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Saturday February 6 2016
3:30 PM EST

Two-car collision on Chippewa corner sends one to hospital TRAFFIC

THUNDER BAY -- A two-vehcile collision on Highway 61 at the Chippewa Road turnoff has sent one person to hospital. Thunder Bay Police Service officers responded to a call around 1 p.m. that a southbound vehicle crossed the median and struck another...

Northern Ontario Heritage Party contends with separatist petition NORTHWEST

THUNDER BAY -- The party that once aspired to create an independent province in Northern Ontario is welcoming the attention an online petition is bringing to its cause but some...

Somppi captures 15K skate race at Eastern Canadian Championships SKIING

CANTLEY, Que. -- Thunder Bay skier Michael Somppi is back on top of the podium. Somppi on Saturday outpaced the field in the 15-kiloemtre skate race at the Eastern Canadian Championships in Cantley, Que, crossing the line in 34:45.-1, about 25...

Gravelle defends Nipigon River Bridge investigation TRANSPORTATION

THUNDER BAY -- Everywhere Thunder Bay-Superior North MPP Michael Gravelle goes, everyone wants to know what went wrong with the Nipigon River Bridge. Some are going beyond...

$60-million Lotto Max ticket sold in Owen Sound LOTTO

The $60 million LOTTO MAX jackpot ticket was sold in the Owen Sound area. The province also saw plenty of other big winners from the Friday, February 5, 2016 LOTTO MAX draw. There were ten winning MAXMILLIONS tickets sold in Ontario: • $1,000,000...

Once living outside the law, backyard chickens in the city could soon be legit CITY HALL

THUNDER BAY -- Backyard chickens in the city might not have to live outside the law for much longer. While some people in Thunder Bay do keep chickens on their property,...

Trio of business robberies linked to one suspect LOCAL

THUNDER BAY -- Police suspect the same woman in three north side business robberies Thursday night.  At 10:27 p.m., a woman police describe as being 5'3" tall...

Two men hold up taxi POLICE

THUNDER BAY -- Police are seeking two males who robbed a taxi early Thursday morning. A Thunder Bay Police Service release says two males entered a cab on Cumming Street...

City’s jobless rate rises in January: StatsCan ECONOMY

THUNDER BAY – The city’s unemployment rose in the first month of the New Year. New data released by Statistics Canada shows the local jobless rate jumped to 6.5 per cent in January. That’s up from the 5.8 per cent recorded...

Students had general mistrust of police, inquest heard STUDENT INQUEST

THUNDER BAY -- Deputy Police Chief Andy Hay returned to the witness stand Thursday, as Phase 2 of the inquest into the tragic deaths of seven Aboriginal students attending high school in this city continues. The students had all relocated from...

New pre-budget format allows public to express concerns, feedback to city administration LOCAL

THUNDER BAY – Nearly 100 people gathered Thursday night to hear more information about the city’s proposed budget and ask questions of administration. The city...

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