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Thunder Bay has made it as one of the top 20 romantic cities in the country number 13 to be exact right behind Ottawa at number 12. The number 1 romantic city in Canada is...Saskatoon. How did we...

Post date: February 10, 2010

A study commissioned by the Northern Ontario School of Medicine, not surprisingly, says the Med school has been a bonus for the north. The study shows the impact of the school makes on the northern...

Post date: February 10, 2010

It was a short lived escape for a prisoner along the north shore of Lake Superior this week. OPP say a prisoner in leg irons managed to escape custody from the detachment in Schrieber. It turns out...

Post date: February 10, 2010

Concerns about parking are still on the minds of south side merchants. The head of the Victoria Avenue Business Improvement Area, Bob Hupka, says that the new courthouse and social services buildings...

Post date: February 10, 2010

If the city budget stays the way it is, taxes for the average homeowner in Thunder Bay will go up about 45 dollars a year. The budget increase for this year is pegged at 2.7 per cent. Tuesday night...

Post date: February 10, 2010

City police have a 23 year old man in custody in connection with an armed robbery on the city's south side. They say that the man turned himself into police Monday night. At around 4 am Monday police...

Post date: February 09, 2010

The accolades are still pouring in for Thunder Bay's Jordan Burnell and his My Home Town video. It's already received 155 thousand views on You Tube. Burnell says he can't believe how the popularity...

Post date: February 09, 2010

Thunder Bay city councillors have now voted to add 2.2 million dollars for phase one of the city's waterfront development. The money will come from phase two of the project, which has yet to get...

Post date: February 09, 2010

Could the glory days of Big Thunder be on their way back? The world class ski jumps at the provincially owned facility have been sitting idle for years, but now comes word that the province has put...

Post date: February 09, 2010

It's a done deal as a majority of Fort William First Nation residents have voted in favour of a proposal that will see the reserve receive 3.5 million dollars.Band members voted in favour of the...

Post date: February 09, 2010

City police hope they have stopped the vehicle break in spree around the Fort William Gardens. They say that on Friday night they set up a surveillance operation in the area. A male was seen...

Post date: February 09, 2010

The new year is starting out slowly for housing starts in Thunder Bay. Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation reports there were four starts last month...that is up only slightly from the two at the...

Post date: February 08, 2010

Cab drivers in the city are on edge after a weekend robbery. Early Saturday morning police say a Roach's Taxi driver picked up two male passengers in the Westfort Area. The two sat in the back seat...

Post date: February 08, 2010

Getting women more meaningful job placements is one of the goals of a local government funded project. The PARO Centre for Women's Enterprise has received a 330 thousand dollar grant from the...

Post date: February 08, 2010

Thunder Bay residents continue to give generously to the efforts for Haitian earthquake relief. Red Cross Spokesperson Rob Zuback says since the appeal went out over 150 thousand dollars has been...

Post date: February 08, 2010

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