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Local news for Kenora, ON continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

Yesterday | Sys-Con Media

Bringing Live Entertainment to Northwestern Ontario

The Government of Canada has provided $13,000 in funding through the Canada Arts Presentation Fund for an arts performance series presented by Red Lake Wilderness Entertainment Series in the Northern Ontario community of Red Lake.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News,

Madden 15 Gameplay! (So Much Rage!!)

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

This Cover of 'Girls Just Wanna Have Fun' is Hauntingly Beautiful

LAPD Cop: If You Don't Want To Get Shot, Don't Challenge Me

Monday | The Winnipeg Free Press

Jets game broadcasts moving to TSN3

Well, say farewell to TSN Jets, and say hello to a whole slate of regional games broadcast on a brand-new channel, TSN3.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News,

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Chronicle-Journal

Tax load growing

A WOMAN checked the Visa account and approached her husband, flabbergasted. Had he just paid $270 for licence renewal stickers for the family vehicles? Yes he had.

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Related Topix: Canada, Opinion

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The London Free Press

Team of strangers revive drowned man in Ontario lake

The popular swimming beach at Rushing River Provincial Park, near Kenora, Ont., was the scene of a dramatic life-saving rescue on Aug. 6, 2014.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Mon Aug 11, 2014

NewsTarget.com

Mercury pollution protested with hunger strike by First Nations chief

The former chief of Grassy Narrows, a tribe residing near Kenora, Ontario, announced a hunger strike late last month in a last-ditch effort to draw attention to the victims of mercury poisoning.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, Canada, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Reuters

Press Digest- Canada - Aug 11

The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

Plane crash near Kenora not caused by mechanical malfunction: TSB

This photo provided by Katie Thomey, shows Nik and his wife Teresa Rajala on March 2013 at the Big Sky Ski Resort in Montana.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Canada, Grand Rapids, MN

Sat Aug 09, 2014

NorthlandsNewscenter.com

Three people from Grand Rapids killed in Ontario plane crash

Kenora, Ontario, Canada - Three people from Grand Rapids were killed in a plane crash Friday, according to Ontario Provincial Police.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Canada, Lake of the Woods, IL

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Today's Trucking

August Truck of the Month: Trucks and Family Ties

Paul Brown, owner of Stratton, ON- based Paul Brown Trucking and Heavy Equipment Rentals, was seven years old when his father, Dennis, bought his first brand new truck; a 1979 White Western Star 4864-2 model with a 671 Detroit and 13-speed transmission.

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Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Bison, Crime Movies, Action Movies, Smokey and the Bandit, Comedy Movies, Canada,

Library of Economics and Liberty

The Greatest Invention in History, by David Henderson

In 1922 he [Sam Bronfman] was thirty-three years old, less than five feet six inches tall, with a receding chin, thinning hair, and a fortune among the largest of all in western Canada.

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Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, North America, Canada, World News, Lake of the Woods, IL

Thu Jul 31, 2014

HAZMAT Magazine

Ontario First Nation elder on hunger strike to force aid for mercury survivors

A First Nation elder from northwestern Ontario is on his fourth day of a hunger strike to protest historical mercury contamination he says led to a regional health crisis.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The First Perspective-Aboriginal

Report shows government failure: First Nation

For years, the federal and provincial governments have known members of a northern Ontario First Nation suffered from mercury poisoning but failed to provide adequate compensation or health care, band members said Monday.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Weyburn This Week

Ontario pledges to push for review of mercury poisoning compensation board

Ontario's aboriginal affairs minister says he'll push for a review of a board that oversees compensation for First Nations residents suffering health issues from mercury poisoning.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Toronto Star

Report on mercury poisoning never shared, Grassy Narrows leaders say

For years, the residents of Grassy Narrows First Nation have complained about symptoms consistent with mercury poisoning after a paper mill dumped mercury into the Wabigoon-English River system between 1962 and 1970.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The First Perspective-Aboriginal

Jury roll issue still not resolved in northwest

A year after the creation of a committee, an impasse remains. Jury rolls in the northwest still lack First Nation members, and there are some important implications.

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Related Topix: Canada, Ontario (Ontario, CA)

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