If you're on the highway driving home today, police are encouraging you to stay focused. Over the last five years, officers in the Kenora and Dryden detachments of the OPP have counted 29 fatal accidents.
Distracted driving is the leading cause of collisions. So officers are reminding drivers to stay focused on the road.
Federal, provincial and First Nation leaders are also hoping to see progress on the twinning of the Trans-Canada. While there have been recent investments east of Thunder Bay, and in other parts of the country, the twinning project in the district has been stalled.