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First Nations leaders continue fight against HST

The leader of the Anishinabek Grand Council says they're not giving up on fighting the HST battle. Chief Patrick Madahbee said he wasn't happy with Monday's meeting with federal finance officials about the new tax.

Matawa youth conference looks into future

About 200 young people from area First Nations are in Thunder Bay this week taking part in the Matawa Youth Summit. The theme of this year's event is looking to the future 10 and 20years from now. It includes career fairs, workshops and a banquet.

White River Winnie the Pooh statue vandalized

The Winnie the Pooh monument in White River has been hit with a discouraging case of vandalism.
Waterfront tender $2M over budget

Waterfront tender $2M over budget

Bids for a major part of the waterfront development have come in over budget leaving the city to look at options to reduce costs. Waterfront project manager Katherine Dugmore said a pre-tender estimate for the significant waterfront contract was $12.

Police seize $140,000 worth of drugs

Police conducted a series of raids that resulted in the seizure of a large amount of drugs and cash. Thunder Bay Police Service targeted five separate businesses and residences last Thursday and Friday.
Students diversify

Students diversify

Teenagers shouldn’t have to worry about being picked on at high school, says a Grade 9 student. Lakehead Public Schools held its third annual Youth Embracing Diversity in Education student conference on Tuesday.

Owner of former Triple Nickel’ may face charges for lack of cleanup

The City of Thunder Bay has decided to begin the process of laying charges against the owner of the Simpson Street property formerly known as the "Triple Nickel." The building was completely destroyed in a massive fire this past January.

Wal-Mart begins super expansions, new strip mall planned for Intercity area

Construction has officially started on Thunder Bay's new Super Wal-Mart centre. Crews have been laying out the groundwork for the new addition, which will expand the store by 40,000-sq. ft.

Special ceremony honours region’s volunteers

A special event was held Monday night to recognize the contributions of volunteers from the city and surrounding region. The Thunder Bay Volunteer Service ceremony was held at the Valhalla Inn.
Water debate

Water debate

The city will discourage the public from buying bottled water at Thunder Bay facilities but will still allow them to purchase it.