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Council to hear presentation on MMIWG tonight

Indigenous women and girls represent a disproportionately high percentage of homicide victims and those who go missing in Canada.

To help combat these issues and others highlighted in the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) reports, Mandi Olson of the Binesiwag Centre for Wellness will deliver a presentation at tonight's council meeting.

Police ask public to help locate a missing person

Treaty Three Police Service is asking for assistance in locating a male from the First Nation Territory of Couchiching in the Rainy River District.

30 year old Chauncey Lyle GROVER was last seen in Couchiching First Nation on Jan. 18, 2020 at approximately 9:00 a.m. He was last seen wearing a multicoloured toque, a long black jacket, blue jeans and black hi-top running shoes.

Rickford talks teachers strike

Kenora-Rainy River MPP, Greg Rickford issued a statement yesterday regarding the teachers strike.

“While parents in Kenora-Rainy River are frustrated by teacher union escalation every few years, it is unacceptable that union leaders would ramp up strike action and make families across the province scramble for childcare,” Rickford said.