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U.S. visits still expected

U.S. visits still expected

The city’s tourism manager says he isn’t concerned that the potential rising cost of American passports will have a negative impact on the number of U.S. residents travelling to Canada. U.S.

Local Olympic volunteers returning home

The Olympics have come to a close, leaving all of Canada with memories of the unforgettable spectacle. For those who were at the Games, those memories are that much more personal.
Proposals in

Proposals in

The deadline to file expressions of interest in the former Big Thunder site has arrived, with at least two local groups filing ahead of Monday’s 5 p.m. cutoff.

Council considers money for Research Institute

City councillors will look at providing financial support to the Thunder Bay Regional Research Institute at tonight’s council meeting. The vote follows a major provincial funding announcement this past week for the Institute.

Knife wielding man attacks police

Police in Kenora arrested a man after he pulled a knife on an officer over the weekend. Kenora detachment OPP reports that officers responded to a fight on First Street South in Kenora Saturday evening.
Exploring the body

Exploring the body

Nearly 10 years ago, Dennis Caron, 59, survived his fight with colon cancer. The Thunder Bay man says early screening is what helped him win that fight.
Joining the police force

Joining the police force

Women from various backgrounds participated in an information session to see if being an OPP officer is the right career move.
Canadian comedian to visit

Canadian comedian to visit

A new TV show doesn’t make things easier, says a Canadian stand-up comedian. Ron James began his career in comedy 30 years ago and says he looks for more laughs with his new nation-wide tour called Mental As Anything .

Man beaten and stabbed

Four males attacked and stabbed a 32-year-old-man near City Hall, says police. Police say the man walked down Brodie Street near Victoria Avenue Saturday morning when four males started chasing him. The victim was cornered at the rear of City Hall.

Witnesses spot suspicious man

Two witnesses and an off-duty police officer helped catch a man who was carrying a concealed weapon. Two females saw a man standing in front of a Fort William Rd. LCBO on Friday.