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Council holds off on bylaw decision

Thunder Bay city council wants more time to look at the proposed changes to zoning standards across the entire city.

Impaired driving charge follows Boulevard Lake crash

Charges have been laid in connection with a single-vehicle rollover in the Boulevard Lake area Wednesday evening. The incident happened just before 8 p.m. on Lyon Boulevard.

Woman shot by officer charged for assault

The Kenora woman who was recently shot by an OPP officer has been charged, police confirmed Wednesday. The incident took place on June 7, when Kenora detachment OPP officers responded to a report of a domestic incident.

Private development on waterfront coming along

While the city wraps up the first public phase of the waterfront development, the private sector elements are moving a little slower than expected.
Solving solvent abuse

Solving solvent abuse

While prescription drug misuse is rising across the country, solvent abuse is still a prevalent problem, said the executive director of Ka-Na-Chi-Hih Specialized Solvent Abuse Treatment Centre. "It’s still a big issue," said Vince Simon.

Small business survey shows hiring trends not likely to change

The results have been released for this year's Thunder Bay Small Business Opinion Survey.

Suspect in homicide case makes court appearance

The suspect in Thunder Bay's first homicide of the year was back in court Wednesday, following her arrest last month on a charge of second-degree murder.
Survey says

Survey says

Two-thirds of residents support a proposed wind farm in the city with only residents in the Neebing Ward showing significant opposition, says the senior researcher consultant of a public opinion polling agency.

Group thinking about city's future

A local citizens group is asking people where they think the city will be in 2030. The Citizens Coalition of Thunder Bay was formed in February when a group of people were sitting around a coffee shop discussing city issues.

Terrace Bay Pulp loses creditor, alternative in review

The struggle to re-open the Terrace Bay Pulp Mill is facing another obstacle. The company has lost its major lender and the expected $40 million in outside investment.