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The province is going out to the public for their opinions on the federal government's plans to legalize marijuana. It's set up an online survey on its website that will be in place until the end...

Post date: July 13, 2017

A campaign-style promise from PC leader Patrick Brown.He's says, if elected Premier, he'll move immediately to reduce the salaries of executives working with Hydro One and the Ontario Power...

Post date: July 13, 2017

The Ministry of Natural Resources was busy during a recent three-day enforcement . From June 22nd to 24th conservation officers from Kenora, Red Lake and Fort Frances conducted stops on Lake of...

Post date: July 13, 2017

The Far North Electoral Boundaries Commission is recommending that MPP's who have to service remote communities should be given a bigger travel budget. That's one of the recommendations contained...

Post date: July 13, 2017

You have a chance to give your two cents on the province's 25 year plan for transportation service in the north. The government has released it's draft strategy and suggests the region...

Post date: July 13, 2017

If you've recently purchased Presidents Choice Pub Recipe Chicken Nuggets, you'll want to check the box.Loblaw Companies Limited is recalling the nuggets with a best before date of March 15,...

Post date: July 13, 2017

Discussing hydro payments and ways to save energy in Dryden! A drop-in session for Hydro One customers took place last night at the Legion. Spokesperson Steven Mantifel says they talked with...

Post date: July 12, 2017

Nominations are closing soon for the 20th Annual Business Excellence Awards in Dryden! 12 different awards will be given away at this year's event on September 23rd at the Best Western and...

Post date: July 12, 2017

Thunder Bay is going to be getting a visit from the site selection committee for the Special Olympics 2020 Winter Games. The vice president of Special Olympics Canada, says it's the next stage of...

Post date: July 12, 2017

The forest fire situation in northwestern Ontario is relatively calm as Ministry of Natural Resources Fire Crews are heading to BC. There were no new fires reported yesterday afternoon in the...

Post date: July 12, 2017

Still a couple of days to provide feedback on a proposal to create to new ridings in northern Ontario. The Northern Ontario Electoral Boundaries Commission is just wrapping up it's final public...

Post date: July 12, 2017

Environment Canada is now confirming a tornado hit the Quetico Park area last week. It occurred in the area of Ottertrack Lake, in the southeastern part of the park near the Ontario-Minnesota...

Post date: July 12, 2017

Dryden and much of our area remains under a 'Special Weather Statement" this morning (12 June 2017) as rain continues to fall.Environment Canada says the Dryden Airport recorded over 42 mm...

Post date: July 12, 2017

Still a couple of days to provide feedback on a proposal to create to newridings in northern Ontario.The Northern Ontario Electoral Boundaries Commission is just wrapping upit's final public...

Post date: July 12, 2017

Over 200 wildfires continue to burn in BC's interior, and over 14, 000 have been evacuated.  Thousands of others remain on alert, ready to leave at a moments notice.Many of the residents who...

Post date: July 12, 2017

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