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Man charged after fake weapons call to 911

Man charged after fake weapons call to 911

A man has been charged with mischief after a false report involving a knife led to a response from the police service's Emergency Task Unit.
Bank closure irks Westfort residents

Bank closure irks Westfort residents

The closure of the RBC branch that operated in the Westfort Village for more than 50 years leaves area residents angry and worried.
Hospital expands visiting hours for care partners

Hospital expands visiting hours for care partners

The Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre have introduced 24-7 visiting hours to patient care partners.
Anti-smoking campaign targets movies

Anti-smoking campaign targets movies

If successful, movies depicting tobacco use would face at least an 18A rating, making it more difficult for youth to see them in theatres.
Racism and discrimination survey launched

Racism and discrimination survey launched

Organizers hopeful survey can provide a snapshot in time in Thunder Bay and spur change in a city fraught by racism.
Credit Coach: Taking control of your finances with a budget

Credit Coach: Taking control of your finances with a budget

Are your finances controlling you? Budgeting basics, organization, a strategy and time will help you take back control over your finances.
UPDATE: OPP locate two missing teens

UPDATE: OPP locate two missing teens

Two girls reported missing Thursday have been located safely: OPP
Traffic stop leads to drug charges

Traffic stop leads to drug charges

A traffic stop in Dryden has resulted in some drug charges for two locals.
Governments consider unique Matawa broadband project

Governments consider unique Matawa broadband project

Matawa First Nations are seeking "special considerations" for a uniquely remote broadband connectivity project whose construction is valued at $70 million.
Was Trump's rise fuelled by Ghostbusters controversy?

Was Trump's rise fuelled by Ghostbusters controversy?

Two Lakehead English professors see similarities between the rise of Donald Trump and the online slamming of the Ghostbusters all-female reboot last summer.