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First it was Greyhound, now its looks as if Via Rail is looking to reduce service in northern Ontario.Thunder Bay Councillor Iain Angus is asking municipalities across the region to support a...

Post date: September 16, 2009

The harmonized sales tax and the on-going spending scandal at OLG and E-Health Ontario dominated disuccsions on the opening two days at Queen's Park.Kenora-Rainy River MPP Howard Hampton also raised...

Post date: September 16, 2009

The Ontario Provincial Police are holding an information session on the hiring process for new officers.Two sessions will be held on Thursday, September 17th at the local detachment onHighway 17-A.O....

Post date: September 16, 2009

It looks as if the City of Kenora is ready to start using the Jones Road Landfill site for municipal garbage.Council received a report outlining the increasing costs of sending garbage to the Brady...

Post date: September 16, 2009

The second phase of the downtown revitalization project has begun in the City of Kenora.Titan Contractors is removing the bridge beside Scotia bank.The construction company is is preparing the site...

Post date: September 15, 2009

The manager of the CP Rail station in Kenora could have a new job next week.Jim Parson was one of eight people who submitted applications to fill avacancy on council created by the resignation of...

Post date: September 15, 2009

Some 152-donors gave the gift of life yesterday at the Canadian Blood Donor Clinic at St. Thomas Aquinas High School.The 118-units of blood collected will help some 354-patients.Spokesperson Harvey...

Post date: September 15, 2009

If you want to enjoy the warm weather out on the lake, you will need a Pleasure Craft Operator Card starting today.Boaters can complete the online exam at boatsmartexam.com.Cameron Taylor is the...

Post date: September 15, 2009

The fall session of the House of Commons got under way yesterday but just how long Parliament will sit is anyone's guess.Thunder Bay-Rainy River M-P John Rafferty says he want to see parliament make...

Post date: September 15, 2009

About 400 workers who supply logs and chips to AbitibiBowater's Thunder Bay pulp, newsprint and lumber operations have agreed to a pay cut.The workers hope the move will help keep their employer in...

Post date: September 15, 2009

Kenora City Council is leaning towards approving a 5.9 million dollar tender to build a new firehall on Barsky's Hill, despite the inflated cost of the project.Council spent a lot of time debating...

Post date: September 15, 2009

Despite fairly wet weather over the past few days, the Kenora district has been the busiest in terms of forest fires this week.The Ministry of Natural Resouces says there have been three fires...

Post date: September 14, 2009

The Northwestern Health Unit will be tackling illicit drug use thanks tofunding from the federal government.The Health Unit has received 301 thousand dollars from the NationalAnti-Drug Strategy.Dr....

Post date: September 14, 2009

Canadian Blood Services needs your help.A two day blood donor clinic will be held today and tomorrow at St. Thomas Aquinas High School.Spokesperson Harvey Heather says their goal for the fall clinic...

Post date: September 14, 2009

The fate of a new fire hall in the City of Kenora is somewhat up in the air.Council had hoped to award a tender for the project by the end of last month.But councillor Charito Drinkwalter says the...

Post date: September 14, 2009

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