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By: chrismarchand - 19 March 2013 - 0 Comments

By Jon Thompson A stranger approached city manager, Joe van Koeverden in a restaurant, put her hand on his shoulder and told him to keep up the good work because of how much Dryden [...]

Rae: First Nations urban migration holds opportunities
By: chrismarchand - 19 March 2013 - 0 Comments

By Jon Thompson Just as interim Liberal Party leader Bob Rae sees opportunity in the urbanization underway in Northwestern Ontario’s cities, he sees opportunity on the land. Rae passed through Dryden on Mar. 12, [...]

By: chrismarchand - 19 March 2013 - 0 Comments

Revera Home Health clerical staff in the Thunder Bay and Kenora Districts has unionized under the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada. The 60 per cent union approval vote among the 25 office [...]

By: chrismarchand - 19 March 2013 - 0 Comments

The region’s Catholic leaders see the election of an unexpected Pope as a sign that consistency and humility will define the next age of their church. Bishop of Thunder Bay Frank Colli was surprised [...]

By: chrismarchand - 19 March 2013 - 0 Comments

A new public health study confirms youth whose social surroundings reject alcohol and drug abuse are more likely to internalize healthy attitudes towards mind-altering substances. The Youth Action On Drugs Report, a survey performed [...]

By: chrismarchand - 19 March 2013 - 0 Comments

Ontarian women are now eligible to undergo OHIP-covered Papanicolaou tests every three years instead of annually. The province made the change to pap test coverage on Jan. 1 in response to a Canadian Task [...]

City manager resigns
By: chrismarchand - 18 March 2013 - 0 Comments

Dryden’s City Manager Joe van Koeverden has taken a new position with a different municipality. A Monday press release from Asphodel-Norwood Township, located in South Central Ontario names van Koeverden as its new CAO, effective [...]

ELA cabins gutted as deadline looms
By: jont - 16 March 2013 - 0 Comments

  By Jon Thompson Residential buildings at the Experimental Lakes Area (ELA) site have been gutted, their doors, windows, furniture and some appliances removed. The Coalition to Save ELA expressed shock on behalf of [...]

By: chrismarchand - 12 March 2013 - 0 Comments

If Dryden is going to challenge the Assessment Review Board’s (ARB) decision on the value of the Domtar Mill, it might have to do so without the support of the Municipal Assessment Review Corporation [...]

Dryden observes anniversary of Air Ontario crash
By: chrismarchand - 12 March 2013 - 0 Comments

Dryden Regional Airport’s Cherry Rivard positions a new wreath at the foot of a memorial to 1989’s crash of Air Ontario Flight 1363, March 10. On the same day in 1989 the aviation disaster [...]



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