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Sunday February 7 2016
10:04 AM EST

Two-car collision on Chippewa corner sends one to hospital TRAFFIC

THUNDER BAY -- A two-vehcile collision on Highway 61 at the Chippewa Road turnoff has sent one person to hospital. Thunder Bay Police Service officers responded to a call around 1 p.m. that a southbound vehicle crossed the median and struck another...

Unpacking post trauma among EMS workers HEALTH

THUNDER BAY -- When they’re forced to step into action, they’re often praised as heroes. But for many paramedics, firefighters and police officers, there’s...

PARO helping entrepreneurs tackle intimation of new business start up WOMEN

THUNDER BAY -- The risks of starting a business can be daunting.  For decades, the PARO Centre has provided assistance to thousands of northern women, youth and individuals...

UPDATE: Highway 102 closed because of vehicle fire TRAFFIC

Highway 102 remains closed early Sunday morning from Sistonen's Corners to Thunder Bay because of a vehicle fire. OPP are asking motorists to use Highway 11/17 as a detour. They have not said how long the closure will last.

Northern Ontario Heritage Party contends with separatist petition NORTHWEST

THUNDER BAY -- The party that once aspired to create an independent province in Northern Ontario is welcoming the attention an online petition is bringing to its cause but some...

Gravelle defends Nipigon River Bridge investigation TRANSPORTATION

THUNDER BAY -- Everywhere Thunder Bay-Superior North MPP Michael Gravelle goes, everyone wants to know what went wrong with the Nipigon River Bridge. Some are going beyond...

$60-million Lotto Max ticket sold in Owen Sound LOTTO

The $60 million LOTTO MAX jackpot ticket was sold in the Owen Sound area. The province also saw plenty of other big winners from the Friday, February 5, 2016 LOTTO MAX draw. There were ten winning MAXMILLIONS tickets sold in Ontario: • $1,000,000...

Once living outside the law, backyard chickens in the city could soon be legit CITY HALL

THUNDER BAY -- Backyard chickens in the city might not have to live outside the law for much longer. While some people in Thunder Bay do keep chickens on their property,...

Trio of business robberies linked to one suspect LOCAL

THUNDER BAY -- Police suspect the same woman in three north side business robberies Thursday night.  At 10:27 p.m., a woman police describe as being 5'3" tall...

Two men hold up taxi POLICE

THUNDER BAY -- Police are seeking two males who robbed a taxi early Thursday morning. A Thunder Bay Police Service release says two males entered a cab on Cumming Street...

City’s jobless rate rises in January: StatsCan ECONOMY

THUNDER BAY – The city’s unemployment rose in the first month of the New Year. New data released by Statistics Canada shows the local jobless rate jumped to 6.5 per cent in January. That’s up from the 5.8 per cent recorded...

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