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Tuesday August 4 2015
11:52 AM EDT

Foulds, Harvey to take leaves of absence during election campaign FEDERAL ELECTION

Andrew Foulds says an 11-week federal election campaign is unfortunate for municipal politicians seeking higher office on Oct. 19. Foulds, the councillor for Thunder Bay’s Current River ward, said on Monday he plans to not only take a leave...

TRAFFIC: Water line work to close section of 15th Sideroad TRAFFIC

City of Thunder Bay Media Release August 4, 2015 – 15th Sideroad between Mountain Road and Thunder Road will close for the next three days due to water line work. The closure will be in effect from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm today, Wednesday,...

Regional mayor issues resignation NORTHWEST

A regional mayor will step down. In a brief statement to media sent via email Tuesday morning, Dryden mayor Craig Nuttall confirmed that he would be stepping down. This is a developing story and we will have more information to publish soon....

Dew Drop Inn donations take big hit during summer vacation season LOCAL

THUNDER BAY -- Like many other local services, the Dew Drop Inn has seen donations taking a vacation this summer. Serving a mid-day meal since 1981, the soup kitchen sees...

Regional Tbaytel service blacked out over long weekend BUSINESS

Tbaytel networks came back online Monday after service blacked out to customers west of Upsala over the August Long Weekend. The company said damage sustained to fibre infrastructure...

Glance at Crime: 39 assaults, 25 break and enters, 10 weapon offences CRIME

THUNDER BAY -- City police responded to more than 257 incidents during the week of Monday, July 27, 2015 through Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015. Thunder Bay Police Service statistics...

Police continue to seek man spotted near Quetico Park NORTHWEST

OPP News Release (FORT FRANCES, ON) – On July 24, 2015 members of the Rainy River District Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a call from a member of the public concerned for the wellbeing of a male he encountered...

Treaty 3 members walking Energy East Pipeline FIRST NATIONS

KENORA -- Nearly two dozen Anishinaabe women, men, youth, elders and their supporters have begun a week-long walk in opposition to a plan that would convert the Energy East...

Ontario Chief urges candidates to make First Nations youth a priority FEDERAL ELECTION

TORONTO, ON (August 3, 2015) --- Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day says that the 2015 General Election must result in a better future for First Nation youth. “This year, the election must bring about the change that First Nations need to...

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...

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