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A sharp rebuke to the city from an area Aboriginal leader.   Chief Wilfred King of the Gull Bay First Nation scolded council for not including the citys' Aboriginal Strategic Plan in the citys' own...

Post date: March 29, 2010

City councillors are not ready to write off a loan of 572 thousand dollars for the brand new Emergency Training Centre on Hammond Avenue. Board Vice Chair Mary Long-Irwin made the request saying that...

Post date: March 29, 2010

City councillors just can't seem to win when it comes to a temporary bus terminal location. A south side business operator pleaded with councillors to change their minds on making Violet and North...

Post date: March 29, 2010

Thunder Bay Police say they have arrested a man in connection with last Wednesdays' hit and run on Secord Street.  They say that the suspect was taken into custody at around 5 pm Monday.  In that...

Post date: March 29, 2010

City police are hoping they have put an end to some recent vehicle break ins. It follows the arrest Monday morning of a person in the Donald Street area. Spokesperson Chris Adams says two people were...

Post date: March 29, 2010

The workers at the North West Community Care Access Centre now have a new contract. The employees voted 80 per cent in favour of accepting a new three year deal. It will see them get a total wage...

Post date: March 29, 2010

It may only be March, but the Ministry of Natural Resources is warning about extreme fire conditions. Fire information officer Debbie MacLean says it's a serious situation in the West Fire Region....

Post date: March 29, 2010

Manitouwadge is soon to be home to about 55 students from China. Confederation College has signed a deal with Canadabridge Education Inc to have Chinese students learn english in Manitouwadge. The...

Post date: March 29, 2010

The former StarTek building will be a hub of activity over the next little while. The company On-Line Support is hosting a job fair at the building to access the climate in Thunder Bay in advance to...

Post date: March 29, 2010

One man is in hospital with serious injuries after being attacked and robbed last night. It happened just before 7 o'clock at Odd Fellows Hall on May Street. The victim was taken to the Regional...

Post date: March 29, 2010

An Atlanta man, whom American reports say is wanted in connection with a plot to try to buy a 5 year old online, remains in custody in Thunder Bay. He was picked up Friday by city police at the...

Post date: March 29, 2010

No one was home when a fire gutted a tailer home early Friday evening in the city's south side. The fire took place just before 6 o'clock at the Totem Trailer Park on Chippewa Road. Witnesses say...

Post date: March 27, 2010

LU Thunderwolves fans were out in full force Friday night at the Fort William Gardens.  They were cheering on the T-Wolves as they took on UQTR at the Cavendish Cup.  LU won 7-2.

Post date: March 26, 2010

Larry Hebert is at it again. The City Councillor wants to have the size of council reduced. Hebert would like to see the number of members trimmed from 12 to 8.   He was already voted down once...

Post date: March 26, 2010

City Councillors get the lowdown Monday from the Aboriginal Liaison. Anna Gibbon presents her annual report highlighting achievements in 2009. Gibbons says what she's most proud of is the difference...

Post date: March 26, 2010

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