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Saturday May 30 2015
12:30 PM EDT

Council to vote Monday to make all city outdoor events completely smoke free CITY HALL

THUNDER BAY -- All of the city's outdoor events could be smoke-free this year. On Monday council will vote to make Summer in the Parks, Movie Nights in the Park, Exploring our Routes, Culture Days and the Youth Festival smoke-free starting...

Frost advisory issued for city, much of Northern Ontario LOCAL

THUNDER BAY - Mother Nature provided a reminder Saturday morning that it's not quite summer yet. Chilly temperatures prompted Environment Canada to issue a frost advisory for the city, advising residents to take precautions for frost-sensitive...

Court ruling allows Crown ward class-action lawsuit against province to move forward LOCAL

THUNDER BAY – A class-action lawsuit involving hundreds of former Crown wards against the province is moving forward. Superior Court Justice Helen Pierce on Thursday...

Fire forces CN to reroute rail traffic NORTHWEST

CN officials say they have had to reroute rail traffic as a result of a fire that destroyed a wooden bridge east of International Falls.  Officials with the Minnesota Fire Marshal's office say there was no evidence of foul play in the...

Court green lights Crown Ward Class Action against province COURT

News Release follows Court green lights Crown Ward Class Action against province THUNDER BAY, ON, May 29, 2015 /CNW/ - The Ontario Superior Court of Justice ruled yesterday that abused, neglected and re-victimized Crown wards may proceed...

Former Ontario NDP leader makes jump into federal politics NORTHWEST

THUNDER BAY -- Howard Hampton is getting into federal politics. The former Provincial NDP leader announced Friday morning that he's seeking the nomination for the federal...

Dining room hunter fined for shooting deer on driveway NORTHWEST

MNR News Release   Fined $3,500 for Shooting Deer within City NEWS   May 28, 2015 A Kenora man has been fined $3,500 for illegally shooting...

Hornepayne First Nation countersues NAN for $3.4 million FIRST NATIONS

THUNDER BAY -- Hornepayne First Nation elders are countersuing Nishnawbe Aski Nation for $3.4 million. The suit was filed Thursday in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice,...

Energy Board keeping close watch on pipeline, but improvements could be made LOCAL

THUNDER BAY -- The National Energy Board says it's constantly monitoring pipelines in the country, but could always do better. NEB chair and CEO Peter Watson was in...

Truck stolen, crashed and ditched near Highway 614: OPP CRIME

OPP News Release:  (MANITOUWADGE, ON) –On May 24, 2015, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Manitouwadge detachment received information regarding a pickup truck that was missing and being reported as stolen. The vehicle was...

Police force program to fight post-traumatic stress LOCAL

THUNDER BAY -- Police work can sometimes lead to struggles with post-traumatic stress.  So in an effort to help officers cope with daily stresses they often face, the...

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