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Catholic schools in Kenora and Red Lake are now all under the direction of one school Board.The Kenora Cathlic District School Board merged with the St. Joseph's Boardin Red Lake over the summer....

Post date: September 17, 2009

After school programs in the City of Kenora have been given a boost from the provincial government.The Ministry of Health Promotion has announced it will be giving the recreation department 58...

Post date: September 17, 2009

Kenora MP Greg Rickford feels Canada will be spared another election.A confidence vote will be introduced in Parliment on Friday, with the Bloc throwing their support behind the Conservatives....

Post date: September 17, 2009

Union Gas customers in northwestern Ontario will be getting a break on their bills in October.Company spokesperson Andrea Stass says the Ontario Energy Board is allowing Union Gas to lower rates for...

Post date: September 17, 2009

Kenora City Council remains split over the issue of whether to give medical students workingin the community free access to the gym at the Kenora Rec. Center.Councillor Rory McMillan raised the issue...

Post date: September 16, 2009

Not a big change in the student population at the Kenora Catholic DistrictSchool Board this year.Enrolment in the Kenora schools decreased by just one student, to 1,379 compared to 1,380 last year....

Post date: September 16, 2009

Aboriginal workers in Northwestern Ontario will soon be able to train for jobs in forestry, tourism and mining at a new educational facility in Pikangikum.The Northern Ontario Heritage Fund is...

Post date: September 16, 2009

Most of the fire ranger crews from Ontario battling blazes out west in British Columbia are expected to be home by the end of the day.The Ministry of Natural Resources says 99 fire fighters were...

Post date: September 16, 2009

Local residents can expect to pay less for natural gas this fall.Union Gas has confirmed that rates in northwestern Ontario will be going down by 11 percent starting October 1st.Last month, the...

Post date: September 16, 2009

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

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