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Police seize $40,000 in marijuana

Police charged a male for drug offences and possessing an imitation handgun. The Thunder Bay gang unit used a warrant to search a south side residence on Friday.

Mayor, councillors meet with provincial ministers

Several issues vital to Thunder Bay were presented to members of the McGuinty cabinet at a meeting Toronto this week.

Conference examines autism

Hundreds of Thunder Bay educators, parents and business leaders gathered at the Valhalla Inn Friday to try to better understand some of their loved ones.

First Nation consent needed before development: Ontario told

The Grand Chief of the Nishnawbe Aski Nation says the province can make all the promises they want, but at the end of the day there will be no resource development in the Ring of Fire without First Nation consent.
Fortune fair

Fortune fair

Local psychics are reading their tarot cards to help the hearing impaired. The third annual Lakehead Solstice Psychic takes place Friday and this weekend at the Landmark Inn.

Provincial wood sale postponed

The deadline in a competitive process that the Province says will spur investment and create jobs in the forest sector has been pushed back.
More worries over HST

More worries over HST

The general manager of the Thunder Bay Community Auditorium says he is concerned that Harmonized Sales Tax will have a negative impact on the local entertainment venue.
Province drops $6.4M for research

Province drops $6.4M for research

The Thunder Bay Regional Research Institute will be receiving almost $6.5 million for medical imaging research projects from the Ontario Research Fund.
Land use

Land use

A local developer looking to turn a former Logan Avenue school into a housing development is facing plenty of opposition from the surrounding neighbourhood.
Core crime

Core crime

Standing in front of a broken window at the Regional Multicultural Youth Centre on Victoria Avenue East, Moffat Makuto said it’s hard to work with young people and tell them a neighbourhood is safe when vandalism and violent crimes are commonplace.