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A Fraser Institute report is blaming Ontario's high hydro rates for a significant drop in jobs in the manufacturing sector.Ross McKitrick is an economics professor at the University of Guelph and...

Post date: October 18, 2017

It's starting to sink in for an area woman the accomplishments achieved at the World Mixed Curling Championship in Switzerland.Jackie McCormick was part of the silver medal winning team with her...

Post date: October 17, 2017

Provincial Police in Sioux Lookout have arrested a 36-year-old man following an incident last Thursday.OPP acted on a report of a man carrying weapons on Highway 642.Police say Warren Bartley faces 4...

Post date: October 17, 2017

There could be a shortage of money at some local banks come Thursday.That's because Brinks armoured car workers here could go on strike or be locked out.Union spokesperson Mike Armstrong says not...

Post date: October 17, 2017

Celebrating small businesses here in Kenora!This week is small businesses week and a there is a fully packed schedule of events.Allyson Pele Manager of the Northwest Business Centre says it's all...

Post date: October 17, 2017

NorWOSSA boys volleyball and girls basketball action resumes today.Beaver Brae hits the road to take on the Eagles.As far as the league standings go, both of Beaver Brae's senior teams areleading...

Post date: October 17, 2017

The provincial government doesn't look like it's ready to intervene in the strike byteachers at Ontario Community Colleges.Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Training Deb Matthews says...

Post date: October 17, 2017

A police-led initiative that identifies innovative solutions to the root causes of youth crime, social disorder and crisis continues to gain momentum inthe region.OPP Constable Anne McCoy has been...

Post date: October 17, 2017

Provincial Police in Sioux Lookout are asking for public assistance to help locate a missing man.OPP say they are concerned about the safety of the individual.He's described as 6-foot-1, roughly...

Post date: October 17, 2017

Members of Kenora City council are raising concern about declining transit revenues.Earlier this year, a number of routes were altered to try and improve ridership.Mayor Dave Canfield says he's...

Post date: October 17, 2017

North Caribou Lake Police have charged a resident in relation to a stabbing incident in that community.Police say they received a call on October 6th near midnight at a location on Airport Road....

Post date: October 16, 2017

The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers says a change in thinking is needed in our country on future oil and gas projects.President Tim McMillan is expressing extreme disappointment in the...

Post date: October 16, 2017

The student union at Confederation College is doing its best to keep students up-to-date for the duration of the teacher's strike.The faculty walked off the job today.President Jodi Afonso says...

Post date: October 16, 2017

You might have to find some alternate routes on your commute tomorrow Tuesday October 17th.A portion of Second Street South between Matheson Street and Fourth Avenue South will be closed.The closure...

Post date: October 16, 2017

Double bad news for a boater on Lake of the Woods.A 28 year old Kenora man has not only lost his licence, but has also lost his boat.The OPP say they received a complaint of boat being driven at a...

Post date: October 16, 2017

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