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Infrastructure funding is starting to flow to northwestern Ontario municipalities.Machin is receiving $51,563 in federal funding for the purchase of a new Handi-Transit bus.The replacement vehicle...

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A northwestern Ontario power project is slowly starting to take shape.Fort Erie based FortisOntario is acquiring the interest held by Renewable Energy Systems Canada for a 49% share in the project...

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No bold predictions for the price of gasoline in northwestern Ontario.Dan McTeague of www.gasbuddy.com expects the price to drop by about two to three cents a litre by the end of the month.McTeague...

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An Ignace resident is facing hefty charges after an illegal moose hunt.Roy Parker pleaded guilty and was fined 35 hundred dollars for hunting a cow moose without the proper license.Parker faces an...

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A Thunder Bay woman will be speaking to a judge about charges following a crash at Highway 61 and Neebing Road. Police say last night at around 9:30, a Chevy Tracker was traveling on 61 and...

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Lakehead University math department is having a fundraiser by selling pie and pizza, in honour of Pi day.   Mathematicians know Pi is 3.14, a formula in relation to a circle, while the...

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In case you have plans to fly in and out of Thunder Bay today, a heads up that there's some cancellations at the local airport this morning.Although most of the snow that's expected in...

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After a bone chilling week, we can finally see some warmer temperatures coming around.A high pressure system will be coming through bringing with it sunshine Monday and Tuesday.Bill Laidlaw of Signal...

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It might seem a little quieter around town this week.Today is the start of March Break for students in Kenora Catholic, Keewatin-Patricia and Northwest Catholic district school boards.Lots of...

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The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls is now accepting applications for standing from interested parties.You can find application forms and instructions by...

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The Northwestern Ontario Writers Workshop is mourning the loss of Whitedog First Nations author Richard Wagamese.Wagamese died at his home in B.C. on the weekend.Workshop President Jane Crossman says...

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The number of complaints of fraud attempts is on the rise across northwestern Ontario.There have been numerous reports of scams involving banks, the Canada Revenue Agency as well alleged aid agencies...

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Canada wants to take a closer look at the direction of the new government in the United States.Kenora MP Bob Nault is Chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee and says they are planning a trip to...

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New Gold has completed a deal that will help off-set construction costs of its mine project north of Barwick.The company says it has closed on the sale of more than 61-million shares that will bring...

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A great way to kick off your Monday morning.The Nechee Friendship Centre is holding a free pancake breakfast this morning.The breakfast is being held at Knox United Chruch until 11am.Anyone is...

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