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Elderly man assaulted

Police charged a man with robbery after allegedly assaulting and robbing an elderly man. Thunder Bay Police Service officers say they were on patrol when they witnessed an incident near Bethune Street around 9 p.m. on Friday.

University gets bright investment via FedNor

Lakehead University will become brighter with more than $260,000 going toward a new LED research lab, said Kenora’s MP. MP Greg Rickford (Con. Kenora), made the announcement on behalf of Industry Minister Tony Clement at Lakehead University Saturday.

Pagoda turns 100, city announces MyTBay campaign

City officials are opening the lines of communication with residents to hear what they have to say. The new MyTBay campaign was unveiled Friday at the Pagoda tourism booth.
History on the move

History on the move

History in Oliver-Paipoonge has a new home as the Duke Hunt Historical Museum opens its doors Saturday.

Superstore readies for strike

Employees at one of Thunder Bay's largest retail and grocery store are getting ready for a crucial strike vote this weekend. More than 300 employees at the Real Canadian Superstore will vote this weekend to give their UFCW union a strike mandate.
Province announces second cardiac catheterization lab for hospital

Province announces second cardiac catheterization lab for hospital

The Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre received the green light for a second cardiac catheterization laboratory from the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Friday.

Benny Birch's Birthday Party opening postponed

People planning to celebrate Benny Birch’s Birthday Party will have to wait until Saturday after the Friday opening was cancelled due to weather. Due to rain, it's been decided to postpone the opening of the annual event until Saturday morning.

Police target chatty drivers on cell phones

Using unmarked vehicles, local police targeted cell phone-using drivers in the city this week. Thunder Bay Police Service’s traffic unit handed out 25 tickets to chatty drivers who didn’t put their phones down while behind the wheel.
Communities commemorate 100 year anniversary of treaty signing

Communities commemorate 100 year anniversary of treaty signing

As the children of Sandy Lake First Nation sang Oh Canada in Oji-Cree, Adam Fiddler’s eyes filled with tears.
NDP study says HST will hit Ontario families hard financially

NDP study says HST will hit Ontario families hard financially

Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath said the provincial government has bamboozled people into thinking the Harmonized Sales Tax is going to make a difference in terms of providing services.