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    Time to bring winter highway maintenance back 'in-house' Ontario union says

    Time to bring winter highway maintenance back 'in-house' Ontario union says


    An Ontario public sector union has renewed calls for winter highway maintenance to be brought back "in-house," but the province says more stringent oversight is the way to...

    An Ontario public sector union has renewed calls for winter highway maintenance to be brought back "in-house," but the province says more stringent oversight is the way to go.

    Thunder Bay Regional hospital funds 44 Family CARE grants

    Thunder Bay Regional hospital funds 44 Family CARE grants


    Staff at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre are celebrating their achievements on Tuesday thanks a generous funding of $62,881.57 from hospital donors and the volunteer...

    Staff at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre are celebrating their achievements on Tuesday thanks a generous funding of $62,881.57 from hospital donors and the volunteer association.

    Kenora OPP charge 31-year-old man after incident at local hotel

    Kenora OPP charge 31-year-old man after incident at local hotel


    Ontario Provincial Police officers in Kenora, say they have charged a 31-year-old man with offences related to domestic violence after Sunday's incident at the Anchor...

    Ontario Provincial Police officers in Kenora, say they have charged a 31-year-old man with offences related to domestic violence after Sunday's incident at the Anchor Inn.

    Police board approves taxi rate increase in Thunder Bay, Ont.

    Police board approves taxi rate increase in Thunder Bay, Ont.


    Taking a taxi in the city of Thunder Bay, Ont. is now going to cost you a bit more. Effective immediately, taxi companies in the Lakehead will be allowed to increase their rates by 15 per...

    Taking a taxi in the city of Thunder Bay, Ont. is now going to cost you a bit more. Effective immediately, taxi companies in the Lakehead will be allowed to increase their rates by 15 per cent.

    Federal government works to get more kids coding

    Federal government works to get more kids coding


    More kids in Sudbury and across the province will be learning code, thanks to the federal...

    More kids in Sudbury and across the province will be learning code, thanks to the federal government.

    Confederation College celebrates $59K contribution to United Way

    Confederation College celebrates $59K contribution to United Way


    Students and employees at Confederation College in Thunder Bay, Ont. are celebrating a job well done after raising over $59,000 for the United Way and it's Stock the Bank program — an internal campaign that supports the College's Emergency Student Fund...

    Students and employees at Confederation College in Thunder Bay, Ont. are celebrating a job well done after raising over $59,000 for the United Way and it's Stock the Bank program — an internal campaign that supports the College's Emergency Student Fund and the Food Bank.

    Owner of Harvey's, Swiss Chalet buying steakhouse chain The Keg for $200M

    Owner of Harvey's, Swiss Chalet buying steakhouse chain The Keg for $200M


    The owner of some of the biggest restaurant chains in Canada is about to get a bit bigger after Cara Operations struck a deal to buy The Keg steakhouses for $200...

    The owner of some of the biggest restaurant chains in Canada is about to get a bit bigger after Cara Operations struck a deal to buy The Keg steakhouses for $200 million.

    McKellar Place assisted living has new operator

    McKellar Place assisted living has new operator


    An assisted living home in Thunder Bay, Ont., has a new operator, as well as new...

    An assisted living home in Thunder Bay, Ont., has a new operator, as well as new management.

    'Reading helps you learn more':  Lakehead public board, Thunderwolves team up for literacy

    'Reading helps you learn more': Lakehead public board, Thunderwolves team up for literacy


    Members of the Lakehead University Thunderwolves women's basketball squad in Thunder Bay, Ont., teamed up with Lakehead Public Schools for its annual Literacy Week celebrations by visiting elementary schools, and sharing their love of...

    Members of the Lakehead University Thunderwolves women's basketball squad in Thunder Bay, Ont., teamed up with Lakehead Public Schools for its annual Literacy Week celebrations by visiting elementary schools, and sharing their love of reading.

    Looking for a loved one buried in Sioux Lookout, Ont.? There's an app for that

    Looking for a loved one buried in Sioux Lookout, Ont.? There's an app for that


    Information about grave sites at the three cemeteries in Sioux Lookout, Ont., has been added to a smartphone app, designed to help families and...

    Information about grave sites at the three cemeteries in Sioux Lookout, Ont., has been added to a smartphone app, designed to help families and researchers.

    City of Thunder Bay seeks stormwater management funding input

    City of Thunder Bay seeks stormwater management funding input


    Stormwater management is increasingly becoming a priority for cities like Thunder Bay, Ont., as they struggle to improve infrastructure to prevent flooding and pollution. But the infrastructure is only one part of the problem: these cities also need to...

    Stormwater management is increasingly becoming a priority for cities like Thunder Bay, Ont., as they struggle to improve infrastructure to prevent flooding and pollution. But the infrastructure is only one part of the problem: these cities also need to come up with a way to pay for it.

    Thunder Bay Police seeks local Indigenous artists to display work at city's police station

    Thunder Bay Police seeks local Indigenous artists to display work at city's police station


    The Thunder Bay Police service is looking to improve the appearance of their police station and are calling on local Indigenous artists from Fort William First Nation to collaborate on an artwork that will be displayed at the Balmoral Street...

    The Thunder Bay Police service is looking to improve the appearance of their police station and are calling on local Indigenous artists from Fort William First Nation to collaborate on an artwork that will be displayed at the Balmoral Street station.

    OPP urge safe snowmobiling as number of fatalities province-wide remains high

    OPP urge safe snowmobiling as number of fatalities province-wide remains high


    Ontario Provincial Police officers are urging snowmobilers to take extra caution when heading out for a ride this winter as they saw a record number of snowmobile fatalities this past season since the winter of...

    Ontario Provincial Police officers are urging snowmobilers to take extra caution when heading out for a ride this winter as they saw a record number of snowmobile fatalities this past season since the winter of 2003-2004.

    Laurentian University rules out smoking ban

    Laurentian University rules out smoking ban


    Laurentian University is getting ready to limit the places where smokers can light up on campus. But the school doesn't expect it will ever bring in a total smoking ban, like McMaster University in Hamilton did earlier this...

    Laurentian University is getting ready to limit the places where smokers can light up on campus. But the school doesn't expect it will ever bring in a total smoking ban, like McMaster University in Hamilton did earlier this year.

    'We Matter': Indigenous youth raise their voices in the fight against suicide

    'We Matter': Indigenous youth raise their voices in the fight against suicide


    In the first national conference involving youth leaders, politicians and social media to address the epidemic of aboriginal youth suicide — young people call for...

    In the first national conference involving youth leaders, politicians and social media to address the epidemic of aboriginal youth suicide — young people call for hope.

    Insurers say Canadian weather getting weirder

    Insurers say Canadian weather getting weirder


    An index compiled by the insurance industry indicates extreme weather in Canada is falling outside the range of normal variability more...

    An index compiled by the insurance industry indicates extreme weather in Canada is falling outside the range of normal variability more frequently.

    Greenstone OPP make drug charges after residential break and enter report

    Greenstone OPP make drug charges after residential break and enter report


    Ontario Provincial Police officers in Greenstone, Ont. say they have arrested a 28-year-old woman from Longlac for drug related charges after officers responded to a break and enter earlier this...

    Ontario Provincial Police officers in Greenstone, Ont. say they have arrested a 28-year-old woman from Longlac for drug related charges after officers responded to a break and enter earlier this week.