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Candidate chatter

Candidate chatter

Minimum-wage jobs are not enough to keep the majority of Thunder Bay’s youth from looking elsewhere to find their fortune.

LU responds to NDP lobby concerns

Lakehead University officials are responding to concerns raised Tuesday over the hiring of private lobbyists.
Watkins’ worries

Watkins’ worries

McIntyre Ward candidate Christopher Watkins says First Nation communities are banishing undesirable band members to live in nearby municipalities.

District’s EMS chief gets promotion

The Chief of Superior North EMS has been handed an upgraded title. Norm Gale is now the president of the Association of Municipal Emergency Medical Services of Ontario. Gale was a unanimous choice at the association's recent annual conference.

Teens arrested following assault and robbery on LU student

Police arrested two teen girls and are now looking for a teenaged boy who allegedly chased, attacked and robbed a university student Tuesday night. Thunder Bay Police Service officers say the incident took place just after 10 p.m.

OPSEU pushes back vote on NOSM deal

Striking Northern Ontario School of Medicine support workers will have to wait a bit longer before voting on a tentative agreement.

MPP swamped with calls about shag rules

An area MPP says his office has been receiving a number of calls regarding shags and a possible crackdown on the potentially illegal money making raffles many of them feaure. As reported by tbnewswatch.
Detecting cancer

Detecting cancer

Prostate cancer biopsies are hit or miss, but a local company believes it’s come up with a safety net test that will vastly increase detection rates and ultimately save lives.
Transit strike looms

Transit strike looms

Barring a last-minute breakthrough in negotiations, city transit workers will hit the picket line next Wednesday morning.

Five charged after Simpson Street drug bust

Police charged five people after raiding and finding drugs at a Simpson Street home Friday. Officers with the combined forces organized crime unit searched a home in the 300 block of Simpson Street.