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New city council appears likely to opt in to private cannabis storefronts

New city council appears likely to opt in to private cannabis storefronts

Six incoming councillors say they intend to allow privatized cannabis retail in Thunder Bay while two others would support storefronts if they're structured and regulated.
Difference makers honoured with Community Safety Awards <b>(2 photos)</b>

Difference makers honoured with Community Safety Awards (2 photos)

Seven individuals and projects honoured with Mayor's Community Safety Awards.
Council in lame-duck status until Dec. 1

Council in lame-duck status until Dec. 1

Council won't be able to approve any new spending until Dec. 1.
City projecting $3.6M surplus through 3rd quarter

City projecting $3.6M surplus through 3rd quarter

Third quarter variance would amount to 1.4 per cent of $252.2 million net budget.
Power workers fighting for future of generating station

Power workers fighting for future of generating station

Union officials believe power plant could be key to developing biomass hub in Northwestern Ontario.
Designated truck route to be decided by next council

Designated truck route to be decided by next council

Proposed truck route bylaw pushed to January 2019.
City to prioritize security to address John Jumbo Park disturbance reports

City to prioritize security to address John Jumbo Park disturbance reports

Mobile security to be dispatched when residents report disturbances.
Council provides lifeline for Out of the Cold program

Council provides lifeline for Out of the Cold program

Future of Grace Place program was in question due to uncertainty of provincial funding.
Council approves land gift for Indigenous youth transitional housing

Council approves land gift for Indigenous youth transitional housing

The property on Junot Avenue South is adjacent to the Superior North EMS headquarters.
Fort William First Nation demands pressure for bridge solution <b>(4 photos)</b>

Fort William First Nation demands pressure for bridge solution (4 photos)

Fifth anniversary of James Street Swing Bridge's closure to vehicle traffic approaches next month.