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NWO told to look West

A veteran journalist and author says Northwestern Ontario should be looking to the West to help recover from the recession.

North told to look West

A veteran journalist and author says Northwestern Ontario should be looking to the West to help recover from the recession.

Pharmacist continues fight against drug plan changes

A Thunder Bay pharmacist is ramping up her opposition to the province's changes to the Ontario Drug Benefit Plan.

Cree opera takes the stage

The world's first opera written and sung in Cree was performed in Thunder Bay today for students at Superior Collegiate. Pimooteewin, The Journey was written by internationally renowned author Tomson Highway, and was composed by Melissa Hui.
Study shows program a success

Study shows program a success

A study showed students involved in a local aboriginal youth program perceived themselves to do better in school and had greater self-esteem.

MNR battles 154th fire of the season

MNR firefighters battled a fire Wednesday night in the Surprise Lake area. The fire was centered on Dog Lake Road, about half a kilometre south of Surprise Lake.

Marten Falls looking into road options

The Marten Falls First Nation has received a $50,000 Heritage Fund grant to look at road options for the remote community. The money will fund a study of the best ways to connect Marten Falls to the provincial road system.

Airport traffic up

Despite the major challenges in the global and national economies, the Thunder Bay International Airport is still reporting a successful 2009.

Possible railway discussed

A mining company looking at building a new railway into the ring of fire presented a progress report Wednesday at an event hosted by the Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce. The vice-president of KWG Resources Inc.

Greenstone vote going online

Municipal council in Greenstone have voted to switch to a new internet and telephone voting system for this year's municipal elections.