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Social assistance cases jump in ‘09

The number of people accessing social assistance in Thunder Bay grew last year, and it is expected that trend will continue into 2010.
GRK wins Tariff fight

GRK wins Tariff fight

After a five-year fight with the federal government, a local company will stay in Thunder Bay. As of midnight Thursday, GRK Fasterners will no longer be subject to "anti-dumping" duties on their products.
Parking problems

Parking problems

New courthouse and district social services administration board buildings will leave the south downtown core with a deficit of 500 parking.
Angus to run at large

Angus to run at large

Another member of city council wants to keep his seat as Iain Angus filed his papers for the upcoming municipal election Thursday. Angus will be running for his third term as councillor at large.

Three arrested in stolen stick case

Three people have been arrested following an investigation into a stolen hockey stick operation. Thunder Bay Police Service officials and members of the OPP investigated the theft of about 50 composite hockey sticks.
New doctor in town

New doctor in town

In Russia, the word troika is revered. Meaning a collection of three, it permeates Russian literature, art and culture.

Woman arrested in Legion fraud case

A Thunder Bay Police Economic Crime Unit investigation has led to charges against a local woman.

Police looking for coin-op laundry thieves

Police are investigating a series of crimes that have resulted in thousands of dollars in damages, but have only netted the culprits with a few dollars.
Defending prorogation

Defending prorogation

The prime minister’s decision to suspend parliament is not unusual and is necessary to keep continued focus on Canada’s economy, says an are MP. "Peroration has happened a number of times throughout confederation," said MP Greg Rickford (Con.
Cracking cold cases

Cracking cold cases

Police are adopting a new tool to help them solve cold cases – the Internet.