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Education minister speaks with area trustees

Education minister speaks with area trustees

Ontario’s education minister admits the province should have done better in explaining changes to sex education curriculum.
Province wants to make forestry process more competitve

Province wants to make forestry process more competitve

The provincial government announced a proposed new model for wood allocation and pricing Friday; it’s a move that if successful might see some forestry companies restart operations in Northwestern Ontario.
Current River bridge to honour fallen officer

Current River bridge to honour fallen officer

Stephen Kusznier was surprised when he learned the bridge over the Current River on Highway 11-17 would be dedicated in honour of his father. Const. John S. Kusznier was shot and killed in the line of duty outside of the Landmark Inn on Jan.

Police search for escaped prisoner

Fort Frances OPP are looking for a man who escaped police custody Thursday morning. Matthew Bradley Meyers, 25, of Emo was last seen wearing a green camouflage t-shirt, grey sweat pants, and socks but no shoes. He is 5’8", 151 lbs.

Police intercept drug shipment

A Thunder Bay man has been charged with trafficking after police intercepted a package at a post office. The Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau Drug Enforcement Unit found 3 lbs. of marijuana and 1 lbs.
Fourth candidate enters mayoral race

Fourth candidate enters mayoral race

Thunder Bay’s mayoral race now has a fourth runner. Brian Kwasny, 52, said he decided to run for mayor because he doesn’t like the way city council has treated businesses trying to set up shop in the city.
Police chief wants long-gun registry kept alive

Police chief wants long-gun registry kept alive

The Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police unanimously passed a resolution supporting the federal firearms registration in Windsor earlier this week.

New cancer care could be coming

There could soon be a new $26 million facility built on the grounds of the Thunder Bay Regional Hospital.

NWO told to look West

A veteran journalist and author says Northwestern Ontario should be looking to the West to help recover from the recession.

North told to look West

A veteran journalist and author says Northwestern Ontario should be looking to the West to help recover from the recession.