The Northwestern Ontario Tourism Association (NWOTA), together with Kenora District Camp Owners Association (KDCA), were pleased to report last Thursday that they have opened a successful dialogue with key decision-makers in the Ministry of Tourism.
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The annual “Brockies’ Blizzard” Atom ‘AA’ hockey tournament was over the weekend at the Memorial Sports Centre, with seven teams from Northwestern Ontario and northern Minnesota taking part in the three days of action.
But the local Brockie’s 99’ers once again stole the show, claiming gold for the third-straight year with a fast-paced 4-1 win over the Westfort Rangers on Sunday.
TBayTel announced yesterday that it is supporting LG Electronics Canada Inc. in its voluntary recall of roughly 2,400 LG 150 model phones in use by TBayTel customers with a no-charge phone replacement program.
Red Lake Nation College is pleased to announce that Wilfred Cyr has been selected as interim president effective Aug. 19, 2008.
Fort Frances native A.J. Tucker was named the Northern Collegiate Hockey Association’s Player of the Week on Jan. 20.
Tucker, who plays for the St. Scholastica Saints out of Duluth, tallied seven points, including a five-point performance (four goals and one assist) in the Saints’ 7-2 win over second-ranked Wisconsin-Superior.
March is Kidney Health Month.
Across Northwestern Ontario, hundreds of volunteers will brave the cool March weather to raise funds and awareness of kidney health issues through the Foundation’s annual door-to-door campaign.
It is the largest fundraising campaign for the Kidney Foundation annually, and we hope to raise $30,000 in Northwestern Ontario.
The North West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) has launched an innovative community engagement initiative to involve residents and health professionals in Northwestern Ontario in shaping the region’s health-care system.
Be advised that Riverside Health Care Facilities, Inc. will be upgrading its telephone system at Emo Health Centre today (Jan. 21) starting at 5 p.m. and lasting for about four hours.
During this time period, the public may experience a “busy signal” when calling the hospital number (482-2881). Please be patient and dial the number again.
Ontario and the federal government are investing $2.3 million to support a new marketing strategy that will help to grow the northern tourism economy by making it much easier for travellers to plan and purchase trips to the north.
The Rainy River District School Board announces placement changes for leadership in J.W. Walker, Donald Young, and Nestor Falls schools effective Jan. 29.
Pegeen Keffer, vice-principal of J.W. Walker School here, has been appointed acting principal of Donald Young School in Emo and Nestor Falls School.