The opioid crisis is hitting Northern Ontario communities harder because there is less access to most of the medical and social services that Southern Ontario residents take for granted.
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Neskantaga First Nation says it is investigating the source of hydrocarbons detected in test results of its water after an oily sheen-like substance was found in the community’s reservoirs earlier this week, prompting it to declare a state of emergency and evacuate most residents.
Future Majority's Thunder Bay hub is organizing a Zoom town hall to have an open discussion about the Green and Just Recovery Campaign, designed to address environmental, social and racial issues as the country's economy emerges from COVID-19.
Naotkamegwanning First Nation has launched a new business development website, which aims to showcase its community's startups and enterprises to northwestern Ontario.
Denise Lysak, CEO of Naotkamegwanning Business Corporation, said the website is a tool to raise the profile of businesses in the community, and offer assistance to start-ups.
Paws and Claws, a non-profit charity based in International Falls, Minnesota, is expanding into Fort Frances.
Before the borders closed, animals found on the Canadian side were transported to International Falls where they received treatment and foster families, until they got adopted.
TORONTO – The Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund (DWF) and the Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) announced plans to work together, to continue creating a meaningful pathway for reconciliation.
Sixties Scoop survivor Colleen Hele-Cardinal says she wants the federal government to ask survivors for forgiveness.
Hele-Cardinal has created an online petition, addressed to the Prime Minister, asking the government to issue a national apology in the House of Commons.
Update: After publishing this article, our Fighting Walleye sources identified they had an additional two other Indigenous players on their team.
Trevor Iserhoff has officially been a hockey scout for a junior franchise for only a couple of days now.
The Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) announced one new positive COVID-19 case in the Dryden/Red Lake region.
Currently there are five active cases, two in the Dryden/Red Lake area, one in Kenora and two in Sioux Lookout.
On Thursday, about 15 protesters gathered in front of 479 Government Rd. in Dryden, Ontario, to ask the provincial government for increased staffing and funding for long-term care homes.