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Cost of some city services expected to climb

The city has two reasons why it’s proposing hikes to 10 of its community services fees, says the man in charge of setting the price.
Healthy showing

Healthy showing

Research is vital in building top quality patient care for people in Northwestern Ontario, said the scientific director for St. Joseph’s Care Group.
Mayor not giving up fight for ferrochrome processing plant

Mayor not giving up fight for ferrochrome processing plant

Mayor Keith Hobbs says giving up on a proposed ferrochrome processing facility is not in his playbook.
Minister hopeful

Minister hopeful

Ontario’s minister of mines remains optimistic Northern Ontario has a good chance to house a proposed 500-job ferrochrome processing facility, despite warnings from Cliffs Natural Resources that power costs could see the province shut out.

Ring of Fire co-ordinator to attend Greenstone conference

Greenstone residents will have an opportunity next week to meet face-to-face with Ontario's Ring of Fire co-ordinator. The Greenstone Economic Development Corporation is hosting a Ring of Fire conference Thursday in Longlac.
Art attack

Art attack

Dance instructor Nicole Armstrong says she wants to bring Thunder Bay’s art community into the spotlight. The 24-year-old has danced since she was three-years-old and continues to stay active in the arts through dance and theatre.

Community groups organizing pride week festivities

Tolerance and diversity will be celebrated this June as Thunder Bay will have its first organized pride week celebration.
Students celebrate the culture of the Carnival

Students celebrate the culture of the Carnival

"Oui, oui ,” said the students at Ecole Gron Morgan on Thursday, when asked if they were enjoying their Carnival experience. And why not, when learning about another culture is made fun.
Addiction inventory

Addiction inventory

With half of all arrests in Thunder Bay last year attributed to public intoxication, the city is looking for solutions to its substance abuse problem.
Health-care concerns

Health-care concerns

Hospitals across Ontario are less than two months from the start of the next fiscal year, yet they have no idea how much money they’ll have to spend.