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A million dollars is going towards the Regional Hospital's cardiac surgery campaign. Councillor Brian McKinnon explains the money that was approved Tuesday night will come out of the city...

Post date: January 16, 2018

City Council is delaying the decision on whether to bring back two jobs at the 55 Plus Centre. After plenty of discussion, councillors are holding back from spending $160,000 to reinstate the...

Post date: January 16, 2018

A Thunder Bay gold medal Olympian is happy for Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir who have been chosen to be Canada's flag-bearers for the opening ceremonies at the Winter Games in South Korea.In an...

Post date: January 16, 2018

The provincial government says it's keeping an eye on the situation with the company that provides winter road maintenance in northwestern Ontario.It follows news that the parent company for...

Post date: January 16, 2018

A former advisor to Lakehead University has passed away. Robert McKay died on January 8th just shy of his 80th birthday. He was a Senator with the Metis Nation of Ontario. In his...

Post date: January 16, 2018

A 31 year old Ottawa man is charged with assault after an Air Canada flight had to be diverted to Thunder Bay to deal with what city police claim was an unruly passenger. They tell us officers...

Post date: January 16, 2018

Police have a dragnet out for the person they claim is responsible for the armed robbery of a Mac's Convenience Store.They tell us that it happened at the Cumberland Street location just before...

Post date: January 16, 2018

The region's municipal lobby group is asking the provincial government to increase the sales tax to generate funds for local infrastructure projects.Larry Hebert of the Northwestern Ontario...

Post date: January 16, 2018

Another step towards a merger for two utilities in the region. Thunder Bay city council has approved Thunder Bay Hydro's proposed merger with Kenora Hydro, which has to be voted on Tuesday...

Post date: January 16, 2018

The city is asking for some cash for a new festival stage from the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation. They unanimously voted to make the funding request at last night's City Council...

Post date: January 16, 2018

City lawmakers are supporting a proposed indoor soccer facility. They heard Soccer Northwest Ontario's business proposal for the $25 million project, planned to be built just north of...

Post date: January 16, 2018

City councillors don't seem likely to make taxes equal for all multi-residential buildings.They heard a presentation from the group the Coalition Against Property Tax Discrimination.The group...

Post date: January 16, 2018

The company that clears our highways is shutting its doors. In a statement on its website, UK-based Carillion says it will continue providing services as normal while it's in liquidation....

Post date: January 16, 2018

Thunder Bay, along with the Fort William First Nation, is one of four communities in the running for Noront Resources' metal processing plant.  The Community Economic Development...

Post date: January 15, 2018

Bus company Ontario Northland is expanding it's service to parts of the north shore and north eastern Ontario.They will now service Wawa and White River as well as Espanola and Sault Ste Maire....

Post date: January 15, 2018

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