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19 hrs ago | Thunder Bay's Source

'Biggest tragedies'

After Martin Spriggs lost two veteran friends to suicide, he was compelled to do something to shed light on the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder on soldiers.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Life, Veteran Affairs,

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Chronicle-Journal

Power authority nixes wind energy deal

It may take months to confirm, but it appears there won't be a wind farm on the Nor'Wester mountain range south of Thunder Bay.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Canada,

Blue Line Station

New York Rangers Give Back - Marc Staal

Jun 4, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; New York Rangers defenseman Marc Staal in the first period during game one of the 2014 Stanley Cup Final against the Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center.

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Wawatay News

Friendship centre's abuse program to return in the fall

While the Thunder Bay Indian Friendship Centre's men's abuse program, Kizhaay Anishinaabe Niin, has gotten attention from various places in Ontario, it's the women's program that are coming out from under the shadows.

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The Chronicle-Journal

$10,000 up for grabs at Mid-Canada Open

By Gary Moskalyk About 70 players are vying for $10,000 in total prize money at the Port Arthur Family Dental Mid-Canada Open.

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The Chronicle-Journal

Suspect in robbery of pharmacy sought

Police are looking for a man who's about 35 years old in connection to a robbery at a pharmacy in Thunder Bay's north side on Thursday.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Wawatay News

Airport/port authority possible for Ring of Fire

A former deputy minister of Transport Canada recently recommended an airport/port transportation authority model for the Ring of Fire mineral development area.

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Wawatay News

Inquiry into deaths of NAN youth delayed

Wawatay file photo A Dennis Franklin Cromarty student tosses a flower into the McIntyre River during a ceremony to honour the seven First Nations youth who died since 2000 while attending school in Thunder Bay.

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Now Toronto

Where a cab ride to pick up food can cost you $908.

At the beginning of July I spent 10 days travelling in communities between Thunder Bay and Red Lake in northwestern Ontario.

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Thunder Bay's Source

Breton found guilty

A local man has been convicted of drug trafficking and money laundering Friday, more than four years after his initial arrest.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Canada,

The First Perspective-Aboriginal

Jury roll issue still not resolved in northwest

A year after the creation of a committee, an impasse remains. Jury rolls in the northwest still lack First Nation members, and there are some important implications.

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Related Topix: Canada, Ontario (Ontario, CA)

The First Perspective-Aboriginal

Mothers and Families Deserve Answers - Sarah Campbell

Northern Jury Issues at Queens Park QUEENS PARK - POLITICS - Kenora MPP Sarah Campbell, the NDP Critic for Aboriginal Affairs, is demanding that Premier Wynne take immediate action to ensure a public inquest takes place now into the deaths of seven Anishinabek students in Thunder Bay.

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Related Topix: Canada, Kids, Family

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Thunder Bay's Source

Victim identified

Officials with the Thunder Bay Police Service on Thursday confirmed that Kevin Wabason, 38, of Thunder Bay had been arrested Wednesday on George Street without incident.

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The Western Producer

Grain shipments surging at Port of Thunder Bay after slow start

The Port of Thunder Bay hopes to ship seven million tonnes of grain this year, the most in 15 years.a © Ice problems delayed the port opening by a month but in May more than 1.3 million tonnes were shipped, the largest one-month tally since 1998.a © Spring and fall are normally the port's busy seasons, but the delayed start to the ... (more)

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Thunder Bay's Source

Staying put

Rumours of Bombardier pulling up stakes in Thunder Bay and fleeing to Mexico are unfounded, says company spokeswoman Stephanie Ash.

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Northern Ontario Business

Alliance giving voice to Northern farmers

The newly formed Northern Ontario Farm Innovation Alliance will give a voice to agricultural interests Northern Ontario.

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Northern Life

Drilling down to the core

Lalita Krishna has no intention of following the same contrived script that's evident in the mining reality shows currently being embraced by network television.

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GlobalNews

Crime rate drops in Saskatoon; Saskatchewan still leads provinces

The crime rate in Saskatoon may have decreased in 2013 but it was still one of the highest among Canadian cities according to a report released Wednesday by Statistics Canada.

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The Chronicle-Journal

Bridge detour here for a while

It's been more than 19 months since Keith Hobbs first made mention of a "Unity Bridge" during his annual State of the City address.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Chronicle-Journal

City's crime stats tumble

Criminal activity in the City of Thunder Bay slowed somewhat last year, according to new data released Wednesday by Statistics Canada.

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