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A Victoria Day tradition, the annual Fire Fighters Ten Mile Road Race,  continues next week in Thunder Bay.While many in the race have been there for many years, in some case decades, there are...

Post date: May 18, 2017

A cautious thumbs up from the City of Thunder Bay to the Wynne government's proposal to scrap the Ontario Municipal Board.The board has the power to turn down city zoning decisions if they're...

Post date: May 17, 2017

In the winter you dress for the cold....in the spring you dress for the ticks. One local official with the District Health Unit says to be very alert this long weekend when you go into the bush....

Post date: May 17, 2017

There's only four more days until the Fire Fighters Ten Mile Road Race.This week we're speaking with participants who've made it their own tradition.  One out-of-town runner is...

Post date: May 17, 2017

City police under scrutiny once again.   First Nation leaders are frustrated with how Tammy Keeash's death was investigated.Nishnawbe Aski Nation Deputy Grand Chief Anna Betty...

Post date: May 17, 2017

Two southern Ontario men are facing $7-thousand fines for hunting infractions while hunting moose near Atikokan last October.A Conservation officer's investigation revealed one of the men with a...

Post date: May 17, 2017

With the long weekend upon us the Ministry of Natural Resources is making sure you remain alert for bears.  Spokesperson Yolanta Kowalski says it's something you might forget if you're...

Post date: May 17, 2017

The Northern Ontario Party has its eye on improving the mining industry. Leader Trevor Holliday says the sector will be a main plank in the next provincial election for his party. Holliday says the...

Post date: May 17, 2017

The Feds are making it rain for the Columbus Centre.$100,000 is going towards fixing up the pool at the May Street facility. The money is also going to help replace the Centre's roof and...

Post date: May 17, 2017

The federal government is promising to improve air travel for Canadians.On Tuesday, Transportation Minister Marc Garneau announced they plan to have a passenger bill of rights outlined in the next...

Post date: May 17, 2017

One local MPP is straddling a fine line these days.Metrolinx is telling Bombardier if it can't meet the deadline in its railcar contract, the provincially owned transit company will look to a...

Post date: May 17, 2017

Still no sign of missing 14 year old Josiah Begg. Police say they've resume their search for the teen in the area of Confederation College with the help of volunteers from Lakehead Search...

Post date: May 16, 2017

An in-depth study is underway to improve river safety in the city.The City of Thunder Bay is doing it in response to a recommendation made during the inquest into the deaths of seven First Nation...

Post date: May 16, 2017

Matawa First Nations is attacking poverty with a Business Support Program.Its Economic Development Advisor says the three year plan is to re-invigorate the economy with entrepreneurial and self-...

Post date: May 16, 2017

Rural homeowners with septic tanks on their property are getting a big break from the government. The province's Municipal Affairs Minister says there were plans to add some new rules for...

Post date: May 16, 2017

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