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By: chrismarchand - 18 October 2017 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff The former Pinewood School is one step closer to having new life. The proposed Dryden Urban Indigenous Homeward Bound (UIHB) will be comprised of 15 family units and on-site family resources [...]

By: chrismarchand - 18 October 2017 - 0 Comments

Dryden Treasurer seeking direction from council on how to fund capital projects By Dryden Observer Staff Treasurer Steven Lansdell-Rolls spoke to council on Monday about the city’s financial needs. In preparation for the 2018 [...]

By: chrismarchand - 18 October 2017 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand The Kenora District Services Board (KDSB) says an ongoing review of the legislation governing District Social Services Administrations Boards across the province may not be asking the right questions if it’s [...]

By: chrismarchand - 18 October 2017 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson Weeks after MPP Sarah Campbell addressed Queen’s Park about the long-delayed twinning of Highway 17 MP Bob Nault is reflecting her concerns over the lack of action on the highway. Nault [...]

By: chrismarchand - 18 October 2017 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson A local survivor of Canada’s ‘Sixties Scoop says he’s pleased to see the discussion move forward between the plaintiffs and the federal government. On Oct. 9 the Canadian government reached an [...]

By: chrismarchand - 18 October 2017 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff More than 12,000 Ontario public college faculty will be on the picket line rather than in their classrooms on Monday morning after talks between the Ontario Public Service Employees Union [...]

Dryden Fire Service hosts Open House
By: chrismarchand - 18 October 2017 - 0 Comments

The Dryden Fire Service opened their doors to the community for their annual open house on Wedesday Oct. 11. Families were treated to food, infortmation from local groups and demonstrations from firefighters that included [...]

By: chrismarchand - 11 October 2017 - 1 Comment

By Chris Marchand The federal and provincial governments teamed up to announce a major initiative to bring high-speed Internet to Ring of Fire region communities. The project will see the installation of buried cable [...]

By: chrismarchand - 11 October 2017 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff The Government of Canada announced that an agreement has been reached aimed at resolving ligation surrounding the Sixties Scoop. The Sixties Scoop refers to period in Canada’s history wherein an estimated [...]

Shepherd Wins This Space: Entrepreneur wins $12,000 in rent in Chamber contest
By: chrismarchand - 11 October 2017 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand A great night for local entrepreneurship unfolded, Oct. 3 at The Centre, as Dryden’s Morgan Shepherd was named the winner of the Dryden District Chamber of Commerce’s $12,000 Win This Space [...]