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City councillors will be hearing a lot about the proposed Big Thunder Bay Wind Park. Monday, they'll hear from the head of the Nor'Wester Mountain Escarpment Protection committee opposed to the idea...

Post date: April 09, 2010

A local pharmacy owner is upset with a provincial government decision to cut fees they get from drug companies. Brenda Adams of Janzen's Pharmacy says those rebates go back to help their customers,...

Post date: April 09, 2010

The rising loonie is causing some shoppers to head south of the border. However the president of the Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce is asking them to consider the advantages if they shop here....

Post date: April 09, 2010

The Ontario government says its' Northern Entrepreneur Program has helped launch 13 businesses in northwestern Ontario. Northern Development Minister Michael Gravelle says it shows a little...

Post date: April 09, 2010

A top United Way fundraiser is all set to go next month. The Billboard Rescue aims to raise more than 100 thousand dollars. Organizer Shawn Christie says it's always a popular event.  It takes place...

Post date: April 09, 2010

The Unemployment rate in the city saw a sizable drop last month. Thunder Bay's rate went from February's 7.4 percent to an even 7 last month. That's well below the National average of 8.2 percent and...

Post date: April 09, 2010

A Thunder Bay lawyer is complaining about the treatment her client is getting by Canadian Immigration. Lydia Stam is representing 59 year old Patrick Molesti. He's accused by American officials of...

Post date: April 08, 2010

An opponent to the proposed Nor' Wester Mountains wind farm is turning tumbs down to a compromise by Horizon Wind. The company has offered to moved its turbines back by 1 kilometre. But area resident...

Post date: April 08, 2010

7 and a half kilometres of Highway 11/17 in Shuniah Township is getting upgraded. The federal and provincial governments are providing 3 and a half million dollars for the project. The area involved...

Post date: April 08, 2010

There's a new look and name for the annual womens' run. The Womens United Run, Stroll or Roll is once again being sponsored by Royal LePage Lannon Realty. Organizer Art Lannon is hoping the name...

Post date: April 08, 2010

A cab driver was the victim of a robbery Tuesday morning on the south side. Around 4 O'clock the driver dropped off two males in the 500 block of South Marks Street, when the males assaulted him and...

Post date: April 08, 2010

Horizon Wind is offering an olive branch to those against the proposed Nor' Wester Mountains wind farm. The company has agreed to move its turbines 1 kilometre away from the nearest home. President...

Post date: April 08, 2010

Thunder Bay Police are looking for two men wanted in connection with a south side robbery this morning. Officers say two men entered a convenience around 2 o'clock and demanded the safe be opened....

Post date: April 08, 2010

Siemens Energy has been awarded the contract for a wind power project just east of Thunder Bay. Dorion's Greenwhich wind energy park will have 43 turbines that will be built by Siemens. The project...

Post date: April 08, 2010

Day one of the temporary Donald Street bus terminal is now in the books. According to Thunder Bay Transits' Ken Koza, riders were getting used to the new situation and it went smoothly on Wednesday....

Post date: April 07, 2010

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