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$5.5M carpenter's training building now open ECONOMY

THUNDER BAY – A third of local carpenters will retire by 2020 but a new building will ensure the next generation of tradespeople fills their shoes safely. The smell of freshly-cut wood hung over the parking lot outside the $5.5-million Carpenters’...

More than 1,000 show for chaotic DSSAB cheque depot LOCAL

THUNDER BAY -- Lindsey Lesage instinctively caught the disabled man in front of her when he fell unconscious 30 minutes into Tuesday afternoon's lineup for those collecting...

FedNor injects $1.5M into Thunder Bay Ventures LOCAL

A $1.5 million investment from FedNor will allow a local business to continue regular operations for the next five years. MP Patty Hajdu (Lib., Thunder Bay – Superior...

Glance at Crime: Eight stolen vehicles, more than 30 assaults LOCAL

THUNDER BAY -- City police responded to more than 233 criminal incidents during the week of Monday, August 22 through Sunday, August 28. Thunder Bay Police Service statistics...

No tolerance for school-zone speeders LOCAL

Speeding in school zones is a problem, and local police say they’ll be showing offending drivers zero tolerance. Thunder Bay Police Service traffic enforcement officers...

Car crashes into drug store LOCAL

THUNDER BAY – A vehicle crashed into a drug store on the city’s north side Tuesday morning. Thunder Bay Police Service officers responded to the reported single-vehicle...

NAN announces support for pipeline protest ENVIRONMENT

Nishnawbe Aski Nation Media Release/ Statement:  THUNDER BAY -- Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler has joined First Nation leaders from both sides...

MP reveals Northshore FedNor funding NORTHWEST

Several municipalities along the North shore are getting a share of more than a million dollars of funding from FedNor. MP Patty Hajdu (Lib., Thunder Bay - Superior North)...

Fort Frances assault under investigation POLICE

FORT FRANCES -- Ontario Provincial Police in Fort Frances are seeking the public's help to solve a recent assault. Police, in a release issued on Tuesday, say the incident...

NOSM celebrates its tenth year with a strong female group LOCAL

THUNDER BAY -- The Northern Ontario School of Medicine is celebrating its tenth year at Lakehead University, and this semester, the first-year class of future doctors has a strong female contingent. A full 75 per cent of the entrants are women,...

Crossover open houses scheduled for two September dates TRAFFIC

THUNDER BAY – The public will have a chance to give feedback on planned crossovers on city streets. A pair of open houses has been scheduled by the Municipal Accessibility Advisory Committee to bring together residents and city staff to...

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