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Protecting the pools

Protecting the pools

A pair of pools long thought on the chopping block has found a potential friend in the Thunder Bay Heritage Advisory Committee. Coun.
LRCA back to drawing board

LRCA back to drawing board

A planned $4-million new home for the Lakehead Regional Conservation Authority has been indefinitely put on hold.
H1N1 cost unknown

H1N1 cost unknown

The Thunder Bay District Health Unit’s director of health protection says it I still too difficult to determine the exact cost of the H1N1 vaccination clinics administered last fall.
School custodian suspected

School custodian suspected

A Thunder Bay man recently charged with one count of accessing child pornography is a custodian with McKellar Park Central School, tbnewswatch.com learned Thursday.

Old lotto ticket nets man $50,000

If you have any old lottery tickets hanging around, you may just want to check them. That's what Thunder Bay's Don Bernosky did recently with some tickets that were coming close to their one year expiry date.

Budget watchdog examines deficit estimates

The federal government’s hopes of balancing the books looks good in the short term, but appears $10 billion short in long-term projections, says Canada’s budget watchdog.
Penny drive begins

Penny drive begins

A penny might not seem like much, but roll enough of them together and they can go a long way, says the chairman of the 2010 United Way of Thunder Bay campaign.

AbitibiBowater’s dam sale questioned

AbitibiBowater’s efforts to sell off its hydro dams in Northern Ontario came under scrutiny at Queens Park Thursday.

Hospital boosts security amid alleged attack

The Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre increased security following reports of an assault on the hospital grounds.
Signed on

Signed on

An agreement signed Wednesday is an historic moment over a decade in the making say area First Nations leaders.