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By: chrismarchand - 31 October 2013 - 0 Comments

Protest set for Nov. 15 By Chris Marchand Hydro One is raising your rates again and a local group is planning to make their opposition heard all the way to Queen’s Park. Assembling under [...]

By: chrismarchand - 31 October 2013 - 0 Comments

By Jon Thompson A Northwestern Health Unit public health nurse is observing conditions in the region that are similar to those in Saskatchewan a decade ago, a jurisdiction now contending with an outbreak of [...]

By: chrismarchand - 31 October 2013 - 0 Comments

By Jon Thompson First Nations have decried the draft of a federal law that establishes nation-wide standards for on-reserve education. The First Nations Education Act introduced this week prescribes a framework that would allow [...]

By: chrismarchand - 31 October 2013 - 0 Comments

By Jon Thompson Treaty 3 First Nations are demanding TransCanada speak to the Grand Council directly regarding plans to convert a natural gas pipeline to carry crude oil through the territory. The announcement emerged [...]

By: chrismarchand - 23 October 2013 - 0 Comments

By Jon Thompson The Dryden Development Commission (DDC) foresees as many as five business startups in the energy and manufacturing sectors could break ground in the city within a year. “We’re expecting three to [...]

By: chrismarchand - 23 October 2013 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand The decision to disband the Dryden Police Service’s local police communication centre is generating plenty of discussion. The Dryden Police Services Board passed a resolution Oct. 17 to close the local [...]

By: chrismarchand - 23 October 2013 - 0 Comments

By Jon Thompson The province has modified its $100-million development program for Northern Ontario to fit with its Northern Growth Plan. The Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) announced five new programs this week, [...]

By: chrismarchand - 23 October 2013 - 0 Comments

By Jon Thompson The paper-producing machines at Dryden’s Domtar Mill are set to sell at auction and the building that houses them are slated to be torn down. The equipment has been idle since [...]

By: chrismarchand - 23 October 2013 - 0 Comments

By Lindsay Briscoe - Northern Sun News As the Harper government kicked off its next parliamentary session last week, Governor General David Johnston delivered the Speech from the Throne – the blueprint designed to guide [...]

Meet new chief librarian at open house, Oct. 24
By: chrismarchand - 23 October 2013 - 1 Comment

By Jon Thompson The next chapter in the story of the Dryden Public Library will be written with Fort Frances-born Dayna DeBenedet. There has been a bookmark in the library’s leadership for eight months [...]



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