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Council denies rowing club relief for $9,600 in tax arrears CITY HALL

THUNDER BAY – The Thunder Bay Rowing Club is going to have to pay its taxes. City council avoided setting a precedent on Monday by voting to support its administration and against providing the rowing club relief on $9,600 in tax arrears....

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...

School board, union talks resume as school year begins LOCAL

THUNDER BAY -- Negotiations between the Thunder Bay Catholic District School board, and the union representing nearly 400 elementary teachers will start again this week. The...

Social assistance cheque depots "totally unnecessary": postal union

THUNDER BAY – The union representing postal workers says misinformation over its work action is resulting in inconvenience for recipients of social assistance. On...

City to digest compost proposal CITY HALL

THUNDER BAY – City administration is exploring the potential benefits of hiring a private company to divert compost from the Mapleward landfill. Eco Depot made a...

Highway 61 bridge work behind schedule CITY HALL

Drivers on Highway 61 can expect to see traffic delays continue at the Neebing River bridge, at least until the snow flies. The bridge deck is being demolished and replaced, in two phases.  Construction on the eastern side of the bridge...

ICYMI: Auto show rumbles alongside Ribfest (60 PHOTOS) LOCAL

THUNDER BAY – This past weekend saw the Waterfront District BIA host another successful Ribfest at the OLG casino parking lot. A number of events took place alongside...

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