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A new Memorandum of Understanding between the federal government and the Assembly of First Nations.It's aimed at guiding discussions on shared priorities.National Chief Perry Bellegarde calls it...

Post date: June 14, 2017

The flower baskets are now up.Fifty hanging baskets of red and white petunias now adore a section of Central Avenue and Kings Highway in Fort Frances.The baskets were purchased by donor who took part...

Post date: June 14, 2017

The Mud Dogs have pulled back into second place in the Rainy River District Women's Fastball League following a 17-11 win over Manitou.Summer Leonard knocked one out of the park in a losing cause...

Post date: June 14, 2017

About 700 people across parts of the Rainy River district remain without power this morning after strong winds passed through the area yesterday afternoon.Wind gusts of up to 80 kilometres an hour...

Post date: June 14, 2017

At least six people are confirmed dead , and 64 others are injured in a massive fire in a high rise in London, England.  20 of those people are in critical condition.Metropolitan Police say the...

Post date: June 14, 2017

OPP are seeking information related to an attempted robbery in Fort Frances Saturday.It happened on the 400 Block of Scott Street just before 9 a.m.Police say a man suffered minor injuries and was...

Post date: June 13, 2017

Canadian Forestry Workers are in Washington to lobby U.S. politicians for a fair, negotiated, softwood lumber agreement.The delegation is headed by the United Steelworkers Union and plans to meet...

Post date: June 13, 2017

Canada's Chief Justice is retiring effective December 15th of this year.The Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin was appointed to the Supreme Court in 1989, and elevated to Chief Justice 11 years...

Post date: June 12, 2017

Some 36-thousand Ontario government workers will vote next week on a possible four year contract extension.The Ontario Public Services Employees Union says the government put forward the offer June 2...

Post date: June 12, 2017

A new report suggests the provincial government needs to level the playing field for education.A survey of Ontario's principals finds a large disparity of services between northern and southern...

Post date: June 12, 2017

The Northern Storm under 10 girls hockey team captured the Shock Doctor Shoot Out in Minneapolis, beating Tommy Chicago 3-1 in yesterday's final.The Storm, which included Kiera Fairington, Eva...

Post date: June 12, 2017

The final numbers for Tim Hortons Camp Day are in, and it was another record-breaking event.A total of $13.7 million was raised by stores across Canada and the U.S. on May 31.Spokesperson Erin...

Post date: June 12, 2017

Some concern is being expressed about a possible closure of the Canadian Coast Guard base in Kenora.The union representing coast guard employees says bases in Kenora and Gimli, Manitoba, are being...

Post date: June 12, 2017

An inquest begins today in Kenora into the death of Grassy Narrows First Nation resident Gloria Assin.She was killed in a traffic accident involving an OPP cruiser and transport more than four years...

Post date: June 12, 2017

Patrick Brown is making a few changes to his PC shadow cabinet.Newly elected Ross Romano from Sault Ste. Marie has been appointed critic for Northern Ontario Jobs and the Ring of Fire.Norm Miller...

Post date: June 12, 2017

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