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Tuesday July 28 2015
9:19 AM EDT

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. For a while, it appeared the caboose might be on the move. A...

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...

LETTER: Energy Minister fires back at Chamber of Commerce LETTER

To the editor: Re:Ontario Chamber urges province to get jumping energy prices in check In a recent article published in this paper, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce has encouraged that the Ontario government lower electricity costs for businesses...

LETTER: More help for families LETTER

Dear editor, It’s expensive to be a good parent in Canada. Raising a child to age 18 is estimated to take over $230,000—and that’s before the cost of post-secondary education. Stagnant incomes haven’t helped. Over the...

OPINION: Northwestern Ontario senator offers thoughts on beleaguered body OPINION

As I travel between my work in the Senate in Ottawa and my home in northwestern Ontario I have the opportunity to talk to Canadians from all walks of life. I am always impressed with their knowledge of Canada’s history, with their intelligence,...

LETTER: Premier Ring of Fire response lacks fact OPINION

To the editor, In response to the story Ring of Fire moving forward, Premier suggests (June 15, 2015) , the excuses given by Premier Wynne for her lack of progress in the Ring of Fire are, frankly, not based in fact. She stated the Ring...

EDITORIAL: Don't make assumptions about provincial infrastructure fund OPINION

It might seem like a massive pot of provincial dollars, but expectations for what this city could receive from the Moving Ontario Forward program still need to be dampened. The provincial program has set aside $31 billion for infrastructure funding...

LETTER: Citizens paying more, getting less

To the editor: I certainly agree with Raymond A. Smith that our roads or deplorable.  Yet again we must all pay more in taxes while our city deteriorates further, leaving many citizens feeling like captive cash cows for city council....

EDITORIAL: Butt out at city events OPINION

If you’re planning on attending a city event, don’t light up. That’s the message council sent to smokers on Monday night, when they unanimously voted to ban smoking at city organized public events. This new policy follows...

LETTER: Too much effort being put into removing a single Facebook page OPINION

To the editor, Ignore Thunder Bay's social problems instead of ignoring a Facebook page is actually some people's solution. There is a serious amount of resources being used to completely eliminate a single Facebook page. Other Internet...

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