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Helipad construction on hold till spring, leaders review construction tenders

Published: September 13, 2017 BY JENNIFER PARSONS The Township of Ear Falls will not be breaking ground on its emergency helicopter-landing pad until 2018 after leaders rejected their only construction bid last week. Gathering for their [...]

Re-Zoning amendment challenged for Howey Island

Published: September 13, 2017 BY JENNIFER PARSONS A proposal to rezone a Howey Bay landmass passed an administrative hurdle this week, despite opposition based in historical injustices. On Sept. 11 the Planning Advisory Committee reviewed an [...]

Norseman committee reviews finances, looks to 2018

Published: September 6, 2017 BY JENNIFER PARSONS Planning for the 26th annual Norseman Festival started last week with organizers examining this year’s efforts for best practices and non-starters. Meeting for more than two hours on Aug. [...]

Business award nominees announced

Published: September 6, 2017 BY JENNIFER PARSONS This year’s nominees for the Chukuni Business Awards were made public last week with more than 25 businesses and individuals up for the six awards. CCDC lead Cathy Quesnel-Loessl [...]

Mixed messages emerging from Ring of Fire road announcement

Published: September 6, 2017 By Chris Marchand In the time since Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne announced the province’s endorsement of an East-West route to the far north ‘Ring Of Fire’ mining area, regional municipal leaders are [...]