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LU convocation features school's first-ever law graduates EDUCATION

THUNDER BAY – For the first time in its history, law students will be counted among Lakehead University's alumni.  The 58-student Bora Laskin Faculty of Law class of 2016 held a ceremony at the former Port Arthur Collegiate Institute...

Education was hill Charest was 'ready to die on' EDUCATION

THUNDER BAY -- Looking back on his final weeks as Quebec’s Premier, Jean Charest stands behind the decisions he made on post-secondary tuition. In the spring of 2012,...

Cromarty dedicates honorary doctorate to Indigenous youth LOCAL

THUNDER BAY -- A long-time nurse is being recognized for dedicating her life to improving health in Northwestern Ontario. Helen Cromarty received an Honorary Doctorate of...

Gold on the rise, but area mine still far from production ECONOMY

Despite the rising price of gold, Tamaka Gold's prospective Goldlund Deposit mine near Sioux Lookout isn’t expected to see production in the foreseeable future. ...

Breakwater Taphouse closing up shop LOCAL

THUNDER BAY - One of Thunder Bay's best-loved waterfront attractions is getting ready to close its doors later this summer. The Breakwater Taphouse is located on the second floor of the former CN Station at Prince Arthur's Landing. The...

Jury begins deliberations as inquest closes LOCAL

THUNDER BAY – As the inquest into the deaths of seven students closed, the presiding coroner urged jurors to work seriously to develop recommendations to prevent similar...

Proposed tax ratio has 2.1% tax hike for residents, 1% for commercial CITY HALL

Thunder Bay city council is ready to finally put this year's municipal budget to bed, as city staff have prepared options for tax ratios. The end of budget deliberations...

Liberals not ready to set dates for MMIW inquest CANADA

The federal Minister of Status of Women says the Liberal government is not yet ready to announce formal dates for an inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women. Minister...

Province's new childcare approach mostly to do with all-day Kindergarten ONTARIO

The advent of full-day Kindergarten is leading a shift in the province’s approach to childcare. Meetings held last week between Northwestern Ontario’s district...

Two dead after head-on crash on Highway 671: OPP OPP

(KENORA, ON) - Members of the Kenora Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) with the assistance of OPP Technical Traffic Collision Investigators (TTCI), and the OPP...

Catholic board, clerical workers reach tentative agreement LABOUR

THUNDER BAY – A tentative deal has been reached between the Thunder Bay Catholic District School Board and it’s office and clerical employees. Details of the agreement have not been made public pending ratification of the contract....

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