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First Nation leaders in northwestern Ontario are joined in their calls for Conservative Senator Lynn Beyak to resign over her recent defence of the residential school system.In a joint release,...

Post date: March 29, 2017

Metis Nation of Ontario is welcoming the support being given to Metis in last week's federal budget.It includes funding to support self-governance.President Maragaret Froh says that's the...

Post date: March 29, 2017

A regional advisory meeting for the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls will take place in Thunder Bay next month.The inquiry will spend three days meeting with...

Post date: March 29, 2017

The federal budget will see some money going towards clean drinking water to some of the area's First Nation communities.Thunder Bay-Rainy River MP Don Rusnak says $1.8 billion will be spend over...

Post date: March 29, 2017

North Air Services will continue to provide Dial-A-Ride services in Fort Frances.Town council agreed to a new three-year deal Monday night that includes the option of it being extended another three...

Post date: March 29, 2017

The federal government appears ready to put forward legislation needed to make marijuana legal in Canada.Some reports say it could come as early as next month.Health Minister Jane Philpott says...

Post date: March 29, 2017

The latest survey released by the Northwestern Health Unit highlights the concerns of alcohol use in our region.The study finds about 23 per cent of people in the Kenora and Rainy River district...

Post date: March 29, 2017

New management for a Minnesota recreational facility visited by many from the Borderland area.The Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board is turning Giants Ridge in Biwabik over to Virginia-...

Post date: March 29, 2017

7 per cent of people living in Koochicing County did so without health insurance in 2015.That according to statistics released by the U.S. Census Bureau.That is slighty higher than entire state of...

Post date: March 29, 2017

Most Ontaria residents are receiving medical procedures within the timeframes set for Ontario's hospitals.The Canadian Institute for Health Information says the percentage of people getting hip...

Post date: March 29, 2017

Fort Frances Canadians are still winless at the all-Ontario AAA bantam championship in Thunder Bay.The Canadians fell 8-2 to the York-Simcoe Express and then 10-1 to the Toronto Marlboros.Braden...

Post date: March 29, 2017

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine has extended the deadline to apply for its annual Health Sciences Camp.Youth now have until April 21 to register for the five day July getaway.Dean Dr. Roger...

Post date: March 29, 2017

The man behind the production of a video of last week's all-Ontario boys high school hockey championship is surprised by the response it's received.Rob Levy posted the video on his video blog...

Post date: March 28, 2017

Fort Frances Canadians dropped their opening game at the all-Ontario AAA bantam championships in Thunder Bay, losing 6-1 to the North Bay Trappers.Carter Armstrong scored the Canadians lone goal.They...

Post date: March 28, 2017

A couple of medals for Fort Frances girls hockey teams in Winnipeg.The Leafs Atom team picked up a silver medal at the Stars Cup tournament after losing 1-0 in the final to the Winnipeg East Stars....

Post date: March 28, 2017

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