The Federal government has released two new funds, totalling $962 million federally and $49.5 million locally, aimed at helping northern Ontario businesses weather the economic storm caused by COVID-19.
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The Grand Council Treaty 3 is holding a weekly online Science Fair for members of Treaty 3 Nation. This week’s theme is Water: Water in the environment, Water systems, The importance of water for life.
Larry Lamb has never strayed far from the land. Even as a science student and teacher, his heart and mind were looking for ways to make agriculture better in northwestern Ontario.
Area boaters who want to hit the lake are being told to avoid the Five Mile Boat Launch.
In a post made to their Facebook page, Couchiching First Nation announced that, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Five Mile Boat Launch would be closed to the general public, remaining accessible to Couchiching First Nation band members only.
The question of what to do with town flowers could be put to bed at tonight's council meeting.
(RAINY RIVER, ON) - An incident involving a firearm at the Rainy River Hospital has ended with a suspect in custody and damage to several vehicles.
No-one was injured in the incident, and there is no danger to the public, according to the OPP.
The Emo Fall Fair is the latest casualty of COVID-19.
In a post to Facebook this morning, the Rainy River Valley Agricultural Society (RRVAS) Board of Directors made the announcement that the Fall Fair, originally scheduled for August 13-15, 2020 would be cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
No additional details for the cancellation were given.
The Emo Speedway has announced a delay to the start of its season, due to COVID-19.
Under the revised season schedule, the season opener will be the Race for the Fallen, June 26 and 27, with a rain date of June 28, according to the club's Facebook page.
Golf courses across the province have been given the green light on Monday to prepare for the upcoming season, and Huron Landing Golf Club will be ready for the first tee-time.
“We'll definitely be ready," said club manager Ashley Bruyere. "We've been working behind the scenes.”
(EMO, ON) - A two year fraud investigation has ended in charges.