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KDSB, Windigo sign student housing MOU

By Shayla Bradley The Kenora District Services Board (KDSB) and Windigo First Nations Council are joining forces to address housing needs for Indigenous students accessing education away from home. The two parties entered into a Memorandum [...]

Ontario PCs rapid moves in first weeks of power

Published: July 18, 2018  BY SHAYLA BRADLEY Ontario’s Progressive-Conservative government is launching into changes immediately, after Premier Doug Ford was sworn into office June 29, along with 21 members of cabinet. In the throne speech delivered July [...]

Child poverty in Kenora double Canadian average

Published: July 12, 2018 BY SHAYLA BRADLEY The rate of child poverty in the Kenora riding is higher than the rate across Canada, a new study says. The average child poverty rate across Canada is 17.4 per cent, [...]

Red Lake to appoint new mayor

Published: July 5, 2018  BY SHAYLA BRADLEY Red Lake will soon have a municipal treasurer and mayor. “On June 18 the position of head of council, mayor, was declared vacant in the Municipality of Red Lake due [...]

Hospital foundation golf tournament draws over $140K

Published: July 5, 2018 BY SHAYLA BRADLEY This year’s Red Lake Margaret Cochenour Hospital Foundation Annual Golf Tournament set new records for fundraising, bringing in over $140,000, the highest profit ever earned at the event. Held June 16 and [...]