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Monday February 8 2016
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Emergency workers unpack post trauma in ranks HEALTH

When they’re forced to step into action, they’re praised as heroes. But for many paramedics, firefighters and police officers, there’s a part of the job that lingers long after the wailing sirens are silenced and flashing lights...

Hope Classic raises $180,000 for Linda Buchan Centre LIFE

THUNDER BAY -- Sue Childs has chaired the Bearskin Airlines Hope Classic since founder Linda Buchan passed away of breast cancer in 2002. Childs' board members say she...

Environment Canada special weather statement remains WEATHER

The following special weather statement issued by Environment Canada remains in effect:  Special weather statement in effect for: City of Thunder Bay Snow...

Actor Meegwun Fairbrother dreams his story to life THEATRE

“The truth about stories is, that’s all we are.” – Thomas King, author THUNDER BAY -- Meegwun Fairbrother belongs to his story like he’s...

Pic River forestry company granted Terrace Bay Mill contract

THUNDER BAY -- A year of discussions have culminated in a Biigtigong Nishnaabeg (Pic River First Nation) company becoming a "significant" fibre supplier to the AV Birla Terrace Bay Mill.  Mkwa Timber will harvest wood from the Pic...

800 St. Martin students enjoy winter carnival (11 Photos) EDUCATION

THUNDER BAY -- Eleven-year-olds Ella Gabriel and Caroline Dorey love winter carnival. The Grade 6 students at St. Martin School on Thursday joined up to 800 other children...

PARO helping entrepreneurs tackle intimation of new business start up WOMEN

THUNDER BAY -- The risks of starting a business can be daunting.  For decades, the PARO Centre has provided assistance to thousands of northern women, youth and individuals...

Transport truck collisions close Highway 102 twice TRAFFIC

Highway 102 at Sistonen's Corners is now open after a transport truck obstructed the road on Sunday morning.  The highway was closed just before 8:30 a.m. when a tractor trailer unit jack knifed across the highway.    Ontario...

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...

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...

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