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Sunday May 3 2015
4:48 AM EDT

Human library reveals experiences through stories LOCAL

THUNDER BAY – Stephen Price used to have a hard time telling people about his war experiences. When the former U.S. Army sergeant returned home from overseas duty more than five years ago he tried to internalize and not tell anybody about...

Vermillion Bay man facing two drug trafficking charges after OPP seizure CRIME

A 50-year-old Vermillion Bay man is facing two drug trafficking charges after a seizure earlier this week. The OPP Community Drug Action Team and the Dryden Police Service conducted a search warrant on Thursday and seized nearly $15,000 worth of...

Firm that fixed Kashechewan homes says feds still owe $3.6 million

THUNDER BAY -- A local firm wants the federal government to pay up for a $3.6 million job done more than two years ago. Bur-met Northern spent five months in Kasechewan...

DSABB increases eligibility for Housing Security Fund LOCAL

THUNDER BAY – The Thunder Bay District Social Services Administration Board is expanding the eligibility of a fund to help keep low income earners in their homes. The...

Federal program aims to update aging city infrastructure LOCAL

THUNDER BAY -- There is potential to update aging infrastructure in the city with a new federal renewal program announced in last week’s budget. The Canada 150 Community...

Natural Resources minister concerned about cost of energy in Ontario CANADA

THUNDER BAY -- The single biggest concern the federal minister of natural resources has is the cost of energy in Ontario. “Ontario has exclusive jurisdiction over...

Home sustains heavy damage in early morning fire LOCAL

THUNDER BAY -- An overnight fire caused major damage to a south side home.  Firefighters were called to a house on Sillsdale Crescent around 4:30 a.m. Friday where...

Annual Spring up to Clean Up campaign hits city streets

THUNDER BAY -- Twenty-minutes may not be a lot of time but it can go a long way to help make the city a cleaner place. The annual Spring up to Clean Up campaign hit the...

City marks start of Youth Week LOCAL

City of Thunder Bay news release: May 1, 2015 - This week is all about youth in Thunder Bay according to Acting Mayor Rebecca Johnson, who officially proclaimed May 1-7 as “Youth Week” today at City Hall. National Youth Week celebrates...

Local group protests CBC Thunder Bay cuts during morning rally LOCAL

THUNDER BAY -- About 45 people gathered on Miles Street on Friday morning to protest job cuts at CBC Thunder Bay. The public broadcaster provides a vital service to the...

Police agencies work to prevent prescription drug abuse POLICE

OPP News Release (GREENSTONE, ON) – When a physician prescribes medication for a patient, it is only intended for that person.  When prescriptions become unused or expired, they can end up in the hands of those they are not intended...

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