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The expansion of Thunder Bay's Walmart store is now underway. Store manager Ryan Holomego  says when it's completed next year the store will be 60 thousand square feet larger.  The renovations will...

Post date: June 04, 2010

For the second month in a row the Jobless rate in Thunder Bay has seen a big drop. Our rate fell from 6.1 percent in April to 5.4 percent in May. That's way below the national average of 8.1 percent...

Post date: June 04, 2010

It's graduation day  on Friday at Confederation College. A record 14 hundred and 40 students will get their diplomas. President Pat Lang says it's a special day for her as well, one she never gets...

Post date: June 03, 2010

There's a bit of history on display at the Thunder Bay Art Gallery. Starting Friday you can view the original Treaty 5 document signed 100 years ago between the government and area First Nations. The...

Post date: June 03, 2010

Public schools in the city are not being told to cancel field trips in the wake of this weeks tragic accident. 4 year old Willow Scott-Hannam died after being injured during such an excursion to Fort...

Post date: June 03, 2010

City Police continue their efforts to get clunkers off the road. Last Wednesday night they were pulliing over vehicles at Water and John Street. Sgt. Andy Clark says they look for private and...

Post date: June 03, 2010

Mayor Lynn Peterson is just back from a mayors conference on the Great Lakes. Peterson says 8 Ontario mayors agreed to protect beaches and coastal areas of their lake shorelines.  The mayors are...

Post date: June 03, 2010

Thunder Bay performed 4 organ donations after cardiac death last year. Those operations helped Ontario lead Canada with the most C-D organ donations. Trillium Gift of Life President Frank Merkel says...

Post date: June 03, 2010

The United States and Canadian Governments are taking a stand against the spread of invasive species.  The Lake Superior Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Plan was unveiled on Wednesday in Thunder...

Post date: June 03, 2010

This weeks tragedy at Fort William Historical Park has the attention of Ontario's Tourism Minister. In an exclusive interview with The Giant News, Michael Chan calls the death of 4 year old Willow...

Post date: June 02, 2010

Olympic women's hockey gold medalist Haley Irwin threw out the first pitch to start the Northwoods League season for the Thunder Bay Border Cats. The Cats went on to win the game 1-0 on the shoulders...

Post date: June 02, 2010

A southern Ontario company isn't building a new shopping centre at Innova Business Park after all. The city's Mark Smith says the developer is claiming global market conditons are making it...

Post date: June 02, 2010

The Northern Ontario Heritage Party is one step closer to gaining official party status.  Party spokesperson Ed Deibel says they're waiting for a letter from the Ontario Elections Commission.  More...

Post date: June 02, 2010

The death of 4 year old Willow Scott-Hannam is being felt by everyone in the city. There is a Facebook site that is dedicated to the kindergarten student who died following an incident at Fort...

Post date: June 02, 2010

The Regional Coroner's office is investigating the death of a four year old Hyde Park kindergarten student.  Willow Scott-Hannam was on a field trip to Fort William Historical Park on Monday when the...

Post date: June 02, 2010

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