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Staals give local school hockey rink

Thunder Bay Christian School is getting a regulation-size skating rink, and they have the city’s first family of hockey to thank for it.

City tries to get square

Thunder Bay has an uphill climb ahead of it if the city wants to pass Go, collect $200 and earn a spot on the board of Hasbro’s new Monopoly Canada edition. The city is sitting in 53rd spot in the nationwide vote with a meager 0.

Celebrating Silver with the TBSO

Principal Violist Catherine Jillings celebrates her lustrous silver anniversary with this city’s premiere orchestra under the leadership of guest conductor and candidate for TBSO’s next Music Director, Alastair Willis.

Car nearly smashes into parked cruiser

Police officers at an early morning RIDE spot check became suspicious of a driver who nearly struck a parked police cruiser. Thunder Bay OPP officers set up the RIDE checkpoint just after 1 a.m. Thursday on Balsam Street.

College instructors favour union mandate

Instructors at community colleges across the province have voted in favour giving their union a strike mandate.

Police arrest two after attempted robbery

Police arrested two suspects following an attempted Shuniah Street convenience store robbery Wednesday night. Thunder Bay Police Service officers say a man allegedly entered Whitehead’s Variety and attempted to take money from the cash register.

Tragic comedy on display at art gallery

A visiting artist is hoping to make people laugh while thinking at the Thunder Bay Art Gallery. Calgary artist Terrence Houle was in Thunder Bay Wednesday while his exhibition GIVN’R is on display.
Students paint nails for cancer reasearch

Students paint nails for cancer reasearch

Students at Hammarskjold high school were thinking pink Wednesday as part of a Breast Cancer Awareness fundraiser. The school's cosmetology class decided to help out the cause by painting pink nail polish on anyone who donated two dollars.

Faculty cast ballots in strike vote

With possible work stoppage looming at colleges across the province, it remains unclear what the future holds for Confederation College staff and students. About 160 local full-time faculty cast their votes today on a new strike mandate.
Not the ugliest

Not the ugliest

Thunder Bay isn’t a top performer among attractive cities, but a new report card shows that the city is a student showing improvement.