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1 hr ago | Thunder Bay's Source
Pat Seed says a reporting mechanism must be put in place to ensure the disabled have access to the same services as the non-disabled, a requirement under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act And while good progress has been made, there's still plenty of work left to do between now and 2025.
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On Monday, David Orazietti MPP and the Ontario government announced the "Moving Ontario Forward" plan which will create a $29 billion fund for roads, bridges and highways throughout the province.
9 hrs ago | The Chronicle-Journal
Two First Nations that stand to benefit economically from the development of the Ring of Fire mining belt have "reaffirmed" their commitment to support a north-south road into the mineral-rich region.
13 hrs ago | Electric Energy Online
Ontario is now the first jurisdiction in North America to fully eliminate coal as a source of electricity generation.
Ken Boshcoff thinks the city could have done more to convince the family of Terry Fox to house a collection of artifacts from his journey in Thunder Bay.
The public broadcaster announced deep cuts last week, including the loss of two staff and the afternoon show Voyage North in Thunder Bay.
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Moneet Mann, 24, was studying to be a teacher at Lakehead University. In September of last year, she began feeling tired and dizzy and noticing bruises on her body.
GETTING Thunder Bay out of its park-right-at-the-door habit takes on new impetus with news that in order to qualify for federal funding, the proposed event centre likely will have to do without a new parkade.
With time and distance separating them from everyday use, and English and French becoming the norm, the fear is the language will be lost, and with it, a huge chunk of their First Nations heritage.
KBM Forestry Consultants managing partner Peter Higgelke says Northern Ontario Hertiage Fund Corporation grant was critical to his company's expansion.
A 200-space parking structure appears to be the only likely casualty as the city tries to reduce the scope of a proposed event centre to qualify for millions in federal funding.
Rail traffic to Thunder Bay grain elevators in late March was light as the port prepared to handle a massive backlog of Western grain stranded on the Prairies.
Motorists in Thunder Bay are in for a sticker-shock surprise at the pumps. Gasoline prices jetted up seven cents a litre at several stations across town on Thursday, climbing above the $1.46 mark.