Tbnewswatch
Tbnewswatch Local News
Tuesday June 30 2015
9:52 PM EDT

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...

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...

Mercedes on the move, dealership consolidates with Lakehead Motors

The Northstar Mercedes Dealership will be closing shop at the end of this week.   Owner Michael Comuzzi says Mercedes sales will now be consolidated with those at the Lakehead Motors dealership on Memorial Avenue.  Comuzzi says no...

ALC bed occupancy in Northwest far greater than rest of province HEALTH

THUNDER BAY -- The number of patients staying in Northwestern Ontario hospitals beyond their need for acute care has drifted well beyond the provincial average. The North...

Suspect in movie theatre homicide has preliminary hearing in December CANADA

THUNDER BAY – The suspect charged in the stabbing death of a 20-year-old man outside a city movie theatre will have a preliminary hearing by the end of the year. Shane...

Health Unit's Williams tasked by province to fill key role on interim basis HEALTH

The Thunder Bay’s Health Unit’s loss is the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care’s gain. David Williams, the medical officer of health at the Health...

|

Events