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The city is hiring an outside expert to review all the information they have so far on the controversial Horizon wind farm. Development Services Manager Mark Smith says the city doesn't have the...

Post date: September 22, 2010

Thunder Bay's Airport has recorded record breaking August traffic volumes.  Last month saw a 6.6 percent increase with over 65 thousand passengers flying in and out of the local airport.  President...

Post date: September 22, 2010

Expect a change to how the Health Unit runs it's flu clinics this year.    Spokesperson Darlene Binette says they're tentatively scheduled to start in November.  She says there will be fewer clinics...

Post date: September 22, 2010

Adult learning centres in Thunder Bay's two provincial ridings are getting taxpayer funding to improve reading skills. There are a total of nine centres sharing almost 3 quarters of a million dollars...

Post date: September 22, 2010

A shocking development in city's latest murder.  Two girls aged 14 and 15 have been charged with 2nd degree murder.  The charges stem from a body found yesterday morning behind Wentworth Crescent. ...

Post date: September 22, 2010

Thunder Bay Police are investigating the city's 4th murder of the year. They say the body of a 16 year old girl from Sachigo Lake was found in the bushes off the bike path behind Wentworth Cres....

Post date: September 21, 2010

Three quarters of the Port of Thunder Bay's commercial business could be lost if the State of New York goes ahead with its ballast water treatment legislation.  C.E.O. Tim Heney says the legislation...

Post date: September 21, 2010

Thunder Bay City Council could be deemed "lame duck" after the municipal election.  A lame duck council is formed if four or more of the current council isn't re-elected. City Clerk John Hannam says...

Post date: September 21, 2010

The British are coming.  That's the hope of the new Northwestern Ontario Immigration Web Portal.  Spokesperson Kathy Woodbeck says they are actively targeting the UK.  Woodbeck says each day they...

Post date: September 21, 2010

The latest group of high school co-op students have signed up at the HMCS Griffon. The Navy is in the second year of a pilot program with the local school boards. There are 13 students taking part...

Post date: September 21, 2010

Students have another option to occupy themselve during PA days this year. Science North will be hosting programs every PA day this school year. Spokesperson Emily Kerton says its a great way for...

Post date: September 21, 2010

The Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra is going to the community to raise some money. The goal is to celebrate the Orchestra's 50th anniversary by raising half a million dollars. General Manager Clint...

Post date: September 21, 2010

Thunder Bay Hydro is taking the wait and see approach when it comes to introducing time of use rates.  Spokesperson Eileen Dias says they'll be watching to see how other hydro companies deal with the...

Post date: September 21, 2010

It's been a busy year for the construction industry in Thunder Bay. At the end of August, building permits had been issued for more than 100 million dollars worth of construction.  City...

Post date: September 20, 2010

The Community Economic Development Commission wants to create a new mining division and hire a project manager.  Chair Ed Schmidtke asked council for an increase in their 2011 and 2012 operating...

Post date: September 20, 2010

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