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‘Horrific results’

‘Horrific results’

The province’s Workplace Safety and Insurance Board is hurting the workers it’s supposed to help, says the president of a local support group.

One swimming advisory removed, another added

There's some good news and some bad news for swimmers who frequent Boulevard Lake. Officials with the Thunder Bay District Health Unit announced that the swimming advisory placed at the lake's Sunnyside Beach has been lifted.

Fraudsters now targeting online sellers, police warn

Buyer beware might be a familiar phrase, but in some it's the seller who needs to practice skepticism.
Poised to strike

Poised to strike

With negotiations at a standstill, college support staff is on standby for a possible strike.
Arson spree

Arson spree

Arson is suspected in a pair of fires that totaled at least two vehicles at separate Carl Avenue residences Wednesday night. The heat from the flames also caused damage to three other vehicles.

10-year-old dies in ATV crash

A 10-year-old Dawson, Ont., boy has died following a Tuesday ATV crash. Officials with the Rainy River detachment of the OPP say officers responded to a reported motor vehicle collision involving an off-road vehicle around 6 p.m. Tuesday.
Massive potential

Massive potential

Financially developed First Nation communities could contribute billions of dollars to Canada’s economy.
Virtual visit

Virtual visit

Thunder Bay residents can now take a trip around the city’s waterfront without ever having to leave their home. The city’s website now features a virtual exhibit on the history of Thunder Bay’s waterfront .

Third Caribou Ride set for Sept. 11

More than 400 cyclists are expected to pedal in support of cancer research next month. Cyclists will be taking part in the third annual Caribou Charity Ride for the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation, which starts on Saturday, Sept. 11.
Artistic opportunity

Artistic opportunity

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. To most, the ribbed metal structure that resides on a tiny oasis at the far end of Lakehead University’s sprawling campus is little more than an eyesore.