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The illegal tobacco trade is not a victimless crime according to the National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco.That word from Gary Grant of the Coalition which spoke to municipal leaders recently...

Post date: August 16, 2017

Smoke from nearby forest fires and a community-wide power outage has resulted in the evacuation of Summer Beaver, about 500-kilometres north of Thunder Bay.Some 354-residents are now being stationed...

Post date: August 16, 2017

Rain today across the region should bring some relief for Ministry of Natural Resources Fire Crews.There are currently about 150 active wildfires in the region.Fire information officer Deb MacLean is...

Post date: August 16, 2017

The OPP are looking into a break-in to a camp just off Highway 105 north of Vermillion Bay.Police say over the past couple of days, someone managed to get into a cabin on an island onCedar Lake.A...

Post date: August 16, 2017

The province is expected to shed some more light on the basic income pilot project.They're holding another information session next week in Thunder Bay.The three-year study will test how a basic...

Post date: August 16, 2017

The newest store in the re-vamped Kenora Shoppers Mall has opened.Dollarama says it officially opened the doors on it's newest store onAugust 12.A job fair was held just last month to help fill...

Post date: August 15, 2017

The Kenora Aerialettes gymnastics club is adding a couple of partners for it's newbuilding on Highway 17 east.Both the Kenora Special Olympics and Kenora All-Star Cheerleading will not only be...

Post date: August 15, 2017

Habitat For Humanity's Kenora chapter has announced it has selected a familyfor it's next build.Mat and Amelia Thurston will be the proud owners of Habitat's third build here inKenora.The...

Post date: August 15, 2017

The Association of Municipalities of Ontario says it's found a way to raise more money for cash strapped municipalities.It would like the province to increase the HST by one per cent and hand it...

Post date: August 15, 2017

Ontario's Ombudsman is recommending school boards across the province review his report on school busing issues in the Toronto area.Paul Dube makes 42 recommendations after reviewing complaints...

Post date: August 15, 2017

Hydro One is reporting a drop in earnings.Revenue reached just over the 1.3 billion dollar mark for the past three months ending June 30th..That's almost 11 per cent less than in the same period...

Post date: August 15, 2017

Ontario's Financial Accountability Office has agreed to review an electricity trade agreement reached last fall by the Ontario and Quebec governments.The deal will see Quebec provide Ontario with...

Post date: August 15, 2017
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Environment Canada has developed a long term action plan forLake of the Woods.That includes long and short term goals to tackle blue/green algaeblooms in the lake.Dr. Veronique Hiriart-Baer says part...

Post date: August 15, 2017

A fresh look at our stars. Science North is touring a new exhibit called Under the Same Skies, whichis being shown in an inflatable planetarium.Spokesperson Emily Kerton says they basically view...

Post date: August 15, 2017

Local businesses are bracing for a big increase in costs if new employment legislation goes through.The Northwestern Ontario Associated Chambers of Commerce says Bill 148 will force businesses to...

Post date: August 15, 2017

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