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Police bust Toronto man with $18K worth of crack

A Toronto man has been arrested following a drug bust by the Thunder Bay Police Service's Community Response team. Officers arrested the man after his vehicle was stopped at the intersection of Syndicate Avenue and Walsh Street Tuesday around 6 p.m.
Crash victims identified

Crash victims identified

Police identified the two victims of a fatal highway crash that took place Wednesday afternoon. Raymond Buhr, 64, and Joann Buhr, 62, both of Geraldton, died after a passenger vehicle collided with a transport truck on Highway 17.

College strike deadline postponed

The waiting game continues for students attending Confederation College and other colleges across Ontario as a looming labour dispute remains unsettled.
Jobs over deficit

Jobs over deficit

A campaign by Ontario’s unionized labour force wants to pressure the province to focus on job creation before tackling its multi-billion dollar deficit.

Energy telemarketers a fraud, says Thunder Bay Hydro

Thunder Bay Hydro is warning residents that a telemarketing campaign selling energy-saving devices is likely a scam.

Dalton defensive about HST ads

Premier Dalton McGuinty says the provincial government is doing everything it can to inform residents about HST.
Money talks

Money talks

A decrease in property tax has increased slightly after a city meeting Tuesday night. A proposed tax increase of 1.88 per cent had been reduced to 1.
Three-year old in serious condition

Three-year old in serious condition

Police searched a Candy Mountain Drive residence Wednesday after a three-year-old girl was critically injured late Tuesday afternoon. Air ambulance transported the girl to the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre Tuesday at about 5 p.m.

Meeting examines public education

Ontario’s education system has been struggling with declining enrolments, aging schools and tight budgets. Now, an education advocacy group is in Thunder Bay Tuesday night to discuss potential changes to the school system.

Hydro opportunity for First Nations community

A First Nations community will receive provincial dollars to investigate the feasibility of a small hydroelectric generating facility.