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The beaver debate

The beaver debate

In 1815, there were no beaver around Thunder Bay. Exploited relentlessly, the country’s busiest rodent was trapped out by the Northwest Company, coming to rest on the heads of Europe’s 19th century hipsters as the lining of top hats.
Gearing up

Gearing up

Hockey’s a popular sport throughout Northern Ontario, but finding the gear to outfit would-be Jonathan Cheechoos isn’t always easy.
Penalty still unknown

Penalty still unknown

John Rafferty doesn’t know what the future will bring.

Lawyer David Shannon set to receive Order of Canada Friday

Thunder Bay Lawyer David Shannon will be officially appointed to the Order of Canada in Ottawa Friday. Shannon, who uses a wheelchair for mobility, is being recognized for his commitment to human rights and community services.

Health-care workers at 3 city-run homes for the aged to get wage hikes

More than 600 health-care workers from three city homes for the aged long-term care homes have been awarded unprecedented wage and benefit increases, CAW officials announced Thursday.

Dorion residents to get most of their mail delivered

People living in Dorion will be getting mail service to their homes. The nearby highway expansion has forced the closure of the town's only postal outlet, but Reeve Dave Harris said delivery will be coming out of Nipigon daily.
Police investigating 27th Mac’s robbery of 2011

Police investigating 27th Mac’s robbery of 2011

The rash of Mac's robberies in the city continues as police investigate an early morning theft at a south side convenience store. The most recent incident took place just after 3 a.m.

Pair of suspects rob delivery woman

For the second time in the past two weeks, a Thunder Bay food delivery person has been the victim of a robbery. The most recent incident took place Tuesday night around 9:30 p.m. on Trillium Way.
Triumphant port

Triumphant port

The Port of Thunder Bay generates millions of dollars for Ontario’s economy and provides thousands of jobs across the province, according to a new economic study.

VP of shipping company says Wheat Board changes will have positive impact

The vice-president of a Winnipeg-based shipping company says changes to the Canadian Wheat Board will have a positive impact on the industry.