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Sunday August 30 2015
3:58 PM EDT

Hospital hopes to make offer to a CEO candidate this fall HEALTH

Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre officials say they hope to be in position to make an offer to a new president and CEO later this fall. But there’s still plenty of work to get to that point said Susan Fraser, head of the search...

Highway 11 closed near Longlac

The Ontario Provincial Police has closed Highway 11 west of Sturgeon River near Longlac.  A police release says a two-vehicle collision is the cause of the closure.  More details are expected shortly. 

Experimental Lakes Area expands mandate far beyond fish

For Michael Rinne, whole-ecosystem research has come full-circle in a very short time at the Experimental Lakes Area.  Rinne was among the Department of Fisheries and...

Education workers will "work to rule" on the first week of school

PRESS RELEASE -- Leaders of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), representing 55,000 education workers in Ontario's schools, voted overwhelmingly on the weekend in favour of escalating job actions to begin the first week of school....

Neys Provincial Park celebrates 50 years

It's hard to believe this used to be a prisoner of war camp.  The beautiful beaches of Neys that were once a forced home to German prisoners captured in World War...

Thunder Bay wins Coors Light Games

THUNDER BAY -- No one keeps score in backyard games. Horeshoes and murderball have always been played for fun -- until now. Now, Thunder Bay is known as backyard game champions....

OPP: Red Lake break and enter

RED LAKE --- The Red Lake Detatchment of the Ontario Provincial Police is looking for information on a break and enter in a local residence.  Between 1 p.m. on Aug. 26 and 7 a.m. on Aug. 27, a police release says one or more suspects forced...

Fort Frances fire extinguished

Fire crews have extinguished Fort Frances Fire Number 18, along the shore of Rainy Lake near Red Gut Bay.  The fire lit on Saturday and was held to 0.1 hectares.  The forest fire hazard is moderate in the northwest sectors of the...

$7-million Lotto 6-49 jackpot bought in Toronto

TORONTO - Tne single winning ticket for the $7-million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 6-49 draw was purchased in Toronto. Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation officials reported Sunday morning the ticket was purchased "somewhere in...

Council to consider motion opposing Energy East

THUNDER BAY -- A controversial proposed pipeline will flow to council Monday night as Coun. Paul Pugh is asking that the city oppose the project. The Energy East pipeline...

Thunder Bay Muslims open their doors to open minds RELIGION

In the bouncy castle on the street outside Thunder Bay Masjid, children of all backgrounds played together through Saturday afternoon. They learned to write their names in Arabic...

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