Last Thursday was “Bell Let's Talk Day,” which is aimed at sparking conversations around mental health, lessening stigma, and raising funds to support mental health services in Canada.
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Two of Riverside Health Care's lab technologists spoke to a Grade 8 class at St. Francis School on Monday to provide insight into their roles.
Serena Stromberg and Shakira Gerald also touched on the five disciplines that make up the lab, which include chemistry, hematology, transfusion science, histology, and microbiology.
One of my pet peeves is trying to make dinner reservations on an evening when 90 percent of the general population also is trying to attain the same goal.
You may be able to perform this feat without pulling out your hair. However, if bustling crowds and hurried serving staff is not your idea of romance, one easily can create this setting in the comfort of your home.
On Feb. 1 around 3:40 p.m., Dryden OPP officers conducted a traffic stop for a Highway Traffic Act offence on Highway 17 in Eton Township (west of Dryden).
As a result, officers seized 27 cases of cigarettes with a total estimated value of $81,000.
Officers of the Fort Frances OPP have charged an adult male with impaired driving.
On Feb. 3 around 2:20 p.m., during a routine motorized snowmachine patrol on the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Club's trails surrounding Fort Frances, officers stopped a 1995 all-terrain vehicle.
Upon speaking with the male driver, officers suspected he had alcohol in his body.
More than 2,200 Hydro One customers in the west end of Rainy River District lost power this morning.
The outage began around 7 a.m., with a Hydro One crew being dispatched to investigate.
Power was restored by 9:40 a.m.
Hydro One said the reason for interruption was equipment material failure due to the extreme cold.
On Monday at 11:15 a.m., members of the Rainy River District OPP, with the assistance of the Community Street Crime Unit, conducted a traffic stop for a Highway Traffic Act infraction here in Fort Frances.
As a result, a 29-year-old female from Dryden was arrested at the scene and transported to the Fort Frances detachment.
On Tuesday, members of the Provincial Joint Forces Cannabis Enforcement Team of the OPP, along with members of the North West Region Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau, executed a search warrant at a local business identified as Winnipeg River Naturals located on Highway 17E in Kenora.
Indigenous education is a top priority at the Rainy River District School Board and work constantly is being done to increase students' knowledge, understanding, and awareness of First Nation, Métis, and Inuit histories.
Earlier this month, indigenous education lead Bob Kowal gave a presentation to trustees with the help of the indigenous education team at the local public board.
The Rainy River District OPP wants to remind people to be aware of tax scams.
At this time of year, Canadians face many types of scams with perpetrators claiming to be agents of the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).
Along with the RCMP, the OPP wants people to “Recognize, Reject, and Report” any CRA scams.