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A pathologist presented testimony for day 2 of the inquest into the death of Gloria Assin.Assin was in the back seat of a Chevy Tahoe police cruiser, when it was hit by a semi-tractor trial until...

Post date: June 13, 2017

John Rafferty is running as the provincial Thunder Bay Atikokan NDP candidate next election, saying people are tired of Liberal corruption.The former MP says he was comfortable staying out of...

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

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 its...

Post date: June 13, 2017

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is asking the public to use extreme caution the next couple of days with outdoor fires.The fire hazard jumps to high to extreme across the northwest...

Post date: June 13, 2017

It's time to lace up those sneakers.Today is the start of the two day elementary and intermediate track and field meet.This year, events will be taking place up at the Thomas Aquinas field....

Post date: June 13, 2017

A hugely successful Tim Horton's Camp Day.Coffee sales in Kenora earlier this month generated 85 hundred dollars tothe cause.Overall, Camp Day across Canada was the most successful ever, with 13....

Post date: June 13, 2017

Three days have been set aside for unionized government workers to vote on a four year contract extension.The Ontario Public Service Employees Union says the provincial government put forward the...

Post date: June 13, 2017

Provincial Police say one man was sent to hospital with minor injuries following a botched robbery in Fort Frances.OPP were advised Saturday morning of an attempted robbery on Scott Street.The...

Post date: June 13, 2017

For the first time in several years, Lake of the Woods District Hospital is reporting a modest surplus.According to financial statements released last week, the hospital is about 26 thousand dollars...

Post date: June 13, 2017

The Lake of the Woods District Property Owners Association says they have been promised they will be consulted before any decision ismade about the future of the Kenora Coast Guard Base. Dianne...

Post date: June 13, 2017

The first day of testimony at the inquest into the death of Gloria Assin is over.Constable Troy Bender was the driver of the police cruiser that was hit by asemi tractor-trailor unit  the early...

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

Testimony has begun at an inquest looking into the death of Gloria Assin in September of 2012.Constable John Edwards was the first person on the stand. He was in the passenger seat of the police...

Post date: June 12, 2017

A year of milestone birthdays.Canada turns 150 years old, and Husky the Musky turns 50 yearsold this year.Tracy Wyder from Tourism Ontario says they are celebrating with anall-ages coloring contest....

Post date: June 12, 2017

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