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Queen's Park is back in session this week following the winter break. Thunder Bay - Atikokan's Kevin Holland says meeting with constituents has recharged him for the next sitting, noting he was able to get updates to various initiatives and issues, which could help pivot policies going forward. "Having the opportu...
Adam Riley Feb 20, 2024
Students are set to return to class at St. Pat's in Thunder Bay after a tense day at the high school. Classes were cancelled on Tuesday after a threat was made against the school. The Thunder Bay Catholic District School Board gave the all-clear later in the day after officials combed through the building and did not f...
Adam Riley Feb 20, 2024
A British Columbia man is facing a number of charges stemming from a Monday night traffic stop. Ontario Provincial Police stopped the vehicle near 9 p.m. on Highway 102 near Alppila Road for speeding. An investigation found the 39-year-old driver had been consuming alcohol and was immediately taken into custody for fur...
Adam Riley Feb 20, 2024
Indigenous Services Minister Patty Hajdu says a temporary school is coming within a tight timeline for Eabametoong First Nation. Last month a structural fire resulted in the destruction of the John C. Yesno Education Centre. An investigation into that fire has yielded a number of charges against four teenagers from the...
Adam Riley Feb 17, 2024
Money from a $110 million provincial fund to improve access to healthcare is coming to three organizations in the district. A little over $1.8 million is being split between the NorWest Community Health Centre, the Lakehead Nurse Practitioner Led Clinic, and the Greenstone Family Health Team. The goal is to improve the...
Adam Riley Feb 16, 2024
Free fishing is here once again this long weekend. It is one of four times of the year where the Ontario government lifts the requirement of a licence to Canadian residents who wish to fish in provincial waters. Officials say these opportunities serve as a reminder of the value of the recreational fishery and the impor...
Adam Riley Feb 16, 2024
5 people, including three southern Ontario residents, have been arrested and face charges after a search warrant was executed at a home on the city's south side. Members of the Thunder Bay Police Service executed the warrant at a residence in the 200 block of Norah Street North in the early afternoon on Wednesday. The ...
CJ Goater Feb 15, 2024
The provincial government is providing $4,688,980 in funding to support alternative levels of care and patient flow initiatives at the St. Joseph's Care Group, roughly doubling the funding the group had received last year. This comes as part of a $131 million one-time provincial investment targeted at reducing alternat...
CJ Goater Feb 15, 2024
Fort William Historical Park's annual Voyageur Winter Carnival is returning for Family Day Weekend. "Fort William Historical Park's Voyageur Winter Carnival is a great reason to visit Northern Ontario this Family Day weekend," said Ontario's Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport Neil Lumsden. "The blend...
CJ Goater Feb 15, 2024
Ontario Provincial Police have now laid charges in connection to a fatal motor vehicle collision which took place on Highway 102 on December 2nd, 2023. Officers were called to the incident which occurred just before 10 p.m. involving a commercial motor vehicle and a snowplow. The 52 year old driver of the snowplow was ...
Adam Riley Feb 14, 2024
Some familiar faces will be on the roster for the Thunder Bay Border Cats' 2024 season. The team announcing it had inked contracts with pitcher Jack Pineau, catcher Cole Ketzner and outfielder/pitcher Peter Fusek. Pineau, who is from Thunder Bay, is in his freshman year at Omaha Nebraska's Creighton University and is a...
Adam Riley Feb 14, 2024
The city's green pin program has taken another step towards coming to fruition. City council has approved the additional required cost to acquire two tandem garbage trucks at committee of the whole. The trucks were first approved in 2021, but supply chain issues have delayed the production and delivery of the trucks le...
CJ Goater Feb 14, 2024 SuSanA Secretariat / CC
Golf user fees at the city-owned Chapples and Strathcona Golf Courses are increasing by the following amounts: Golf Season Pass - Adult (36 years to 59 years) Double (7 days/week) increase - 3.03% - $1,504.43 ($1,700.00 with taxes included) Golf Season Pass - Double (Strathcona & Chapples 7 days/week) Intermediate ...
CJ Goater Feb 14, 2024 Ron Cogswell / CC
Recruitment for the mayor's task force is officially underway, The purpose of the Mayor's Task Force on Building More Homes Advisory Committee is to recommend additional actions and strategies to accelerate the development of a range of housing types and affordability levels to meet Thunder Bay's housing target of 2,20...
CJ Goater Feb 13, 2024
Emergency repairs to fix a leak on a north-side trunk water main may cause discoloured water for some residents. The repair work is currently underway and is anticipated to be completed by the end of the week. Residents should not expect any disruptions to their water supply but should be aware that the work may cause ...
CJ Goater Feb 13, 2024 Imani / Unsplash
Thunder Bay's 2024 budget has been ratified. Thunder Bay residents now have clarity on this year's municipal tax levy increase which has been finalized at 5.47 per cent after growth and 5.91 per cent before growth. The final budget review meeting saw the before-growth municipal tax levy sitting at 5.93 per cent and the...
CJ Goater Feb 13, 2024
Thunder Bay Fire Rescue is warning residents to stay off the ice on water bodies in and around the city. This is due to unseasonably warmer weather the area as seen over the past several weeks. "In a normal cover year the ice will just keep thickening as the temperatures drop and keep getting more solid," say...
Adam Riley Feb 12, 2024
One individual with a suspended license is facing stunt driving and impaired charges following a traffic stop conducted by the Ontario Provincial Police. Just before midnight on Saturday police initiated a traffic stop on a passenger pick-up truck driving 161 kilometers per hour on Highway 11/17 in Thunder Bay. Through...
CJ Goater Feb 12, 2024
Controlled entrances are coming to six LCBOs in Northwestern Ontario this spring. To help combat theft, the LCBO is launching a controlled entrance pilot at stores located in Thunder Bay, Sioux Lookout, and Kenora: 546 Park Street, Kenora Shoppers Mall, Kenora 44 Front Street, Sioux Lookout 100 North Cumberland Street,...
CJ Goater Feb 12, 2024
2 lives have been saved following a rapid response from Thunder Bay Emergency Services. Thunder Bay Police Service officers were dispatched to a residence on Tupper Street on Thursday evening for two people who were without vital signs. Responding officers administered Naloxone to one of the individuals, while a bystan...
CJ Goater Feb 12, 2024
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