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A report from Deloitte suggests the cost of providing supports and services for at-risk college students is leaving Ontario's colleges with a funding shortfall.The report says Colleges spend a...

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Admist ongoing calls for a complete re-set, the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Ingigenous Women and Girls is preparing for its next round of hearing in Winnipeg.They're taking place...

Post date: October 12, 2017

The president of the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario has wrapped up a tour of northwestern Ontario.Carol Timmings was in Kenora on Friday and met the Seven Generations Education Institute...

Post date: October 12, 2017

Fire prevention is being promoted across the Rainy River district this week.This is Fire Prevention Week.Chief of the Chapple, Emo, LaVallee and Alberton Fire and Emergency Service Joshua Collins...

Post date: October 12, 2017

Stratton's Trevor Bonot and his Mixed Curling rink remain perfect after a 6-5 extra end win this morning against Austria.Austria, playing with just three players, forced extra play after scoring...

Post date: October 12, 2017

A couple of key Liberal cabinet ministers won't be seeking re-election.Deputy premier Deb Matthews and Treasury Board president Liz Sandals have both announced they will not run again in 2018....

Post date: October 12, 2017

A reason to slow down when approaching emergency vehicles at the side of a road.While emergency crews were dealing with an accident on the Trans Canada Highway yesterday near Wabigoon, two transports...

Post date: October 12, 2017

There's a new terminal building at Falls International Airport.Local, state and federal officials celebrated yesterday with an official ribbon cutting.Chair of the Airport Commission, and Falls...

Post date: October 12, 2017

Thunder Bay-Rainy River MP Don Rusnak has a new job.He's adding to his resume the position of co-vice chair of the Parlimentary Outdoor Caucus.The all party group of MPs advocates for the...

Post date: October 11, 2017

There's disappointment from the head of a regional lobby group to TransCanada's decision to scrap the Energy East Pipeline project.Wendy Landry of the Northwestern Ontario Municipal...

Post date: October 11, 2017

The provincial government says seniors don't need to be afraid of the care received in long term care homes.This after three "cease admission" orders were issued to homes in southern...

Post date: October 11, 2017

A relatively quiet month of August for the Fort Frances Fire and Rescue Service.The department was called out just 23 times.Two were for fires including one at the town's landfill site.Nine...

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US officials are keeping a close eye on what goods are trying to reach the US marketplace.It's evident by the recent seizures of fake toys and media players for trademark violations found in rail...

Post date: October 11, 2017

The Rainy River District Social Services Administration Board is going to take a closer look at homelessness in the area.It's planning to conduct a survey next April.Community Homelessness...

Post date: October 11, 2017

Sears Canada is applying to Ontario Superior Court for approval to liquidate all of its remaining stores and assets. This will mean the Sears call centre in Saint John with 235 full and part time...

Post date: October 10, 2017

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