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First Nations leader puts pressure on province over HST

The leader of the Anishnabek First Nation is calling on Aboriginal citizens to crank up the pressure on the federal government regarding the controversial HST.
Spill would choke Great Lake

Spill would choke Great Lake

A website is offering users the chance to examine the massive BP oil spill from a different perspective. The site allows users to place a diagram of the oil spill on a Google map.
Wind fight continues

Wind fight continues

The group opposed to a proposed South Neebing wind farm says it will draft a report to counter Horizon Wind’s recent Renewable Energy Approval Report, but group members admit that their report could take some time.

Board reviewing field trip policy

After the horse-and-carriage incident at Fort William Historical Park Monday that tragically claimed the life of four-year-old Willow Scott-Hannam, Lakehead Public Schools is reviewing their policies and procedures concerning field trips.
Pulling out

Pulling out

Mississauga-based First Gulf is walking away from plans it had to develop a portion of Thunder Bay’s Innova Park, the city announced Wednesday.

Camp day serves up cup of opportunity

Tim Hortons across the city kicked of its annual camp day campaign on Wednesday. Camp Day changes children’s lives by giving them an opportunity they otherwise would not have, says the owner of a local Tim Hortons restaurant.
Winning ideas

Winning ideas

Jennifer Caren says her grandmother’s bad hip inspired her to come up with a contest-winning business plan focused on running errands for seniors.

Trucks collide, close Highway 11 in Rainy River

Two commercial vehicles collided on Highway 11 near Stratton Tuesday afternoon, reports the Rainy River District OPP. The crash led to a four-hour closure of the highway.

Another intoxicated person rescued from Kam View waters

A 60-year-old man rescued an intoxicated woman who nearly drowned in the water off of Kam View Park early Tuesday morning. Thunder Bay Police Service officers say they responded to a call just before 5 a.m.

Couchiching councillor says community is happy with outcome

A councillor with Couchiching First Nation says her community is happy that the federal and provincial governments have offered enough commitments that a controversial tollbooth on Hwy 11 could be removed.
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