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Northwestern Ontario's mayors and city councillors are banding together in calling for Dryden Senator Lynn Beyak's resignation.They are sending a letter to the Conservative Caucus, the Prime...

Post date: September 20, 2017

It appears that some grade nine math students in Thunder Bay may be struggling with the subject.According to the latest standardized test results from the Education Quality and Accountablity Office,...

Post date: September 20, 2017

A new business practice is making the rounds of the business community in Canada. Here in Thunder Bay, members of the Chamber of Commerce are going to hear about the new B Corp movement....

Post date: September 20, 2017

Support from the government for transportation in the region is a topic up for discussion at the annual general meeting of the Northwestern Ontario Municipal Association.   The conference...

Post date: September 20, 2017

A $2 million, three-year pilot program will help bring telemedicine to more patients in the Northwest. Since 2015, the Regional Critical Care Response program has used video-conferencing to let...

Post date: September 19, 2017
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It's a threat Don Rusnak isn't taking lightly. The Thunder Bay MP says he is concerned about Emergency Room doctors at the Regional Hospital who are threatening to leave the city if the...

Post date: September 19, 2017

It's been over 30 years and city police are still mystified by the disappearance of a 42 year old woman.  Carol Viau was last seen on September 20th of  1985 in the vicinity of the...

Post date: September 19, 2017

A 22-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a murder and an assault that happened in August. Police have laid charges in relation to the death of 18-year-old Brayden Moonias, who was...

Post date: September 19, 2017

At least 40 local jobs will be created when Porter Airlines establishes a crew base in the city.A spokesperson says this is the first such base in northern Ontario for any large commercially-...

Post date: September 19, 2017

Some new responsibilites for Thunder Bay-Rainy River MP Don Rusnak.He's now going to have direct access to the Minister of Indigenouse Services, Jane Philpott.The Prime Minister's Office has...

Post date: September 19, 2017

There's now a one stop shop for patients looking for the care they need. Several organizations have joined forces to offer a single point of contact for patients to find specialized services...

Post date: September 19, 2017

Watch for how the Trudeau government handles proposed changes to the tax system.  The new session of the House of Commons is now underway and a Lakehead University political science professor...

Post date: September 19, 2017

Tis' the beginning of the school year and with students mingling comes the spread of head lice. With that in mind, our Health Unit is giving you an easy tutorial online on how to spot the...

Post date: September 19, 2017

Two recent assaults on Thunder Bay city bus drivers has the union that represents them speaking out on their behalf.  The union says last Thursday around 11pm, a driver was punched in the...

Post date: September 19, 2017

Remote First Nation communities are getting some coaching on making their business dreams into reality. This week, nine northern First Nations are hosting workshops where they'll learn the...

Post date: September 19, 2017

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