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Regional chess winners to advance straight to national showdown

“No more Toronto.”

That’s how John Rutherford, co-ordinator of the sixth-annual Corel’s Northwestern Ontario Schools’ Chess Championships, described what was eliminated for regional chess winners thanks to a motion passed at the annual meeting of Ottawa’s Chess Federation of Canada in July which gives Northwestern Ontario “provincial” status.

New municipality agrees to join Kenora service board

The transition board preparing for the amalgamation of Sioux Narrows, Nestor Falls, and surrounding areas endorsed Kenora as its service provider.

Board members met last Thursday to decide whether the Kenora District Social Service Administration Board (DSSAB) or the Rainy River DSSAB would be the most suitable service provider for the new municipality of Sioux Narrows/Nestor Falls.