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City Council is giving their support for a bid to host a smelter here. It was voted on at Monday night's meeting. Mayor Keith Hobbs is in favour of the bid to build Noront Resources...

Post date: January 23, 2018

A Regina Street apartment complex has been approved despite some neighbours' objections. City council gave the go ahead to the four-unit project between Sydney Street and Brittany Drive....

Post date: January 23, 2018

Work can continue on a north side subdivision. City Council voted to extend its arrangement with builders of Gemstone Estates until July 31st of this year. A report from city staff explains...

Post date: January 22, 2018

It didn't take much for police to find a stolen vehicle from the County Park area. They tell us it happened after a traffic stop at Arthur Street and the Thunder Bay Expressway at around 2:...

Post date: January 22, 2018

The City is looking to increase their storm water spending to 12 million dollars a year. Project Engineer Aaron Ward says they want to know if you think that's doable. "The City is...

Post date: January 22, 2018

After an intense two weeks of fundraising, Confederation College staff & students have raised $59,000.The cash is going towards students, the United Way and the school's food bank. ...

Post date: January 22, 2018

Dairy farming in northwestern Ontario is one focus of a new strategy to boost our agricultural industry. Minister of Northern Development and Mines Michael Gravelle announced the Northern...

Post date: January 22, 2018

The survival of woodland caribou and other species at risk living on crown land will be examined by a panel set up by the province. M.P.P. Bill Mauro hopes to have recommendations in the next...

Post date: January 22, 2018

Ontario Lottery and Gaming is out with another payment for hosting the casino. The city is getting over $607,000 representing a chunk of the revenue from last October to December. Officials...

Post date: January 22, 2018

A warning from a local financial advisor about Bitcoin, the crypto-currency that has taken the world by storm. One unit is currently worth in the range of $10,000 (U.S.), but it can fluctuate...

Post date: January 22, 2018

As Thunder Bay council wrestles with keeping tax increases at bay at its next meeting Wednesday night, Kenora mayor Dave Canfield fears a tax revolt if his council doesn't keep taxes in check....

Post date: January 22, 2018

Calling it a busy but largely successful visit, Kenora MP Bob Nault has returned from a fact-finding trip to Taiwan.  The Chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee led a delegation where...

Post date: January 22, 2018

A sour taste is in the mouths of some over the amount of money area communities pay to the district social services board.  CAO Bill Bradica says there was an overall decrease to its levy...

Post date: January 22, 2018

A Thunder Bay man is furious with the legalization of pot in July, claiming he's fought to keep it from his kids for years.  During an information meeting with MPP Bill Mauro last week...

Post date: January 22, 2018

Another royal wedding will be held in 2018.Buckingham Palace has announced Princess Eugenie is now engaged to marry her long-term boyfriend Jack Brooksbank.The Duke and Duchess of York are delighted...

Post date: January 22, 2018

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