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Riverside to conduct survey

Riverside Health Care Facilities, Inc. will be conducting on-site surveys at each of its facilities during the week of Feb. 23 through March 1.

The goal of the survey is to determine the level of satisfaction with regard to Riverside’s services and facilities.

“We want to know if we are meeting the needs of our consumers,” said Riverside president and CEO Wayne Woods.

Figure skaters shine at meet

Members of the Border Skating Club shone at the Skate Canada Northern Ontario STARskate championships in Sault Ste. Marie on Feb. 13-15.

Their results from the “Festival of Stars” competition were as follows:

•Jenna Wilson—2nd, Junior Bronze Women’s Freeskate (flight 4) and 7th, Junior Bronze Women’s Freeskate final;

Fradulent residency claims cost hunters

Two Winnipeg residents have been convicted of offences related to the illegal possession of a resident hunting licence.

Richard Brannan, 39, and Leonard Hoey, 38, each were convicted of two offences related to deer hunting in Ontario under the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act.

Brannan was fined $2,250 and Hoey $1,250. Both men also received a one-year hunting suspension.

OPP recruiting seminar set

With current tough economic times, many people are disheartened to hear the news of job loss and unemployment levels rising.

The OPP is please to report it is hiring and recruiting new members.

The local detachment is hosting a constable/cadet recruitment information session this Wednesday (Feb. 18) at 7 p.m. at the Civic Centre.

Funding earmarked for Five-Mile dock repairs

Kenora MP Greg Rickford yesterday announced, on behalf of Fisheries and Oceans minister Gail Shea, that the federal government will invest in the rehabilitation of the Five-Mile dock here.

The dock, which fronts Couchiching First Nation, comprises 0.715 hectares of property consisting of an L-shaped stationary wharf, floating docks, and a launch ramp located on Rainy Lake.