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It was a standing room only crowd for the final all-candidates forum in the Kenora Riding prior to the May 2nd federal election. About 100 people crammed into the Days Inn last night to hear from the...

Post date: April 26, 2011

As the countdown to the federal election continues, CJRL News will continue its coverage with the third talk show with the candidates in the Kenora.This morning, Green Party Candidate Mike Schwindt...

Post date: April 25, 2011

The Keewatin-Patricia District School Board has been hit with a 1.2-million dollar reduction in funds from the Provincial Government.Funding has been cut in native studies, special education,...

Post date: April 25, 2011

A Northwestern Ontario MPP wants the McGuinty Government to help border communities.Kenora Rainy River MPP Howard Hampton is suggesting we reduce the liquor control board's mark up of liquor sold at...

Post date: April 25, 2011

A group of seven hunters from Southern Ontario have been ordered to pay nearly 46-thousand dollars for 30-offences relating to illegal hunting in northwestern Ontario. Six men and one woman pleaded...

Post date: April 25, 2011

Today is the final day for the advance polls in the Kenora Riding.Advance polls were held on Friday and Saturday, and will be open again at noon today and will run until 8:00 this evening.Election...

Post date: April 25, 2011

A Vermilion Bay man has been fined 1-thousand dollars for illegally operating an aggregate pit on Crown Land.Court heard that during the summer of 2010, Daniel Desmarais removed roughly 100-yards of...

Post date: April 25, 2011

Northwestern Ontario will see its third national leader in a week. Liberal leader Micheal Ignatieff is to stop by Thunder Bay later today. Local Liberal officials say the final details of the visit...

Post date: April 25, 2011

The OPP managed to patrol the City of Kenora last year for less than expected. The final audited policing figures for 2010 have been sent to the Kenora Police Board, and it shows cost were almost 600...

Post date: April 25, 2011

The Ontario Forest Industries Association says the McGuinty Government doesn't have a lot of support for its Forest Tenure Legislation.The OFIA attended hearings last week in Toronto on Bill 151 and...

Post date: April 25, 2011

Kenora City Council is seeking more funding for the Kenora Public Library from the provincial government. The Federation of Ontairo Public Libraries has submitted a funding proposal to the Ministry...

Post date: April 21, 2011

A Couchiching First Nations man is facing child pornography charges.35-year-old Eric Morrisseau was arrested this week after an on-line undercover child pornography investigation by police led them...

Post date: April 21, 2011

Another mining company has taken an interest in a gold deposit in the Kenora area. Benton Resources says it has acquired 100 percent of the  Abernethy Gold project, located about 10 kilometers...

Post date: April 21, 2011

Wages remain an issue for nurses with the Northwest Community Care Access Centre.The members of the Ontario Nurses Association recently accepted a new contract, but President Linda Haslam-Stroud says...

Post date: April 21, 2011

Jack Layton says the rest of the Country needs to follow Thunder Bay's lead and elect NDP MPs. That was the rallying cry of the New Democrat leader at last night's town hall that drew around 400...

Post date: April 21, 2011

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