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Tuesday August 4 2015
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Bishop disappointed in legalization of ‘abortion pill,’ proponents claim victory for women’s rights CANADA

THUNDER BAY – The bishop of the city’s Roman Catholic diocese says he is saddened the death of an African lion is generating more outrage than the federal approval of a drug that would terminate pregnancies. Earlier this week Health...

Treaty 3 members walking Energy East Pipeline FIRST NATIONS

KENORA -- Nearly two dozen Anishinaabe women, men, youth, elders and their supporters have begun a week-long walk in opposition to a plan that would convert the Energy East...

Foulds, Harvey to take leaves of absence during election campaign FEDERAL ELECTION

Andrew Foulds says an 11-week federal election campaign is unfortunate for municipal politicians seeking higher office on Oct. 19. Foulds, the councillor for Thunder Bay’s...

Ontario Chief urges candidates to make First Nations youth a priority FEDERAL ELECTION

TORONTO, ON (August 3, 2015) --- Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day says that the 2015 General Election must result in a better future for First Nation youth. “This year, the election must bring about the change that First Nations need to...

Nipigon River restoration causing docking problems

The Nipigon waterfront is nestled on the west edge of the river that bears the town's name. Against the far shore, sparkles reflecting the summer sun off the surface appear...

Hot race in Thunder Bay-Superior North FEDERAL ELECTION

All four Thunder Bay-Superior North candidates are well-known and deeply established. While the federal campaign tends to rest on the shoulders of the party leaders, more local...

Candidates vie to put Rainy River Riding on map FEDERAL ELECTION

Thunder Bay-Rainy River is a riding that's gearing up for mining and undergoing as many rises as falls in the forestry industry. Much of that growth has yet to take shape....

Nuclear cash for North Shore

Although the land near Schreiber was found to be incompatible with the needs of nuclear waste burial, Schreiber, Terrace Bay and Pays Plat First Nation will each receive $250,000 for participating in the process. In March, the Nuclear Waste Management...

City opens first multi-use trail and protected bike lane CITY HALL

City of Thunder Bay Media Release Thunder Bay’s First Protected Bike Lane and Multi-Use Trail Opens July 31, 2015 – Cyclists and pedestrians using the...

Cab company closure may leave major shortage of accessible taxis

THUNDER BAY -- Brian McKinnon doesn't think the recent closure of a cab company will leave the city short of accessible taxis. The city councillor and chair of the Thunder Bay taxi bylaw committee learned last Friday that Superior Accessible...

Thunder Bay's Strongest Man tests limits (11 Photos) SPORTS

The most David Lennox had pulled in the gym was a few hundred pounds. Then on Saturday, he chained himself to the front of a 48,000-lb city bus, dug the balls of his feet into...

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