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Friday May 22 2015
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House fire closes Simpson Street between Atlantic and Pacific avenues FIRE

No one was hurt Thursday when a two-alarm fire broke out at a Simpson Street residence.  Firefighters and police closed off the street between Atlantic and Pacific avenues while battling the blaze, which appeared to start in the basement of...

Company could be planning major solar panel facility for Thunder Bay LOCAL

THUNDER BAY -- A company could be planning a solar panel manufacturing facility in Thunder Bay. Officials with Energy North Bancorp Incorporated, who will hold a news conference May 26, say the project would have a total price tag of $5 billion...

Council to set tax policy Monday after this year's budget increase CITY HALL

THUNDER BAY -- Council will decide Monday how tax payers will pay for the city's $6.3 million spending increase this year. The 3.83 per cent levy increase over last year was approved by council in March. They'll now decide how to spread...

Police charge four after crack, coke and heroin found during search LOCAL

THUNDER BAY -- Local police have charged three men from Southern Ontario and a Thunder Bay woman after executing a search warrant Wednesday morning. Thunder Bay Police Service Drug Unit and Guns and Gangs Unit searched a North-side residence Wednesday...

Rafferty slams Conservatives over FedNor spending cuts FEDNOR

Thunder Bay-Rainy River NDP MP John Rafferty says the federal government’s decision to slash funding to FedNor is punishing the economy and hurting growth in Northwestern...

UPDATE: OPP says body found west of Shabaqua is missing Thunder Bay man OPP

A body found in a white pick-up truck off a bush road eight kilometers west of Shabaqua has been identified as missing 42-year-old Thunder Bay man Terry Brasseur.  Thunder...

No Thunder Bay streets make the annual Ontario Worst Roads list LOCAL

For all the complaints about the poor condition of Thunder Bay roads, the dissent wasn’t nearly enough to place any city street on the dubious annual Ontario Worst Roads list. Northern Ontario did capture three of the top four spots. ...

Feds lay out ground rules for $150M Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program GREG RICKFORD

The federal government is set to receive applications under the $150-million Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program. Conservative Minister of Natural Resources Greg Rickford on Wednesday said the money can be used to rehabilitate existing...

Former First Nations police officer facing 34-year-old rape charges CRIME

Ontario Provincial Police have laid sexual assault charges against a fellow former police officer in a historic case dating back to 1981. Fifty-six-year-old Eli Mandamin of Shoal Lake First Nation was arrested on Wednesday and now faces two charges....

Golf Links Road construction, closures set to begin anew on Thursday CITY HALL

The second part of Phase 2 of the widening of Golf Links Road is scheduled to begin on Thursday and will close the busy thoroughfare to through traffic. City officials say the work, between John Street Road and Linden Court, could take up to five...

Shuniah campers evacuated, Lakeshore Road closed after motor home fire LOCAL

Some Shuniah cottagers were evacuated, and a portion of Lakeshore Drive was shut down after a motor home caught fire near Sunnyside Beach Road Wednesday. The Shuniah Volunteer Fire Department was called Wednesday morning, the situation becoming...

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