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Prime Minister Harper

Senate Scandal – Prime Minister under fire

OTTAWA – Editorial  Commentary – An increasingly flustered looking Prime Minister remained under fire throughout Question Period today in the House of Commons. Prime Minister Stephen Harper was feeling the heat from New Democrat leader Thomas Mulcair and Liberal leader Justin Trudeau. The questioning focused on the Senate Scandal, and the payment of $90,000 to […]


Posted 29 May 2013 by in Local
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Insprirational Story from Kenora – Greg Rickford

OTTAWA – Politics – I want to take this opportunity to share an inspirational story from the great Kenora riding. On May 10, Dryden’s own Mardi Plomp and her Dream Believers team held the “Shake Your Booty for Colon Cancer” gala to help raise money for colon cancer screening equipment for the Dryden Regional Health Centre. […]


Posted 29 May 2013 by in Health
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High Taxes

High Taxes on mind of Chamber of Commerce

THUNDER BAY – High taxes are concerning business in the city. The Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce is concerned that business tax ratios are on the rise following last night’s meeting of Thunder Bay City Council. “When a company is looking to open an office in Thunder Bay, our taxes have to be competitive,” stated Charla […]


Posted 28 May 2013 by in Business Now
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Celiac Symptoms

Bill Mauro “Celiac disease affects nearly 1 percent of Canadians”

THUNDER BAY – Bill Mauro has brought forward a Private Members Motion on Celiac Disease. The Thunder Bay Atikokan MPP states, “Celiac disease affects nearly 1 percent of Canadians.  If the disease goes undetected, it can have very serious health consequences”.   “Early diagnosis and treatment increases the chances that the damaged tissue will heal–and it […]


Posted 28 May 2013 by in Health
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OPP

OPP Commissioner Lewis Reappointed

QUEENS PARK – Crime – Chris D. Lewis has been reappointed as Commissioner and will continue to lead the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) for the next three years. Lewis was originally appointed OPP Commissioner on August 1, 2010. He joined the OPP in 1978 and was posted as a provincial constable in Kapuskasing. Over the past […]


Posted 28 May 2013 by in CrimeBeat
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New York NYCEDC

New York Choosing Innovation to Prosper

NEW YORK – The Big Apple offers innovation and leadership. Through the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) the pro-business state is moving ever forward. An area of leadership in New York is in building a knowledge-based economy, fostering the entrepreneurship and capitalism of the computer era. That level of dedication to innovation in […]


Posted 28 May 2013 by in Business Now
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Canadian Senate

Stephen Harper has to start demonstrating leadership

THUNDER BAY – Editorial – Stephen Harper must hate the scandal that is rapidly engulfing his leadership and the Conservative Government. Likely, Stephen Harper would never had thought that he would be forced into scandal over the Senate. The Conservatives came to power riding on the Reform plans to repair the Senate.  Stephen Harper has […]


Posted 28 May 2013 by in Editorial
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wind farm development

Sacred Nor’ Wester Mountain Range Peaceful Rally

THUNDER BAY – The Nor’ Wester Mountains (Amenki Mountain Range) have been home to Ojibwe for thousands of years. Ojibwe used the Nor’ Wester Mountains as a passage way and encampment between what is now Thunder Bay and the Pigeon River Border. The Ojibwe have always considered the Nor’ Wester Mountain range as a sacred […]


Posted 28 May 2013 by in Local
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