The Rainy River District Social Services Administration Board is launching a public education campaign surrounding the issue of homelessness in the district in partnership with the United Native Friendship Centre, Rainy River District Victim Services Program, Salvation Army, and the Women's Shelter of Hope.
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Local MP Don Rusnak hosted an event at his Thunder Bay constituency office last Thursday to recognize the winners of the “Thunder Bay-Rainy River Through Your Lens” photo competition.
The Rainy River District Library Co-operative (RRDLC) has been awarded the Ontario Library Service's North Technology and Innovation Award.
The award recognizes initiatives that promote library services in Northern Ontario through the use of technology.
The RRDLC has made eBooks available to all students in the district through the public libraries.
Here are the top three winners in each age group at the annual district cross-country meet held last Thursday at Crossroads School in Devlin.
Grade 4 girls
1. Reese Kehl—North Star (13:12)
2. Kali McCormick—Crossroads (13:21)
3. Mya Smith—Crossroads (14:06)
Grade 4 boys
1. Parker Sisco—Robert Moore (11:56)
2. Liam Stafford—S.C.A.P. (11:57)
Local MP Don Rusnak has been named co-vice chair of the Parliamentary Outdoor Caucus.
This is an all-party group of MPs who have come together to advocate for the preservation and promotion of traditional Canadian outdoor activities such as hunting, fishing, and trapping.
Since 2011, more than 160 family physicians educated by the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) have begun to practice in Northern Ontario.
This means roughly 190,000 Northern Ontarians have improved access to a family doctor thanks to NOSM's presence.
The OPSEU CAAT Academic Union has given notice that a strike action will start on Monday, Oct. 16.
Although there still is an opportunity for a settlement to be reached by Sunday, Confederation College is preparing to initiate its contingency plan if needed.
If there is a strike, Confederation College will ensure students have the opportunity to complete their year.
The Muskie cross-country runners capped off their sensational season with a number of medal-winning performances in International Falls on Tuesday.
While the junior runners posted some season-best times in the Senior Varsity 5K race, it was the junior high (Grades 7-9) girls' day to shine.
A new residential treatment and medically-supervised detoxification facility is scheduled to open in December in the Southern Treaty #3 and Rainy River District.
In July, 2016, Fort Frances Tribal Area Health Services (FFTAHS) submitted a proposal to the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Ministry of Community and Social Services, and the First Nations and Inuit Health Branch.
The Northwestern Health Unit will offer 'flu shots this year between Nov. 1 and Dec. 29.
You can make your plan to get your 'flu shot by booking your own appointment at www.nwhu.on.ca
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