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    Matawa chiefs council invests $20K towards new Shelter House SOS van

    Matawa chiefs council invests $20K towards new Shelter House SOS van


    Thunder Bay's Shelter House has received a gift that will cover the cost of a new Street Outreach Services (SOS) Van. Matawa First Nations Management has granted the Shelter $20,000 towards the cost of the...

    Thunder Bay's Shelter House has received a gift that will cover the cost of a new Street Outreach Services (SOS) Van. Matawa First Nations Management has granted the Shelter $20,000 towards the cost of the vehicle.

    Geraldton man charged after OPP finds stolen firearms in garbage bag

    Geraldton man charged after OPP finds stolen firearms in garbage bag


    A 48-year-old man from Geraldton, Ont. has been charged and arrested after Ontario Provincial Police officers found him carrying a black garbage bag with a gun pointing...

    A 48-year-old man from Geraldton, Ont. has been charged and arrested after Ontario Provincial Police officers found him carrying a black garbage bag with a gun pointing out.

    Ontario Liberals promise to increase NOHFC funding if re-elected

    Ontario Liberals promise to increase NOHFC funding if re-elected


    Liberal leader Kathleen says her party will increase funding to the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund if re-elected in the upcoming June provincial...

    Liberal leader Kathleen says her party will increase funding to the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund if re-elected in the upcoming June provincial election.

    Kathleen Wynne says 'I can do better'

    Kathleen Wynne says 'I can do better'


    A local Liberal candidate would prefer that Wynne not visit and Andrea Horwath returns to her Hamilton roots by picking up an arc welder. This is your...

    A local Liberal candidate would prefer that Wynne not visit and Andrea Horwath returns to her Hamilton roots by picking up an arc welder. This is your Campaigner.

    Thunder Bay Police search for male suspect in Mac's store robbery

    Thunder Bay Police search for male suspect in Mac's store robbery


    Thunder Bay police say a 23-year-old employee at the Mac's Convenience Store on Red River Road was taken to hospital for medical attention after a...

    Thunder Bay police say a 23-year-old employee at the Mac's Convenience Store on Red River Road was taken to hospital for medical attention after a robbery.

    Three Minnesota trappers fined $6K for unlawful body gripping traps

    Three Minnesota trappers fined $6K for unlawful body gripping traps


    Officials from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry say they have fined three Minnesota residents a total of $6,000 for trapping...

    Officials from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry say they have fined three Minnesota residents a total of $6,000 for trapping violations.

    Picketers from other union locals may soon join striking Port Arthur clinic staff, Unifor says

    Picketers from other union locals may soon join striking Port Arthur clinic staff, Unifor says


    Union officials representing striking workers at the Port Arthur Health Centre say clinic management is refusing to meet for mediated talks as the labour dispute continues through its sixth...

    Union officials representing striking workers at the Port Arthur Health Centre say clinic management is refusing to meet for mediated talks as the labour dispute continues through its sixth week.

    Habitat asks for help finding land to build homes

    Habitat asks for help finding land to build homes


    The Thunder Bay branch of Habitat for Humanity is making a plea to the community, for donations of...

    The Thunder Bay branch of Habitat for Humanity is making a plea to the community, for donations of land.

    Salamander salvation aim of new government rules

    Salamander salvation aim of new government rules


    Proponents of conserving a small, insect-eating amphibian say regulations that have now been permanently adopted by Canada can help stop the spread of a deadly...

    Proponents of conserving a small, insect-eating amphibian say regulations that have now been permanently adopted by Canada can help stop the spread of a deadly infection.

    ​E-cigarette and vaping ads coming soon to a TV, radio or newspaper near you

    ​E-cigarette and vaping ads coming soon to a TV, radio or newspaper near you


    While the federal government's new Tobacco and Vaping Products Act forces tobacco companies to use plain packaging, it also opens up a world of advertising possibilities for vaping liquids and...

    While the federal government's new Tobacco and Vaping Products Act forces tobacco companies to use plain packaging, it also opens up a world of advertising possibilities for vaping liquids and e-cigarettes.

    NDP faces tougher scrutiny as Andrea Horwath rises in polls

    NDP faces tougher scrutiny as Andrea Horwath rises in polls


    It's been 28 years since the Ontario NDP had a real shot at winning an election. That's so long ago that the SkyDome was still brand new, and only a select few carried cellphones, which were the size of...

    It's been 28 years since the Ontario NDP had a real shot at winning an election. That's so long ago that the SkyDome was still brand new, and only a select few carried cellphones, which were the size of bricks.

    Ron MacLean among those receiving honorary degrees from Lakehead University

    Ron MacLean among those receiving honorary degrees from Lakehead University


    During this year's convocation, six exceptional people will receive honorary degrees for their accomplishments and achievements, including Canadian Sports Broadcaster, Ron...

    During this year's convocation, six exceptional people will receive honorary degrees for their accomplishments and achievements, including Canadian Sports Broadcaster, Ron MacLean.

    Three vehicle collision on Highway 11/17 sends one driver to hospital: Thunder Bay OPP

    Three vehicle collision on Highway 11/17 sends one driver to hospital: Thunder Bay OPP


    Ontario Provincial police officers in Thunder Bay, Ont. say they have charged a 53-year-old driver after a three vehicle collision at the intersection of Highway 11/17 and Mapleward...

    Ontario Provincial police officers in Thunder Bay, Ont. say they have charged a 53-year-old driver after a three vehicle collision at the intersection of Highway 11/17 and Mapleward Road.

    Assault investigation leads to weapons, drug seizure: Fort Frances OPP

    Assault investigation leads to weapons, drug seizure: Fort Frances OPP


    Ontario Provincial Police officers in Fort Frances, Ont. say they have charged a 33-year-old man with multiple weapons and drug charges after an investigation into an alleged assault with a...

    Ontario Provincial Police officers in Fort Frances, Ont. say they have charged a 33-year-old man with multiple weapons and drug charges after an investigation into an alleged assault with a weapon.

    Security guard injured after attempted booze theft in city's north side

    Security guard injured after attempted booze theft in city's north side


    A 38-year-old security guard at the LCBO on Cumberland Street in Thunder Bay, Ont., was taken to hospital by ambulance after an attempted robbery on Sunday, May...

    A 38-year-old security guard at the LCBO on Cumberland Street in Thunder Bay, Ont., was taken to hospital by ambulance after an attempted robbery on Sunday, May 20.

    OPP lay charges after alleging children found in speeding vehicles with no seat belts

    OPP lay charges after alleging children found in speeding vehicles with no seat belts


    Two men from Scarborough, Ont., have been charged with multiple Highway Traffic Act offences including stunt driving after Ontario Provincial Police say they stopped two vehicles driving more than 50 km/h over the speed limit on the Trans-Canada...

    Two men from Scarborough, Ont., have been charged with multiple Highway Traffic Act offences including stunt driving after Ontario Provincial Police say they stopped two vehicles driving more than 50 km/h over the speed limit on the Trans-Canada Highway.