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Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Lac Seul First Nation s flood claim case was before the Supreme Court on Dec. 8. After hearing the case, judgement has been reserved. The Southwind case relates to the unlawful flooding of Lac Seul in 1929 following the construction of the Ear Falls...
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Centennial Park was spotted aglow with holiday cheer last Sunday evening. Many area residents are getting in the holiday spirit, decorating their homes and businesses with Christmas lights.
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Sioux Lookout Municipal Council had its first look at the draft 2021 Operating and Capital Budgets last week. Councillors expressed an appreciation for the work that the treasurer and department managers had put into the budget, but indicated they...
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Sol Mamakwa, MPP for Kiiwetinoong and the NDP s Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation critic, is calling on Doug Ford to meet with Neskantaga and help bring clean drinking water to the community. Members of Neskantaga First Nation were forced to...
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Keeping Christmas bazaars and craft fairs from disappearing this season amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, organizations turned to innovative ways of keeping the holiday spirit alive. A long-standing Sioux Lookout tradition, the annual Christmas Arts &...
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
A 42-year-old Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug (KI) First Nation man has been charged with five counts of first-degree murder in connection with a fatal house fire in that community in 2019. On May 2, 2019, at approximately 5:00 a.m., members of the K.I...
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Substantial completion of the Municipality of Sioux Lookout s Waterfront Development Project at Farlinger Park (the town beach) will not take place until February. Final landscaping for the project is to be completed in the spring. The Municipality...
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Avery McNiven, Irene Shakakeesic, Owen Gaudry and Olivia Gaudry answer this week s Question of the Week!
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Cheerleaders (Front left) Joyce Dees, Peggy Anken, Joyce Gaynor, Lynn Berry, Susy Wong.
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Check out the front page stories from our archives!
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Dear residents of our region, This year has been challenging because of COVID-19 for parents, for small business owners, for essential workers, for everyone. We ve dealt with a lot, but we have also shown how adaptable, resilient, and effective we...
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
I had a great week in Ottawa fighting for the Kenora riding and for Northern Canadians. In Indigenous and Northern Affairs Committee on Tuesday and Thursday, I spoke to representatives from territorial governments, federal departments, and Indigenous...
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
What a nice weekend breakaway on a mild winter escape. Friend Frank Miclash invited me to spend some bush time north of Kenora, exploring old forest roads and cutting some firewood for his camp where he hosts the Great Canadian Whiskeyjack Calling...
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
The Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) shared on Dec. 11, that it has been investigating two cases of COVID-19 at the Valard Work camp in Pickle Lake. NWHU shared that based on the investigation, the situation meets the Ministry of Health s criteria for...
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
An early Christmas present for Sioux Lookout resident Rebecca Kiepek. Kiepek was the lucky winner of the Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre Foundation s 50 50 Charity Draw for the month of December. Kiepek said when she got the call telling her...
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
With a passion for photography, Sioux Lookout resident Justin T Stevens has published his first calendar, which includes photographs of northern Ontario. Stevens said, Northern Ontario has some of the most beautiful landscapes, and I think people...
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
SkyCare recently recognized and celebrated its first all female medevac crew. SkyCare shared, It has only been in the last month (November 20) that we ve had women in each of the positions required for a complete medevac crew. SkyCare stated that...
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Sioux Lookout s skating trail is up and running for its third year. Dr. Ruben Hummelen, who began what has now become a tradition in Sioux Lookout, said this year s trail will be even bigger and better than ever before. Please come, put on your skates.
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Based on police-reported incidents, Ontario is a hub for human trafficking. An Ontario Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services news release issued on Dec. 10 states that more than 70 percent of known human trafficking victims identified by...
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
A group of seven Sioux Lookout teenagers are participating in this year s Dressember campaign, pledging to wear dresses through the month of December, in efforts to raise awareness about human trafficking. Dressember is a nonprofit, collaborative...
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
The Nishnawbe-Gamik Friendship Centre s (NGFC) Sioux Lookout Multi Cultural Youth Music Program successfully held its fifth annual Christmas Music Festival virtually on December 12. The online concert, which commenced at 7 p.m. with a running time of...
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Cadet Luke Bates of Sioux Lookout s 270 Otter Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron (270 RCACS), was presented with a Regional Cadet Support Unit Central Region Leadership Team Challenge Coin for his exemplary work during COVID-19. He received the honour...
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Eva Motluk, Wife, Mother, Mother-in-law, beloved Baba and former resident of Sioux Lookout passed away peacefully at home on November 29, 2020 at the age of 94. Eva was born on a homestead near Yellow Creek, Saskatchewan May 9, 1926. The family...
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Sioux Lookout resident Benji Goldstein has built a large ice menorah outside his Government Row home recognizing the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah. Goldstein has built a menorah outside his house twice in the past with this year s structure being the...