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Ring of Fire bigger vision than fast as possible: Wynne LOCAL

THUNDER BAY – Kathleen Wynne views the Ring of Fire as more than just an economic development opportunity. The Ontario premier was asked about the province’s progress in developing the potentially lucrative mineral deposit in the remote...

Minister says province won't pay for operational costs of social housing, despite NOMA resolution LOCAL

THUNDER BAY – The province has no plans to pay for the operation of social housing, despite a Northwestern Ontario Municipal Association resolution urging them to do so....

City could receive 300 Kashechewan First Nation evacuees this weekend LOCAL

THUNDER BAY - The city is preparing to receive 300 Kashechewan First Nation evacuees as early as this weekend. A media release was issued late Friday afternoon, stating...

Postal workers to Stamp Out Hunger LOCAL

THUNDER BAY -- Postal workers are used to going door-to-door. However on Saturday, instead of leaving stacks of birthday cards or unwanted bills in Thunder Bay mailboxes,...

Ontario reveals $6M expansion for Kingsway Park school EDUCATION

The province will invest $6 million to expand and renovate a south side elementary school. Alongside representatives from the Lakehead Public Schools board, Thunder Bay-Atikokan...

City may upgrade Eye in the Sky to HD CITY HALL

The city intends to replace all of its Eye in the Sky video cameras this year with colour, higher-definition technology. Administration will submit the recommendation to...

FedNor injects $255K into regional immigration website LOCAL

THUNDER BAY – Recognizing the need for skilled workers in the region, the federal government is providing a boost to a tool used to help attract immigration to Northwestern...

Next tax installment due on Wednesday

THUNDER BAY -- The City of Thunder Bay want to remind residents and business owners the second installment of their 2016 tax bill is due on Wednesday. The interim billing is based on 50 per cent of last year’s tax rate and assessment. ...

Anything missing from your vehicle? Police want you to check CRIME

In the early hours of Friday, Thunder Bay police recovered some property stolen from vehicles located in the Windsor St, Algonquin Ave, and Clarkson St area. All of this property...

Confederation College receives $3M from province for two projects LOCAL

THUNDER BAY – Confederation College is on the receiving end of provincial dollars to help fund two new capital projects. Premier Kathleen Wynne held a media conference...

Transport on fire leads to highway closure in Kenora TRAFFIC

KENORA -- Highway 17A has been temporarily closed at Airport Road in Kenora while emergency crews deal with an incident that led to a transport truck catching on fire.  Police issued the advisory in a release on Thursday afternoon.  ...

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