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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.

Area mill receives $150K fine

Terrace Bay Pulp has another debt to add to its list. The latest bill comes as mill owners, the Buchanan Group, try to exit creditor protection in order to restart the operation.

Students get a lesson in blues

The 2010 Juno Award winner for Best Blues Album gave students at St. Patrick High School a lesson on the history of the blues guitar Thursday. Jack de Keyzer was in the City as part of the Blues in the Schools Program.