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The Lake of the Woods Hospital Foundation is gearing up for another funraising year.The foundations annual general meeting is being held this Thursday and will be used to highlight the group's...

Post date: September 03, 2009

CAA'S Worst Roads Campaign wrapped up their province wide tour in Kenora and Dryden last week.The 7th annual campaign is used to to prod governments to invest more to repair roads, highways and...

Post date: September 03, 2009

The M.P. for the Kenora Riding says he's disappointed the Liberalswill no longer support the Harper Minority government.On Tuesday, Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff indicated he's withdrawing his...

Post date: September 02, 2009

The MPP for Kenora-Rainy River says a harmonized sales tax mixed with a planned rate increase at Hydro One will have a crippling effect on fixed and low income families across the North.Howard...

Post date: September 02, 2009

Assembly of First Nations National Chief is weighing into the ongoing dispute between Kitchen-nuh-may-koosib Inninwug First Nation and the exploration company Platinex.Shawn Atleo is urging the...

Post date: September 02, 2009

The Ontario Hospital Association has reached a negotiated deal for hospital employees represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees.The deal impacts workers at 54 hospitals, including those...

Post date: September 02, 2009

Two Sioux Lookout area First Nations are sharing Provincial funding to develop a community-based land use plan.Cat Lake and Slate Falls will use the 770-thousand dollars in Northern Heritage Fund...

Post date: September 02, 2009

Its going to cost a Fort Frances man a lot more to burn brush than expected.The Ministry of Natural Resources has fined Bradley Bodnarchuck 150 dollars and ordered him to pay 45 hundred dollars for...

Post date: September 02, 2009

If you thought it was a cold Summer, you were right!Temperatures from April to August were below normal across Northwestern Ontario.CJRL Meterologist Bill Laidlaw says the good news is that Summer...

Post date: September 02, 2009

Kenora-Rainy River MPP Howard Hampton says the McGuinty Government is not addressing the real issues impacting the forest industry.The Liberals have announced a series of public consultations on how...

Post date: September 02, 2009

The Ministry of Natural Resources has some numbers to back upwhat people have been saying. Black bears are real nuisance across much of the province. Phone calls to the Bear Wise hotline --...

Post date: September 02, 2009

Northern Ontario is getting more attention by the country's political leaders. Prime Minister Stephen Harper is in Sault Ste. Marie today for anannouncement. Michael Ignatieff and his Liberals...

Post date: September 02, 2009

Two Quebec men have been arrested on drug charges in Fort Frances following a routine traffic stop.Yesterday morning, the OPP pulled over a vehicle for speeding at the west end of Fort Frances on...

Post date: September 02, 2009

It has been a quiet forest fire season in Northwestern Ontario.Ministry of Natural ResourcesA total of 1,165 hectares burned at this point last year.The official end to the season is October 31st....

Post date: September 02, 2009

A Parks Canada plaque honouring Terry Fox now sits at the memorial for the Marathon of Hope runner in Thunder Bay. The plaque was unveiled yesterday to mark the spot were Fox was forced to abandon...

Post date: September 02, 2009

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