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Sunday August 2 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...

Rafferty, Hyer prepared for 11-week election campaign FEDERAL ELECTION

The writ has been drawn up for an Oct. 19 federal election and both Thunder Bay incumbents say they're ready for the 11-week campaign that will decide the next government. ...

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...

Second pedestrian hit Saturday was five-year-old outside LCBO

An ambulance has taken a five-year-old boy to hospital after he struck by a vehicle in a liquor store parking lot. The vehicle hit the child as he rode a scooter between...

Mysterious falling cloud likely a "lowering," says Environment Canada WEATHER

While not conclusive, a photo of a cloud dropping from the sky taken near Thunder Bay Thursday night looks to be a lowering Environment Canada says. Nathan Hewtison submitted...

Fort William First Nation chief says Mission Road repaving should finish in August FORT WILLIAM FIRST NATION

The arrival of the dog days of summer also means the end of construction on Mission Road on Fort William First Nation. Chief Peter Collins on Friday said he expects the...

Driver in hot water, charged with impaired driving following highway crash TRAFFIC

OPP News Release (FORT FRANCES, ON) – On July 30, 2015 at 8:55 pm, officers of the Rainy River District Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received...

Wildlife rescue exhibit highlights efforts to save animal populations CITY HALL

City of Thunder Bay Media Release Wildlife populations around the world are being driven to the brink of extinction due to pollution, deforestation, habitat encroachment, and poaching. Learn about the efforts to save those animal populations...

OPP locate missing boaters on Dog River

OPP News Release (THUNDER BAY, ON) On Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at approximately 11:40 pm, officers from the Thunder Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a call advising of two missing boaters on Dog River, east of...

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