Staff On Friday morning, November 6, the Northwestern Health Unit has received a report of one new positive COVID-19 test result in the Kenora region. Follow up with the person involved and their contacts has started according to protocol. Anyone who is identified as a contact for this case will […]

Press Release Northwestern Health Unit has received reports of two new positive COVID-19 test result in the Sioux Lookout area. The first was reported Teusday, with a second one reported today (Wednesday)Follow up with the people involved and their contacts has started according to protocol. Anyone who is identified as […]

Henry MillerRRVFN past-president RRVFN managed to participate in many activities during 2020 in spite of Covid 19. It wasn’t a problem to practice physical distancing as the activities were outdoors and in some cases, were performed by a minimum of individuals. A snapshot of the club’s activities follows with the […]

Robin McCormickDevlin correspondent The Remembrance Day services will be different this year due to COVID, but the importance of honouring veterans remains the same. There will be Cenotaph services in Emo at 11 a.m Devlin Cenotaph at 11:30 a.m. Barwick Cenotaph at 12:00p.m. and Stratton Cenotaph at 12:30 p.m. Please […]

Staff Remembrance Day services will be understated this year, due to COVID-19. The pandemic has prompted the Dominion Command of the Royal Canadian Legion, which oversees all branches of the organization, to request that cenotaph services be private this year. All Legion branches across the District have opted to hold […]

Staff MP Marcus Powlowski presented a petition in the House of Commons calling on the Government of Canada to publicly announce a plan for COVID-19 human challenge trials. The petition, which was the work of the challenge trials advocacy group 1Day Sooner, received 543 signatures from across Canada between September […]

Press Release Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) strongly advises that residents in the region avoid travelling to Manitoba unless it is essential. Community transmission of COVID-19 is happening within the province. Due to the rise in COVID-19 cases in Manitoba, both the Province of Manitoba and the City of Winnipeg have […]

Press Release The Northwestern Health Unit received a report on Saturday afternoon of one new positive COVID-19 test result in the Kenora area. Follow up with the person involved and their contacts has started according to protocol. Anyone who is identified as a contact for this case will be contacted […]

The Canadian PressShawn Jeffords Ontario is reporting 948 new cases of COVID-19 today, and seven new deaths due to the virus. Health Minister Christine Elliott says 315 cases are in Toronto, 269 in Peel Region, 81 in York Region and 64 in Ottawa. The province says it has conducted 27,908 […]

The Canadian Press New COVID-19 restrictions take effect in Manitoba today as the province moves to curb the spread of the virus, particularly in its capital city. The Winnipeg region faces tighter restrictions than the rest of the province, including a ban on indoor service at bars and restaurants, and […]

The Canadian Press TORONTO – Ontario is reporting 934 new cases of COVID-19 today, and 10 new deaths due to the virus. Health Minister Christine Elliott says 420 cases are in Toronto, 169 in Peel Region, 95 in York Region and 62 in Ottawa. The province says it has conducted […]