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The Ontario government wants to create at least 56-thousand jobs for people with disabilities.It's released a new strategy to achieve that goal.It includes a pilot project through the Ontario...

Post date: June 12, 2017

The provincial government is helping to fund the creation a new electronic health records data centre for the region.It will be based out of the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre and give...

Post date: June 12, 2017

The entertainment world has lost an iconic actor.According to his family, 88-year old Adam West passed away Friday night after a short battle with leukemia.West was most famous for his role as Batman...

Post date: June 11, 2017

Sad news from the entertainment world, as multiple news reports indicate Adam West has died of leukemia.  The actor played Batman in the TV series during the 60's.He recently voiced Mayor...

Post date: June 10, 2017

Ultima Foods is recalling iögo nanö Strawberry Drinkable Yogurt due to possible pieces of plastic in the product.The Canadian Food Inspection Agency issued the recall, with no reported illnesses.The...

Post date: June 10, 2017

The MPP for Kenora-Rainy River believes the Northern Health Travel Grant has to many restrictions.It's why Sarah Campbell put forward a motion at Queen's Park last week aimed at making...

Post date: June 09, 2017
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Proving that antique cars are meant to be driven, a trio from the Maritimes has been drawing a lot of attention in Dryden over the past couple of days.Brian and Edie Murray from Belleisle Nova Scotia...

Post date: June 09, 2017

An expansion for an exploration company doing work around New Gold's gold site.GoldON Resources says it's acquired seven unpatented mining claims.The company says it will roll the claims into...

Post date: June 09, 2017

Some long-awaited supports for children with autism.The Minister for Children and Youth Services introduced the new Ontario Autism Program to overhaul the province's services for children and...

Post date: June 09, 2017

The Ontario government wants to do away with doctor's notes.Employers, who now request them when a worker is away sick, will be prohibited from doing so next year, pending approval of new labour...

Post date: June 09, 2017

A huge Bighead carp has been caught in Minnesota.The carp, considered an invasive species, measured in at 47.5 inches, weighing 61.7 pounds and was found in a private gravel pit near Redwood Falls,...

Post date: June 09, 2017

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry has its forest fire reporting hotline back up and running.It began experiencing technical difficulties Tuesday in northwestern Ontario only.The Ministry...

Post date: June 09, 2017

A state of emergency has been declared in the remote community of Fort Hope.A building located beside the community's water purification reservoir went up in flames Tuesday, contaminating the...

Post date: June 09, 2017

In the Rainy River District Men's Fastball League, the Fort Frances Braves used the long ball in beating the Sabaskong Cubs 35-3.Jaden Gustafson, Mike Parisien, Brian Hook, Cole Tymkin and Travis...

Post date: June 09, 2017

Fifteen hundred new graduates from Confederation College.Commencement ceremonies at the College's main campus in Thunder Bay were held yesterday.President Jim Madder says their job prospects look...

Post date: June 09, 2017

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