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Safe Communities Kenora is honouring some local people.At the Annual General meeting they handed out the Ambassador for Safety Awards in 3 categories.Maria Bagdonas Co-Chair of the Safe Communities...

Post date: November 30, 2017

The Nishnawbe Aski Nation is using strong condemnation after a Thunder Bay consultant was found guilty of defrauding more than a million dollars from the National Child Benefit Reinvestment program....

Post date: November 30, 2017

A big honor for a resident of the Sandy Lake First Nation.Fontaine Robert Fiddler has received a Medal of Bravery from Canada's Governor General at a special ceremony at Rideau Hall in Ottawa....

Post date: November 30, 2017

The deadline is fast approaching for the Salvation Army's Christmas Hampers.The last day to register for Hampers is tomorrow.Sandra Poole with the Salvation Army says they will go out later in...

Post date: November 30, 2017

It should be a little easier to find an apartment in the city.According to the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, vacancy rates have risen slightly to 2.1 percent, up from 1.1 percent last year...

Post date: November 30, 2017

Now that Confederation College students are back after a five week teachers strike, the student union is starting to keep tabs on some of them.President Jodi Afonso states they'll be looking to...

Post date: November 29, 2017

Another scam to be aware of in Northwestern Ontario, this time involving speeding tickets. A listener reached out to the CJRL Newsroom to report an email scam claiming to be from the government...

Post date: November 29, 2017

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has made an apology on behalf of the federal government for the treatment of LGBTQ2 Canadians.Trudeau says the role of a government is to protect its citizens and in...

Post date: November 29, 2017

A Minnesota man been fined for bringing live leeches into Ontario to use as bait while fishing.It stems from an investigation in July at the remote border entry station at Sand Point Lake on the...

Post date: November 29, 2017

The RCMP in eastern Manitoba say one person is dead following a collision earlier this week on Highway #1 in the Hadashville area.Police say that on Sunday night around 7:00, a westbound semi...

Post date: November 29, 2017

The death of 11 children in the province is being investigated by the Chief Coroner of Ontario and an expert panel.The panel will be looking into the deaths that occurred from January of 2014 to July...

Post date: November 29, 2017

It's been a busy year for Safe Communities Kenora.The group has hosted multiple events this past year, and plan to keep going for 2018.Maria Bagdonas Co-Chair of the Safe Communities says they...

Post date: November 29, 2017

The CP Holiday Train is coming, all in support of local food banks.The train will be going throughKenora, Ignace, Dryden and Vermilion Bay on Saturday and food donations will be accepted.Performer...

Post date: November 29, 2017

The Ontario Energy Board is starting to hold hearings on a proposed hydro rate increase.The OEB has received an application from Hydro One Remote Communities.They want electricity distribution rates...

Post date: November 29, 2017

Kenora MP Bob Nault has embarked on a ten day Asian tour.The Chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee is leading an all-party delegation, with meetings in Beijing, Hong Kong, Hanoi and Jakarta.Nault...

Post date: November 29, 2017

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