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Sudden death reported in Kenora

At 9:22 a.m. on Sunday July 19, the OPP were dispatched to a report of a person not awake and not breathing by Kenora Emergency Medical Services (EMS) in the 200 block of First Street South.

Kenora OPP attended immediately and assisted EMS but the person was pronounced dead at the scene. A post mortem is to take place in Toronto later this week to determine the cause of death.

Grand Council Treaty #3 and Nishnawbe Aski Nation Urge Kenora to Reject Loitering Bylaw

Local First Nations groups have spoken out against a proposed Kenora by-law, which would fine residents $100 for loitering. City council plans to vote on the proposed by-law tomorrow.

It is the opinion of Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) and Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) feels that this by-law disproportionately targets the homeless and the transient.

Emo Speedway hits the gas

The engines will be roaring to life this weekend at Emo Speedway, but the stands will remain silent.

The Borderland Racing Association will be holding its first race of the season on July 11, with a practice scheduled for this Saturday. However, due to COVID-19, spectators are not being allowed at either event.