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The motives may never be clear for two shocking incidents over the weekend.Tragedies in Edmonton and Las Vegas remind us of other incidents around the globe like London, Manchester and Barcelona....

Post date: October 02, 2017

It's official. Former Canadian astronaut Julie Payette is the new Governor General.The 53 year old is the 29th person to hold the post.Prime Minister Justin Trudeau calls her a pioneer and...

Post date: October 02, 2017

Ontario's lowest wage earners are earning for more money today.The minimum wage increased to $11.60 an hour yesterday.It scheduled to rise again January 1 to $14 an hour and $15 in 2019.Special...

Post date: October 02, 2017

(Contributed photo: Shelly Adams and Adam Blooi of Yarmouth moments before gunfire rang out at a concert they were attending in Las Vegas) Lucky to be alive. Some friends from Yarmouth, Nova...

Post date: October 02, 2017

Another stop of illegal goods at the Ontario-Minnesota border.U.S. Customs and Border Protection are this time reporting the seizure of 21-hundred multimedia players from a rail car inspected last...

Post date: October 02, 2017

The head of the Rainy River District Social Services Administration Board remains a board member with the Ontario Association of Paramedic Chiefs.Chief Administrative Officer Dan McCormick will...

Post date: October 02, 2017

College faculty, including those at Confederation College, could be walking picket lines next month.Members of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union will be in a legal strike position, or face a...

Post date: October 02, 2017

The province is now accepting bids from more grocery stores interested in selling beer and cider.Ninety five new locations will be approved to sell by next April.Currently, there are more than 200...

Post date: October 02, 2017

Fort Frances players played prominent rolls in the Kenora Thistles AAA team's season openers in the Manitoba Midget Hockey League.Cooper Witherspoon scored twice and Sullivan Shortreed added the...

Post date: October 02, 2017

One man has died after a diving incident at West Hawk Lake. The Falcon Lake RCMP detachment were called to the scene around 1:30 Saturday afternoon, where a 55-year-old Winnipeg man was...

Post date: October 01, 2017

A potential terrorism-related attack in the City of Edmonton.Police were called to the downtown area of Jasper Avenue after midnight Edmonton time.Police are reporting the suspect is the same man who...

Post date: October 01, 2017

Your opportunity to meet some local soldiers and see if enlisting is right for you.The Canadian Army Reserve is holding an open house in Kenora this weekend.Master Bombardier Lynn Danielson says they...

Post date: September 29, 2017

Lakehead University is welcoming home it's alumnus.This weekend marks homecoming with a variety of different activities planned.Spokesperson Michel Beaulieu says they see a lot of past students...

Post date: September 29, 2017

A new report on doctor numbers in Canada.The Canadian Institute for Health Information says there were more than 84-thousand doctors in Canada last year, an average of 230 for every 100-thousand...

Post date: September 29, 2017

The town of Fort Frances is looking for its citizen of the year.Nominations are now being accepted until October 26.The award is presented annually to an individual who has made a positive...

Post date: September 29, 2017

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