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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...

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...

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...

LETTER: No vision at City Hall LETTER

To the editor:  Concerning the event centre, I would like someone at City Hall to tell me how they got to $114 million for the final cost. How did this administration give PCL construction the rights to build this arena through Thunder...

LETTER: Phase 2 priorities LETTER

To the editor: The city, through Brook McIllroy, is seeking public input Thursday into Phase 2 of the Waterfront Master Plan. The master plan tender which closed last March states that the Plan will consider the incorporation of the following:...

EDITORIAL: Open Swing Bridge soon OPINION

It’s been a year and counting since the James Street Swing Bridge was ravaged by fire. Several days later trains were rolling across the tracks. Twelve months later and vehicular traffic still must take the long way around. Leaders...

LETTER: A thank you to McIntyre Ward residents LETTER

I would like to take this opportunity to thank all the residents of the McIntyre Ward. Those who voted for me and even those who exercised their democratic right by voting for another candidate. It’s been an amazing few months going door...

LETTER: People did vote for change OPINION

To the editor, Interesting how quick the news media suggests that the voters didn't want a change in this election. Looking at the numbers it would appear that more people voted for someone different than those that voted for Mr. Hobbs....

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