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Local social services officials are optimistic about their budget for next year. The Chief Administrative Officer with the District of Thunder Bay Social Services Administration Board says more...

Post date: October 09, 2017

Canadians can still escape the cold winter months, despite September hurricanes ravaging several popular Caribbean resorts. Thunder Bay's RedTag Vacations Manager Katie Zuber says they haven...

Post date: October 09, 2017

An outpouring of congratulations this week to our newest Governor General Julie Payette. You can throw Lakehead University Political Science Professor Laure Paquette in for well-wishes. ...

Post date: October 09, 2017

Lakehead University continues to grow its presence in southern Ontario. The Orillia campus has embarked on two new joint programs with Georgian College's Barrie campus. President Brian...

Post date: October 09, 2017

Lakehead University is wrapping up a four year strategic plan. Most of their goals laid out in the document were accomplished. Board of Governors Chair David Tamblyn says that includes...

Post date: October 09, 2017

The Dew Drop Inn Soup Kitchen is expecting over 350 people for Thanksgiving dinner.  It's on from 2 o'clock until 3:30 this afternoon, at the Dew Drop Inn on Red River Road. ...

Post date: October 09, 2017

A sudden death in Kenora is being investigated after a man's body was discovered in Lake of the Woods. OPP say they were called to the scene at the Main Street dock just after 1:30 on Sunday...

Post date: October 09, 2017

Being safe with electricity is more important than you think, according to the Electrical Safety Authority. Spokesperson Dr. Joel Moody says 110 kids under the age of 15 go to the emergency room...

Post date: October 08, 2017

Faster internet is coming to schools across northwestern Ontario. A series of high speed Internet hubs are being created that will connect all schools and school boards between Marathon and the...

Post date: October 08, 2017

Local students can apply for funding to hold events that promote reducing smoking. The Northwest Tobacco Control Area Network is providing up to $1,000 for smoking reduction projects aimed at...

Post date: October 08, 2017

A nation-wide organization wants to open dialogue about Canada's trees.  The Nature Conservancy of Canada recently celebrated National Tree Week.  Spokesperson Andrew Holland...

Post date: October 08, 2017

Still no final decision yet if Kenora Hydro and Thunder Bay Hydro will merge. President of Kenora Hydro Dave Sinclair says the process is taking taking a little longer than expected. "...

Post date: October 08, 2017

An organization that lobbys on behalf of Northwestern Ontario communities is out with some new data on our medical travel grant use. Common Voice Northwest says it's the first time they'...

Post date: October 08, 2017

The death of the Energy East pipeline is exciting news for a local environmental activist. Former Council of Canadians local Chair Ruth Cook says it's wonderful to see it cancelled, after...

Post date: October 08, 2017

The Health Unit says concern about the food safety of undercooked turkey is warranted.Public Health Inspector Allyson Veneziano says health officials want to remind people of safe food handling this...

Post date: October 08, 2017

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