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Monday June 29 2015
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Ontario action plan promises to ensure safer winter highway maintenance NORTHWEST

THUNDER BAY – After a couple of years of treacherous winter highway conditions, the province is launching an action plan designed to ensure safer roads. The Ministry of Transportation unveiled their winter highway maintenance action plan...

Single-load grain, coal shipments broken at Port Authority

A pair of longstanding records have fallen this year at the Thunder Bay Port Authority. Twice in April ships set new single-load coal highs. On April 12   CSL Laurentian...

200 people riot in Pikangikum; police vehicles and headquarters damaged NORTHWEST

PIKANGIKUM FIRST NATION, Ont. – Three police vehicles and the remote reserve's police building were damaged during a violent protest following an officer's altercation...

Thunder Bay pair arrested, accused of trafficking cocaine CRIME

OPP News Release (THUNDER BAY, ON) – On Wednesday, June 24 2015, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau conducted a controlled drugs and substance act investigation in the City of Thunder Bay....

Regional health-care public input campaign nears end, one more session remains HEALTH

A regional three-month long, health-care public input campaign is in its final stretch. Since mid-April, the North West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) has been...

Repairs to Boulevard Lake trail to begin this week CITY HALL

City of Thunder Bay News Release June 29, 2015 – Work to restore the section of trail around Boulevard Lake where asphalt cracking appeared this spring will commence on Tuesday, June 30. The section of trail is on the southwest side...

Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for City of Thunder Bay WEATHER

THUNDER BAY – A severe Thunderstorm watch has been issued for this city. Environment Canada issued the storm watch, which is more significant than the special weather...

Sponsors sought for Aboriginal youth trip to China CITY HALL

City of Thunder Bay Media Release June 27, 2015 – The Aboriginal Liaison Unit is looking for sponsors to bring 10 Aboriginal youth to Jiaozou, China, to represent the Aboriginal community and the City of Thunder Bay and Canada during opening...

TRAFFIC: Section of River Street to close for storm sewer construction TRAFFIC

City of Thunder Bay News Release  June 29, 2015 – River Street from Rockwood Avenue to Pine Street will close to through traffic on Thursday, July 2, to facilitate storm sewer construction. The work is expected to take one...

Glance at Crime: Five sexual assaults, eight weapons charges and 21 assault reports CRIME

THUNDER BAY -- City police responded to more than 244 incidents during the week of Monday, June 22, 2015 through Sunday, June 28, 2015. Thunder Bay Police Service statistics...

TRAFFIC: Section of Edward Street to close for widening TRAFFIC

City of Thunder Bay News Release June 29, 2015 – Edward Street from Arthur Street to Victoria Avenue will close to northbound traffic starting on Wednesday, July 1 to allow for road construction and widening. The work is expected to...

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