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Welcome home

Welcome home

With a crowd of more than 100 fans, friends and family chanting her name in unison, cowbells clanging and a planeload of fellow WestJet passengers wondering what the kerfuffle was all about, hockey star Haley Irwin arrived home in Thunder Bay on Frid

LU art show on at art gallery

Its been months in the making, but Visual Art Students at Lakehead University finally have their moment in the spot light at the Thunder Bay Art Gallery.

Ignace negotiating OPP costs

Town officials in Ignace say the community can't afford to keep paying the current rate for OPP policing services. Ignace currently pays approximately $500,000 annually for police services.
Reasons to stay

Reasons to stay

The Minister of Health and Long-Term Care Deb Matthews announced new programs to recruit doctors to underserviced areas like Northwestern Ontario Friday afternoon.

Chief has budget concerns

Inadequate funding in the federal government’s budget could lead to a "crisis situation" for First Nations communities in the region says a First Nations leader.
Old fashion foods

Old fashion foods

Traditional Aboriginal foods received a southern touch for students at an elementary public school. Algonquin Public School Elders Program invited Marc Sault, 57, to show students how to make traditional foods on Friday.

CKPR-TV seeks licence adjustment

Senior officials with Dougall Media have confirmed application has been made to the CRTC requesting an amendment to its license for CKPR-Television.
Film Fest a go for 2010

Film Fest a go for 2010

The North of Superior Film Association’s annual film festival has lived to see another day. Make that two days.
Mixed reaction on budget

Mixed reaction on budget

The proposed federal budget is getting a B plus from a local accountant and a shake of the head from a local MP.

Canadian literature has evolved, author says

In the 1970s, most Canadians couldn’t name more than a handful of home-bred authors, but things have changed, said novelist Nino Ricci.
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