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Thunder Bay's Health Unit has a familiar face back at the helm.  Joe Virdiramo is back as Chair of the Board for the third year in a row. He says one of the issues they...

Post date: January 17, 2018

The public high school in the town of Atikokan is getting a $23 million facelift. The Wynne government is going to add on to the existing building and convert it into a kindergarten  to...

Post date: January 17, 2018

Lakehead University is welcoming 48 School Boards and Teacher Recruitment Agencies from across Canada and the world.Student Success Advisor Christina Buzzi says they've seen a lot of success from...

Post date: January 17, 2018

There’s a trial date for a high profile case.Alexander Sandy Zaitzeff is going to have one set of sexual related offences go to trial April 26th.He and his lawyer were not in court today but...

Post date: January 17, 2018

If jumping into Lake Superior April 7th appeals to you, the event chair for the Thunder Bay Polar Bear plunge is pleased to say it's back at the Marina.  Warren Giertuga is looking...

Post date: January 17, 2018

A Thunder Bay lawyer sees changing monuments and signs as a good place for municipalities to start to create good will among Indigenous people. Chantelle Bryson says many under estimate the value in...

Post date: January 17, 2018

The only change to the city's budget after the year's first official budget meeting is the addition of $9,600 for garbage cans for sixteen bus stops. Councillor Frank Pullia says it'...

Post date: January 17, 2018

City firefighters want $220,000 to replace two aging watercraft. Deputy Fire Chief Greg Hankkio tells City Councillors that two of the boats they use for water and ice rescues are around 20...

Post date: January 17, 2018

Some councillors aren't keen to invest in the Victoriaville Centre after it ran $100,000 over budget last year. Councillor Rebecca Johnson argues the centre's future is too uncertain for...

Post date: January 17, 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 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

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

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

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 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

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