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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

Police have a dragnet out for the person they claim is responsible for the armed robbery of a Mac's Convenience Store.They tell us that it happened at the Cumberland Street location just before...

Post date: January 16, 2018

The region's municipal lobby group is asking the provincial government to increase the sales tax to generate funds for local infrastructure projects.Larry Hebert of the Northwestern Ontario...

Post date: January 16, 2018

Another step towards a merger for two utilities in the region. Thunder Bay city council has approved Thunder Bay Hydro's proposed merger with Kenora Hydro, which has to be voted on Tuesday...

Post date: January 16, 2018

The city is asking for some cash for a new festival stage from the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation. They unanimously voted to make the funding request at last night's City Council...

Post date: January 16, 2018

City lawmakers are supporting a proposed indoor soccer facility. They heard Soccer Northwest Ontario's business proposal for the $25 million project, planned to be built just north of...

Post date: January 16, 2018

City councillors don't seem likely to make taxes equal for all multi-residential buildings.They heard a presentation from the group the Coalition Against Property Tax Discrimination.The group...

Post date: January 16, 2018

The company that clears our highways is shutting its doors. In a statement on its website, UK-based Carillion says it will continue providing services as normal while it's in liquidation....

Post date: January 16, 2018

Thunder Bay, along with the Fort William First Nation, is one of four communities in the running for Noront Resources' metal processing plant.  The Community Economic Development...

Post date: January 15, 2018

There's a call to tax all residential buildings in the City equally.The lobby group, Coalition Against Property Tax Discrimination is speaking to City Council tonight. They take issue with...

Post date: January 15, 2018

Bus company Ontario Northland is expanding it's service to parts of the north shore and north eastern Ontario.They will now service Wawa and White River as well as Espanola and Sault Ste Maire....

Post date: January 15, 2018

It's been two years since the failure of the new Nipigon River Bridge and the mayor of Nipigon is concerned taxpayers may still be on the hook for its repairs. Reports indicate the cost of...

Post date: January 15, 2018

Confederation College is urging the provincial government to do more to help post-secondary schools. Vice President of College Services Ken Adams told a provincial finance standing committee...

Post date: January 15, 2018

A reminder of the importance of ensuring your brush fires are extinguished. A hard lesson a Thunder Bay area man has learned.Stephan Schmidt has pleaded guilty and fined $1,000 for starting a fire...

Post date: January 15, 2018

$500,000 is being invested into the cardiovascular surgery program at the Regional Hospital, courtesy of Tbaytel.  CEO Dan Topatigh feels this is where the money will have the greatest...

Post date: January 15, 2018

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