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Bumpy ride

Bumpy ride

Two of Northwestern Ontario’s roads have cracked the list of Ontario’s worst roads. Thunder Bay’s Onion Lake Road made its second appearance on CAA’s Top 20 Worst Roads of Ontario list – released Thursday – at No.

Mayor-elect, anti-wind farm group do lunch

A meeting between the city’s new mayor and a group opposing a proposed wind farm was just lunch, say both the group and mayor elect.
Dryden mayor's failed re-election bid leaves NOMA with a vacancy

Dryden mayor's failed re-election bid leaves NOMA with a vacancy

An upset in the Dryden mayor’s races has the Northwestern Ontario Municipal Association in search of a new president.

Ignatieff’s local town hall meeting will stream live

Liberal leader Michael Ignatieff will be streaming part of his local visit live this morning. Ignatieff is in Thunder Bay today as part of his cross-country open mike town hall tour.
First-Nations focused environmental conference first of its kind

First-Nations focused environmental conference first of its kind

The first ever environmental conference focussing on First Nations communities in Northern Ontario is about sharing knowledge says a conference coordinator.

Feds sending money to Eabametoong to address crime

Ottawa is giving financial support to a remote Northwestern Ontario First Nations community that's declared a state of emergency as a result criminal activity.
Highway crash

Highway crash

A three-truck crash on Highway 11-17 is making the afternoon commute a little slower for some drivers. The mishap, which happened in a construction zone near the Terry Fox Lookout, sent at least one man to hospital.
Hitting the streets

Hitting the streets

After a day of reflection, the city’s mayor-elect took to the streets Wednesday as part of his campaign promise to reconnect with residents.

Mervin Spence jury set to deliberate

The jury for the Mervin Spence trial took a step closer to a verdict when they were excused from the courtroom Wednesday to deliberate. The manslaughter charge against the suspect was dropped Tuesday because of a lack of evidence.

Two out of three rural leaders returning

The top elected official will be returning to council chambers in Shuniah and Oliver-Paipoonge, but it isn’t the same story in Neebing. In Oliver-Paipoonge, Mayor Lucy Kloosterhuis won her re-election bid after collecting 1,142 votes.