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College instructors favour union mandate

Instructors at community colleges across the province have voted in favour giving their union a strike mandate.

Police arrest two after attempted robbery

Police arrested two suspects following an attempted Shuniah Street convenience store robbery Wednesday night. Thunder Bay Police Service officers say a man allegedly entered Whitehead’s Variety and attempted to take money from the cash register.

Tragic comedy on display at art gallery

A visiting artist is hoping to make people laugh while thinking at the Thunder Bay Art Gallery. Calgary artist Terrence Houle was in Thunder Bay Wednesday while his exhibition GIVN’R is on display.
Students paint nails for cancer reasearch

Students paint nails for cancer reasearch

Students at Hammarskjold high school were thinking pink Wednesday as part of a Breast Cancer Awareness fundraiser. The school's cosmetology class decided to help out the cause by painting pink nail polish on anyone who donated two dollars.

Faculty cast ballots in strike vote

With possible work stoppage looming at colleges across the province, it remains unclear what the future holds for Confederation College staff and students. About 160 local full-time faculty cast their votes today on a new strike mandate.
Not the ugliest

Not the ugliest

Thunder Bay isn’t a top performer among attractive cities, but a new report card shows that the city is a student showing improvement.

Mayor speaks to local Chamber

Mayor Lynn Peterson addressed a packed house from the local business community Wednesday, as she presented her sixth annual State of the City address. About 200 people attended the event hosted by the local Chamber of Commerce.

Local man wins national contest

A Thunder Bay resident was given keys to a brand new car Wednesday after his ballot was chosen in a nation-wide contest. Mr. Lube officials presented Blain Boyd with a 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid.
StarTek closing

StarTek closing

Thunder Bay will have almost 200 more people looking for work after StarTek announced Wednesday it will close its doors at the end of March.

Stabbing victim in serious condition

One person remains in the hospital in serious condition following a Tuesday night stabbing outside a south side bar. Thunder Bay Police Service officers responded to the reported stabbing.
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