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1 hr ago | The First Perspective-Aboriginal

Chiefs of Ontario push for inquiry into student deaths

The Assembly of First Nations is supporting a call from the Chiefs of Ontario to push the provincial government to hold an inquiry into the deaths of seven young people attending high school in Thunder Bay.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Cool Hunting

Bay Meats Butcher Shop Beef Jerky: A gluten-free, hand-sliced and 100% Canadian snack

Globalization may have reduced the number of surprising discoveries one makes in foreign lands, but the art of travel can still lead to exciting finds.

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Northern Ontario Business

Documentary producer eyes the Ring of Fire

Thunder Bay drilling company boss Barb Courte Elinesky is one of the characters in a documentary under development by award-winning producer Lalita Krishna, who pitching a proposal to the major TV networks profiling the people who work at the grassroots level of Northern Ontario's mining industry.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Chronicle-Journal

Consultants share plans for Expressway tonight

Traffic is heavy at the intersection of Red River Road and the Thunder Bay Expressway.

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Solid Waste and Recycling

Eco Waste Solutions gets funding for oxidizer technology

NRC-IRAP, a Canadian assistance program for small and medium-sized enterprises, will help fund the company's development of an Eco Waste Oxidizer.

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Thunder Bay's Source

Life options

Patient family advisor Jan Miller says the hospital's new cardiopulmonary resuscitation and advanced life sustaining treatment policy is a welcome change at Thunder Bay Regional.

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Canada.com

WestJet Encore announces Fredericton service, first Maritime destination

WestJet announced the first Maritime destination for its regional service Encore on Monday, offering non-stop service between Toronto and Fredericton, New Brunswick starting April 15, 2015.

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Northern Ontario Business

Sioux Lookout gears up for growth

When she started at her new position in early March with marching orders to make this town of 5,500 "investment ready" for development, Blanchard referred to her love of cartography to begin strategizing.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Chronicle-Journal

Homan crowned first Staal Open champion

From left, NHLers Jordan Staal, Marc Staal, PGA Tour Canada golfer Wes Homan and NHLer Eric Staal of Thunder Bay were on hand at the closing ceremonies of the Staal Foundation Open on Sunday.

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Still on scene

Multiple Thunder Bay Police Service vehicles surrounded the grassy area off Field Street on Sunday near a footpath used to connect Fort William Road to 11th Avenue.

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The Chronicle-Journal

Trucks roll in at habitat group

Habitat for Humanity Thunder Bay unveiled two new additions to its equipment workforce on Friday that will enable the not-for-profit organization to enhance operations.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Chronicle-Journal

Riders take on goal

The Enforcement Torch Ride in support of Special Olympics, Ontario, was underway at Thunder Bay Harley Davidson on Saturday, where 50 riders lined up with their bikes for a 300-kilometre ride.

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AccuWeather.com

Severe Storms Come With Heat in Minneapolis, Green Bay

Building heat and humidity will not only replace the recent record chill across the North Central states but will also fuel ignite severe weather as the weekend transitions to the new week.

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Edmonton Journal

Thomson: Ready for inevitable 'something else'

Edmonton Journal Content Editor Kathy Kerr outlines four stories of interest to Journal readers this week.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Chronicle-Journal

Homan, Eason lead Staal Open

By Gary Moskalyk Wes Homan and Greg Eason are matching each other, round for round, so far at the Staal Foundation Open.

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GlobalNews

Christopher Ross takes family with him on road to PGA Tour Canada win

Christopher Ross pulls out the driver by day and drives the highways by night. The PGA Tour Canada rookie bought a motor home, loaded up his wife, young child and his three cats and is slowly snaking his way across Canada making pit stops to play in tour events.

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Thunder Bay's Source

Second suspect in Canada Day homicide appears in court

Carl Spencer Rae, 31, one of four suspects in the July 1 alleged robbery and assault of 52-year-old Christopher Adams, appeared in person at the Thunder Bay Courthouse Friday.

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Suspect arrested

Thunder Bay Police Service officers on Friday morning confirmed to local media that they had made the arrest, and charged a man with break and enter along with breach of recognizance.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Fort Francis Times

Town hires new clerk

The Town of Fort Frances has hired a new clerk to replace Glenn Treftlin, who retired June 30 after 26 years of service.

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Thunder Bay's Source

Expressway express?

Major changes to the Thunder Bay Expressway could happen one day and the Ministry of Transportation wants to be ready.

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