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First Nation says government played down scope of mercury poisoning

TORONTO – For years, the federal and provincial governments have known members of a northern Ontario First Nation suffered from mercury poisoning but failed to provide adequate compensation or health care, band members said Monday. 655 more words

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Lyncrest To Kenora

Flying in summer can be a bit exhausting – at least in a plane as small as a Cessna 150. The thermals really bounce you around. 483 more words

Flying

Thursday- Oh My God, You Hit Home. Halfway.

Revisiting The Quietophobics.

Let’s transport ourselves back to 2006. The time: the height of my teenage-hood. The place: Kenora, Ontario- the heart of Lake of the Woods.  1,043 more words

Album Review

Mosquito Season

I think there is one thing that everyone in the world can agree on…Mosquitoes Suck (pun fully intended). I have tried almost all of the mosquito repellents alive and when I am not getting them in my mouth or eyes (sometimes at the same time), I cannot help but think “What is in this stuff?”. 406 more words

Summer

Day 3: Thunder Bay - Kenora: What a (Canada) day!!

Since today was a short(er) driving day we slept in until 7 (ahhhhh….) There was no continental breakfast at the hotel so I made the kids Oatmeal (that tea kettle I brought is definitely proving itself useful!) while I tried organizing our stuff. 1,088 more words

HARBOURTOWN SILLY BOAT RACE POSTPONED TILL SUNDAY JULY 6TH!

For the sake of safety, the Rotary Club has decided to postpone both the Lucky Duck Race and the Silly Boat Race. With winds of 30-45 km/hr and wind gusts expected to reach 60-70 km/hr, we did not feel it was safe to continue with these events today.  43 more words

KAP ARTS FEST OPENS TODAY!!!

ARTS FEST OPENS TODAY IN KENORA, RUNNING FOR 10 DAYS

KENORA- The Kenora Arts Project’s ARTS FEST, a 10-day arts and culture festival opens today in Kenora. 214 more words