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Ontario's Workplace Safety and Insurance Board is blaming the recession for its deteriorating financial results and a more than $3 billion loss last year.The WSIB, which collects premiums from...

Post date: August 18, 2009

Get your motorcycles ready.The annual Kenora-Rainy River Alzheimer Society's "Ride for Memories" is fast approaching.Executive Director Margaret Schoenwille says its one of their best fundraisers.The...

Post date: August 18, 2009

A Minnesota coalition including labor, faith and environmental interests is coming together to back what's called a "clean energy jobs plan" that supporters say will create thousands of jobs, reduce...

Post date: August 18, 2009

While weather impacted events at this past weekend's fall fair in Emo, attendance was down only slightly.The Rainy River Valley Agricultural Society's about 66-hundred people passed through the gates...

Post date: August 18, 2009

It's on track to be another quiet forest fire season in northwestern Ontario.As of yesterday, there have been a total 173 forest fires in the region this season, burning an area of about 14-thousand...

Post date: August 18, 2009

Municipal representatives from across the province will be looking for continued support from the provincial government.More than 1,600 mayors and reeves have gathered in Ottawa for the Association...

Post date: August 17, 2009

Elementary school teachers from across the province are gathering in Toronto today for the annual meeting of the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario.The province's plans to introduce full-day...

Post date: August 17, 2009

Issues impacting teachers from northern Ontario will be discussed at the Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario meeting in Toronto.Members of the local executive including president Trevor Bowles...

Post date: August 17, 2009

A cool, damp summer means there has been fewer mosquitoes in northwestern Ontario.The Northwestern Health Unit has been trapping mosquitos for its West Nile Testing program.Public Health Inspector Al...

Post date: August 17, 2009

The Muskies Sports Association will stage its annual golf scramble later this month. It's planned for August 29th at Kitchen Creek and helps raise money for various high school sports teams. Co-...

Post date: August 17, 2009

Connecting link funding and Pither's Point Park will be some of the topics to come up as members of Fort Frances town council head to Ottawa for the Association of Municipalities of Ontario meeting....

Post date: August 14, 2009

Key parts of the truck route through the town of Fort Frances are now open.The completion of paving of Victoria Avenue and Nelson Street has allowed the town to reopen both streets to truck traffic....

Post date: August 14, 2009

AbitibiBowater, which has been under bankruptcy protection since April, says its second-quarter losses have doubled to more than half-a-billion dollars U-S.The loss compares with a $251 million...

Post date: August 14, 2009

OPP Commissioner Julian Fantino says he'd like to see all boaters be required to wear life jackets or personal floatation devices at all times.Twenty-three people died in 2008 while boating on...

Post date: August 14, 2009

It's a busy day at the Rainy River Valley Agricultural Society's Fall Fair in Emo.The Borderland Racing Association kicks it off with a pancake breakfast begin at 7:00 a.m.The logging competition in...

Post date: August 14, 2009

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