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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

Good news if you had plans to cross into Minnesota today.  The crossing at Grand Portage is open, business as usual, in spite of the American government shutdown.Reports out of the US point...

Post date: January 22, 2018

Couple of items to be discussed at Thunder Bay council tonight.  After two open houses for Noront Resource's proposed Ring Of Fire ferrochrome smelter, the city is finally being asked...

Post date: January 22, 2018

Premier Kathleen Wynne can expect to meet some angry Schreiber property owners when she holds her town hall meeting in Thunder Bay at the end of the month.   Spokesperson Keith Scott tells...

Post date: January 22, 2018

The minimum wage going up in Ontario has had an unexpected impact on injured workers. Advocate Steve Mantis told a pre-budget committee that the government should be forward thinking of how...

Post date: January 21, 2018

Politicial efforts are still taking place to find some kind of use for the idled Resolute Forest Products Mill in Fort Frances. Thunder Bay-Rainy River MP Don Rusnak intended to make the mill a...

Post date: January 21, 2018

Employment Minister Patty Hajdu wants to hear from you on how labour laws should change. An online survey has been launched that asks questions about federal labour standards around hours of...

Post date: January 21, 2018

Our Health Unit wants to improve kids' dental hygiene this year through the Healthy Smiles Ontario program. It offers dental screenings and fluoride treatment for children at local daycares...

Post date: January 21, 2018

Kasper Transportation is now providing bus services from Thunder Bay to Kenora and the Rainy River area. The first run eastbound along Highway 11 and 71 took place last week.Service will run...

Post date: January 21, 2018

OPSEU is calling on the provincial government to put an end to privatized road clearing.It's in light of UK based Carillion announcing it will be liquidating its business. Union President...

Post date: January 21, 2018

Poverty Free Thunder Bay wants to see more money set aside for low-income residents in the 2018 provincial budget. Sarah Williamson spoke at a pre-budget hearing earlier this week."There...

Post date: January 20, 2018

The Nuclear Waste Management Organization has completed drilling its first borehole west of Ignace. The drilling started on November 6th in a rock formation located south of Highway 17, between...

Post date: January 20, 2018

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