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The nearly 6-week long college faculty strike has come to an end with the passage of back-to-work legislation. The Ontario Legislature passed the bill through its third and final reading this...

Post date: November 19, 2017

A heads-up for Confederation College students to get back to campus. With the government stepping in to try to end the faculty strike, the college says classes could resume Tuesday morning if...

Post date: November 19, 2017

College classes could resume Tuesday now that legislation to get college faculty back to work has passed second reading. Speaking in the Legislature today, Conservative Post-Secondary Education...

Post date: November 18, 2017

It's official, former Kenora MP Greg Rickford is the provincial Conservative candidate for the Kenora-Rainy River riding. The nomination was announced following the party's provincial...

Post date: November 18, 2017

The co-founder of one of the greatest rock bands of all time has passed away.Malcolm Young, who had been suffering from dementia for several years, founded legendary Australian rock band AC/DC back...

Post date: November 18, 2017

It's going to be a working weekend for the Ontario government.Legislators will be at Queen's Park throughout the weekend debating the government's back to work bill for College teachers....

Post date: November 17, 2017

A celebration of Louis Riel in Fort Frances.Members of the Sunset Country Metis gathered yesterday at the Fort Frances Civic Centre for a flag raising ceremony as part of Louis Riel day.Speaking to...

Post date: November 17, 2017

Deer hunting is up in Minnesota.The state's Department of Natural Resource says hunters registered more than 145-thousand deer after two weeks into the season.That's a 10 per cent increase...

Post date: November 17, 2017

Husky gas stations across northwestern Ontario now require you to pay before you fill your vehicle's gas tank.It's a move that's being rolled out across Canada.Company spokesperson Mel...

Post date: November 17, 2017

A special visit to the Fort Frances Curling Club this evening by a New Brunswick curler who's working to raise awareness of the sport.Rob Swan will join a team for a game as part of his ongoing...

Post date: November 17, 2017

A member of the Fort Frances Canadians 1952 Allan Cup winning team has been honoured in Terrace Bay.Gord Calder was part of the 1960-61 Terrace Bay Superiors which were recognized in August to that...

Post date: November 17, 2017

Fort Frances Canadians AA bantam hockey team is hosting an eight team tournament at the Memorial Sports Centre this weekend.Games kicked off this morning with the host team taking on the Kenora...

Post date: November 17, 2017

Winners of the Northwestern Heath Unit's Workplace Wellness Challenge have been named.Atikokan General Hospital and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry's district office in Sioux...

Post date: November 17, 2017

Ontario's Basic Income pilot project is getting the attention of a Canadian Senator. Art Eggleton believes there are three reasons why Ontario needs the program.It's currently being...

Post date: November 17, 2017

More concerns about a new home care agency proposed by the Wynne Government.The Ontario Community Support Association, which represents not-for profit home care providers, says it misses the mark in...

Post date: November 17, 2017

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