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Landlords can breathe easier heading into the holiday season.A planned water and sewer rate increase for multi-unit buildings has been put on hold by Kenora City Council.Councillor Mort Goss supports...

Post date: December 18, 2018

Retailers have the green light to open a cannabis store.City Council approved a motion supporting the retail sale of cannabis when stores roll out in April.New legislation at the provincial level...

Post date: December 18, 2018

A promise made right before the provincial election, appears to be falling flat.Back in August, Doug Ford instilled Buck-a-Beer in an attempt to save Ontarians money on beer.The initiative received...

Post date: December 18, 2018

The Beaver Brae Boys High School Hockey team will no doubt welcome the Christmas break.The Broncos will play their fourth game in seven days tonight.The Dryden Eagles are in Kenora to face the...

Post date: December 18, 2018

Local correctional centres are getting a staffing boost.Nine new correctional officer graduates from across the north are being assigned to the Kenora Jail, the Thunder Bay Jail and the Thunder Bay...

Post date: December 18, 2018

Thunder Bay Mayor Bill Mauro doesn’t appear to be fully embracing a report from Senator Murray Sinclair which resulted in the disbanding of the Police Services Board over concerns of racism.He...

Post date: December 18, 2018

An early Christmas present for those who love to fish.The Ontario government is freezing the cost of licences.Natural Resources and Forestry Minister John Yakabuski says a planned increase for...

Post date: December 18, 2018

The Kenora OPP has prepared a response to a recent article in MacLean's Magazine calling the city one of the most violent in Canada.Kenora came in 31st of over 200 that were on the list.Inspector...

Post date: December 18, 2018

MPP's were called back to Queen's Park after exhausting all the other options.That according to Energy Minister Greg Rickford.He says the Power Workers Union had nine months to renew...

Post date: December 18, 2018

The President of the Ontario Federation of Labour says we should be concerned.Chris Buckley is responding to the Ford government using back-to-work legislation to avoid a potential strike by the...

Post date: December 17, 2018

Police in Dryden used a rare tool in their belt and rolled out a spike belt to stop a man who was driving erratically.Officers responded to a call of a silver truck driving recklessly and further...

Post date: December 17, 2018

Police officers across Canada are about to get more freedom to take impaired drivers off the road.Part 2 of Bill C-46 comes into effect December 18, which allows officers to administer a breath...

Post date: December 17, 2018

A couple of new faces for the Kenora Police Services Board.Whitney Van Belleghem, a local lawyer, was sworn in today as the newest board member.Van Belleghem was appointed as a community member....

Post date: December 17, 2018

Ontario legislature has been called back but the Premier isn't attending.Ontario's MPPs were brought back to Queen's Park amid a possible Ontario Power Generation Strike.At a press...

Post date: December 17, 2018

The provincial government has decided to put a limit on the number of cannabis stores allowed to open in April.Just 25 licenses will be issued to start.They will be awarded through a lottery system...

Post date: December 17, 2018

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