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Icebreakers begin to prepare frozen lakes for shipping season

2014-03-27 at 11:38

The thick ice on the five Great Lakes this winter has caused concerns about a delay to the start of the shipping season.  But officials with the Thunder Bay Port Authority remain confident about it opening up next week, with the help of several icebreakers. Harbour Master Guy Jarvis...

Driver involved in highway crash charged for distracted driving

Driver involved in highway crash charged for distracted driving

2014-03-21 at 10:28

The driver involved in a highway crash caught on a dashboard camera (see video below) has been charged with distracted driving. The video of the crash was captured by Ralph Ireland’s dashboard camera on March 1 near Kenora. Ireland and his wife were driving near Kenora when they collided... Tbnewswatch.com(8)

Distracted driving law could be given more teeth, deal demerit points against lawbreakers

Distracted driving law could be given more teeth, deal demerit points against lawbreakers

2014-03-21 at 10:25

Ontario is again looking at ways to give its distracted driving laws more teeth. The province may soon issue demerit points along with an intensified fine against drivers caught breaking the new distracted driving laws. Ontario Transportation Minister Glen Murray says drivers caught using cellphones... Tbnewswatch.com(17)

New home

New home

2014-03-21 at 10:24

Float plane pilot trainees have a new long-term home in Northwestern Ontario. After a summer of controversy on Eva Lake in 2013, Confederation College students were welcomed Tuesday with open arms in Kenora, where the instructional program will relocate for the foreseeable future. Paul de Oude,... Tbnewswatch.com(6)

Another home burns down in Mishkeegogamang First Nation

2014-03-14 at 16:53

Two weeks into a state of emergency called due to a rash of residential fires, another home has burned down on the Mishkeegogamang First Nation. The 10-year-old trailer that was home to a pair of families, and a total of seven people, burned to the ground at 3 a.m. Thursday. No one was...

Gas rates could rise next month

2014-03-14 at 11:43

Union Gas rates could be on the rise next month. The utility has applied to the Ontario Energy Board to increase its rate by an average of $16 a month. The rate would impact about 40,000 Union Gas customers in this region. But Union Gas isn’t unique in asking for a rate adjustment.... Tbnewswatch.com(46)

Ontario Liberals propose wage freeze for MPPs

2014-03-12 at 11:43

Ontario’s Liberal government plans to introduce a bill to freeze MPP wages. The freeze would mean MPP wages would remains unchanged until at least 2019, and it’s something MPP Bill Mauro (Lib., Thunder Bay - Atikokan) says he supports. Calling it a good example to set, the Thunder Bay... Tbnewswatch.com(19)

Breaking the cycle

Breaking the cycle

2014-03-06 at 13:14

Ryan Hunter wants to break the cycle of hopelessness for First Nations youth. Hunter is a member of the youth advisory committee for the Feathers of Hope: A First Nations Youth Action Plan, a strategy created in partnership with the Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth to address... Tbnewswatch.com(11)

Stiffer penalties

Stiffer penalties

2014-03-06 at 13:12

Sending that text while driving is about to get more expensive. The province will be putting some more teeth behind its distracted driving laws starting March 18. Motorists charged with using a cell phone or similar electronic device while driving after that date will receive a fine of $280, which... Tbnewswatch.com(47)

Fort Frances mill worker in critical condition after explosion

2014-02-28 at 14:12

A mill worker from Fort Frances is in critical condition in a Toronto hospital following an explosion Thursday at the Resolute mill.  A company spokesperson confirmed Friday that the man suffered burn injuries after the explosion and fire in the biomass boiler.  An investigator with the...

Darkness, low runway lights played role in 2012 Pickle Lake plane crash: TSB

2014-02-27 at 14:40

Investigators say darkness and low-intensity runway lights played a role in a deadly 2012 plane crash near Pickle Lake. Officials with the Transportation Safety Board said the pilots of the Aerofab Lake 250 aircraft probably lost their bearings due to a lack of visual clues. The small plane came...

Emergency declared

Emergency declared

2014-02-27 at 13:06

Greenstone has declared a state of emergency. About 800 customers are without heat after the natural gas regulating station in Longlac experienced a complete loss of pressure as a result of the weather conditions. "The cause is not known," said David Sword, the district manager for Union... Tbnewswatch.com(20)

Former PC candidate says she was booted from party for speaking the truth

Former PC candidate says she was booted from party for speaking the truth

2014-02-26 at 08:35

Tamara Johnson continues to insist she’s done nothing wrong. The Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario begs to differ. On Sunday the Conservative nominees in Thunder Bay-Superior North was booted off the ballot by party officials, reacting to comments Johnson made earlier this month... Tbnewswatch.com(100)

Suspect charged

Suspect charged

2014-02-13 at 10:22

OPP have identified and charged a trucker involved in a near-miss last month on Highway 11 that more than 2 million people witnessed after video of the incident went viral. Police say 31-year-old Akmal Hayat of Milton, Ont. has been charged with careless driving, fail to remain and fail to report...

City, Minnesota, National Geographic Society team up for geo-tourism project

2014-02-12 at 15:20

Thunder Bay's tourism division is partnering with Northeastern Minnesota and the National Geographic Society on a new Geo-tourism project.  The collaboration was announced in Duluth Wednesday.  The geo-tourism project will see the creation of an in-depth website and smartphone... Tbnewswatch.com(2)

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