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  1. Local president says OPSEU will head to the picket line in January if a fair offer isn't madeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Thunder Bay's Source

    ... dismantle the public sector. OPSEU Local 708 president Shawn Bradshaw, who represents around 162 workers at the Thunder Bay Corrections Centre said a strike, which members in Thunder Bay will vote on Dec.3, is a foregone conclusion in January if the ...

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  2. Police to combat social media RIDE alerts with creativityRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Thunder Bay's Source

    But rather than give up, Thunder Bay Police say they're going to get a little more creative with where they set up their drinking and driving checkpoints this holiday season. Traffic Sgt.

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  3. More to be done to address regional health issues, LHIN admitsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Thunder Bay's Source

    ... done then individuals are looking after their care on a regular basis and that's hugely positive," she said. Thunder Bay District Health Unit's David Williams, medical officer of health, said the report highlights a number of important issues that ...

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  4. New Gladue reporter writers promises to chip away case backlogsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Thunder Bay's Source

    The addition of three new Gladue report writers in Northern Ontario will have an impact on how many Aboriginal people are in custody, says the executive director of Nishnawbe-Aski Legal Services. Thunder Bay, Sioux Lookout and Timmins will each receive a new Gladue report writer with funding from Legal Aid Ontario.

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  5. Opportunities exist in growing sports tourism market, industry expert saysRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Thunder Bay's Source

    Grant MacDonald, the past president of the Canadian Sports Tourism Alliance, told a group of sports marketers and city officials in Thunder Bay on Thursday that there are more than 200,000 events to bid on each year in this country. MacDonald, who helped Halifax land the 2003 World Junior Hockey Championship and five years later the World Hockey Championship in a shared bid with Quebec, said sports tourism is one of the few tourism areas experiencing growth these days.

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  6. Lakers drop in national rankingsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Fort Francis Times

    ... fell from No. 10 to No. 13 in the rankings. Fort Frances (14-5-1) now is tied for top spot in the SIJHL with the Thunder Bay North Stars (14-7-1), who got an honourable mention in this week's rankings, although the Lakers do hold two games in hand. ...

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  7. Resolute clears air on mill mattersRead the original story

    Yesterday | Fort Francis Times

    ... contracts for the hauling of hog fuel, sawdust, and sawmill residual chips between the sawmills and Resolute's Thunder Bay complex, as well as the hauling of lumber from Ignace to Atikokan for planing there. Over the six-year term of these ...

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  8. Muskies go winless at OFSAARead the original story

    Yesterday | Fort Francis Times

    ... the Muskies' silver-medal performance was enough to earn an NWOSSAA showdown with the St. Ignatius Falcons (Thunder Bay). Having already beaten the Falcons at a tournament in Dryden earlier this season, the Muskies didn't blink against their ...

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  9. Lower back pain pilot program comes to Sudbur...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Northern Life

    ... Spine Assessment and Education Clinics Pilot, was launched in 2012 by the University Health Network in Toronto, Thunder Bay and Hamilton. It introduced rapid assessment and education centres for patients coping with non-acute low back pain. ...

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  10. Annual Closing of Canadian Coast Guard Seasonal Search and Rescue Stations in OntarioRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Market Wire

    The Canadian Coast Guard advises the public that our seasonally operated Search and Rescue stations located on the Great Lakes, Georgian Bay and St. Lawrence River in Ontario are winding down their annual operations. On November 24, 2014 the Search and Rescue Station in Thunder Bay Ontario closed for the season.

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  11. Young Professionals Network of Ontario (YPNO) Launches in TorontoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Market Wire

    ... advocate, have a voice at provincial and national tables, and build economic development opportunities. Says Thunder Bay-based Co-Founder Michael Nitz, "There has been a significant lack of opportunities for young professionals across the province ...

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  12. Letter of the day: Why are Thunder Bay gas prices still so high?Read the original story

    Yesterday | The Chronicle-Journal

    Why are the oil companies taking so long to drop the gasoline and diesel prices in Thunder Bay? In Dryden, for example, on Nov. 18 the price for regular gas was $1.14 per litre and diesel was $1.19. On Nov. 20 in Thunder Bay gas was $1.21 and diesel $1.34.

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  13. Keep your pet in the backseatRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Chronicle-Journal

    ... while driving. It should never happen, but we've seen this dangerous practice, sometimes on a daily basis, on Thunder Bay streets. A number of letters to this newspaper have called for the province to treat lap dogs the same as using cellphones ... 1 comment

  14. Thunder Bay duo launch Young Professional Network of OntarioRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Thunder Bay's Source

    With a push from Thunder Bay's Michael Nitz and Nathan Lawrence on Wednesday, they ensured it would happen by launching the Young Professional Network of Ontario. Lawrence, a co-founder of the newly formed advocacy and business networking group, said the timing couldn't be better. 1 comment

  15. Celtic Thunder to Takes First Symphony Tour to Heinz Hall, 12/9Read the original story

    Yesterday | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... 2014, sailing from Miami on November 8 to Paradise Island/ Nassau in the Bahamas and to the private island of Thunder Bay in the Caribbean. His career with Celtic Thunder began back in 2007, when returning back to Derry from a recording session in ...

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  16. Veterans treated well by HarperRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Chronicle-Journal

    ... not been helping our veterans. It is also wrong to suggest that people have to drive hundreds of miles out of Thunder Bay to get to a Veterans Affairs office, when the Service Canada office on Alloy Drive offers the exact same services the old ...

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  17. Wiky students' concerns impress Youth AdvocateRead the original story

    Yesterday | Manitoulin Expositor

    ... the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). As part of this tour (to Ailsa Craig, London, Windsor, Belleville, Manitoulin, Thunder Bay, Perth and Ottawa), Mr. Elman sat down with a group of Grade 5 students from the Wasse-Abin Pontiac School, asking them their ...

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  18. Winter driving: the first dayRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Chronicle-Journal

    CONSIDERING the glare-ice nature of roads for Monday morning's Thunder Bay commute, there were relatively few auto accidents. Maybe more city motorists are learning to drive according to conditions.

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  19. Soccer Scene: Juventus topples the GiantRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Chronicle-Journal

    Mike Lacaria and Kyle Kawahara scored to lift Italia Juventus over Sleeping Giant 2-1 in Thunder Bay Premier Soccer League A flight action last week. Two strikes from Paul Ochnicki paved way for a 4-0 victory for Rainbow Realty Raiders over the University while Ahmad Koroma and Eric Watson each scored twice as the Chill Reserves White defeated Plex FC.

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  20. Ultra Lithium in LOI with Rock Tech for Georgia Lake Lithium ProjectRead the original story

    Tuesday | Resource Investing News

    ... is comprised of 22 mineral claims and 81 mining leases covering an area of approximately 4,594 hectares in the Thunder Bay Mining District of Ontario (Canada). Ultra Lithium is very pleased with this potential acquisition. The project does not only ...

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