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High school students advocate acceptance at Gay-Straight Alliance meeting

Dozens of Lakehead Public Board high school students were advocating acceptance Wednesday night at a board-wide meeting of the Gay-Straight Alliance at Hammarskjold High School.

Shuniah residents to receive change of address

Residents in Shuniah will soon have a change of address without even having to move. Canada Post announced what they call a more simplified approach that will provide a more accurate mail delivery system.

Grassy Narrows, province sign MOU over forest

A First Nation community near Kenora that has staged numerous protests over the years is making progress in having their issues resolved.
Past on display

Past on display

In 1936, the city of Port Arthur almost took on a pet moose. "There was a letter written to the parks board requesting they take over custody of a moose that somebody had," said city archivist Matt Szybalski.
Election on

Election on

Hundreds of people have voted already in the Fort William First Nation General election and it’s expected to get busier before polls close Thursday night an election officer says.
Farm frenzy

Farm frenzy

For centuries farmers followed in their parents’ footsteps. Cows were milked at dawn, crops were planted in the spring and harvested in the fall. There was little science involved.

City golf posts biggest loss in eight years

The city's golf division is once again in the red. Despite an increase in the number of rounds played in 2010, the division is set to post its largest losses in eight years.

Cliffs gives overview of Ring of Fire project at conference

There was plenty of interest Wednesday at conference featuring the region's mining sector over a development that could provide more than 2,500 jobs.
LUSU grabs headline

LUSU grabs headline

The editor of a student newspaper hopes to fill a hole in their editorial policy after the student union pulled a front page story from the paper at the last minute.
Becoming world class

Becoming world class

Radiologist Neety Panu says the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre now has a tool that will make its breast cancer services world class. The Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation kicked off its Cancer Awareness month Wednesday.