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Sunday August 30 2015
1:51 AM EDT

OPINION: Legalized, taxed marijuana only makes sense OPINION

It seems ridiculous that in 2015 this is even still an argument. Those opposed are almost in the rear view mirror of history, looking similar to those old black-and-white photographs of the temperance movement, a quaint and archaic snapshot. ...

OPINION: Election campaign features all the excitement of pre-season sports FEDERAL ELECTION

If politics is sport, than this federal election campaign so far is stuck in pre-season. The players are on the field going through the motions but only the beat writers...

EDITORIAL: Fraser Dougall, Rick Smith helped define broadcasting in Northwest EDITORIAL

Originally published in the Thunder Bay Source, Thursday Aug. 20 This was going to be an editorial extolling the successes of Fraser Dougall, who died last week at the age of 73 after a lengthy battle with cancer. Then came the news on...

LETTER: Prelate Lake clear cut ‘disturbing’ LETTER

To the editor, This is our third letter to the editor concerning Greenmantle’s planned clear cut no. 415. Prelate Lake. We have so much to say about this because...

LETTER: Honest campaigning a must this campaign LETTER

To the editor, As a new politician, one of the things that has most saddened me is the cynicism that lots of folks express about politics. People are discouraged, and it's obvious. With a lengthy election campaign, we are knocking on doors...

LETTER: Prelate Lake struggle

To the editor: For almost two years, the camp owners of Prelate Lake have been engaged in a bitter struggle with Greenmantle and the OMNRF over the unnecessary destruction of the forest around our lake. Despite pleas and reasonable proposals,...

EDITORIAL: Murder statistics sometimes misleading

The annual murder rate can be a misleading statistic. Last year Thunder Bay led the nation, with 9.42 murders for every 100,000 people living here. That was 2.5 times the...

LETTER: Tire Take Back event a big success in Thunder Bay LETTER

To the editor,  We’re happy to announce that as part of the annual Tire Take Back event, hosted by Ontario Automotive Recyclers Association (OARA), with support from Ontario Tire Stewardship (OTS) and Ontario Federation of Agriculture...

Editorial: CN Caboose a symbol of city's longtime railway connection EDITORIAL

The CN Caboose is staying put at Prince Arthur’s Landing. The good news is a local group of volunteers have stepped foward to help with the upkeep of the iconic train....

LETTER: Clarifying the Resolute property assessment appeal LETTER

To the editor, I am writing to clarify the situation regarding Resolute Forest Products' property assessment appeal, and to correct errors in an article published by tbnewswatch.com on July 16, 2015.   The forest products industry...

An open letter to the premier to address Wilderness Discovery Resort petition LETTER

To Premier Kathleen Wynne, You recently said, "as I continue to lead this province to make the important investments in infrastructure and transportation, I look forward to interacting with the media every step of the way.” Could...

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