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Rickford explains Ontario’s state of emergency order


Greg Rickford, MPP for Kenora-Rainy River, said in a media scrum held on Tuesday afternoon that the decision to declare a state of emergency and issue a stay-at-home order was difficult but a necessary one to make.

Under this order, all Ontarians are to stay at home expect for essential trips to the grocery store, the drug store and other approved activities.

Women’s Foundation announces grants to tackle gender-based violence


The Canadian Women's Foundation received $19.6 million to give as grants for women's and other organizations offering gender-based violence support. These grants were given from the federal government to help organizations deal with the surge in reported gender-based violence incidents during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Fort Frances Lakers undefeated in season


The Fort Frances Lakers are still struggling to find their identity, because they have played so few games but head coach Bernie Lynch he said that he is happy with the progress they have made.

“You try to give the player as much creativity and openness to do what they want, but I think overall each player has improved to the point that it’s making the team better.”