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Editorial - Northwestern Ontario giant

Northwestern Ontario has lost one of its greatest champions. Leo Bernier, known affectionately as the Emperor of the North, died this week at 81, leaving behind a political legacy that will be hard to match.

Flyer beware

Last week I had occasion to travel to Mississauga which meant I had to fly to Pearson Airport. I have done this many times before and I wasn’t expecting any trouble. I met a friend and colleague at the airport here and the two of us set off together.

Letter: Parade could go south

To the editor: I for one, and I am sure many more, am shocked to hear the decision to cancel the Canada Day parade in Thunder Bay.

Letter: Change the lineup

To the editor: I would like to comment on the article “Into The Groove” dated, Wednesday, June 15, 2010 on tbnewswatch.com.

Letter: Heartfelt goodbye

To the editor: We would like to extend a huge thank you to all our long time friends and customers. After 30 years we have decided to retire and enjoy life, not that the last 30 years haven’t been great.

Editorial: survey says turbines OK

According to a poll produced for Horizon Wind Inc., more than two-thirds of city residents are in favour of the Toronto-based company’s planned wind farm project slated for the Nor’Wester Mountains.

Catch the fever

I just can’t seem to catch World Cup fever. I was sitting in a barber chair the other day (do people still say barber?) when a guy rushed into the shop and grabbed the remote control.

Letter: Watch for phone scams

To the editor: I have recently experienced a scam phone call (I usually hang up on taped ones). This was not a taped one, so I heard him out. “Mrs. you have won $350 and the money truck will be at your door in an hour.

Letter: Equality for everyone

To the editor: Everyone knows the history of the Famous Five and the Persons Case. This group of women fought to have women recognized as persons by law. During this time women fought for equal rights, opportunity, work, pay and recognition.

Letter: Council discouraging

To the editor: Firefighters want pay to equal Thunder Bay police officers according to Eric Nordlund, president of Thunder Bay Professional Firefighters Association.
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