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The Northwestern Ontario Associated Chambers of Commerce is reacting to a provincial Chamber report on a lack of talented employees in the labour market. Charla Robinson says younger folks are now...

Post date: February 12, 2018

The Northwestern Ontario Municipal Association is heartened by word the province wants to hear from area communities on how they can provide more long term care spaces. President Wendy Landry...

Post date: February 12, 2018

Provincial Police in Sioux Lookout say a missing man has been found safe and sound. OPP asked for public help Monday morning to locate Michael Moskotaywenene who was last seen Sunday night....

Post date: February 12, 2018

Domtar says it has launched a review of all operations in order to further optimize their cost structure. So says President and Chief Executive Officer John Williams, stressing the company has...

Post date: February 12, 2018

Another Monday - and another "Extreme Cold Warning"Cold temperatures combined with moderate west to northwest winds will give wind chill values of near minus 40 this morning.This morning...

Post date: February 12, 2018
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The Dryden Winter Festival is just one week away and preparations are being completed. The event will feature food vending and a lot of activities the whole family can enjoy. Dryden Manager of...

Post date: February 09, 2018

Another weekend, another chance to head out on a snowmobile. Audrey Robb from the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs says the trails are looking great after a rough start in late October....

Post date: February 09, 2018

The Nuclear Waste Management Organization says it could be another year before all the data on a bore hole in the Ignace area is fully analyzed.Work on the first hole was completed at the end of last...

Post date: February 09, 2018

A 23-year-old man is in custody following a police pursuit in the Kenora area Thursday afternoon.Provincial Police noticed a vehicle on Highway 17A with what appeared to be a shattered front...

Post date: February 09, 2018

A 36 year old Kenora man wanted on a Canada-wide warrant has been arrested in Ponoka, Alberta.Daniel Sanche was wanted in connection to a series of sexual assault, sexual interferance and assault...

Post date: February 09, 2018
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A special treat for young players at the Lil Bands Youth Hockey Tournament.Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation David Zimmer stopped in Dryden Thursday to drop the puck at a Midget...

Post date: February 09, 2018

There continues to be a need for skilled trades training in northwestern Ontario and now the province is taking action to address the shortage. The Liberal government is unveiling a new...

Post date: February 09, 2018

28 northern communities are getting some lessons in how to fight climate change. It is part of the Grand Council Treaty #3, "Climate Action School Project", which uses funding from the province...

Post date: February 09, 2018

Provincial Police have a suspect in custody following an afternoon long search in the Kenora area. Police began their pursuit around 2:00 and finally tracked him down on Highway 17 just west of...

Post date: February 09, 2018

Work is officially underway to develop a "Community Well Being" strategy for the Dryden, Ignace and Vermilion Bay area. More than 55 agencies, crossing all sectors, recently sat down to begin work...

Post date: February 09, 2018

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