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Urban forest management plan suggest city be proactive in tree maintenance

Urban forest management plan suggest city be proactive in tree maintenance

The city's trees are a valuable commodity that need to be protected and nurtured, says the author of a study looking at Thunder Bay's urban forest management strategy.
Traffic stop

Traffic stop

MacIntyre Coun. Trevor Giertuga took a step closer to eliminating truck traffic along Dawson Road.

Boiling oil cause of Valley Street fire

An unattended pot in the kitchen appears to be the cause of a Valley Street apartment fire yesterday. A pot of cooking oil boiled over, caught fire and ignited other items on the stove top.

Composite fire department won’t work for city, mayor says

A composite fire department wouldn’t work for Thunder Bay, says Mayor Keith Hobbs. During last week’s council meeting, Neebing Coun. Linda Rydholm asked why Sudbury’s fire budget is so much lower than Thunder Bay’s.
Jury selection begins for second-degree murder trial

Jury selection begins for second-degree murder trial

After numerous delays, lawyers have started to pick the 12 jurors for the trial of accused murderer Andre Wareham. More than a hundred people packed in the Superior Court of Justice in Thunder Bay on Monday.

Man arrested, charged with Kijiji fraud

An alleged case of failure to deliver goods sold on Kijiji has led Thunder Bay Police to charge a 35-year-old city resident with fraud.
Budget Live

Budget Live

Watch tonight’s special committee of the whole special meeting for the operating and capital budget live on tbnewswatch.com.

Margaret Trudeau to speak with college students this week

The former wife of the late former Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau will be speaking to local college students later this week Margaret Trudeau is addressing her own struggles with her bipolar condition at Confederation College.

MP to host series of town hall meetings across region

One of Thunder Bay’s two MPs is getting ready to hit the road to give his riding a chance to talk about how the federal government is spending their tax dollars.

Truck traffic and an urban forest plan hit council’s agenda

A report on moving heavy truck traffic off Dawson Road is coming before Thunder Bay city council tonight. Some residents living in the McIntyre Ward have expressed concern over the issue, and Coun.