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The province's hardship fund for students impacted by the college strike isn't enough according to the NDP.MPP Peggy Sattler says that's cold comfort for students who are watching their...

Post date: November 14, 2017

Lobbying efforts are starting to heat up to keep Ontario services in public hands.The "We Own It" campaign was launched a year and a half ago, aimed at drumming up support from the public,...

Post date: November 14, 2017

Some form of child care service will remain in Thunder Bay, as the city looks at options over amalgamation of services or leaving the status quo.City spokesperson Emma Westover says not having any...

Post date: November 14, 2017

Organizers of a charity campaign for First Nations children say they want to show that Canadians support Indigenous youth.   Former Chief of Attawapiskat Bruce Shisheesh says the charity...

Post date: November 14, 2017

A Winnipeg man has been fined $1,500 for conducting work on his cottage property in the Echo Bay area of Lake of the Woods without a work permit.Court heard that Marc Rajotte was the owner of a large...

Post date: November 14, 2017

According to a social media posting by Soccer Northwest Ontario, a significant portion of the indoor soccer season has been cancelled.    Michael Veneziale has posted to Facebook that...

Post date: November 14, 2017

A 25 year old man from Scarborough who was involved in traffic mishap near Marathon, got more than he bargained for after police charged him with fraud. Police say he and a woman passenger were...

Post date: November 13, 2017

The family of a man who grew up in northwestern Ontario and has been missing for more than  seven years is now turning to you  for help in locating him.Dusten McMillan was 23-years-old when...

Post date: November 13, 2017

A fund is being created to help students facing financial hardships because of the prolonged college faculty strike.Minister of Advanced Education Deb Matthews instructed all colleges Friday to...

Post date: November 13, 2017

61 residents of the Pinewood Court Long Term Care facility remain out of their units as officials try to fix two broken water pipes.A spokesperson for Revera Inc., the company that runs Pinewood...

Post date: November 13, 2017

Confederation College has released an open letter to it's striking staff in advance of a vote this week on the latest contract offer.President Jim Madder agrees that academic freedom seems to be...

Post date: November 13, 2017

The Catholic School Board is defending its policy on head lice after a complaint from a parent.Spokesperson Alex Korolenko tells us they have a policy that allows principals to send children home who...

Post date: November 13, 2017

A Thunder Bay man is trying to keep his elderly mother in her Schrieber home, in spite of a recent property tax bill.  Keith Scott says her $78,000, 3-bedroom, waterfront home saw an...

Post date: November 13, 2017

The head of the Ontario Progressive Conservatives isn't surprised by the creation of the fringe Northern Ontario Party.   Speaking in Thunder Bay last week at the Terry Fox Monument,...

Post date: November 13, 2017

As a result of Remembrance Day falling on a Saturday this year, government buildings and banks are closed today, and there is no mail service.  It appears everyone is else is back at it,...

Post date: November 13, 2017

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