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380 cyclists will be taking part in the second annual Caribou Charity Ride on Sunday. The fundraiser is in support of the Northern Cancer Fund. 100 km route participants start the day at 9:30 at the...

Post date: September 10, 2010

More Thunder Bay high school students will get a career edge with the expansion of the Specialist High Skills Majors program. Minister of Northern Development Michael Gravelle announced the expansion...

Post date: September 10, 2010

Striking medical school workers at Lakehead University are looking forward to next week. That's when bargaining continues to resolve their labour dispute. Union boss Yuk-Sem Won tried to rally the...

Post date: September 10, 2010

Thunder Bay's unemployment rate saw a big jump last month. Our rate went from July's 5.7 percent to 6.6 in August. It still puts us well below the national average which rose to 8.1 percent last...

Post date: September 10, 2010

Over 800 people had their say when it came to the proposed Multiplex. The input from a series of preliminary consultation sessions on the multiplex will be presented to council Monday night. Most...

Post date: September 10, 2010

The City of Thunder Bay loves it's bike lanes. That's the message from Active Transportation Manager Adam Krupper. Krupper says they have hard facts proving the success of the new bike lanes. Krupper...

Post date: September 10, 2010

Things are moving along at the construction site of the Mary J.L Black Library.  That's part of a 2009 review on Thunder Bay's libraries that will be provided to city council on Monday.  Chief...

Post date: September 10, 2010

OPP are looking for a missing man in Quetico Provincial Park. Police say they received an emergency GPS locator beacon yesterday afternoon and have been searching McAree Lake for the man. The OPP's...

Post date: September 10, 2010

Local organizers of this winter's Special Olympics are over half-way to their 800 thousand dollar fundraising goal. Chairman J-P Levesque says they are working on added support for the games. The...

Post date: September 10, 2010

Rebecca Johnson has made it official and is running for her third term on City council. Johnson has launched a website for her bid for councillor at large. Johnson's website outlines her priorities...

Post date: September 09, 2010

Frank Pullia is running for mayor. The City Councillor says recent changes in the economy create new challenges which he believes requires a new style of leadership. This would be Pullia's fourth...

Post date: September 09, 2010

The Prime Minister is coming to Thunder Bay. A Conservative Party official says that Stephen Harper will be here for a party rally Friday, September 17. It will be taking place late in the afternoon...

Post date: September 09, 2010

City of Thunder Bay crews are busy at work today.  Walsh Street between Kingsway Avenue and Waterloo Street is closed to through traffic at the rail crossing.  Motorists will need to find an...

Post date: September 09, 2010

Thunder Bay drivers still aren't slowing down in school zones. During this first week of school police handed out almost 100 speeding tickets. In total this week there have been 122 traffic...

Post date: September 09, 2010

Police say the latest murder victim in the city was beaten to death. They say that a postmortem on the body of 30 year old Verna Sturgeon shows she died of blunt force trauma. Her body was found in...

Post date: September 09, 2010

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