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Friday May 29 2015
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Council to vote Monday to make all city outdoor events completely smoke free CITY HALL

THUNDER BAY -- All of the city's outdoor events could be smoke-free this year. On Monday council will vote to make Summer in the Parks, Movie Nights in the Park, Exploring our Routes, Culture Days and the Youth Festival smoke-free starting...

Court green lights Crown Ward Class Action against province COURT

News Release follows Court green lights Crown Ward Class Action against province THUNDER BAY, ON, May 29, 2015 /CNW/ - The Ontario Superior Court of Justice ruled yesterday that abused, neglected and re-victimized Crown wards may proceed...

Former Ontario NDP leader makes jump into federal politics NORTHWEST

THUNDER BAY -- Howard Hampton is getting into federal politics. The former Provincial NDP leader announced Friday morning that he's seeking the nomination for the federal...

Dining room hunter fined for shooting deer on driveway NORTHWEST

MNR News Release   Fined $3,500 for Shooting Deer within City NEWS   May 28, 2015 A Kenora man has been fined $3,500 for illegally shooting...

Hornepayne First Nation countersues NAN for $3.4 million FIRST NATIONS

THUNDER BAY -- Hornepayne First Nation elders are countersuing Nishnawbe Aski Nation for $3.4 million. The suit was filed Thursday in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice,...

Energy Board keeping close watch on pipeline, but improvements could be made LOCAL

THUNDER BAY -- The National Energy Board says it's constantly monitoring pipelines in the country, but could always do better. NEB chair and CEO Peter Watson was in...

Truck stolen, crashed and ditched near Highway 614: OPP CRIME

OPP News Release:  (MANITOUWADGE, ON) –On May 24, 2015, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Manitouwadge detachment received information regarding a pickup truck that was missing and being reported as stolen. The vehicle was...

Police force program to fight post-traumatic stress LOCAL

THUNDER BAY -- Police work can sometimes lead to struggles with post-traumatic stress.  So in an effort to help officers cope with daily stresses they often face, the...

Three years ago city declared state of emergency for May 2012 flood LOCAL

Three years ago the city, along with Oliver-Paipoonge and Conmee, declared a state of emergency following overnight and morning floods. The area saw 108 millimetres of...

No one hurt in afternoon College Street fire FIRE

Firefighters on scene say a kitchen fire at a College Street residence on Wednesday afternoon appears to be accidental in nature. Platoon Chief Dan Hyvarinen said no one...

Developer says a lot of work has been done on waterfront hotel, construction begins this season

THUNDER BAY -- Just because the public can't see it doesn't mean work isn't being done on a new waterfront hotel the developer says. Construction on the new...

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