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    Two suspects charged after damaging ice shacks on Lake of the Woods near Kenora, Ont.

    Two suspects charged after damaging ice shacks on Lake of the Woods near Kenora, Ont.


    Ontario Provincial Police officers in Kenora, Ont., say it's lucky no occupants were inside the ice shacks on Lake of the Woods on Sunday evening after OPP received a complaint from one of the ice shack...

    Ontario Provincial Police officers in Kenora, Ont., say it's lucky no occupants were inside the ice shacks on Lake of the Woods on Sunday evening after OPP received a complaint from one of the ice shack owners.

    'Work in progress': Thunder Bay police chief asks for extra $1M to meet OIPRD recommendations

    'Work in progress': Thunder Bay police chief asks for extra $1M to meet OIPRD recommendations


    The chief of the Thunder Bay Police Service, Sylvie Hauth, provided an update to the northwestern Ontario city's police service board Tuesday on the progress the force was making meeting the 44 recommendations laid out in December's report from the...

    The chief of the Thunder Bay Police Service, Sylvie Hauth, provided an update to the northwestern Ontario city's police service board Tuesday on the progress the force was making meeting the 44 recommendations laid out in December's report from the Office of the Independent Police Review Director.

    Thunder Bay Social Services Board welcomes returning board chair, new vice-chair

    Thunder Bay Social Services Board welcomes returning board chair, new vice-chair


    The Board of Directors at the District of Thunder Bay Social Services Administration Board (TBDSSAB) is welcoming a returning board chair and new...

    The Board of Directors at the District of Thunder Bay Social Services Administration Board (TBDSSAB) is welcoming a returning board chair and new vice-chair.

    Designated truck routes won't solve safety issues: OTA

    Designated truck routes won't solve safety issues: OTA


    A provincial body that represents transport carriers says Thunder Bay's designated trucking route won't address safety concerns in the...

    A provincial body that represents transport carriers says Thunder Bay's designated trucking route won't address safety concerns in the city.

    Barking dog woke up East End resident during kitchen fire as main floor smoke alarm didn't work

    Barking dog woke up East End resident during kitchen fire as main floor smoke alarm didn't work


    Fire officials in Thunder Bay, Ont., say cooking left unattended caused a house fire in the city's East End neighbourhood early Sunday morning and the building's landlord has been ticketed for a non-working smoke...

    Fire officials in Thunder Bay, Ont., say cooking left unattended caused a house fire in the city's East End neighbourhood early Sunday morning and the building's landlord has been ticketed for a non-working smoke alarm.

    Three men charged after attempting to steal money from ATM in Thunder Bay, Ont.

    Three men charged after attempting to steal money from ATM in Thunder Bay, Ont.


    Officers in Thunder Bay, Ont., say three men have been arrested and charged after allegedly attempting to rob an Automated Teller Machine (ATM) at the Royal Bank of Canada on the city's south side early Tuesday...

    Officers in Thunder Bay, Ont., say three men have been arrested and charged after allegedly attempting to rob an Automated Teller Machine (ATM) at the Royal Bank of Canada on the city's south side early Tuesday morning.

    Thunder Bay city council votes unanimously for private cannabis stores in the city

    Thunder Bay city council votes unanimously for private cannabis stores in the city


    Residents in Thunder Bay, Ont., might soon be able to purchase their cannabis at a retail store in the city as council voted unanimously in favor of allowing private cannabis stores on Monday...

    Residents in Thunder Bay, Ont., might soon be able to purchase their cannabis at a retail store in the city as council voted unanimously in favor of allowing private cannabis stores on Monday night.

    Police search for driver who allegedly hit a van in Thunder Bay, Ont.

    Police search for driver who allegedly hit a van in Thunder Bay, Ont.


    Police in Thunder Bay, Ont., are searching for a suspect who allegedly hit a van on Monday afternoon in the city's north side and are encouraging that individual to come...

    Police in Thunder Bay, Ont., are searching for a suspect who allegedly hit a van on Monday afternoon in the city's north side and are encouraging that individual to come forward.

    Temperature expected to drop 'quite drastically' this week as cold front enters northwestern Ontario

    Temperature expected to drop 'quite drastically' this week as cold front enters northwestern Ontario


    Snow is on its way once again to northwestern Ontario, but only for a short while before temperatures drop down to nearly minus 50 degrees in some areas of the region over the next week, according to officials with Environment...

    Snow is on its way once again to northwestern Ontario, but only for a short while before temperatures drop down to nearly minus 50 degrees in some areas of the region over the next week, according to officials with Environment Canada.

    No decision yet whether Brayden Bushby stands trial in 2017 trailer hitch attack in Thunder Bay

    No decision yet whether Brayden Bushby stands trial in 2017 trailer hitch attack in Thunder Bay


    A judge's decision on whether a Thunder Bay, Ont., man will stand trial, and on what charge, for the death of an Indigenous woman who was hit by a trailer hitch is scheduled to be handed down later this...

    A judge's decision on whether a Thunder Bay, Ont., man will stand trial, and on what charge, for the death of an Indigenous woman who was hit by a trailer hitch is scheduled to be handed down later this month.

    Thunder Bay Police Service 'really excited' to welcome new canine member

    Thunder Bay Police Service 'really excited' to welcome new canine member


    Officers with the Thunder Bay Police Service are welcoming a new member to their team. Lucek is a 20-month-old German Shepherd that joined the force on January 5, along with his handler, constable Josh...

    Officers with the Thunder Bay Police Service are welcoming a new member to their team. Lucek is a 20-month-old German Shepherd that joined the force on January 5, along with his handler, constable Josh Berube.

    City of Thunder Bay invites residents to learn the rules of roundabouts

    City of Thunder Bay invites residents to learn the rules of roundabouts


    If approved by council, the traffic circle will be built at the intersection of Victoria Ave. and Ford St., and it will be only the second traffic feature of its kind in the...

    If approved by council, the traffic circle will be built at the intersection of Victoria Ave. and Ford St., and it will be only the second traffic feature of its kind in the city.

    'Mixed' reaction from Nishnawbe Aski Nation Grand Chief to new Indigenous services minister

    'Mixed' reaction from Nishnawbe Aski Nation Grand Chief to new Indigenous services minister


    A federal cabinet shuffle Monday, which saw Jane Philpott take over as the president of the Treasury Board and Seamus O'Regan become the new minister of Indigenous services, is leaving Alvin Fiddler, the grand chief of Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) in...

    A federal cabinet shuffle Monday, which saw Jane Philpott take over as the president of the Treasury Board and Seamus O'Regan become the new minister of Indigenous services, is leaving Alvin Fiddler, the grand chief of Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) in northwestern Ontario, with somewhat "mixed" emotions.

    Thunder Bay city council approves designated truck route

    Thunder Bay city council approves designated truck route


    Transport drivers heading through Thunder Bay, Ont., will have to soon take a very specific route when travelling through city...

    Transport drivers heading through Thunder Bay, Ont., will have to soon take a very specific route when travelling through city limits.

    Thunder Bay port says it's been 'another good year' as shipping season closes

    Thunder Bay port says it's been 'another good year' as shipping season closes


    Port officials in Thunder Bay, Ont., say the final ship has left the Lakehead, bringing to an end another shipping season that they say has been "another good...

    Port officials in Thunder Bay, Ont., say the final ship has left the Lakehead, bringing to an end another shipping season that they say has been "another good year."

    Ottawa announces $3.5M to build new Thunder Bay Art Gallery

    Ottawa announces $3.5M to build new Thunder Bay Art Gallery


    The federal government has announced an additional $3.5 million for the construction of a proposed new art gallery in Thunder Bay,...

    The federal government has announced an additional $3.5 million for the construction of a proposed new art gallery in Thunder Bay, Ont.

    Formal apology for Thunder Bay police systemic racism 'a huge first step' to building new relationship

    Formal apology for Thunder Bay police systemic racism 'a huge first step' to building new relationship


    The civilian oversight board for the Thunder Bay Police Service has publicly acknowledged and apologized for systemic racism in the organization and the local force, and is pledging to work together with the entire community to move...

    The civilian oversight board for the Thunder Bay Police Service has publicly acknowledged and apologized for systemic racism in the organization and the local force, and is pledging to work together with the entire community to move forward.