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Cost of a standoff

Cost of a standoff

A recent standoff between a man and police cost the city’s police department thousands in overtime, adding to a budget already hundreds of thousands in the red.
Going 3G

Going 3G

Surfing the Internet on the run just got a heck of a lot quicker in Thunder Bay.

Local pharmacies feeling drug shortage sting

A national prescription drug shortage is hitting home for patients who use Thunder Bay pharmacies.
Bill axed

Bill axed

OTTAWA - Opposition MPs and environmental activists say Canada is going into global-warming talks empty-handed after a majority of Conservative senators voted down a climate-change bill.

Rafferty’s pension bill faces committee

MP John Rafferty (Thunder Bay – Rainy River) says it will be an important week for his private member's bill for pension reform.

NDP’s provincial race for Thunder Bay – Atikokan heats up

Although the provincial election is less than a year away, a crowded race is already shaping up to represent the NDP in Thunder Bay – Atikokan.

LU scores well in Maclean's annual university rankings

Maclean’s magazine has released its 2010 ranking of Canadian Universities, and has placed Lakehead University third overall among undergraduate universities in Ontario.
Labour of love

Labour of love

Bob Vander Ploeg says every child deserves to find a present under the Christmas tree. Once again Thunder Bay firefighters are bound and determined to ensure it happens, on Tuesday launching the annual Toys for Tots campaign.
Crash course

Crash course

In order to hit the ground running when they’re sworn into office next month, the city’s newly elected municipal officials are getting a crash course in city governance at city hall this week. Mayor-elect Keith Hobbs and Coun.
Dog quarantined

Dog quarantined

A dog suspected of attacking and killing another dog at an off-leash dog park last week has been quarantined and charges are being considered under the Dog Owner’s Liability Act.
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