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Monday August 3 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...

Nipigon River restoration causing docking problems

The Nipigon waterfront is nestled on the west edge of the river that bears the town's name. Against the far shore, sparkles reflecting the summer sun off the surface appear...

Hot race in Thunder Bay-Superior North FEDERAL ELECTION

All four Thunder Bay-Superior North candidates are well-known and deeply established. While the federal campaign tends to rest on the shoulders of the party leaders, more local...

Candidates vie to put Rainy River Riding on map FEDERAL ELECTION

Thunder Bay-Rainy River is a riding that's gearing up for mining and undergoing as many rises as falls in the forestry industry. Much of that growth has yet to take shape....

Nuclear cash for North Shore

Although the land near Schreiber was found to be incompatible with the needs of nuclear waste burial, Schreiber, Terrace Bay and Pays Plat First Nation will each receive $250,000 for participating in the process. In March, the Nuclear Waste Management...

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...

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