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Wednesday August 5 2015
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Foulds, Harvey to take leaves of absence during election campaign FEDERAL ELECTION

Andrew Foulds says an 11-week federal election campaign is unfortunate for municipal politicians seeking higher office on Oct. 19. Foulds, the councillor for Thunder Bay’s Current River ward, said on Monday he plans to not only take a leave...

"Abortion pill" can serve communities with fewer health services HEALTH

Northwestern Ontario has not only the lowest population density of any region of the province. It also has the highest level of teenaged pregnancy.  Those statistics...

Arundel Street active transportation routes to include more protection from vehicle traffic LOCAL

THUNDER BAY – The city’s mobility coordinator sees Arundel Street as a potential sign of the future for active transportation. By the end of the summer the north...

Site of new Fort William First Nations sub division ready for construction NORTHWEST

FORT WILLIAM FIRST NATIONS, Ont. -- The land is cleared and ready to go for the new housing development on Fort William First Nation. The forest has been flattened for the subdivision on Little Lake Road, which will become twenty new housing units....

TRAFFIC: Water line work to close section of 15th Sideroad TRAFFIC

City of Thunder Bay Media Release August 4, 2015 – 15th Sideroad between Mountain Road and Thunder Road will close for the next three days due to water line work. The closure will be in effect from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm today, Wednesday,...

Regional mayor issues resignation NORTHWEST

Dryden Mayor Craig Nuttall resigned Tuesday morning, citing personal reasons. "There's a time when a person has to look towards the future and also look at where...

Dew Drop Inn donations take big hit during summer vacation season LOCAL

THUNDER BAY -- Like many other local services, the Dew Drop Inn has seen donations taking a vacation this summer. Serving a mid-day meal since 1981, the soup kitchen sees...

Regional Tbaytel service blacked out over long weekend BUSINESS

Tbaytel networks came back online Monday after service blacked out to customers west of Upsala over the August Long Weekend. The company said damage sustained to fibre infrastructure...

Glance at Crime: 39 assaults, 25 break and enters, 10 weapon offences CRIME

THUNDER BAY -- City police responded to more than 257 incidents during the week of Monday, July 27, 2015 through Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015. Thunder Bay Police Service statistics...

Police locate man spotted near Quetico Park NORTHWEST

OPP News Release (FORT FRANCES, ON) – On July 24, 2015 members of the Rainy River District Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a call from a member of the public concerned for the wellbeing of a male he encountered...

Treaty 3 members walking Energy East Pipeline FIRST NATIONS

KENORA -- Nearly two dozen Anishinaabe women, men, youth, elders and their supporters have begun a week-long walk in opposition to a plan that would convert the Energy East...

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