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Officer teddy

Officer teddy

A teddy bear in every police car will go a long way to help children in traumatic situations, says the region’s OPP superintendent. The OPP re-launched its community bear program on Wednesday. Aviva Canada Inc.
Undercover investigation leads to drug bust, arrest of six suspects

Undercover investigation leads to drug bust, arrest of six suspects

Six people face charges following a recent drug bust by the combined forces crime unit. Police wrapped up a five-month long undercover investigation code-named operation Quasimodo Tuesday. The operation ended with police raids of two city residences.
New president named

New president named

Jim Madder says it’s a great time for education in Northwestern Ontario.
Open house

Open house

Suing the city for $126 million was like going to a parent during a sibling rivalry the head of a controversial proposed wind farm says.

Westfort pooch park expected to open in July

Dog owners in Westfort will soon have an off-leash dog park to call their own. The City is moving ahead with plans to create an off-leash dog park at the Westfort playfields.
Pedestrian struck at Algoma Street intersection

Pedestrian struck at Algoma Street intersection

One person is injured after a vehicle struck a pedestrian on Algoma Street near the Bay Street intersection Tuesday afternoon. Officers with the Thunder Bay Police Service are still investigating what exactly happened.
Keep forestry decision making local, conference speaker says

Keep forestry decision making local, conference speaker says

Forest management decisions should be made at the local level, says the organizer of a community-based forestry conference held Tuesday at Lakehead University.
Cutting through fear

Cutting through fear

A new website offers the gay and lesbian community a chance to find information and resources without the fear of rejection, says a spokesman for Rainbow Health Ontario.

Golf Links’ four-laning a pilot for other projects

The city is using the four-laning of Golf Links Road as a pilot for other projects under the Renew Thunder Bay plan. The decision was quickly approved at last night's regular scheduled council meeting at city hall, allocating funds for the study.

Parking authority gives veterans four days of free parking

Thunder Bay's veterans can expect a break at the parking meter. The city's parking authority board has approved a request for free veteran parking on four days throughout the year, including Remembrance Day.