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The NDP continue to sound the alarm on the overcrowding in our hospitals. Following last month's visit to Thunder Bay, Leader Andrea Horwath is placing blame on a decade of funding cuts by...

Post date: January 08, 2018

If your bank account is hurting after the holidays, a workshop at Lakehead University hopes to help you deal with debt. Organizers of tonight's meeting say we live in a system that requires...

Post date: January 08, 2018

New bus service for northwestern Ontario will start up soon.Kasper Transportation announces on its Facebook page that service between Thunder Bay and Kenora, with stops in Fort Frances and Atikokan,...

Post date: January 08, 2018

Lakehead University is getting some cash from the provincial government. It's for the SmartForests Canada initiative that will see researchers monitor plots and plantations so they can...

Post date: January 08, 2018

A man charged in a kidnapping case will be back in court later this week.46 year old Eric Lindstrom appeared via video Monday afternoon, but his next court date was again pushed to Wednesday. It...

Post date: January 08, 2018

Power is expected to be back on in the Intercity following an afternoon blackout. Thunder Bay Hydro says the problem began just after the noon hour when a truck pulled down a power line in the...

Post date: January 08, 2018

A traffic roundabout is coming to the south end of Thunder Bay in 2019.Councillor Shelby Ch'ng is excited there's money in the budget for the corner of Redwood and Edward."I've...

Post date: January 08, 2018

One city councillor admits the 2018 budget won't include some projects he was looking forward to. Red River Councillor Brian McKinnon says it was supposed to include money for the final...

Post date: January 08, 2018

City police are reflecting on the success of their Wanted Wednesday program.They say that it lead to 244 exexuted warrants in 2017, with nearly 60 percent of the people identified through the...

Post date: January 08, 2018

Our Humane Society hopes their new low cost spay and neuter clinic will help better educate the public.Executive Director Cassandra Nordal says they are considering having a window for people to...

Post date: January 08, 2018

A Northwestern Ontario woman took home first place in the Gunflint Mail Run dog sled race. Joanna Oberg from Ignace finished first in the 65-mile, eight-dog race over the weekend. Brian...

Post date: January 08, 2018

The owner of Frape and Son's Craft Distillary believes there are ways for business owners to pay the minimum wage increase, without cutting back employee hours.Justin Frape fully supports the...

Post date: January 08, 2018

Paul Pugh is crossing his fingers for more money for flood prevention in the Intercity Area. McKellar Ward's Councillor says he's glad there's some flood prevention in the 2018...

Post date: January 08, 2018

The industrial mercury pollution at the mouth of the Current River is causing great concern for the councillor in that ward. Andrew Foulds is demanding the site be identified by federal...

Post date: January 08, 2018

East of Beardmore, Highway 11 is partly blocked at Highway 801 because of a collision. The eastbound lane is closed. The southbound lane of Highway 61 has been re-opened at the Rosslyn Road...

Post date: January 08, 2018

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