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Pair charged in cat killing

Members of the Kenora OPP, assisted by the Northwest Region Crime Unit, the Kenora Community Street Crime Unit, Treaty #3 Police, and Lac Seul Police Service, have charged two youths for cruelty to animals.

On Wednesday, March 28, the Kenora OPP received information about a video circulating that showed a male suspect killing a cat while a female suspect took the video.

Hitting train nets charges

On March 30 around 11:05 a.m., the Kenora OPP responded to a report of collision between a vehicle and a train on Highway 671.

The OPP, Treaty #3 Police, and Kenora Ambulance all attended the scene, where the lone male occupant was able to be removed from the vehicle and transported to the hospital for medical attention.

Sides outline Point Park stances

In response to a pamphlet put out last week by the Town of Fort Frances, a proposal for Point Park from the Agency One bands (Couchiching, Mitaanjigamiing, Naicatchewenin, and Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nations) has been put forth online.

The information can be found at

Indigenous doulas bringing back knowledge

Indigenous knowledge of pre-natal, delivery, and post-natal care is being shared with a new generation in order to reconnect women and families with the ways once practised before colonization.

Some two dozen area women now are certified indigenous doulas after attending two separate sessions of workshops last week and the week before at La Place Rendez-Vous here.