A story appearing on page A1 of yesterday's Times incorrectly quoted Coun. John McTaggart saying, “For us to allow people to use the facility that aren't taxpayers seems unfair.”
To clarify, Coun, McTaggart wants everyone to use the town's facilities, but not at the same rate as local taxpayers.
The Times apologizes for any inconvenience this may have caused.
It was a perfect start to the year for the Muskie court sports teams in Kenora on Tuesday afternoon.
All four squads came away with wins over the host Broncos in their NorWOSSA regular-season openers.
The junior boys' basketball team dumped the Broncos by a 49-27 count.
A Morgan Venne goal four-and-a-half minutes into the third period proved to the game-winner as the Red Lake Miners dumped the Fort Frances Lakers 5-3 in SIJHL action on Tuesday night at the Cochenour Arena.
Students from J.W. Walker turned themselves into dancing, glowing stick figures for a fun Christmas song medley during a rehearsal for their Christmas concert at the Townshend Theatre on Monday afternoon. As schools across the district hurtle towards the holiday break, many will be having Christmas concerts, presentations or other activities over the course of the next week.
Students from Mme. Gushulak's Grade 2 French Immersion class at St. Michael's School performed a song for their Christmas concert rehearsal yesterday afternoon. While the concert itself took place later that evening, the rehearsal provided parents and grandparents who couldn't make the later performance a chance to see the show.
Students from Mme. Gushulak's Grade 2 French Immersion class at St. Michael's School performed a song for their Christmas concert rehearsal yesterday afternoon.
- Ken Kellar photo
BROCKVILLE, Ont.—Provincial police in eastern Ontario say one person is dead after a pileup on Highway 401 involving roughly 25 vehicles.
Police say the incident happened around noon yesterday during a bout of snowy weather near Brockville, Ont.
They say officers were responding to an initial collision when another crash happened moments later involving tractor trailers.
OTTAWA — New numbers released Wednesday show close to 14,000 Canadians have been killed by opioids over the last four years and more than 17,000 people have been hospitalized for opioid-related poisoning.
The data is in a new report from a national advisory committee struck to study the epidemic of opioid overdoses in Canada.
GABRIOLA ISLAND, B.C.—Friends are identifying a kind, caring and skilled pilot among those killed in a plane crash on Gabriola Island.
Alex Bahlsen was born in Germany and moved to Cayley, Alta., around 30 years ago, Rasmus Rydstrom-Poulsen said yesterday.
About a year ago, he moved to Mill Bay, B.C., to live with his wife.
EDMONTON—A sentencing hearing starts today for a man who struck a police officer with a car before stabbing him multiple times outside an Edmonton football game.
Abdulahi Hasan Sharif, who is 32, was also found guilty of running down four pedestrians with a U-Haul van in September 2017.
TORONTO—Ontario Premier Doug Ford and his Progressive Conservative government have backtracked on a number a commitments since winning the provincial election last year.
Here is a list of some decisions they have walked back:
TORONTO—Ontario's four major teachers' unions say they are launching charter challenges today to a law capping public sector wage increases.
The unions, which represent both elementary and high school teachers in public, Catholic and French boards, say it violates their collective bargaining rights.
TORONTO—Public high school teachers at nine Ontario school boards held a one-day strike yesterday-the second in as many weeks-as the province and union agreed to return to the bargaining table.
OTTAWA—Canada's anti-money laundering agency is warning casinos to carefully eye customers who pay for their gaming with bank drafts ‚Äî the latest method of choice for criminals trying to disguise dirty money.
OTTAWA — Opposition parties' public fretting over aspects of the newly revised North American free-trade deal-a pact tweaked this week to win American lawmakers' support-suggests the agreement's path to ratification might not be smooth.
MONTREAL—Jurors received final instructions yesterday in the corruption trial of a former SNC-Lavalin executive.
Sami Bebawi, 73, has pleaded not guilty to five charges that include fraud, corruption of foreign officials and laundering proceeds of crime.
LANIGAN, Sask.—The Transportation Safety Board says Monday's fiery Canadian Pacific Railway freight train derailment in Saskatchewan involved the estimated release of 1.5 million litres of oil.
The resulting fire forced the temporary closure of Highway 16 due to thick, black smoke.
A national agriculture group says farming needs to change to help save the climate and the industry.
The National Farmers Union says in a report that old-fashioned mixed farming needs to be combined with the latest information technology.
TORONTO—On a night Kawhi Leonard brought fans to the arena early, the former Raptors superstar sent them to the exits early.
Leonard scored 23 points last night to lift the Los Angeles Clippers to a 112-92 rout of his former team, an atrocious game that was decided long before the final buzzer sounded.
SAN DIEGO—The baseballs weren't juiced during a record-setting 2019 regular season, according to a study commissioned by Major League Baseball.
They were just flying farther.
A four-person committee of scientists found that baseballs this year had less drag on average than in previous seasons, contributing to a power surge that resulted in a record number of home runs.
MONTREAL—Cayden Primeau did not have to wait very long for his first NHL victory.
The 20-year-old Primeau made 35 saves in his second NHL start as the Montreal Canadiens defeated the Ottawa Senators 3-2 in overtime last night.
WASHINGTON — The Defence Department's internal watchdog is investigating a $400 million border wall contract awarded to a firm that used multiple appearances on Fox News to push for the job.
WASHINGTON—The Defence Department's internal watchdog is investigating a $400 million border wall contract awarded to a firm that used multiple appearances on Fox News to push for the job.
NEW YORK—Stocks moved higher in midday trading on Wall Street today as investors jumped on a statement from President Donald Trump that the U.S. is getting close to a “big deal” with China.
LONDON—British officials are returning a medal to a Falklands War veteran who said it was taken away from him because of his sexuality.
Joe Ousalice said the long service and good conduct medal was confiscated from him when he was discharged from the Royal Navy after revealing he was bisexual during a court martial proceeding in 1993.
Tonight will be partly cloudy with a chance of flurries and a low of minus-14 C (7 F).
Tomorrow will be cloudy with a chance of flurries turning to periods of snow overnight with a high of minus-nine (16) and a low of minus-18 (zero).