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Council expenses revealed

Council expenses revealed

Thunder Bay city councillors did not exceed their 2009 budget with their combined expenses totalling $65,898. Each city councillors receives a budget of $7,200 for the year.
Graduating sailors

Graduating sailors

It is a perfect score for the Canadian Navy’s pilot project as it sees all of its Thunder Bay students complete the four months of military schooling.
New Year’s resolution

New Year’s resolution

A world record is being attempted while trying to work off the holiday pounds in a simultaneous fitness workout. There were 37 participants at Confederation College’s bubble on Saturday.

OPP, city police find cocaine and Oxy

A joint force investigation in Thunder Bay has led to a major drug bust in the city.

College prepares for Wednesday strike vote

Full-time staff at Ontario colleges will participate in a strike vote that could impact local students. Confederation College President Pat Lang said there are about 150 full-time staff at the local institution eligible to vote.

Hudak tours Nothern Ontario

Ontario’s Progressive Conservative leader Tim Hudak says the American economy will rebound, and any housing demand should be supplied by Northern Ontario wood.
Student’s symphony

Student’s symphony

Colin Smyk has gone to see the Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra play from time to time, but when he goes to the Auditorium Jan. 20, he’ll be one of 28 Sir Winston Churchill high school students to have their name on one of the compositions.
Rebuilding the Braun

Rebuilding the Braun

The interior walls have been removed, smoke damage has been cleaned and construction crews are in as the Braun Building at Lakehead University gets ready for the 21st century.

MNR fines two hunters

The MNR in Dryden has laid charges in a pair of illegal hunting cases. The first case occurred in November, when two Wisconsin hunters used the headlights of their truck to help them shoot a deer on the side of a road north of Dryden.

OPP makes band office drug bust

Police arrested a Weagamow Lake First Nation man for drug trafficking following a recent investigation. North Caribou Band councillors called police to the community’s band office Jan. 7.