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The latest set of stamps issued by Canada Post are honouring one of the most popular science fiction TV shows in the world.Seven Star Trek themed stamps are now available for the public, featuring...

Post date: April 29, 2017

Several area hockey players are getting ready for next week's National Aboriginal Hockey Championship in Duncan, B.C.Seth MacKay of Fort Frances and Isaiah Smith of Couchching First Nation will...

Post date: April 28, 2017

 The provincial government thumping its chest in bringing down a balanced budget.It's the first since the Wynne government has been in power.Finance Minister Charles Sousa says the fiscal...

Post date: April 28, 2017

Opposition is quick with its response to the budget.PC Leader Patrick Brown says the Liberals are misleading the public by stating the books are balance.He claims Ontario is actually carrying a $5-...

Post date: April 28, 2017

The provincial government is promising another $20 million this year to build and maintain forest access roads in northwestern Ontario.Natural Resources Minister Kathryn McGarry says it's one of...

Post date: April 28, 2017

Forestry officials in Canada are still reeling from the announcement of a added softwood lumber tariff on exports to the United States.For Resolute Forest Products, it's a nearly 13 per cent hit....

Post date: April 28, 2017

A draft report on the rules governing water levels on Rainy and Namakan Lakes is expected to be released soon.Members of the International Rainy and Namakan Lakes Rule Curves Study Board are heading...

Post date: April 28, 2017

The International Falls Chamber of Commerce has announced its awards winners for this year.Jackie Glowack has been named Citizen of the Year, recognizing her volunteerism with a number of...

Post date: April 28, 2017

The International Falls Chamber of Commerce has a new president.Tricia Heibel started her new role yesterday.A native of the Falls, Heibel has worked in number of business-related organizations and...

Post date: April 28, 2017

More help for low-income earners to deal with their electricity costs.Persons and families eligible for the Ontario Electricity Support Program will get an additional $180 to $300 a year in credits...

Post date: April 28, 2017

The Prime Minister is creating a ministerial working group to address issues with the system in place to pay federal employees.The Phoenix system was implemented last February but has resulted in...

Post date: April 28, 2017

The charitable arm of the Toronto Blue Jays is helping to spread the game of baseball to northwestern Ontario.Cat Lake and the Kenora Chiefs Advisory are among thirteen organizations across the...

Post date: April 28, 2017

CN has a new contract with its signals and communications employees.The five year deal with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers includes wage increases in each year and benefit...

Post date: April 28, 2017

More space for children in day cares across Ontario.The provincial government says it will provide $200-million in funding that helps create 24-thousand new space over the next year.Minister Indira...

Post date: April 28, 2017

Ricky, Julian and Bubbles may finally realize their dream of an early retirement.The Trailer Park Boys are out with their own brand of beer."Freedom 35" Trailer Park Boys Lager has hit LCBO...

Post date: April 27, 2017

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