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By: MichaelChristianson - 15 February 2017 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson The Rural Ontario Municipal Association (ROMA) recently met for their annual meeting and this year’s meeting seemed to be a bit stalled. Councilor Martin MacKinnon and CAO Ernie Remillard each attended [...]

By: MichaelChristianson - 15 February 2017 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff Last Friday Premier Kathleen Wynne, along with Minister of the Environment and Climate Change Glen Murray, met with Grassy Narrows Chief Simon Fobister and David Suzuki. Minister of Indigenous Relations [...]

By: MichaelChristianson - 15 February 2017 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff The 2016 Canadian census was released recently and the numbers show some good and bad for northwestern Ontario. Here in Dryden the population grew by 1.7 per cent from the [...]

By: MichaelChristianson - 15 February 2017 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson Council will consider the formation of a remuneration review group in order to review all forms of remuneration from comparators and the province. During each term of council a working group/ [...]

Local vigil held for victims of mosque attack
By: MichaelChristianson - 08 February 2017 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand Some members of Dryden’s Christian community gathered in prayer last week for victims and the families of the Jan. 29 shooting. at the Islamic Cultural Centre of Quebec City which claimed [...]

By: MichaelChristianson - 08 February 2017 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand Kenora Member of Parliament Bob Nault (Liberal) says he’s faced little fall-out over Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s decision to cease pursuing electoral reform in Canada. A significant component of Trudeau’s 2015 [...]

Canfield: Infrastructure key for mining development
By: MichaelChristianson - 08 February 2017 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand With the prospects for the Ring of Fire mining project seemingly on ice these days, the president of the Northwestern Ontario Municipal Association says playing the long game will be important [...]

By: MichaelChristianson - 08 February 2017 - 0 Comments

By Dryden Observer Staff Spread across a landmass the size of Sweden, the communities of the Kenora District share a great many challenges. How to best communicate those issues to audiences at the local, [...]

By: MichaelChristianson - 08 February 2017 - 0 Comments

By Michael Christianson On Thursday, Feb. 9 MPP Sarah Campbell will be joined by special guests from the Northwest Ontario Renal Network, the Northwest LHIN and the Dryden Regional Health Centre as they present [...]

Local trapper working on escape trap for wolverine
By: MichaelChristianson - 08 February 2017 - 0 Comments

  Submitted by Penny Ratushniak, Dryden LCAC Chair The Dryden and Ignace Local Citizens Advisory Committees (LCAC) met for their annual Christmas dinner in Dryden on Dec. 14th, 2016. The keynote speaker was one [...]