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There's a new walking group in the city.  The City of Thunder Bay's Older Adult Unit is hosting the "fitter faster further" walking club for women age 55 to 70.  Organizer Nancy Angus says it's a...

Post date: May 21, 2010

Habitat for Humanity Thunder Bay has kicked off its 2010 construction season. A ground breaking ceremony was held this morning for two houses being built on Mary Street East. President Dianne...

Post date: May 21, 2010

OPP are gearing up for a very busy weekend. Spokesperson Diana Cole says officers will be out in full force looking for speeders, aggressive drivers and impaired drivers on all highways and even on...

Post date: May 21, 2010

We could see some rain this long weekend but at least it'll be nice and hot. Environment Canada's Geoff Coulson says there could be some light shower activity Sunday and possible Monday but the...

Post date: May 21, 2010

The 18th annual Great Billboard Rescue has raised a record amount of money for the United Way. 30 teams spent time on scissor lifts Thursday, calling for donations. The result was almost 130 thousand...

Post date: May 20, 2010

An opponent of the proposed Nor' Wester Mountains wind farm disagrees with the provinces Chief Medical Officer of Health. Margot Freitag says Ontarios top doctor is wrong when she concludes there are...

Post date: May 20, 2010

You can bank on a northern Ontario energy rebate if you're deemed low or middle income. The McGuinty Government passed the rebate legislation on Thursday. Minister of Northern Development Michael...

Post date: May 20, 2010

Grand Chief Stan Beardy is angy again. This time the leader of the Nishnawbe Aski Nation is upset the recent Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement was written without input from NAN.  It's a deal reached...

Post date: May 20, 2010

The provincial government has the passed legislation having to do with the Northern Ontario energy credit. Government Spokesperson Alicia Johnston says low and middle income residents will receive an...

Post date: May 20, 2010

Service Canada has announced plans to close several Employment Insurance Claim processing sites in Northern Ontario. The sites deemed for closure by 2014 include Thunder Bay, Kenora, Sault Ste. Marie...

Post date: May 20, 2010

The forest fire hazard is currently listed as high to extreme in parts of Northwestern Ontario. Ministry of Natural Resources Information Officer Debbie McLean says despite the hot dry weather; there...

Post date: May 20, 2010

Preparations are underway by city politicians to bring key issues to the attention of senior government leaders over the summer. Councillor Joe Virdiramo heads the city committee that is preparing a...

Post date: May 20, 2010

Before you head out on the water, "get it on". The Ontario Provincial Police, Ministry of Natural Resources and Thunder Bay Health Unit are behind a new campaign geared at fishermen who do not wear...

Post date: May 20, 2010

The kids at Nor' wester View School are a little fitter today. They got a chance to meet some local athletes Thursday as part of a day to promote physical activity. Star curler Krista McCarville was...

Post date: May 20, 2010

Not paying attention cost a few Thunder Bay drivers some money yesterday. City police were cracking down on people running the new four-way stop at the intersection of Donald and Brodie Streets by...

Post date: May 20, 2010

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