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The Nishnawbe Aski Nation is calling for the Pope to apologize for residential schools.Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler supports a motion that is being introduced in the House of Commons calling for...

Post date: April 20, 2018

Ontario's business community is watching the upcoming provincial election very closely.President of the Ontario Chamber of Commerce Rocco Rossi was in Fort Frances Wednesday where he spoke to...

Post date: April 20, 2018

The line-up for the Rainy Lake Concert Series is now in place.The first performance will be held May 17 as part of the Rainy Lake Square's grand opening with Entyrely Mac taking to the stage....

Post date: April 20, 2018

Health care workers across the Rainy River district are rallying.They staged noon hour rallies Wednesday in front of hospitals in Fort Frances, Emo and Rainy River as a show of support for their...

Post date: April 20, 2018

PC leader Doug Ford wants a closer look at the books.Ford says if elected, one of his first things in office will be to have an independent audit of spending while the Liberals were in office.Ford...

Post date: April 20, 2018

The Rainy River District Festival of the Performing Arts wraps up today with the final performances in the piano competition.Yesterday's competitions concluded with several double-winners.They...

Post date: April 20, 2018

A recent 2 per cent increase in automobile insurance rates can be partly blamed on fraud.That according to Myles Kuharski, a branch manager with Gillons Insurance.Kuharski says we all pay the price...

Post date: April 19, 2018

The ivories continue to tinkle at the Rainy River District Festival of the Performing Arts.Jacob Erickson and Piper Lidkea among the winners yesterday, each winning in four separate classes.Meantime...

Post date: April 19, 2018

Thunder Bay Rainy River MP has returned from a one-week visit to Washington, D.C.Rusnak says it included meetings with Minnesota Congressman Rick Nolan who represents Koochiching County."We...

Post date: April 19, 2018

The piano competitions continue at the Rainy River District Festival of the Performing Arts.They begin at 9 a.m. at the Townshend Theatre before moving over to Knox United Church tonight.Yesterday,...

Post date: April 19, 2018

Truckers in Minnesota are getting training on human trafficking.The Department of Public Safety's Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is joining the trucking industry with law enforcement and human...

Post date: April 19, 2018

Ontario financial outlook is getting a downgrade from Moody's Investors Services.It's moved from "stable" to "negative."Moody's cites concern with the Liberals...

Post date: April 19, 2018

NDP leader Andrea Horwath has laid out her party's election platform.It includes drug and dental coverage for everyone, free child care for those earning less than $40,000 a year, an average $12...

Post date: April 18, 2018

A big election promise from Progressive Conservative leader Doug Ford.Ford says if he become Premier June 7, he will eliminate income tax for anyone who makes minimum wage.He says it will come in the...

Post date: April 18, 2018

Nishnawbe Aski Nation has signed a new Treaty Relationship Agreement with the province. In a statement, Premier Kathleen Wynne claims it will pave the way for more meaningful discussions on...

Post date: April 17, 2018

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