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The Hoshizaki House's construction project in Dryden is coming along, but they also need some additional community support.The walls are coming up and bed rock is still being cleared from the...

Post date: November 30, 2017

The federal government has launched a new strategy to take a bite out of homelessness. A new 10 year 40 billion dollar housing program was announced late last week. Kenora M.P. Bob Nault says...

Post date: November 30, 2017

Cyber Crime is on the increase in Canada but it's under reported. Scott Doron of Security and Investigations for the RCMP told the Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce not reporting...

Post date: November 30, 2017

Another scam to be aware of in Northwestern Ontario, this time involving speeding tickets. A listener reached out to the CJRL Newsroom to report an email scam claiming to be from the government...

Post date: November 30, 2017

Prime minister Justin Trudeau has announced his nomination of Sheilah Martin to the Supreme Court of Canada to fill the vacancy that Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin will leave with her coming...

Post date: November 30, 2017

A big honor for a resident of the Sandy Lake First Nation.Fontaine Robert Fiddler has received a Medal of Bravery from Canada's Governor General at a special ceremony at Rideau Hall in Ottawa....

Post date: November 30, 2017

Now that Confederation College students are back after a five week teachers strike, the student union is starting to keep tabs on some of them. President Jodi Afonso states they'll be looking to...

Post date: November 29, 2017

Grassy Narrows First Nation is pushing for a medical center in their community to treat the effects of mercury poisoning. Chief Simon Fobister is in Toronto this week to meet with federal and...

Post date: November 29, 2017

A Senate Committee is examining the effects of climate change. The Canada Research Chair for Global Food Security, Dr. Evan Fraser estimates about one-third of the food produced in the world is...

Post date: November 29, 2017

Public, Catholic and French School Boards in the Kenora and Rainy River Districts are now gathering your input on the 2018-2019 school calendar.The survey will be online until Friday, December 1st....

Post date: November 29, 2017

An important fundraiser for the Dryden Public Library is underway. Chief Librarian Dayna DeBenedet says they are hosting a silent auction in support of their Library Shelving Fund. DeBenedet...

Post date: November 29, 2017

The CP Holiday Train is out on the rails and will be in the area this Saturday. The train will come through, food donations will be accepted for local food banks and music will be performed by...

Post date: November 29, 2017

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has made an apology on behalf of the federal government for the treatment of LGBTQ2 Canadians. Trudeau says the role of a government is to protect its citizens and in...

Post date: November 29, 2017

The NDP is up in arms over Hydro One's latest rate submission to the Ontario Energy Board. In addition to higher rates for first nation communities, there is a proposal for pre-pay hydro meters...

Post date: November 28, 2017

The Acklands-Grainger branch in Dryden is closing down in the new year. Canada's largest distributor of maintenance, repair and operational supplies has announced that the branch will be shut-...

Post date: November 28, 2017

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