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Saturday July 4 2015
11:18 AM EDT

Lac Des Iles milling operations resume after tailings pond spill BUSINESS

Milling operations have restarted at Lac Des Iles mine, in the wake of last month’s tailings pond spill. The mine began milling on June 26, the same day the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change gave it the green light to proceed....

Mental Health workers prepared to walk off job LABOUR

Canadian Mental Health Association workers in Thunder Bay could be in a legal strike position in September. Laurie Koval, union steward for Ontario Public Sector Employee...

Food Distribution Association needs donations over summer LOCAL

THUNDER BAY -- The Regional Food Distribution Association is asking for help as people and donations take a summer break. Executive director Volker Kromm said every year...

Green Party Leader Elizabeth May confident seat count will grow POLITICS

Normally on the first weekend of July, Green Party Leader Elizabeth May would be front-and-centre at the opening of the Calgary Stampede. This year she decided to put it...

Northern mayors to co-operate as they compete for Moving Ontario Forward dollars LOCAL

THUNDER BAY -- While they may be in competition, mayors in Northern Ontario are working together to make sure their regions are represented when new provincial funding starts...

Digging up the former Hillcrest High School field LOCAL

Work crews were busy working in the field across the street from the former Hillcrest High School Friday afternoon. User Adam Sabaz snapped this quick shot and sent it into...

OPP continue search for missing boaters NORTHWEST

OPP News Release OPP SEARCH FOR MISSING BOATERS (ARMSTRONG, ON) - On the evening of July 1, 2015 the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were contacted regarding...

Missouri man charged, revolver found in vehicle at border crossing NORTHWEST

FORT FRANCES, Ont. – A Missouri man has been charged with smuggling after he allegedly attempted to cross into Canada with a firearm. Officials with the Canada Border...

TRAFFIC: River Street closure extended due to weather TRAFFIC

City of Thunder Bay Media Release River Street Closure Extended Due to Weather July 3, 2015 – Recent rain has delayed storm sewer construction on River Street. As a result, River Street from Rockwood Avenue to Pine Street will...

Police locate missing woman (UPDATE)

Thunder Bay Police Service officers have located a woman reported missing on Thursday, July 2.  As a result of the woman being located safely this is now a private matter. The original missing person's report has been removed from our...

Special weather statement issued for Thunder Bay WEATHER

A special weather statement has been issued for the City of Thunder Bay by the federal government's weather service: Thunderstorms with heavy downpours, gusty winds and frequent lightning possible tonight. A few thunderstorms rumbling southeast...

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