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There's disappointment from the head of a regional lobby group to TransCanada's decision to scrap the Energy East Pipeline project.Wendy Landry of the Northwestern Ontario Municipal...

Post date: October 11, 2017

Thunder Bay-Rainy River MP Don Rusnak has a new job.He's adding to his resume the position of co-vice chair of the Parlimentary Outdoor Caucus.The all party group of MPs advocates for the...

Post date: October 11, 2017

Sears Canada is applying to Ontario Superior Court for approval to liquidate all of its remaining stores and assets. This will mean the Sears call centre in Saint John with 235 full and part time...

Post date: October 10, 2017

A sudden death in Kenora is being investigated after a man's body was discovered in Lake of the Woods. OPP say they were called to the scene at the Main Street dock just after 12:30 on...

Post date: October 08, 2017

More employees and managers are finding it acceptable to connect with co-workers on social media, according to a survey by Office Team. A spokesperson says employees are more inclined to reach...

Post date: October 07, 2017

Joe Basaraba recorded a pair of assists as the Greenville Swamp Rabbits edged Atlanta 4-3 in the ECHL's first game of its exhibition season.The Fort Frances native was traded to Greenville during...

Post date: October 06, 2017

The workforce at the Fort Frances Power Corporation has logged more than 125-thousand hours without a loss time accident.The milestone was reached in July, and the number is still rising.Chief...

Post date: October 06, 2017

Four hundred people are now enrolled in a pilot program that will see them receive a basic income every month for the next three years.It's being tested in Hamilton, Brantford, Brant County and...

Post date: October 06, 2017

The provincial government is introducing a bill to create safe access to abortion services.Liberal officials say that if its passed, it would protect the safety, security and privacy of women and...

Post date: October 06, 2017

A final concert, but no official opening yet for the Rainy Lake Square.Contruction at the Square still going on, but is expected to wrap up soon.Rainy River Future Development Corporation's...

Post date: October 06, 2017

The Rainy River District Breast Health Network is hosting its bi-annual Luncheon of Hope this month as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.It will take place October 21 at the La Place Rendez-Vous....

Post date: October 05, 2017

The Northwestern Health Unit is warning the public about an increase in the number of black-legged ticks that are carrying Lyme disease.The Health Unit carried out tick surveillance, mostly around...

Post date: October 05, 2017

The Registered Nurses Association of Ontario wants to know what are nurses biggest concerns.It's traveling across Ontario to speak face to face with nurses.The Co-chair for the Kenora-Rainy River...

Post date: October 05, 2017

The township of Emo will host its first ever Run for the Donut this Saturday.It's a 5K event starting at Lions Park at 10 am with donut-themed t-shirts and medals for the competitors.Registration...

Post date: October 05, 2017

Young people across the Rainy River district are being asked to Make Your Pitch.It's a competion that challenges high school students to pitch a business idea.It's presented by the Ontario...

Post date: October 05, 2017

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