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An Ignace man has been fined a total of $5,000 for hunting a cow moose without a proper licence and trespassing for the purpose of hunting.Court heard that last October, Roy Parker shot and killed a...

Post date: March 14, 2017

No bold predictions for the price of gasoline in northwestern Ontario. Dan McTeague of www.gasbuddy.com expects the price to drop by about two to three cents a litre by the end of the month....

Post date: March 14, 2017

The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls is now accepting applications from people and organizations that want to speak at upcoming hearings. Organizations and...

Post date: March 14, 2017

Two community projects are set to receive funding from the Moffat Family Fund. Dryden Council has selected the Dryden Food Bank and the Making Connections for Children and Youth program as the...

Post date: March 14, 2017
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A northwestern Ontario power project is slowly starting to take shape. Fort Erie based FortisOntario is acquiring the interest held by Renewable Energy Systems Canada for a 49% share in the...

Post date: March 14, 2017

If your March Break plans include travel to Toronto, you may be out of luck Tuesday.A massive snow storm is set to hit the Greater Toronto Area, resulting in numerous flight cancellations.For...

Post date: March 14, 2017

After a bone chilling week, we can finally see some warmer temperatures coming around. A high pressure system will be coming through bringing with it sunshine Monday and Tuesday. Bill Laidlaw...

Post date: March 13, 2017

New Gold has completed a deal that will help off-set construction costs of its mine project north of Barwick. The company says it has closed on the sale of more than 61-million shares that will...

Post date: March 13, 2017

The Northwestern Ontario Writers Workshop is mourning the loss of Whitedog First Nations author Richard Wagamese. Wagamese died at his home in B.C. on the weekend. Workshop President Jane...

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The provincial government continues to promote its hydro relief plan. However, 43% of respondents to a CKDR News poll don't expect to see any changes to their monthly electricity bill. 27%...

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The Dryden Police Service is about to add to its team. The Service is close to hiring a part-time Special Constable. Chief of Police Doug Palson told Board of Directors that they have narrowed...

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The Township of Ignace is supporting the CT Scan Unit renewal fund at the Dryden Regional Health Centre.The municipality is donating more than $14,000 for the $1.25-million local campaign.Mayor Lee...

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The number of complaints of fraud attempts is on the rise across northwestern Ontario. There have been numerous reports of scams involving banks, the Canada Revenue Agency as well alleged aid...

Post date: March 13, 2017

Canada wants to take a closer look at the direction of the new government in the United States. Kenora MP Bob Nault is Chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee and says they are planning a trip to...

Post date: March 13, 2017

The public can learn more about the Digital Creator North project at an Open House at the Sioux Lookout Library Monday. The initiative will establish media arts-based creator spaces for youth and...

Post date: March 13, 2017

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