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Into the groove

Into the groove

Other cities try, but Thunder Bay is one of the few that gets it, says musician Mark Potvin.
Canada Day will take place without parade

Canada Day will take place without parade

Canada Day in Thunder Bay will be minus one of its premier events this year. On Tuesday city officials confirmed the popular Water Street parade has been cancelled for this year while construction consumes Marina Park.

PEST celebrates its first anniversary

Despite a more than half-a-million dollar loan unresolved and additional phases to be complete, the regional emergency services training centre is still on the right track, says its new president.

Famous ship set to visit Marina Park

One of the world’s most famous tall ships is expected arrive at Marina Park for a two-day visit starting Aug. 4. HMS Bounty was built in 1960 for MGM’s Mutiny on the Bounty , which starred Marlon Brando.

Police believe bridge jumping death was an accident

OPP officers in Sioux Narrows say the death of an American man on Sunday was likely an accident. Officers say 22-year old Gerald Jonasson of North Dakota died after allegedly jumping off of a bridge on Highway 71 in Sioux Narrows.
Council approves $1M cut to waterfront contract

Council approves $1M cut to waterfront contract

The city approved a contract Monday with over $1 million in reductions to the next step in developing the waterfront.
Tips have poured in following a cold-case campaign

Tips have poured in following a cold-case campaign

The OPP’s criminal investigations branch has received 13 tips on a 44-year-old cold case since launching a billboard and bus advertising campaign last month.
National Blood Donor Week kicks off with call for Plasma

National Blood Donor Week kicks off with call for Plasma

Alan Wooler tries to donate plasma at least once a week. "The first time I came and saw that picture on the wall over there and this little girl that needed it, a little blonde-haired girl," he said.
Bombardier receives the 10-year Metrolinx contract

Bombardier receives the 10-year Metrolinx contract

Bombardier landed a contract that will see the local plant build 182 light-rail vehicles, which could amount to an average of 250 jobs for the local plant over a 10-year period.

Suspected armed robber arrested again

Police say they charged a 23-year-old-man for stealing prescription drugs from the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre Saturday.