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This provincial election, the Northwestern Health Unit is encouraging local residents to learn about and discuss public health issues that affect our communities.
The health unit has launched a campaign promoting people to “Get Informed, Be Heard, and Vote.”
The public is invited to Weechi-it-te-win Family Services' children's wellness barbecue this Friday (May 11).
There will be a free lunch of hamburgers, hotdogs, and cake from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at 601 Victoria Ave.
Educational and prevention information also will be available on site.
At Riverside Health Care, we are dedicated to the residents and families of Rainycrest Long-Term Care Home.
We are committed to providing excellent quality care in a safe and healthy environment, with the well-being of our residents a continued focus and priority.
May is Celiac Awareness Month and the Canadian Celiac Association is urging people to #GoBeyondTheGut and be alert to the “atypical” (non-classical) features of celiac disease.
While most people associate celiac disease with diarrhea, gas, and bloating after eating gluten, many Canadians are unaware of the atypical or less common warning symptoms and signs of the disease.
Green Party of Ontario candidate Ember McKillop has entered the June 7 election here in the Kenora-Rainy River riding.
“We're so happy that Ember will carry the Green banner in the upcoming election,” GPO leader Mike Schreiner announced last Wednesday.
WordPow!, in partnership with the Backus Community Center, will hold a writing workshop on Saturday, May 19 from 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the Rainy Lake Visitor Center, located on Highway 11 east of International Falls.
Class size is limited to 10.
Registration is $45 (U.S.), which includes materials, beverages, and snacks.
During the month of April, the Water Levels Committee of the International Rainy-Lake of the Woods Watershed Board directed the operators of the international dam on the Rainy River at Fort Frances-International Falls to target the lowest 10 cm (four inches) of the rule curve band on Rainy Lake.
Dam operators successfully complied.
Riverside Health Care, in conjunction with the Northwestern Health Unit, has declared the respiratory outbreak over at Rainycrest Long Term Care Home, effective May 7.
All social events and activities at Rainycrest have resumed, and all visitors are now welcome.
Karen Kejick, a community leader and local advocate for women, children, and families, officially was nominated as the Ontario Liberal candidate for Kenora-Rainy River on Sunday.
“I'm running to be our MPP in Kenora-Rainy River because I want to stand up for the northwest and bring the health-care services, transportation infrastructure, and good jobs our people need,” said Kejick.