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A dog with a job

A dog with a job

Henry is a five-month old St. Bernard-Newfoundland mix puppy with a job. He doesn’t contribute to the Canada Pension Plan, and has no benefits plan to speak of. But he does get paid -- in cookies.
Higher expectations

Higher expectations

Ontario has hired a secretariat for the lead negotiator of the Ring of Fire, even though the province still doesn’t actually have a lead negotiator.

City’s inflation rate rises slightly in May

This area’s inflation rate rose slightly in May. New numbers from Statistics Canada shows that the Thunder Bay area inflation rate rose 0.3 per cent in May, which is up from a zero per cent increase recorded in April.
Police still looking for the man who went missing while swimming in the McKenzie River

Police still looking for the man who went missing while swimming in the McKenzie River

For the second time in two years, police are investigating a possible death at a popular diving spot. Thunder Bay OPP responded to a call for help around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday on McKenzie Heights Road in the Shuniah Township.

Tsekouras remanded into custody for another week

A man charged with conspiracy to commit murder and being the head of a criminal organization will remain in jail until next week.
Challenges ahead

Challenges ahead

Mike Metatawabin says he’s disappointed that there wasn’t more First Nation representation at this year’s provincial mining conference. Metatawabin, the president of Five Nations Energy Inc.
Sharing culture

Sharing culture

Fort William First Nation Chief Georjann Morrisseau was back in the classroom Thursday.
Giving back

Giving back

Jody Claman was ready to get dirty at Habitat for Humanity’s latest build site on Mary Street Thursday.
Major bust

Major bust

The Combined Force Organized Crime Unit has made a significant drug bust in the 400-block of St. Patrick Square Wednesday.

City’s vacancy rate eases slightly

There's been a slight easing in the apartment vacancy rate in Thunder Bay. A new report from Canada Mortgage and Housing pegs the rate at 2.4 per cent, which is up from the 1.8 per cent reported at this same point last year.
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