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    Ontario college strike ends as back-to-work legislation passed

    Ontario college strike ends as back-to-work legislation passed


    Hundreds of thousands of college students are expected to be back in class after the province passed back-to-work legislation on Sunday to end a five-week strike by Ontario college...

    Hundreds of thousands of college students are expected to be back in class after the province passed back-to-work legislation on Sunday to end a five-week strike by Ontario college faculty.

    Thunder Bay police search for missing 75-year-old man

    Thunder Bay police search for missing 75-year-old man


    Thunder Bay police are asking for the public's assistance as they attempt to locate a missing 75-year-old...

    Thunder Bay police are asking for the public's assistance as they attempt to locate a missing 75-year-old man.

    Writers' Trust of Canada honours Diane Schoemperlen with lifetime achievement award

    Writers' Trust of Canada honours Diane Schoemperlen with lifetime achievement award


    Diane Schoemperlen, born and raised in Thunder Bay, Ont., is the acclaimed author of many short stories, novels and a memoir. She was honoured by the Writers Trust of Canada with the Matt Cohen Award: In Celebration of a Writing Life on November...

    Diane Schoemperlen, born and raised in Thunder Bay, Ont., is the acclaimed author of many short stories, novels and a memoir. She was honoured by the Writers Trust of Canada with the Matt Cohen Award: In Celebration of a Writing Life on November 14.

    'My head is an egg': Katie Weatherston's life after concussions

    'My head is an egg': Katie Weatherston's life after concussions


    Less than ten years ago, Katie Weatherston was at the top of her career as a professional hockey player, with no signs of slowing down, until she was hit from the back in 2006 which left her with a concussion she still struggles with...

    Less than ten years ago, Katie Weatherston was at the top of her career as a professional hockey player, with no signs of slowing down, until she was hit from the back in 2006 which left her with a concussion she still struggles with today.

    Collection starts for Greenstone's 9th annual Stuff-a-Cruiser

    Collection starts for Greenstone's 9th annual Stuff-a-Cruiser


    This year, for the 9th annual Stuff-a-Cruiser event, Ontario Provincial Police officers in Greenstone, Ont., along with members of the Superior North Emergency Medical Services, will once again be collecting non-perishable food items for the Greenstone...

    This year, for the 9th annual Stuff-a-Cruiser event, Ontario Provincial Police officers in Greenstone, Ont., along with members of the Superior North Emergency Medical Services, will once again be collecting non-perishable food items for the Greenstone Harvest Centre — the local food bank that provides support to families in the area.

    Ont. college students could be back at school next week

    Ont. college students could be back at school next week


    Confederation College students in Thunder Bay, Ont. could be heading back to class as early as next week, according to college president Jim...

    Confederation College students in Thunder Bay, Ont. could be heading back to class as early as next week, according to college president Jim Madder.

    Salvation Army Christmas kettle campaign starts

    Salvation Army Christmas kettle campaign starts


    Thunder Bay Salvation Army kicked off their annual kettle fundraiser yesterday. It’s the biggest fundraiser they hold in the community to support their local programs that run all year. They have nine stands set up around the city where people can...

    Thunder Bay Salvation Army kicked off their annual kettle fundraiser yesterday. It’s the biggest fundraiser they hold in the community to support their local programs that run all year. They have nine stands set up around the city where people can donate cash or checks. You can also donate online at the Salvation Army kettle campaign website.

    Alone but not forgotten: St. Joseph's Foundation plays Secret Santa for seniors

    Alone but not forgotten: St. Joseph's Foundation plays Secret Santa for seniors


    Making Christmas brighter for everyone is the goal of the third annual Be Their Secret Santa program, launched November 15 by the St. Joseph's Foundation in Thunder Bay,...

    Making Christmas brighter for everyone is the goal of the third annual Be Their Secret Santa program, launched November 15 by the St. Joseph's Foundation in Thunder Bay, Ontario.

    Wynne government to legislate striking Ontario college faculty back to work

    Wynne government to legislate striking Ontario college faculty back to work


    Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne's office says her government is presenting legislation that will end the province's college strike, after negotiations reached an...

    Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne's office says her government is presenting legislation that will end the province's college strike, after negotiations reached an impasse.

    More children expected to register for Thunder Bay Toys for Tots

    More children expected to register for Thunder Bay Toys for Tots


    More kids are expected to be signed up for the Toys for Tots campaign in Thunder Bay this year. The program, run by the Professional Firefighters Association, gives gifts to children in low income...

    More kids are expected to be signed up for the Toys for Tots campaign in Thunder Bay this year. The program, run by the Professional Firefighters Association, gives gifts to children in low income families.

    Mercury treatment centre would mean 'humane' care for Grassy Narrows, Wabaseemoong, advocate says

    Mercury treatment centre would mean 'humane' care for Grassy Narrows, Wabaseemoong, advocate says


    Community leaders in Grassy Narrows First Nation say they're pleased with secured provincial funding for cleanup of the mercury-contaminated English-Wabigoon River system, but more needs to be done for people already suffering from the pollution's...

    Community leaders in Grassy Narrows First Nation say they're pleased with secured provincial funding for cleanup of the mercury-contaminated English-Wabigoon River system, but more needs to be done for people already suffering from the pollution's effects.

    Dilico campaign aims to make 750 Christmas wishes come true

    Dilico campaign aims to make 750 Christmas wishes come true


    Thunder Bay, Ont. residents are being asked to help make Christmas a little brighter for hundreds of children and teens this...

    Thunder Bay, Ont. residents are being asked to help make Christmas a little brighter for hundreds of children and teens this winter.

    Indoor soccer hopes dashed by Ontario Municipal Board appeal

    Indoor soccer hopes dashed by Ontario Municipal Board appeal


    A representative of Soccer Northwest says the organization is "saddened" over not being able to offer full indoor soccer seasons this...

    A representative of Soccer Northwest says the organization is "saddened" over not being able to offer full indoor soccer seasons this winter.

    Promises, promises: The Liberals made a lot, maybe too many

    Promises, promises: The Liberals made a lot, maybe too many


    Only the naive person views the politician without skepticism. But a politician's words are still important, not least because what he or she says they will do is generally in line with what they...

    Only the naive person views the politician without skepticism. But a politician's words are still important, not least because what he or she says they will do is generally in line with what they do.

    'When I say immediately… I mean immediately': Wynne pushes to resume talks to end college strike

    'When I say immediately… I mean immediately': Wynne pushes to resume talks to end college strike


    Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne calls for the province's colleges and the union representing their instructors to return to the bargaining table on Thursday, and asked for both sides to maintain a media blackout, after the latter voted overwhelmingly...

    Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne calls for the province's colleges and the union representing their instructors to return to the bargaining table on Thursday, and asked for both sides to maintain a media blackout, after the latter voted overwhelmingly against the latest contract offer.

    How a Robin's Donuts cup led to Ojibway man's wrongful Thunder Bay arrest

    How a Robin's Donuts cup led to Ojibway man's wrongful Thunder Bay arrest


    Samuel Pervais was at the wrong place at the wrong time with the wrong coffee cup when a Thunder Bay police cruiser suddenly pulled up and blocked his...

    Samuel Pervais was at the wrong place at the wrong time with the wrong coffee cup when a Thunder Bay police cruiser suddenly pulled up and blocked his path.