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Building a better bulb

Building a better bulb

Lakehead University announced the development of a new research lab focused on creating greener technology.
Wind and health

Wind and health

The Ontario government has put people in harm’s way and needs to address the situation says the chair of a provincial wind energy concern group.

Food banks get fresh

The Regional Food Distribution Association announced Friday that it is going green. The food bank is making the changes necessary to start supplying fresh fruits and vegetables to people in need.

Police crackdown on speeders

Local police have been trying to address what seems to be a growing speeding problem in Thunder Bay The traffic department of the Thunder Bay Police Service has been conducting speeding blitzes for the last two weeks.

New OLG chair named

The province officially named Paul Godfrey as the new chairman of the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation Friday.

NAN responds to think tank article

Nisnawbe-Aski Nation’s leaders are dismissing a recently published article that suggests remote First Nation communities that are struggling economically should be relocated closer to larger urban centres.
Spirit of the Games

Spirit of the Games

Olympic fever is spreading with Holy Cross School being the latest to be bitten by the sports bug Friday.
Healthy studies

Healthy studies

The Registered Nurses Association of Ontario contributed more than $250,000 to fund two studies investigating low breastfeeding rates among Aboriginal women, and slip and falls by patients at the region’s hospital.
Study examines area watershed

Study examines area watershed

A study of the watershed surrounding Thunder Bay is ready for public consultation. For the first time, a comprehensive assessment has been done on the 11,526-square kilometre Lakehead Source Protection Area.

Blockade near ring of fire remains

After a month-long protest, some members of Matawa First Nations continue to block access points to the mining development known as the ring of fire.