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Ron Nelson calls it pure politics. Nelson headed the committee that chose New Brunswick's Andree Robichaud as the new president of the Health Sciences Centre. Robichaud's departure has caused a stir...

Post date: July 07, 2010

A false alarm on the waterfront. Thunder Bay rescue crews weren't needed for a water rescue at the Marina on Wednesday afternoon. The call came in as a sailboat overturned on Lake Superior. However...

Post date: July 07, 2010

Controversy is surrounding the incoming president of the Regional Health Sciences Centre. A news report indicates Andree Robichaud is in the middle of a political storm in New Brunswick where she is...

Post date: July 07, 2010

Our hot muggy weather may actually be helping to keep the forest fire hazard in check. Jeff Antoszek of the Ministry of Natural Resources says it's because the humidity is helping out. He says moist...

Post date: July 07, 2010

City police are investigating a reported south side assault.   They say they were called to an incident on May Street near Miles at around 11 a.m.     One person was handcuffed and arrested while...

Post date: July 07, 2010

A Canadian charity organization is going to be active in Thunder Bay Thursday. Feed the Children is partnering with An Eagles Cry Life Centre on Simpson Street to help the poor according to FTC's...

Post date: July 07, 2010

A Thunder Bay athlete has been asked to be the assistant to the 2011 Canadian Pan American Team. Curt Harnett says his position will be a mentor to the members of the Canadian team. Harnett says he's...

Post date: July 07, 2010

Responding to a fire in the hot weather can be a challenge for city firefighers. They have to wear their heavy coats when it's 30 degrees. Fire Chief John Hay says there's a plan in place for such an...

Post date: July 07, 2010

The fire hazard is still low to moderate for the region. No new fires were reported in the region yesterday.  The Ministry of Natural resources says rainfall and high relative humidity have affected...

Post date: July 07, 2010

Thunder Bay is going to host India's Mining Minister. Bijoy Krishna Handique will tour Ontario starting tomorrow and will be making the rounds of the province until Tuesday. Handique will be visiting...

Post date: July 07, 2010

City police say the Police Service Act proceedings against a city constable have ended. Constable Jamie Maijala has pleaded guilty to two counts of Discreditable Conduct in connection to an incident...

Post date: July 06, 2010

The Grand Chief of the Nishnawbe Aski Nation is feeling good after his meeting with the Queen today. Stan Beardy says it was important that she met with him because it means she respects First Nation...

Post date: July 06, 2010

No complaints from Greg Rickford. The Kenora Conservative MP thinks there's nothing wrong with some MPs having an extra income. He says the only rules should be that elected duties come first and...

Post date: July 06, 2010

There are now more bike lanes in the city. Lane markings have been painted on Walsh Street and Syndicate Avenue. City Transportation Coordinator Adam Krupper says it's the last of the lanes for this...

Post date: July 06, 2010

About 80 researchers from 33 countries are attending a digital information conference at Lakehead University. The 3 day event is being organized by LU professor Rachid Benlamri who believes bringing...

Post date: July 06, 2010

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