Kenora (Canada)

Type: City
Name: Kenora (Canada)
Country: Canada
Latitude: 49.779999
Longitude: -94.489998
population: 13,075
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Jarnel Contracting puts new heavy duty crane into service with Vanair hovercraft lift

Jarnel Contracting Ltd. owner Doug Lafreniere was looking for a special project to christen the company’s new Link-Belt heavy lift crane into service.The perfect opportunity came when Dave Van Dam of Vanair Hovercraft Ltd. called for assistance in moving ... [Published Kenora Daily Miner - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Progress being made in diversifying economy

I extend my congratulations to the Seven Generations Education Institute for their decision to buy Lakewood Secondary School and convert it to a post-secondary training institution. I also congratulate Greg Rickford, Minister of Natural Resources and ... [Published Kenora Daily Miner - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Travel can teach youth so much

This past weekend I was discussing the value of travel in young people’s education with parents from Kenora and Dryden. It is interesting to note that the current generation of young people are more informed, more mobile and more adventurous than previous ... [Published Rainy River Record - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 2 reports

Natural Resources minister says First Nations are integral to any project

, EDT. MONTREAL - Canada's new Natural Resources minister said First Nations must be an "integral" part of the process for any new energy or mining project.In comments Friday following his first speech in Quebec since taking on the cabinet post March ... [Published 610 CKTB - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Kenora mining sector profile promotes city services to industry

Lake of the Woods Development Commission launched the city’s Mining Services Sector Profile and Directory at the Northwestern Ontario Prospectors and Mining Symposium in Thunder Bay, on Wednesday, April 9.The two-day symposium is the largest gathering ... [Published Kenora Daily Miner - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 3 reports

Kenora needs climate leadership

Re: “NOMA vice president champions pipeline project,” March 31Across North America, many local governments are leading the transition to a low-carbon economy by divesting from fossil fuels, establishing a climate policy and saying “no” to new hydrocarbon ... [Published Kenora Daily Miner - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

Seven Generations Education Institute gets $5.2 million to training workers for mining industry

Seven Generations Education Institute has been given a huge financial boost by the federal government so that it might train more aboriginal students for jobs in the mining industry. Kenora MP Greg Rickford held a large meeting in the gymnasium of Manidoo ... [Published Kenora Daily Miner - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 2 reports

Path Of The Paddle Moving Ahead

Work continues on a trail to connect communities throughout the region.Melissa Pomeroy is the manager at Trans Canada Trail Ontario and says the Path of the Paddle is moving along nicely.The water route has received $330,000 to hire staff to manage the ... [Published CKDR Dryden - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 2 reports

Agreement Keeps Ontario Lake Research Alive

(CP)The Experimental Lakes area in Northwest Ontario will be able to keep running because of an agreement between the federal and province goverments and the group that manages the project. The research area was at risk of closing because of a lack of ... [Published ECanadaNow - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Kenora to host major health conference in May

Kenora will be playing host to what is expected to be the biggest public health conference Northwestern Ontario has ever seen at the end of May. The Northwestern Health Unit has announced that it will holding its brand new ‘Do One Thing’ conference at ... [Published Kenora Daily Miner - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Weyerhaeuser’s Kenora plant expected to be in full production by year end 2014

The future is looking bright for the Weyerhaeuser TimberStrand plant, Kenora’s largest industrial employer. Demand for its laminated strand lumber is steadily increasing as housing construction continues to rebound south of the border.“Certainly things ... [Published Kenora Daily Miner - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Kenora residients get first say on how Ontario should approach TransCanada pipeline project

Kenora was the first community in the province to have its say on what the Ontario government’s position should be towards the proposed TransCanada Energy East Pipeline.The Ontario Energy Board held the first of its public input meetings at the Best Western ... [Published Kenora Daily Miner - Mar 26 2014]

Quotes

"The Fair Elections Act will ensure everyday citizens are in charge of democracy, by putting special interests on the sidelines and rule-breakers out of business" says Democratic Reform Minister Pierre Poilievre. Read more about the Fair Elections Act here
"We've seen that when those communities are involved in the environmental assessment process... they support these projects because they understand them and get an opportunity to put their essential input into the environmental aspects of responsible resource development" he told the Montreal CouncilCouncil on Foreign Relations
...from his predecessor — current Finance Minister Joe Oliver — with his more generous attitude toward environmental activists, describing it as "fair for them to take to the street in a peaceful manner" to express their point of view

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Our Risk - Their Reward Energy East Ontario tour [Published Council of Canadians - Apr 22 2014]
Jarnel Contracting puts new heavy duty crane in... [Published Kenora Daily Miner - Apr 22 2014]
The Public's Fair Election Fatigue Is the Left ... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Apr 21 2014]
Clarenville in Allan Cup Final [Published VOCM - Apr 19 2014]
Recollections of an amazing trip [Published Prince George Free Press - Apr 17 2014]
Progress being made in diversifying economy [Published Kenora Daily Miner - Apr 17 2014]
Kelly McParland: The reason for low voter turno... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Apr 16 2014]
Travel can teach youth so much [Published Rainy River Record - Apr 15 2014]
Government of Canada and Ontario strengthen pol... [Published Government of Canada - Apr 14 2014]
Natural Resources minister says First Nations a... [Published 610 CKTB - Apr 11 2014]
New federal Natural Resources minister emphasiz... [Published Brandon Sun - Apr 11 2014]
Kenora mining sector profile promotes city serv... [Published Kenora Daily Miner - Apr 11 2014]
Recollections of winters past [Published Kenora Daily Miner - Apr 10 2014]
Keewatin-Patricia District School Board anticip... [Published Kenora Daily Miner - Apr 10 2014]
Piusville native receives Governor General’s ca... [Published West Prince Graphic - Apr 09 2014]
Ontario's Corrections Ministry prepares for str... [Published National Union of Public & General Employees - Apr 08 2014]
Kenora needs climate leadership [Published Kenora Daily Miner - Apr 08 2014]
From Fort Chipewyan to Kenora: Standing togethe... [Published Kenora Daily Miner - Apr 08 2014]
Kenora pipeline opponents meet to discuss risks... [Published Kenora Daily Miner - Apr 08 2014]
Another Week of Global Warming News, April 6, 2... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Apr 07 2014]
Seven Generations Education Institute gets $5.2... [Published Kenora Daily Miner - Apr 05 2014]
How to buy the perfect fishing boat [Published Outdoor Canada - Apr 05 2014]
Harper Government Invests in Mining Sector Skil... [Published Sys-Con Italia - Apr 04 2014]
Harper Government Invests in Mining Sector Skil... [Published WAFF - Apr 04 2014]
Harper Government Invests in Mining Sector Skil... [Published Government of Canada - Apr 04 2014]
Path Of The Paddle Moving Ahead [Published CKDR Dryden - Apr 04 2014]
Speaking tour to highlight that Energy East pip... [Published Council of Canadians - Apr 04 2014]
Don’t hold your breath for council to take cont... [Published Kenora Daily Miner - Apr 04 2014]
Funding For Path Of The Paddle [Published CKDR Dryden - Apr 03 2014]
Deal with Think Tank Saves Experimental Lake Area [Published ECanadaNow - Apr 02 2014]
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Kelly McParland: The reason for low voter turno... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Apr 16 2014]
Alison Redford was premier of Alberta for less than 30 months. During that time, we learned yesterday , she flew her daughter on government aircraft 50 times at taxpayer expense.  Sometimes she took other officials, once she took the family nanny, ...
Another Week of Global Warming News, April 6, 2... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Apr 07 2014]
This weekly posting is brought to you courtesy of H. E. Taylor . Happy reading, I hope you enjoy this week’s Global Warming news roundup skip to bottom Logging the Onset of The Bottleneck YearsApril 6, 2014 Chuckles , COP20+ , GCF , WG2 ...
Michael Den Tandt: Harper doubles down on econo... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Mar 19 2014]
In promoting Joe Oliver and Greg Rickford simultaneously to this government’s two most important portfolios, Finance and Natural Resources respectively, Prime Minister Stephen Harper has made a no-nonsense, unsurprising move that cements the Conservatives’ ...
Can Natural Resources Minister Greg Rickford tr... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Mar 19 2014]
TORONTO/CALGARY •Greg Rickford knows mining, and he knows how to work with First Nations communities. Now he has to prove he can manoeuvre Canada through the rough-and-tumble world of pipeline politics. Mr. Rickford, 46, was named the new federal natural ...
Manitoba mayor shocked to learn his local commu... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Mar 11 2014]
OTTAWA — The mayor of Portage la Prairie, Man., is not happy that his local community newspaper is owned by a media magnate who wants to break up the country. “It’s a damn shame that the guy’s chosen to go separatist,” Earl Porter barked down the telephone ...
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