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EDITORIAL: ETF makes good case OPINION

The Energy Task Force is at it again, attempting to convince the province to convert the Thunder Bay Generating Station to natural gas. They seem to haave a compelling argument. If their projections are right, the region could be facing rolling...

OPINION: Digging for dirt OPINION

When I was a kid growing up in Westfort, sand was a big part of my life and playing in the sand was one of life’s pleasures. Sand came in many forms (boxes, piles, lots) and most backyards had an area reserved for young diggers, scrapers...

OPINION: Pointless fun good thing OPINION

I am writing in response to the article “Television needs silly, pointless fun.” (Thunder Bay Source, Thursday, November 6, 2014).   I do not agree. Pointless fun is just that—pointless. There are no benefits to be reaped...

LETTER: Remembrance thanks LETTER

To the editor: On behalf of the Executive, Members, Staff, Volunteers and Ladies Auxiliary of the Royal Canadian Legion, Port Arthur Branch No 5, I would like to take this opportunity to thank all that helped out this year at the Waverly Park...

OPINION: Misguided opinion OPINION

I take great issue with the timing of J.R. Shermack’s opinion . Is the point of his opinion to cancel Remembrance Day, to not make it a stat holiday for all, or is it just him reliving his youth and ignorance of the meaning of the day?...

LETTER: Disappointment won't stop political activeness

Thank you to the 385 people of Red River Ward who voted for me in the municipal election. I am very disappointed that you didn’t get more for your decision. I was shocked and extremely disheartened by my results in the Red River Ward election....

LETTER: Focus on local issues OPINION

To the editor: With respect to Coun. Andrew Foulds’ recent statement where he outlines his priorities as a Thunder Bay ward councillor, he must be referring to the priorities he had set out during his candidacy for the NDP provincial seat...

OPINION: How many times? OPINION

This year on Nov. 11 I was thinking about Bob Dylan’s unanswered questions from the turbulent ’60s, especially “How many times must the cannon balls fly?” Here we are in a new millennium, arguably even more turbulent, and...

EDITORIAL: Hobbs leaves social media OPINION

It’s sad Mayor?Keith Hobbs feels he has to disconnect from social media. But it really should come as no surprise, given the tone the Internet has taken over the past few years. Online anonymity has given birth to a wave of Internet bullies...

OPINION: The best things since

This year marks the 86th anniversary of Otto Rohwetter’s great idea – the one invention to which all others have been compared ever since. In 1928 he introduced sliced bread to the world, hailed as the greatest baking breakthrough...

LETTER: Try being homeless LETTER

To the editor:  The more I think about this event centre the angrier I get. Why didn’t the politicians running for the mayor's seat or any politician for that matter try being homeless for one week? They seem to be forgetting...

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