Thursday, December 15, 2011
OPP investigators believe foul play was not a factor in her death. The deceased was a Caucasian female, between the ages of 35 and 55 years, approximately 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighing approximately 110 pounds, with shoulder length light brown hair. She was wearing oval-shaped eyeglasses with wire upper rims. The investigation revealed that the deceased experienced extensive reconstructive jaw surgery -- likely done in a major centre.
The facial approximations, photos of the scene surroundings and other information that may help identify this individual are available at Missing Persons and Unidentified Bodies Unit
The House of Commons won't get the chance to debate the bill to abolish the controversial registry before M-Ps break for Christmas.
The Conservative government tabled the bill in October, around the same time as other marquee Tory legislation was being presented.
While bills to end the Canadian Wheat Board's monopoly and add 30 new seats to the Commons could be passed into law as early as tomorrow, the gun registry bill has yet to make it to a final vote
in the House.
The Tories say they just couldn't get around to everything
Spence and Duncan are making another attempt to find a lasting solution for the housing crisis on the James Bay reserve.
Duncan has announced a third-party manager, in addition to an audit and emergency aid for Attawapiskat.
Spence says she welcomes the aid and will work with the auditors but is opposed to the third-party management.
The road was closed around 2:30 this morning.
OPP say east and westbound traffic will be re-routed through the Kenora by-pass for the most part today.
Motorists are urged to use caution on the road today due to blowing snow and slippery conditions.
Jack McMaster says staff and administration continue to focus on three main areas.
McMaster says the plan is aimed at ensuring students are taking full advantage of their time they spend in school.
They had some tense moments when one of the engines went out and they were forced to land in Geraldton. Greenstone Mayor Renald Beaulieu says the fire department was called in.
Beaulieu believes the passengers could be band officials from the troubled First Nation on their way to meetings with the Aboriginal Affairs Minister.
The OPP in Kenora say they have received numerous complaints from local residents in recent days.
Police say the scams include callers claiming to be relatives involved in a motor vehicle accident and needing funds to get home.
In another scam, the caller says they represent an estate and they require a fee to release the funds.
If you have any concerns about the identity of a caller, you are encouraged to
contact the OPP or Phonebusters.
Kenora City Transit will be running as scheduled today.
Tri-Municipal Handi-Transit will be running as scheduled today.
Due to road conditions and various road closures, First Student school buses have been cancelled in KENORA, RAT PORTAGE and SIOUX NARROWS.
After nearly nine years, 45-hundred Americans dead, 32-thousand wounded and more than 800-billion dollars -- the U-S will send its troops home.
In Baghdad, there was a symbolic ceremony today during which the U-S Forces-Iraq flag was
The U-S military lowered the flag and wrapped it in camouflage, formally ``casing'' it, according to Army tradition.
U-S Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says troops leaving Iraq that they should be proud of their
The vacancy rate has hit its highest level in five years at five percent.
Warren Philp is an analyst with the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation and suggests
vacancy rates can be considered an economic indicator for the city.
Philp adds that the average rent for a two bedroom unit in Kenora has dropped to 757 dollars a month, down from 799 dollars last year.