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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

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

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

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

Unifor is supporting Canada's new complaint to the World Trade Organization over the United States' unfair trade tariffs on the forestry sector. Union President Jerry Dias says the U.S. is...

Post date: January 15, 2018

There are growing privacy concerns in northwestern Ontario. More and more reports have come public about personal information getting breached.Canada's Privacy Commissioner Daniel Therrien says...

Post date: January 15, 2018

The federal government is providing $2.5 million to a local company. Hardy Giles Consulting will use the funds to provide heavy equipment training. The project will help around 60...

Post date: January 15, 2018

A GOFUNDME page has been set up for the surviving members of the McLaughlin family of Nipigon who were involved in a fatal collision between their SUV and a tractor-trailer near Vermillion Bay on...

Post date: January 15, 2018

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