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Curriculum changes owing to need for consultation, cost savings: Rickford

By Shayla Bradley Kenora-Rainy River MPP Greg Rickford says the Progressive Conservative provincial government’s roll-back of sex education is not going back very far. “I don’t think 2014 is that old of a curriculum, for starters,” [...]

Nominations close for upcoming Municipality of Red Lake elections

By Shayla Bradley Names are in for the Red Lake council and school board elections. Running for the role of councillor are Red Lake’s Tom Doherty, Mike Desmeules, Samantha Dykin, Jack Goodwillie, and Dale Butterfield; Madsen’s [...]

Bellegarde elected to another term as AFN national chief

By Shayla Bradley Perry Bellegarde is Assembly of First Nations national chief again, re-elected during the AFN Special Chiefs Assembly held July 24 to 26 in Vancouver. Bellegarde won 328 of 522 votes in a second [...]

Red Lake area Goldcorp exploration advances on schedule

By Shayla Bradley Goldcorp released its second quarter earnings and exploration reports July 25, highlighting the work the company has done during this time frame. “With the first half of our 2018 exploration program behind us, [...]

North West Company drops Wasaya as freight deliverer

By Shayla Bradley The North West Company will no longer use Wasaya Airways to deliver freight shipments to northwestern Ontario communities, a decision Wasaya says its First Nation owners do not support. “Wasaya has been delivering [...]