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Garbage gathering at bus stops is getting the attention of city councillor Frank Pullia.Pullia wants city hall to put aside $45,000 in the 2018 budget to purchase 30 garbage cans.His plan also calls...

Post date: December 18, 2017

Today is the 12 hours of cheer marathon in support of Christmas Cheer.   Our Acadia radio stations, Country 105 and Magic 99.9, are broadcasting live today from the CLE in support of the...

Post date: December 18, 2017

A judge is expected to tell us when she'll have a decision in suspended Police Chief JP Levesque's trial sometime today.  His breach of trust and obstruction of justice trial took...

Post date: December 18, 2017

You can now view the environmental report that helped pick the overnight construction option for highway 61 bridge repair next year.  The Transportation Environmental Study Report is...

Post date: December 18, 2017

For many of us, cold weather means keeping our homes warm in the most cost-effective way. Enbridge spokesperson Tanya Bruckmueller says for Ontario homeowners, there are programs in place that...

Post date: December 17, 2017

Planning can make all the difference when it comes to staying on budget with your Holiday shopping. Mary Beth Fenton of BMO suggests making a list and setting a dollar amount for each person on...

Post date: December 17, 2017

The flu bug is making its way through the Thunder Bay area. Thunder Bay's Health Unit Spokesperson Diana Gowanlock says they've had reported cases of influenza in our community since...

Post date: December 17, 2017

Northwestern Ontario continues to lag behind the rest the province in terms of elementary school performance. That's according to the latest report from the Fraser Institute, which ranks...

Post date: December 17, 2017

Some winter safety tips from the local Humane Society as the temperature continues to drop. Spokesperson Cassandra Nordal says it's important to never leave your pet inside the car in the...

Post date: December 17, 2017

Prepare to face a long line-up at the border over the next few weeks. The Canada Border Services Agency is anticipating travel across the border to be higher this holiday season. It's...

Post date: December 17, 2017

December is a time for giving back, and according to CanadaHelps.org, each year 10 percent of donations occur in the last week of the month. Malcolm Burrows is with Scotiabank and tells us 6...

Post date: December 17, 2017
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A new deal between college faculty and their employer will be announced soon. In a joint statement, OPSEU and the colleges say the new collective agreement will be handed down sometime this week...

Post date: December 17, 2017

With the Salvation Army's Christmas Kettle Campaign $88,000 short of its $200,000 goal, Walmart is stepping in to help. Today, retail giant will match donations made by individuals to the...

Post date: December 16, 2017

A Red Lake woman is taking home the 2017 Northwestern Ontario Francophone Personality Award. It's given out every five years, and recognizes a person whose volunteer or paid work made a...

Post date: December 16, 2017

Municipalities should be getting a share of legalized marijuana revenue. That's the feeling of Kenora Mayor Dave Canfield, following the announcement the provincial government will get 75%...

Post date: December 16, 2017

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