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While almost half of Fort Frances town council is in Toronto, the remaining four will gather tonight for a regular meeting of council.Policies affecting the use of Sunny Cove Camp and the length of...

Post date: February 22, 2010

The Northwestern Ontario Municipal Association is asking the Province to not abandon it's plans for new transmission lines in Northwestern Ontario.President Anne Krassilowsky says they want to see...

Post date: February 22, 2010

The head of Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Commission says forgiveness is not an option for many residential school survivors.Murray Sinclair says he's been travelling the country and says some...

Post date: February 22, 2010

A new U.S. port of entry at Warroad will open tomorrow.The new facility replaces the existing one on State highway 313 that's nearly 40 years old.The new port has additional lanes to handle both...

Post date: February 22, 2010

A new law takes effect today that allows visitors to carry firearms in Voyageur's National Park.The new federal law makes possession of firearms in national parks subject to the firearms laws of the...

Post date: February 22, 2010

The chief of Lac La Croix First Nation says its important a proposed hydro-electric project near his community proceed.The band is working with a Southern Ontario firm on the "run-of-the river" 6.4...

Post date: February 19, 2010

A northwestern Ontario group has submitted a host of recommendations for the province to consider as part of the proposed Growth Plan for Northern Ontario.The more than 140 recommendations from...

Post date: February 19, 2010

A Liberal backbencher says it's time Ontarians started paying the full cost of having safe drinking water to help pay for much needed upgrades to pipes and other infrastructure.David Caplan, a former...

Post date: February 19, 2010

Operations at the new Rainy River Regional Abattoir are now underway.The new facilities took in its its first animals on Wednesday.Seven beef cattle and four sheep went through the abattoir located...

Post date: February 19, 2010

A three-year-old Thunder Bay area child, who has serious injuries police deem suspicious in nature, has been moved to a Winnipeg hospital.A Thunder Bay police spokesperson says the young girl was...

Post date: February 19, 2010

A new agency will take over the management of three visitor bookstores at Voyageur's National Park.Jefferson National Parks Association assumes the role held by the non-profit Lake State Interpretive...

Post date: February 19, 2010

You may want to check around for those lost lottery tickets.The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation says a $100-thousand ENCORE prize from a March 6, 2009 draw remains unclaimed and the ticket was...

Post date: February 19, 2010

Two men have been arrested in separate incidents at area border crossings last week.U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Warroad port of entry refused an 38-year-old Manitoba man from...

Post date: February 19, 2010

An Ontario Provincial Police superintendent has been charged with submitting fraudulent expense claims.Forty-six-year-old Glenn Trivett is also accused of fraudulently accepting money, a loan and the...

Post date: February 19, 2010

Fur trappers in northeastern Minnesota caught more animals overall during the 2009 season.Numbers released by the Department of Natural Resources show a 13 per cent increase with trappers taking in...

Post date: February 19, 2010

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