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There is now a two horse race in the Current River ward. Andy Wolff filed his nomination forms yesterday and will be taking on incumbent Andrew Foulds in Current River. Wolff says he thinks crime...

Post date: September 03, 2010

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine and OPSEU are heading back to the bargaining table. NOSM staff have been on strike since August 16th and are still picketing at the university. The talks will...

Post date: September 03, 2010

Bus services in Thunder Bay could halt in two weeks. The amalgamated transit union has announced a firm strike date of September 17th. Members voted 96 percent in favour of strike action Sunday....

Post date: September 03, 2010

Coal and Potash shipments are on the rebound according to the Thunder Bay Port Authority.  Overall the port has seen a drop of 8 percent so far this year mainly due to a decrease in grain shipments...

Post date: September 02, 2010

Thunder Bay Police are on the scene of a motor vehicle collission this afternoon.  Two vehicles are involved, and some injuries were reported.  It happened around the intersection of the Fort William...

Post date: September 02, 2010

The Union of Ontario Indians is making calls to companies informing them they need to provide HST point of sale exemptions. Companies are now required to provide the tax exemption at the till for...

Post date: September 02, 2010

The Conmee EMS Station is closed temporarily because of mould.  Deputy Chief Don Stokes says they've moved their operations into the Kakabeka Falls fire station.  Stokes says they're old facility is...

Post date: September 02, 2010

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

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