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Tuesday April 21 2015
7:34 AM EDT

Board has not yet received five-day strike notice from OSSTF, schools to remain open through the week LOCAL

THUNDER BAY - As of Monday morning, the city's public school board has not received formal notice of a strike date from the union representing high school teachers. The Lakehead District School Board confirmed in a  notice posted on their...

Council gives unanimous support for proposal to convert former high school into condominiums CITY HALL

 THUNDER BAY --  A plan to turn a former high school into condominium got unanimous support from city council Monday night. At around 148,000 square feet the former...

Stats Canada survey show most Thunder Bay residents satisfied with their lives LOCAL

According to Statistics Canada, Thunder Bay residents are among the most happy in the country. In a survey released on Monday, people who live in the city on average...

City school boards react to Fraser Institute's high school rankings EDUCATION

THUNDER BAY – The Lakehead District School Board’s superintendent of education is adamant the Fraser Institute’s rankings do not paint a complete picture of...

Sachigo Lake First Nation members finish walk in memory of murdered youth FIRST NATIONS

THUNDER BAY -- Robert Barkman felt the spirit of Daniel Levac walking with him on a 1,000-kilometre journey from Sachigo Lake First Nation. Members of the remote community...

Missing man a 'growing concern' for police LOCAL

THUNDER BAY -- Police say there is growing concern surrounding the disappearance of a 42-year-old Thunder Bay man. Terrry Brasseur was last seen on the evening of April...

Man assaulted behind Landmark Inn, suffered signficant injuries CRIME

THUNDER BAY -- City police are investigating an assault that left a man with significant injuries. The Thunder Bay Police Service responded to a call around 7:30 a.m. on April 19 from the staff at the Tim Horton’s on East Avenue about a male...

Road Closure: Highway 17 between Raith and Upsala closed in both directions TRAFFIC

The OPP say a section of Highway 17 has been closed in both directions west of Thunder Bay. Officials with the OPP say the road has been closed between Raith and Upsala...

Crash, impaired driving charges send Red Lake man to courtroom CRIME

OPP news release:  (RED LAKE, ON.) – On April 18, 2015, at approximately 1:29 am, Red Lake Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers received a report of a motor vehicle collision which occurred on Pugsley Street in the Municipality...

Rush to snag CO detectors to comply with provincial law leaves some store shelves empty LOCAL

THUNDER BAY -- City residents have been rushing to stores to buy carbon monoxide detectors to comply with a new law, leaving some store shelves empty. “Right after...

Suspect robs south-side convenience store, flees with cash and cigarettes LOCAL

THUNDER BAY - Police are seeking a knife wielding suspect accused of robbing a south-side convenience store early Sunday morning. The suspect approached a Waterloo Street...

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