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Infamous haircut that led to human rights complaint settled

A settlement has been reached in a haircutting incident that grabbed national headlines nearly three years ago. An education assistant cut the hair of a First Nations boy at McKellar Park School in April 2009.
Conservatory closed temporarily to address safety: City

Conservatory closed temporarily to address safety: City

Fear of falling glass has forced the city’s hand and will see the Centennial Botanical Conservatory closed immediately for up to two months.
Bus stop abduction

Bus stop abduction

City police officers believe an abduction at a Greyhound bus terminal appears to be a case of a drug deal involving magic mushrooms gone bad.
Costing it out

Costing it out

The city will spend $690,000 a year to run the waterfront until private development comes in.
Wareham takes stand

Wareham takes stand

Andre Wareham told a murder trial jury that when he saw Bill Atkins collapse on the stairs he screamed that he wished he had left him alone. The second week of the Wareham trial started at the Thunder Bay Superior Court of Justice on Monday.
Fighting for seats

Fighting for seats

Thunder Bay-Superior North is 90,000 square-kilometres and consists of 31 townships and municipalities, along with another nine First Nations; it takes NDP MP Bruce Hyer three weeks to tour the riding he represents.
Stolen car leads police, teen on brief high-speed chase

Stolen car leads police, teen on brief high-speed chase

A suspect fleeing from police in an alleged stolen car has landed a 15-year-old in jail facing several charges. Thunder Bay Police Services spokeswoman Julie Tilbury said the incident began Saturday morning around 9 a.m.
Police target adults buying alcohol for minors in booze blitz

Police target adults buying alcohol for minors in booze blitz

Thunder Bay Police this past weekend were on an all-out blitz to keep booze out of the hands of minors.

Illegal airstrip lands $27,000 in fines for business

A Thunder Bay business has been fined $27,000 for illegally constructing an airstrip on Crown land, reports Ontario’s Ministry of Natural Resources.
Developed waterfront seeing ‘record’ attendance this winter

Developed waterfront seeing ‘record’ attendance this winter

Just on numbers alone, the residents of Thunder Bay seem to be telling city management they are happy with the development of the city’s waterfront.