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Lt. Gov.’s wife promotes summer reading camp program

Lt. Gov.’s wife promotes summer reading camp program

Ruth Ann Onley wants Aboriginal children to achieve their full potential. That’s why she considers it a privilege to speak and tour on behalf of her husband David’s Lieutenant Governor’s Aboriginal Summer Reading Camp program.
Evacuation continues, Sioux Lookout fire no. 35 still out of control

Evacuation continues, Sioux Lookout fire no. 35 still out of control

Evacuation plans for about 150 residents continue for a small northwestern Ontario First Nations community.

Canada Day forces change to city’s garbage collection schedule

The City of Thunder Bay is reminding residents about some holiday changes Canada day is next Friday, meaning garbage and recycling day will be moved to one day earlier for this coming week only.

Shortlist of sites for event centre on council agenda

The city is looking to shortlist three sites Monday night for a proposed events centre, Pending city council’s approval, Innova Park, the downtown north core and land near the Thunder Bay International Airport will become the top three sites.
Local food is better food: Food Action Network

Local food is better food: Food Action Network

Local food tastes better and is better for you.

No mail, no problem: Hydro hand delivering bills to customers

Postal workers might be locked out, but that doesn’t necessarily mean your mailbox will be empty. Thunder Bay Hydro has been hand delivering bills to its customers who are not using the company’s online services.
Still in the running

Still in the running

Competition among municipalities might be a good thing when it comes to attracting a ferrochrome processing plant to the region, says the province’s mining minister.

Two women plead guilty to manslaughter

Two Thunder Bay women pleaded guilty this afternoon to killing 30-year-old Verna Patricia Sturgeon. The victim was beaten to death on Sept. 3, 2010 at an Arthur Street hotel.

Apartment fire victim charged with arson

Charges have been laid in connection with a weekend fire at a Pruden Street apartment. The fire took place Sunday around 9:30 p.m. and resulted in heavy damage to the main floor of the building.
Open for business

Open for business

Singling out seniors, MediSystems Pharmacy has arrived in Thunder Bay after its 23rd year in business. The company, a division of Shoppers Drug Mart, has set up shop on Alloy Drive, servicing long-term care facilities and assisted living homes.