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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.

Blockade staying up

The native blockade of the Ring of Fire will continue. Webeque Chief Cornelius Waboose said his people will continue the protest until there is more definite action to protect First Nations interests.

Sustainability conference underway

The topic of sustainability in northern communities in Ontario has brought experts and environmental leaders to Thunder Bay for a two day conference.

HST protest peaceful

A peaceful HST protest along Highway 17 west of White River was carried out Thursday afternoon. OPP officials estimate 100 people took part in the protest organized by the Pic Mobert First Nation.

Marathon clean up almost complete

The clean up of millions of litres of industrial chemicals from the dormant Marathon Pulp Mill is now near completion. Officials with former mill operators Tembec, say winter contingency plans have reached the final stages.