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Nault seeking Liberal nomination
By: chrismarchand - 28 January 2015 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand Battle-scarred veteran of federal politics, Bob Nault, is looking to make a comeback after a decade in hiatus. The former Kenora MP (1988-2004) and Indian Affairs and Northern Development Minister in [...]

By: chrismarchand - 28 January 2015 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff Negotiations between the union representing pulp mill and woodlands employees ‘broke down’ late last week, says a statement from Unifor. The union is calling for conciliation on behalf of 225 [...]

By: chrismarchand - 28 January 2015 - 0 Comments

Submitted Residents of Northwestern Ontario are benefitting from improvements to their local roads thanks to investments from the federal Gas Tax Fund. In 2014, 113 essential local roads projects in 76 communities were completed, [...]

By: chrismarchand - 28 January 2015 - 0 Comments

Submitted The Northwestern Ontario Municipal Association (NOMA) presented to the Standing Committee on Finance, Jan. 20, in Fort Frances. Ron Nelson, Past President appeared before the committee on behalf of the NOMA Board. Among [...]

KP school board considers french immersion
By: chrismarchand - 28 January 2015 - 0 Comments

Online school board survey probes parent interests in programming for possible fall start By Chris Marchand During kindergarten registration week, the Kenora-Patricia District School Board (KPDSB) is gauging parental interest in French Immersion programming. [...]

By: chrismarchand - 21 January 2015 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand The Northwestern Health Unit’s Dental Health Program Manager fears the province is gutting dental services for children of the working poor who access services through the existing Children In Need Of [...]

By: chrismarchand - 21 January 2015 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand A request to Dryden City Council to approve the appointment of a dozen new volunteer fire fighters to the City of Dryden Fire Service sparked a discussion on departmental spending in [...]

By: chrismarchand - 21 January 2015 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand A survey of over 1,800 middle-school aged students across the region shows that kids might not be getting enough exercise or eating a balanced diet, says the Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU). [...]

By: chrismarchand - 21 January 2015 - 0 Comments

Submitted At its regular board meeting of Thursday, January 15, 2015, the KDSB Board of Directors: -Re-elected Barry Baltessen as the Chair for the Kenora District Services Board. - Appointed Ron Kujansuu from Machin, [...]

By: chrismarchand - 14 January 2015 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand The sport of curling could be making a return to Dryden. City of Dryden Community and Development Services Manager Bob Cunningham asked City Council, Monday, to support a funding application to [...]



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