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Some 36-thousand Ontario government workers will vote next week on a possible four year contract extension.The Ontario Public Services Employees Union says the government put forward the offer June 2...

Post date: June 12, 2017

A new report suggests the provincial government needs to level the playing field for education.A survey of Ontario's principals finds a large disparity of services between northern and southern...

Post date: June 12, 2017

The Northern Storm under 10 girls hockey team captured the Shock Doctor Shoot Out in Minneapolis, beating Tommy Chicago 3-1 in yesterday's final.The Storm, which included Kiera Fairington, Eva...

Post date: June 12, 2017

The final numbers for Tim Hortons Camp Day are in, and it was another record-breaking event.A total of $13.7 million was raised by stores across Canada and the U.S. on May 31.Spokesperson Erin...

Post date: June 12, 2017

Some concern is being expressed about a possible closure of the Canadian Coast Guard base in Kenora.The union representing coast guard employees says bases in Kenora and Gimli, Manitoba, are being...

Post date: June 12, 2017

An inquest begins today in Kenora into the death of Grassy Narrows First Nation resident Gloria Assin.She was killed in a traffic accident involving an OPP cruiser and transport more than four years...

Post date: June 12, 2017

Patrick Brown is making a few changes to his PC shadow cabinet.Newly elected Ross Romano from Sault Ste. Marie has been appointed critic for Northern Ontario Jobs and the Ring of Fire.Norm Miller...

Post date: June 12, 2017

The Ontario government wants to create at least 56-thousand jobs for people with disabilities.It's released a new strategy to achieve that goal.It includes a pilot project through the Ontario...

Post date: June 12, 2017

The provincial government is helping to fund the creation a new electronic health records data centre for the region.It will be based out of the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre and give...

Post date: June 12, 2017

The entertainment world has lost an iconic actor.According to his family, 88-year old Adam West passed away Friday night after a short battle with leukemia.West was most famous for his role as Batman...

Post date: June 11, 2017

Sad news from the entertainment world, as multiple news reports indicate Adam West has died of leukemia.  The actor played Batman in the TV series during the 60's.He recently voiced Mayor...

Post date: June 10, 2017

Ultima Foods is recalling iögo nanö Strawberry Drinkable Yogurt due to possible pieces of plastic in the product.The Canadian Food Inspection Agency issued the recall, with no reported illnesses.The...

Post date: June 10, 2017

The MPP for Kenora-Rainy River believes the Northern Health Travel Grant has to many restrictions.It's why Sarah Campbell put forward a motion at Queen's Park last week aimed at making...

Post date: June 09, 2017
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Proving that antique cars are meant to be driven, a trio from the Maritimes has been drawing a lot of attention in Dryden over the past couple of days.Brian and Edie Murray from Belleisle Nova Scotia...

Post date: June 09, 2017

An expansion for an exploration company doing work around New Gold's gold site.GoldON Resources says it's acquired seven unpatented mining claims.The company says it will roll the claims into...

Post date: June 09, 2017

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