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2015 Red Lake Winter Carnival – Carnaval d’hiver de Red Lake

The Red Lake Francophone Association pulled off a successful Winter Carnival on Feb. 28 at Centennial Park and the Red Lake Community Centre. Families participated in a variety of activities, including snowshoeing, skating, igloo building, and [...]

No shoes policy at new medical clinic causes a stir

BY CLAIRE CUDAHY The Goldcorp Red Lake Regional Medical Centre has been up and running for over a month now, but it isn’t the additional square footage or shiny new interior that has people talking; it’s [...]

Local school boards respond to Ontario’s new sex ed curriculum

BY CLAIRE CUDAHY Ontario’s new sex education curriculum was unveiled last Monday with mixed reviews from parents across the province, but Keewatin Patricia District School Board (KPDSB) director of education Sean Monteith is behind the changes [...]

Ottawa and Queen’s Park to fund road study for Ring of Fire

BY LINDSAY BRISCOE The federal and provincial governments are going halfers on a Ring of Fire road study that would connect four remote First Nations—Webequie, Eabametoong, Neskantaga, and Nibinamik—to the Ring of Fire and Pickle Lake. [...]

Municipality working to revamp downtown waterfront

BY CLAIRE CUDAHY With tourism in mind, the Municipality of Red Lake is working to secure the final funding for renovation of the government docks and the waterfront area around it. Mark Vermette, municipal chief administrative [...]