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The Dilico Anishinabek Family Care group wants to help put an end to diabetes.  The group created an educational video that aims to prevent the disease from overtaking Northern Superior First Nations...

Post date: September 02, 2010

Rural communities around Thunder Bay will see improvements made to their high speed internet connections.  The money was set aside by large telecommunication companies after the CRTC made them...

Post date: September 02, 2010

Nishnawbe Aski Police executed a search warrant of the Fort Hope First Nation.  Police seized a street value of approximately 14-thousand dollars worth of OxyContin prescription drugs.  32 year old...

Post date: September 02, 2010

Thunder Bay's Alzheimer Society is celebrating 15 years of "coffee breaks".  The fundraiser is being held throughout the month of September.  Spokesperson Jason Paul Rasevych says anyone interested...

Post date: September 02, 2010

The Federal Government is helping employ disabled people in the Thunder Bay area.  Parliamentry Secretary for Official Languages Greg Rickford was in town yesterday and announced over 200 thousand...

Post date: September 02, 2010

Thunder Bay's entrepreneur centre is heralding the benefits of the Summer Company program. Director of the Community Economic Development Commisssion Rebecca Johnson says youth that take part in the...

Post date: September 02, 2010

Global Sticks is now targeting October for its grand opening. The wooden stick manufacturing factory was originally slated to start up in July but spokesperson Hans-Erik Aamand says there were some...

Post date: September 02, 2010

Get out your rain gear! Its going to get wet in Thunder Bay. Environment Canada's Geoff Coulson says a low pressure system is moving into the area that could bring 20 to 30 millimetres of rain....

Post date: September 02, 2010

Thunder Bay's returning officer is gearing up for the upcoming municipal election. John Hannam says the city is the first in the country to offer a mobile polling station. Hannam says they'll be...

Post date: September 01, 2010

It was a campaign-style visit to Northwestern Ontario this week for Industry Minister Tony Clement. Clement spoke to a group of area leaders asking for their help in electing Maureen Comuzzi-Stehman...

Post date: September 01, 2010

FCanada's Northern Development Ministers are leaving Thunder Bay with a better sense of how they can help the north. Ontario's Minister of Northern Development Michael Gravelle says they're going to...

Post date: September 01, 2010

TBayTel and Rogers are making progress on their joint project that will see a 3G network cover the region. Starting this month Rogers customers will start their transition into TBayTel coverage....

Post date: September 01, 2010

The Prince Arthur landing project has seen a few ups and down recently on the financial front. A number of tenders have come in over budget forcing some alterations and postponements. Project Manager...

Post date: September 01, 2010

Today marks the day Terry Fox was forced to put an end to his cross Canada Marathon for Hope. It was 30 years ago when Fox stopped in Thunder Bay. His parents say today is bittersweet, and they'll be...

Post date: September 01, 2010

A new voting machine will make it easier for people with disabilities to cast their ballot during the municipal election. The City unveiled the unit at city hall yesterday. The machines cost between...

Post date: September 01, 2010

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