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'Have more certainty': Regional leaders hopeful new MPAC direction will be more predictable LOCAL

THUNDER BAY – Regional municipal leaders are optimistic a new approach from the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation will lead to fewer controversial reassessments that have financially threatened many Northwestern Ontario communities. ...

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. ...

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...

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.  ...

Property owner fined $12.8K for failing to fix fire-code violations FIRE

THUNDER BAY -- An Ambrose Street property owner has been fined more than $12,800 for failing to comply with an inspection order written by Thunder Bay Fire Rescue. In a release issued Thursday by the city said the owner, who was not identified,...

Celebrating four injury-free years on UN's Day of Safety at Work LOCAL

THUNDER BAY -- Workplace injuries can happen in a flash. Often, when they do, they can also be life-changing events. On Thursday, to celebrate the United Nations World...

Local man caught up in massive province-wide child porn bust CRIME

TORONTO, Ont. -- At least one Thunder Bay man has been caught up in a massive provincial investigation targeting online child exploitation. Police say 38-year-old Dawson...

UPDATE: Catholic board elementary teachers vote overwhelmingly for strike mandate

THUNDER BAY --  Thunder Bay Catholic District Board elementary teachers have given union officials a near unanimous strike mandate. Members of the elementary unit...

LU selects first director of human rights and equity LAKEHEAD UNIVERSITY

Lakehead University has chosen Dreeni Geer as its first Director of Human Rights and Equity. Geer comes to Lakehead University after working as War Child Canada’s...

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