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By: chrismarchand - 23 April 2014 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand The head of the Dryden Local of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers sought the support of Dryden City Council in opposing changes to Canada Post that would spell the end [...]

MNR: less moose tags due to population decline
By: chrismarchand - 23 April 2014 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff The Ministry of Natural Resources says an apparent decline in moose populations will result in an average of 18 per cent fewer moose tags issued to hunters in 2014. Just [...]

By: chrismarchand - 23 April 2014 - 0 Comments

By Samantha Hawkins MPP Sarah Campbell’s motion to have the government establish a select committee aimed at improving winter road conditions before the 2015 winter season passed its second reading at Queen’s Park on [...]

By: chrismarchand - 23 April 2014 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand A new face in council chambers, Monday — city council welcomed new deputy treasurer Alvin Allim. Allim, a Certified General Accountant (CGA), joins the city’s senior management team from Bruce County [...]

By: chrismarchand - 23 April 2014 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand A motion to re-introduce the formation of a Code of Conduct for Dryden City Council members will not advance. The matter arose April 21 after councillor Shayne MacKinnon made a notice [...]

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By Samantha Hawkins The Experimental Lakes Area (ELA) after being set aside by the government of Canada and DFO in May of 2012, has been given a new lease on life by the Ontario [...]

BUSINESS: Brule Creek, Northwestern Ontario’s flour mill
By: chrismarchand - 23 April 2014 - 0 Comments

By Samantha Hawkins For Jeff Burke, owner/operator of Brule Creek Farms, it all started in 2008 with 17 acres near Kakabeka Falls and a dream of a sustainable local food system. Now encompassing 135 [...]

Easter Food Drive floods food bank
By: chrismarchand - 23 April 2014 - 0 Comments

By Samantha Hawkins Standard Insurance once again with the help of local schools and businesses has managed to make a difference this Easter by bringing in over 4,100 food items to the Dryden Food [...]

By: chrismarchand - 23 April 2014 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand An initial draft of a balanced budget for the City of Dryden is close at hand says City of Dryden CAO André Larabie. Overcoming a deficit of $4 million has become [...]

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By Chris Marchand A report discussing the results of a community consultation process on the idea of bringing students in Grades 7 and 8 into Dryden High School will have to wait unit May [...]



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