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Sunday July 5 2015
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Lac Des Iles milling operations resume after tailings pond spill BUSINESS

Milling operations have restarted at Lac Des Iles mine, in the wake of last month’s tailings pond spill. The mine began milling on June 26, the same day the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change gave it the green light to proceed....

Forestry meetings coming to Thunder Bay & Kenora next week FORESTRY

THUNDER BAY --- Forestry ministers from across Canada will converge on Northwestern Ontario with industry leaders next week for three days of high-level meetings on the rebounding industry. The National Forest Innovation Summit will meet in Kenora...

Bros. Landreth to play Bluesfest stage on Sunday ENTERTAINMENT

THUNDER BAY – Things have come together quickly for The Bros. Landreth. The Winnipeg-based folk rock quartet has been on a tear since assembling in 2013, releasing...

Domtar Dryden developing stronger pulp FORESTRY

DRYDEN -- Domtar's Dryden Mill is launching new technology to expand markets for its pulp production. The company's $4-million investment will launch a first-of-its-kind...

Green Party nominates Dryden teacher in Kenora Riding

DRYDEN -- The Green Party of Canada has nominated Dryden elementary school teacher, Ember McKillop as its candidate in the very competitive Kenora Riding. McKillop describes herself as a "serious Northerner," having resided in cities,...

Rain delays River Street construction

THUNDER BAY – Recent rain has delayed storm sewer construction on River Street. As a result, River Street from Rockwood Avenue to Pine Street will remain closed to through...

Humane Society aims to raise $200,000 for spay and neuter clinic LIFE

THUNDER BAY -- Raising $200,000 to build a local spay and neuter clinic is a lofty goal but the Thunder Bay & District Humane Society plans to hold fundraisers almost every...

Mental Health workers prepared to walk off job LABOUR

Canadian Mental Health Association workers in Thunder Bay could be in a legal strike position in September. Laurie Koval, union steward for Ontario Public Sector Employee...

Food Distribution Association needs donations over summer LOCAL

THUNDER BAY -- The Regional Food Distribution Association is asking for help as people and donations take a summer break. Executive director Volker Kromm said every year...

Green Party Leader Elizabeth May confident seat count will grow POLITICS

Normally on the first weekend of July, Green Party Leader Elizabeth May would be front-and-centre at the opening of the Calgary Stampede. This year she decided to put it...

Northern mayors to co-operate as they compete for Moving Ontario Forward dollars LOCAL

THUNDER BAY -- While they may be in competition, mayors in Northern Ontario are working together to make sure their regions are represented when new provincial funding starts...

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