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Accessing a cab

Accessing a cab

A group of local citizens says the city’s taxi services aren’t meeting the needs of people with disabilities.
New beds confirmed

New beds confirmed

A new senior’s facility will be getting an expansion, the province confirmed Thursday.
Holocaust survivor speaks

Holocaust survivor speaks

Max Eisen remembers everyday he spent in the Auschwitz camp. The 81-year-old-man from Hungary said he is thankful for every day he has lived since being at that camp.

Police bust Marijuana grow op

Three people face charges after police busted a suspected marijuana grow op Wednesday. Officers from the Combined Forces Organized Crime Unit searched a Rowand Street home in Thunder Bay Wednesday afternoon.
Blues Fest lineup revealed

Blues Fest lineup revealed

Construction at Marina Park will temporary be placed on hiatus for the ninth annual Thunder Bay Blues Festival weekend. The multimillion-dollar development plan will take a break to allow the musical event held in July to go on without interruptions.
Cutting for cancer

Cutting for cancer

Students supported cancer patients by letting their locks hit the floor at an annual charity event Wednesday. Lakehead University students and staff shaved their heads for Cuts for Cancer in the Agora building.

Throne speech has flash, no substance: Hyer

A local MP says Wednesday’s throne speech was pretty but lacked substance. Bruce Hyer (NDP, Thunder Bay – Superior North) said the 6,000-word speech was full of lofty and vague language that offered little for Northwestern Ontario.

Symphony appoints interim general manager

The Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra appointed Clint Kuschak as its new interim general manager. The Wednesday announcement by the Symphony states that Kuschak is expected to begin his new role by March 17.

Forum looks at preparing for knowledge-based economy

The knowledge-based economy is seen as a major sector for growth and new jobs in Thunder Bay. Preparing for those jobs is the focus of a special forum being held Wednesday evening.
School cries wolf

School cries wolf

Teachers have armed themselves with whistles and a foghorn after reported sightings of a wolf near the school’s property.