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As the local health unit prepares to administer this season's flu shots, the agency that promotes health protection in Ontario says hand-washing is still the best method in preventing the sread of...

Post date: October 28, 2009

The Kenora Fire Department wants to see Jack O'Lanterns lit up by battery operated candles or flash lights.Fire and Emergency Services is reminding the public to be fire safe when decorating for...

Post date: October 28, 2009

The Keewatin Patricia District School Board is bracing for its first cases of H1N1.The public board recently reviewed its pandemic plan, and discussed what actions they're taking to prevent the...

Post date: October 28, 2009

The Pikangikum First Nation is planning to set aside more than 430 thouand hectare of forest land as a protected area. The provincial government signed terms of reference with the remote community...

Post date: October 28, 2009

The provincial government hasn't indicated what schools will be able to offer all-day kindergarten program next fall.Premier Dalton McGuinty announced funding for the 1.5 billion dollar initiative...

Post date: October 28, 2009

The J and M Judo Club wrapped up October with four members traveling to compete in the annual Brandon OPEN Judo Championships last weekend.Daniel Gordon, Blaine Vanderkrabben...

Post date: October 27, 2009

The Calvary Church is getting into the holiday spirit by holding Operation Christmas Child.Empty shoeboxes are available to anyone who wants to fill them with gifts for children in need.Spokesperson...

Post date: October 27, 2009

Catholic school boards in northwestern Ontario want the province to address a number of issues impacting their systems.The northern members of the English Catholic Council of Directors of Education...

Post date: October 27, 2009

The Bloc Quebecois has introduced a motion asking for more funding for the forest industry.The NDP and Bloc are asking for funding amounts similar to the auto sector.Kenora MP Greg Rickford says...

Post date: October 27, 2009

The Northwestern Health Unit says it will begin its high risk H1N1 flu shot clinics this week.The first group to get the shot will be those at high-risk --people 65 and under with chronic health...

Post date: October 26, 2009

The Lake of the Woods Control Board continues to draw down the level of the big lake asfreeze up approaches.Over the past week, the lake went down two inches and is expected to drop another one to...

Post date: October 26, 2009

As of now -- there's NO talking or texting while driving in Ontario. You can't email, or use portable video games or D-V-D players while behind the wheel, either. G-P-S systems are allowed, as...

Post date: October 26, 2009

A hand gun, stolen from a Sioux Lookout home, has been recovered in Thunder Bay.The weapon was recovered following a joint investigation by OPP, the Sioux Lookout Crime Unit and the Thunder Bay...

Post date: October 26, 2009

The McGuinty government has taken the wraps off a plan to stimulate Ontario's Northern economy.The 25-year strategy calls for strengthening the mining industry, creating regional economic zones as...

Post date: October 26, 2009

Manitoba's Transportation Department has begun to study the possibility of twinning the last remaining undivided stretch of the Trans-Canada Highway in Manitoba.Premier Greg Selinger says twinning...

Post date: October 26, 2009

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