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Some long-awaited supports for children with autism.The Minister for Children and Youth Services introduced the new Ontario Autism Program to overhaul the province's services for children and...

Post date: June 09, 2017

The Ontario government wants to do away with doctor's notes.Employers, who now request them when a worker is away sick, will be prohibited from doing so next year, pending approval of new labour...

Post date: June 09, 2017

A new mental health and addicitions wellness centre is expected to address an urgent need.Fort Frances Tribal Area Health Services is currently working on the facility, located on property to the...

Post date: June 09, 2017

A huge Bighead carp has been caught in Minnesota.The carp, considered an invasive species, measured in at 47.5 inches, weighing 61.7 pounds and was found in a private gravel pit near Redwood Falls,...

Post date: June 09, 2017

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry has its forest fire reporting hotline back up and running.It began experiencing technical difficulties Tuesday in northwestern Ontario only.The Ministry...

Post date: June 09, 2017

A state of emergency has been declared in the remote community of Fort Hope.A building located beside the community's water purification reservoir went up in flames Tuesday, contaminating the...

Post date: June 09, 2017

In the Rainy River District Men's Fastball League, the Fort Frances Braves used the long ball in beating the Sabaskong Cubs 35-3.Jaden Gustafson, Mike Parisien, Brian Hook, Cole Tymkin and Travis...

Post date: June 09, 2017

Fifteen hundred new graduates from Confederation College.Commencement ceremonies at the College's main campus in Thunder Bay were held yesterday.President Jim Madder says their job prospects look...

Post date: June 09, 2017

A Fort Frances woman's challenges of being visually and hearing impaired now being told in a new book."A Better Sense of Self" was penned by Dawnelee Wright.It was launched during a...

Post date: June 09, 2017

A Fort Frances woman is wrapping up three weeks of training at the RCMP Academy in Regina.Melissa McGinnis is one of just two people from northern Ontario selected to take part in a three-week...

Post date: June 09, 2017

Stunning and explosive testimony from former director of the FBI James Comey in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee about his conversations with U.S. president Donald Trump.In his written...

Post date: June 08, 2017

OPP are still looking to locate a man wanted on a Canada Wide Warrant.Daniel Sanche was supposed to show up for curfew to a court identified location in Kenora on May 25 but failed to do so.He also...

Post date: June 08, 2017

The provincial government is launching a broad range of programs to try and improve the justice system in northwestern Ontario.Attorney General Yasir Naqvi says they are hiring more people to work in...

Post date: June 08, 2017

Two area resident who are activie volunteers in their community schools have been recognized by the Rainy River District School Board.Selena Vanesse of Rainy River and Jimmy Warren of Atikokan have...

Post date: June 08, 2017

The first Canadian woman to travel among the stars wants to inspire local youth.Roberta Bondar is on a regional tour, making stops this week in Kenora and Thunder Bay.Part of her message has to do...

Post date: June 08, 2017

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