Skip to content

Local News

Hospital names new CEO

Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre has looked to the east for its second CEO. Andree Robichaud, president and CEO of New Brunswick’s Region Health Authority A, a group of 11 hospitals, will take over Oct.

Police find body of missing man

Police located the body of Robert Mainville, 43 of Couchiching First Nation. Rain River District OPP officials say a local resident discovered the body at approximately 11 a.m. Sunday.
HST, gas prices send some residents south for fuel

HST, gas prices send some residents south for fuel

With a harmonized sales tax now in place many area residents say they will cross the Canada-U.S. border as often as possible to avoid paying an additional eight per cent in taxes.
Picture perfect

Picture perfect

When Debi Steadman raised the camera to her face she said she didn’t take a picture, but captured a moment. Steadman said she doesn’t have much photography experience; if anything, it’s more of a hobby.
The extra mile

The extra mile

Born a congenital amputee, Johnathan Hatzis has never let his disability get in the way of achieving his goals.
Olympian weighs in on fate of Big Thunder

Olympian weighs in on fate of Big Thunder

There’s only one thing that might draw Jason Myslicki out of retirement - the reopening of the Big Thunder Sports Park.
Olympian weighs in

Olympian weighs in

There’s only one thing that might draw Jason Myslicki out of retirement - the reopening of the Big Thunder Sports Park.

Group wins house lottery

For the first time in 24 years, a group of lucky winners will split the Fort William Rotary Club's House Lottery grand prize. The main ticket was purchased by a retired employee of Lakehead University, who now lives in British Columbia.

Norval Morriseau's children file lawsuit

The children of Norval Morrisseau have filed a lawsuit challenging the last will and testament of the acclaimed Ojibway artist, who was born and raised in Northwestern Ontario.
Injured workers program gets axed

Injured workers program gets axed

There’s good news and bad news associated with Ontario’s Workplace Safety and Insurance Board’s decision to cut a controversial $150-million injured worker retraining program, says the secretary-treasurer of the Thunder Bay and District Injured Worke