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The provincial government has launched a public inquiry into the safety and security of residents living in long term care homes across Ontario.Justice Eileen Gillese, a judge from the Ontario Court...

Post date: August 02, 2017

In the Rainy River District Men's Fastball League playoffs, Stratton dumped the Sabaskong Cubs 18-7 in a first round opener.Barwick defeated the Goldeneyes 12-1.The Lakers beat Rainy River 11-4....

Post date: August 02, 2017

Voyageurs National Park is to be immortalized on an American quarter.The Park is one of five that will have coins minted next year as part of the United States Mint's America the Beautiful...

Post date: August 02, 2017

15-thousand of eastern white pine seed pods are being distributed around the province.It's part of the province's efforts to make Ontario as green as possible.It's also to help with the...

Post date: August 02, 2017

The need for more skilled trade workers continues to grow.Skills Canada estimates one million workers will be needed in the profession across Canada by 2020.The looming shortage is caused, in large...

Post date: August 01, 2017

The Fort Frances Public Library and Technology Centre is seeking accreditation.It is a first for the library.Chief Executive Officer Caroline Goulding says it's a measure of ensuring the library...

Post date: August 01, 2017

Depression is a mental disease that can affect anyone, regardless of age, status, gender or lifestyle.    That  according Thunder Bay MPP Michael Gravelle who is back to work...

Post date: August 01, 2017

Premier Kathleen Wynne says she has no plans to call a by-election to replace Glen Murray as MPP in a Toronto area riding.Murray is resigning to become executive director of the Pembina Institute...

Post date: August 01, 2017

A Manitoba man has had the company truck he was driving impounded because he driving too fast.OPP says the vehicle was stopped on Highway 71 in Chapple Township Sunday night after it was clocked...

Post date: August 01, 2017

It's been a good year for Air Canada as it experienced a record setting second-quarter for 2017.Air Canada earned a profit of $300 million, which is compared to $186 million last year.Revenue for...

Post date: August 01, 2017

New Gold says it's still making good progress on the construction of its mine site north of Barwick.All of the key structural components of the processing facilities are in place while testing of...

Post date: August 01, 2017

OPP searching for a suspect after a number of vehicles were entered in Atikokan early Saturday morning.Police say it happened around the Willow Road, Elm Crescent and Alder Road areas.The man is...

Post date: August 01, 2017

Ontario's Environment Minister is stepping down.Glen Murray will become executive director of the Pembina Institute next month.It's a think tank with a focus on energy.Housing Minister Chris...

Post date: August 01, 2017

Three teams in the Rainy River District Women's Fastball League have earned the right to continue play in the playoff round.Fort Frances Angels upset Couchiching 9-8 to advance and eliminate the...

Post date: August 01, 2017

Ten years ago today, the Interstate-35 West bridge collapsed in Minneapolis.Today, the state Department of Transportation says bridges are in much better shape - in part because legislators...

Post date: August 01, 2017

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