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Faculty at Ontario colleges, including those at Confederation College, could be taking a strike vote next month. The Ontario Public Service Employees Union is asking the Ontario Labour Relations...

Post date: August 04, 2017

A Rainy River man is back in custody after he tried to flee. Dryden Police say while bail court was in session Wednesday at the local Courthouse, a 26-year-old man attempted to escape from police...

Post date: August 04, 2017

The Fraser Institute says health care costs for the average Canadian family will surpass the $12,000 mark this year. That's 70% higher than it was in 1997. While health care is considered free...

Post date: August 03, 2017

We need to stop talking about it and start taking immediate action. That's the feeling of Kenora MP Bob Nault regarding the issue of the youth suicide crisis on First Nation communities in...

Post date: August 03, 2017
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The provincial government has launched a public inquiry into the safety and security of residents living in long term care homes across Ontario.Justice Eileen Gillese, a judge from the Ontario Court...

Post date: August 03, 2017

Lakehead University is receiving a $1-million grant from a prestigious Canadian Institute to help it run its Aboriginal Mentorship Program. A spokesperson for the Joyce Family Foundation says they...

Post date: August 03, 2017
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The century old Hoshizaki House in Dryden has been torn down. The demolition occurred Wednesday to kick-start construction of a new Women's Emergency Shelter. Tom Wood is the Chair of the Board...

Post date: August 03, 2017

An update and new reports of crimes from the Dryden Police Service.Officers note that the 2007 Chevrolet Impala that was reported stolen on Saturday has been recovered from the Township of Wabigoon,...

Post date: August 02, 2017

The Nishnawbe Aski Police Service is releasing an update on a sudden death investigation in North Spirit First Nation in early June. Police say they were contacted in early June regarding the...

Post date: August 02, 2017

Resolute Forest Products has won an award for its environmental efforts. The company has been handed a silver medal at the Best in Biz Awards in the Most Environmentally Responsible Company of the...

Post date: August 02, 2017

Former Kenora-Rainy River MPP and Ontario NDP leader Howard Hampton has shown his hand on who he is backing in the federal party leadership race. Hampton is making it known that he will endorse...

Post date: August 02, 2017

Tax time has long past, but there are still reports of some people across northwestern Ontario receiving fake phone calls from individuals claiming to be from the Canada Revenue Agency. The...

Post date: August 02, 2017

The latest figures released by Statistics Canada show the two-parent nuclear family is increasingly rare.In 2016, for the first time, one-person households became the most common type, at 28.2-...

Post date: August 02, 2017

The Dryden Recreation Extension and Modification Committee is overwhelmed with the support from the community in response to the recent 'Hometown Proud' Day. Janice Radburn and Marnie Oliphant...

Post date: August 02, 2017

Work on the Freedom Road to Shoal Lake #40 First Nation is proceeding on time. That's the latest word from the Chief of the island community. Erwin Redsky says they hope to have the on-reserve...

Post date: August 02, 2017

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