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Bank branch celebrates a century in the city

THUNDER BAY – a bank’s branch is celebrating a century of service in the city. The Scotiabank branch at the corner of May Street and Victoria Avenue has achieved the 100-year milestone this week.
Thunder Bay could drop one of its Sister Cities

Thunder Bay could drop one of its Sister Cities

THUNDER BAY – The city is starting to think one of its Sister Cities just isn’t feeling it anymore. The Sister Cities program isn’t a monogamous one, as Thunder Bay has partnerships with five municipalities.
Getting ready

Getting ready

The development at the Ring of Fire has some residents worried that the city isn’t prepared for the expected boom. The city has hosted a number of public meetings on the Mining Readiness Strategy in order to get feedback from residents.
Inside ride fundraiser rolls through town

Inside ride fundraiser rolls through town

Bikers have never had so much fun riding in one place. The Port Arthur Prosvita was a dance party, a cycling event and a fundraiser all in one Tuesday as the second annual Coast to Coast Inside Ride rolled into town.
Normandy Court wins Best City Block award

Normandy Court wins Best City Block award

Nine-year-old Shae Coffee thinks her street on Normandy Court is the best in the city. And she has the sign to prove it. The quiet street off Trotter Road won the Best City Block Award and was presented with a sign at a BBQ event on Tuesday.

Applications for residential school settlements due Wednesday

People who suffered physical or sexual abuse in the residential school system have until Wednesday to file an application to the federal government. The Independent Assessment Process will conclude on Wednesday.

New traffic lights up and running on Oliver Road

THUNDER BAY – The city’s newest set of traffic signals were switched on Tuesday morning.
LIVE! Mining Strategy

LIVE! Mining Strategy

The Mining Readiness Strategy Information Session being held today from 4 to 9 p.m. at the Italian Cultural Centre. If you can’t make it to the information session, you can watch it live on this page. Check out the live feed from Ustream below.
‘Sad state of affairs’

‘Sad state of affairs’

The fact that police officials dismissed a fake news release as non-racial before completing an internal investigation shows the force’s inability to be objective about the incident, says Julian Falconer.
Wirkkunen guilty

Wirkkunen guilty

A 38-year-old Thunder Bay woman has been found guilty of defrauding a local contracting business of more than $200,000. Justice Bruce Fitzpatrick found Kerry Wirkkunen guilty of theft over $5,000 Tuesday morning at the Superior Court of Justice.
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