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Wednesday July 1 2015
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Hospital releases strategic plan, includes more attention to mental, senior’s health HEALTH

THUNDER BAY -- The five pillars of Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre’s newly unveiled strategic plan include increased attention on the patient experience, Aboriginal and seniors’ health, comprehensive clinical care and dealing...

ATM stolen from Sioux Lookout bar CRIME

Sioux Lookout OPP is seeking public assistance regarding the theft of an automated teller machine in the early hours of Canada Day.  According to a police release, unknown suspects forcefully entered the 5th Avenue Bar and Grill and removed...

Thousands flock to Marina Park for Canada Day celebrations CANADA

The fireworks may be the main attraction, but the 11 p.m. start didn’t faze thousands who poured into Marina Park on Wednesday for an earlier start to the Canada Day festivities....

Abe Cappello wins this year's house lottery draw LOCAL

Abe Cappello is the grand prize winner in this year’s Fort William Rotaray House Lottery draw. The Hawthorne Road resident’s name was drawn by MPP Michael Gravelle...

Canada Day festivities kick off at Fort William Historical Park

Brooke McPhee knows exactly why she’s celebrating Canada Day. “Because we live in Canada and it’s important to us,” the 10-year old, visiting from...

Aboriginal youth suicides cascading, study finds NORTHWEST

THUNDER BAY -- Suicide among Aboriginal youth in Northern Ontario is three times higher than it was 20 years ago. Toronto's Centre for Addiction and Mental Health postdoctoral...

Gull Bay Chief contests MOECC findings over tailings spill ENVIRONMENT

THUNDER BAY - The chief of Gull Bay First Nation is accusing the provincial government of downplaying the environmental consequences of a tailings pond spill at the Lac Des...

Police seeking two men who threatened boys with knife before stealing bike CRIME

THUNDER BAY – Police are seeking a pair of male suspects accused of stealing a bike from two 12-year-old boys. The two boys were walking in the area of Brown Street...

Local police officer saves intoxicated man who fell into lake POLICE

Thunder Bay Police Service News Release On June 26, 2015 the Thunder Bay Police were dispatched at 5:10 p.m. to attend at Marina Park regarding two intoxicated individuals...

Founding dean of Lakehead University's law school stepping down EDUCATION

THUNDER BAY – The founding dean of the Lakehead University law school is leaving his post. Lakehead University officials confirmed Lee Stuesser is stepping down as the head of the Faculty of Law but would not provide the reason. Stuesser...

Contract renewed for Confederation College president EDUCATION

THUNDER BAY – Jim Madder is looking to make Confederation College into a regional institution The school announced on Tuesday Madder will remain at the helm as president...

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