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Senator Art Eggleton believes Canada's tax system needs a major overhaul in order to pay for the Basic Income Program.He says 17 years ago Canada's corporate tax rate was 29%, but today it...

Post date: November 19, 2017

Derek Parks will be on the ballot in the next provincial election for Thunder Bay Superior North. He 's been nominated as the Conservative candidate. The leader of the provincial...

Post date: November 19, 2017

Dryden-based Cloverbelt Local Food Co-op now has a distribution hub in the Rainy River district for its online farmers' market. The hub at Emo Feeds offers a location for the Co-op to...

Post date: November 19, 2017

Confederation College faculty are back to work. Legislation passed over the weekend means that the strike is over, and college officials say classes will start on Tuesday. President Jim...

Post date: November 19, 2017

Over $1.2 million is going towards a group that connects small businesses with investors. Northern Ontario Angels Executive Director Mary Long-Irwin says the group will use some of the money to...

Post date: November 19, 2017

Thunder Bay's Chamber of Commerce president is disappointed and surprised Ontario's PC leader will allow the minimum wage hike to $15 an hour proceed, if he becomes Premier. Charla...

Post date: November 19, 2017

The nearly 6-week long college faculty strike has come to an end with the passage of back-to-work legislation. The Ontario Legislature passed the bill through its third and final reading this...

Post date: November 19, 2017

A sad day in the country music worldMel Tillis' publicist says the country star has passed away after a long battle with intestinal issues. Tillis' family says they will announce plans...

Post date: November 19, 2017

A closure on Highway 17 to has been resolved.The OPP say that the highway was closed in both directions at Schrieber this afternoon, but has been re-opened. It was due to an earlier collision (...

Post date: November 19, 2017

Two people are vying for the provincial NDP nomination for the Thunder Bay-Superior North Riding. Lakehead University Professor Lise Vaugeois and French Separate School Board trustee Alain...

Post date: November 19, 2017

Resolute Forest Products is ranked as one of Canada's top spenders in research and development. The group Research Inforsource says the forest company spent over 18-million dollars in 2016,...

Post date: November 19, 2017

A heads-up for Confederation College students to get back to campus. With the government stepping in to try to end the faculty strike, the college says classes could resume Tuesday morning if...

Post date: November 19, 2017

Patty Hajdu is happy to see a local woman become a member of the Order of Canada. The Thunder Bay Superior North MP says it shows how vibrant our region is when citizens like former...

Post date: November 18, 2017

It's costing slightly less to eat healthy in our region.The Northwestern Health Unit pegs the cost to purchase nutritious food for a family of four in the Kenora-Rainy River District at about $...

Post date: November 18, 2017

Thunder Bay's Health Unit is trying to set a good example through their upcoming Christmas dinner. Chair of the Health Unit Board Joe Virdiramo says they have decided to forgo having a cash...

Post date: November 18, 2017

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