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Comuzzi appointed to IJC

A veteran Thunder Bay political figure is taking on a new role. Former Thunder Bay – Superior North MP Joe Comuzzi has been appointed to the International Joint Commission. He replaces high-profile Liberal appointee Herb Gray on the body.

Council to review library location

The location of a new library and a major residential development will come before city council tonight. Councillors will have five zoning bylaws to debate.

Film highlights struggle of vision loss

Early last year Rhonda Kara Hanah lost vision in one eye; that vision has since been restored but it made the Thunder Bay woman aware of the struggles for people with vision loss around the world.

Gravelle retains title

Thunder Bay still has a provincial cabinet minister following the premier’s shuffle Monday. Minister of Northern Development, Mines and Forestry Michael Gravelle will retain his title.
Painted memory

Painted memory

City Hall received an artistic reminder of the Olympic torch celebration held in the city earlier this month. RBC regional vice president Murray Walberg handed over a painting, created on stage at the Thunder Bay Community Auditorium during the Jan.
An ice donation

An ice donation

The Thunder Bay Christian School has already produced more NHLers than most communities in Canada, and that was without an outdoor rink at their disposal.

Association offers drug prevention funds

The Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police is accepting applications for their drug prevention program.

Infection spreads throughout seniors’ home

Thunder Bay District Health Unit is cancelling all admissions to prevent further spread of the infection at Dawson Court Home for the Aged. An outbreak of gastrointestinal illness has spread through the facility.

Man arrested in sexual assault case

Police officers charged an 18-year-old-man with sexual assault. The charge follows an incident in the County Park area on Jan. 10 after midnight.
Ace game

Ace game

Thunder Bay Police Service officers served up another tournament, but this time it’s off the ice and onto the volleyball court. The Aboriginal Liaison Committee organized the youth volleyball tournament with help from other area police services.