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Firefighters from northern Ontario are heading to British Columbia to lend support in battling the wildfires in that province. A spokesperson for the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry...

Post date: July 10, 2017

Thousands of residents in British Columbia have been evacuated from their homes due to more than 230 wildfires burning in that province.The Canadian Red Cross is currently registering evacuees online...

Post date: July 10, 2017

Thunder Bay is going to be getting a visit from the site selection committee for the Special Olympics 2020 Winter Games. The vice president of Special Olympics Canada, says it's the next...

Post date: July 10, 2017

Thunder Bay's Food Strategy is gathering feedback on the demand for local grown produce.They've launched an online survey, one for people who shop at the Country Market and another for those...

Post date: July 10, 2017

Summertime may mean some downtime for city councillors, but the wheels are still in motion at city hall.City Clerk John Hannam says, while it may seem to some there there's not as much work to be...

Post date: July 10, 2017

Habitat for Humanity is getting to work on it's latest house build.This time around the small home will be on on Dease Street.CEO Dan Stezenko says they need your help fundraising the $100,000...

Post date: July 10, 2017

Expect lots of talk about Ontario's minimum wage as MPP's make a stop in the city. They're part of a committee that's looking at changes to the labour law which includes raising...

Post date: July 10, 2017

Young people are honing their manual labour skills.A week long training camp is being held by Skills Ontario at Confederation College.It's one way the province is preparing for the expected...

Post date: July 10, 2017

A training organization is looking to reach out to the region's First Nation population.Origin, Operator Recruitment and Training, recently launched a new program and are now looking for...

Post date: July 10, 2017

The Whitewater Golf Course is going to be jam packed full of golf fans. The course is playing host to the Staal Foundation Open once again this week. Organizer Scott Smith says with three...

Post date: July 10, 2017

The Marina is the best place for the Alexander Henry, according to one city councillor.  Larry Hebert says, considering how much vandalism has been done to the James Whalen tug and the VIA Rail...

Post date: July 10, 2017

A little rain couldn't stop music fans from coming out to Bluesfest.Crowds packed the Waterfront to hear the all Canadian lineup during the three day festival. Organizer Trevor Hurtig says...

Post date: July 09, 2017

A 57-year old-man has been reported missing and city police are asking for your help. They say Michael Quirielle hasn't been seen since Saturday morning around 6 in the Regent Street area....

Post date: July 09, 2017

A crowdfunding effort  has been organized to help the family whose two children were involved in a collision in Shuniah township. The story on the fundraising page says four year old Sawyer...

Post date: July 09, 2017

The new garbage collection system has been a learning curve for city employees and homeowners.  Last week there were delays in getting garbage picked up, and workers were having a tough time...

Post date: July 09, 2017

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