

A recent study by Leger Research Group has concluded more than half of Canadians report practicing no physical activity whatsoever.It's a number that's concerning to Kinesiologist Alexandre...

Post date: April 14, 2017

The federal government has unveiled its much anticipated legislation to legalize recreational pot and is slated to come into effect by July 2018.Under the legislation the minimum age you can legally...

Post date: April 13, 2017
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Clean up is currently underway at a fire scene at the Viking Truck Stop in Dinorwic.The crews on scene include the Wabigoon Volunteer Fire Department, Dryden Fire Department and Ministry of Natural...

Post date: April 13, 2017

It looks as if our fine spring weather will be coming to an end over the Easter Long weekend. Bill Laidlaw of Signal Weather Service says while Good Friday is looking good, Easter Sunday isn't...

Post date: April 13, 2017

We are one day away from the start of the Bill Salonen Cup. Game's 1 and 2 between Dryden GM and English River are Friday and Saturday at the Memorial Arena. Braeden Allkins, Derek McPhail and...

Post date: April 13, 2017

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