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NAN responds to think tank article

Nisnawbe-Aski Nation’s leaders are dismissing a recently published article that suggests remote First Nation communities that are struggling economically should be relocated closer to larger urban centres.
Spirit of the Games

Spirit of the Games

Olympic fever is spreading with Holy Cross School being the latest to be bitten by the sports bug Friday.
Healthy studies

Healthy studies

The Registered Nurses Association of Ontario contributed more than $250,000 to fund two studies investigating low breastfeeding rates among Aboriginal women, and slip and falls by patients at the region’s hospital.
Study examines area watershed

Study examines area watershed

A study of the watershed surrounding Thunder Bay is ready for public consultation. For the first time, a comprehensive assessment has been done on the 11,526-square kilometre Lakehead Source Protection Area.

Blockade near ring of fire remains

After a month-long protest, some members of Matawa First Nations continue to block access points to the mining development known as the ring of fire.

A message to the viewers of Thunder Bay Television

Recently, Thunder Bay Television (CHFD) underwent a major change that has had significant implications for our loyal viewers.
Retirement plans

Retirement plans

An outspoken police union president may hang up his gun and throw down the gauntlet in this year’s mayoral race.

Artistic exposure

Art connects people to nature and the world around them, says nine-year-old Phoebe Kine. The Grade 4 St. Bernard’s School student said art also allows minds young and old alike to create their own vision of the world and how they see it.

NDP forum examines credit card fees

A public forum held Wednesday evening aimed to help area residents better manage their credit cards and consumer debt loads.
Rates approved

Rates approved

Water rates will likely increase after council included a new rate structure in the city’s proposed 2010 operating budget Wednesday night. Currently the annual charge is $107.32 for a home or duplex with $1.