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By: chrismarchand - 23 May 2013 - 0 Comments

By Jon Thompson On Premier Kathleen Wynne’s 60th birthday, the New Democratic Party gifted her their support for Ontario’s $127.6-billion budget. Standing before an orange sign emblazoned with “Accountability & Balance” on May 21, [...]

By: chrismarchand - 23 May 2013 - 0 Comments

By Jon Thompson As the spring rains came, an eleventh-hour labour contract at the province’s liquor stores prevented Ontario from otherwise going dry over the Victoria Day weekend. The May 16 deal averted a [...]

Citizens commended for quick action in rescue
By: chrismarchand - 23 May 2013 - 0 Comments

By Jon Thompson Heroism came with modesty on May 16 as the Dryden Police Services honoured civilians who assisted in officers saving a couple from drowning in the Wabigoon River last autumn. Both Greg [...]

Telehealth dynamic duo wins award, adds ‘terrific’ third
By: chrismarchand - 23 May 2013 - 0 Comments

By Jon Thompson Dryden’s “dynamic duo” of virtual health care has been recognized as the north star of the Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN). For the expansion and quality delivery of local telemedicine, Dryden Regional [...]

By: chrismarchand - 23 May 2013 - 0 Comments

By Jon Thompson Shark fin soup might not be available locally but a pair of Grade 3 students at St. Joseph’s School are contributing to a petition to ensure it’s not available anywhere. A [...]

By: chrismarchand - 15 May 2013 - 0 Comments

By Jon Thompson The first strike in the history of Ontario’s liquor stores looms on this side of the Victoria Day Long Weekend. The LCBO encouraged its customers to shop in advance of May [...]

By: chrismarchand - 15 May 2013 - 0 Comments

By Jon Thompson Come July, metered water billing will come out of its shadow. The shadow bills residents have been receiving for nearly a year will become official this summer. The city will recover [...]

By: chrismarchand - 15 May 2013 - 0 Comments

By Jon Thompson Although many questions remain in Dryden’s 2013 municipal budget saga, expenses continue to increase with certainty. If passed today, the city would be running $2.2-million over budget, after $1.5-million in remuneration [...]

Free at last: fundraiser helps V-Bay’s Scott McEwen replace modified van
By: chrismarchand - 15 May 2013 - 0 Comments

By Chris Marchand Scott McEwen’s lifeline to the outside world has been restored. It’s been a monumentally boring winter for the Vermilion Bay resident since the loss of ‘Black Magic’ — a specially-equipped van [...]

By: chrismarchand - 15 May 2013 - 0 Comments

By Jon Thompson The Ministry of Natural Resources expects an increase in human-caused fires leading into Victoria Day Long Weekend, even as the ice has yet to break over the region’s larger lakes. All [...]



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