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  1. MP's departure from Parliament for Queen's Park a surprise for RaffertyRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Thunder Bay's Source

    THUNDER BAY John Rafferty says he's surprised to see his best friend in Parliament give up his seat in Ottawa to chase a provincial position with the Liberals. The NDP MP for Thunder Bay-Rainy River commented Friday on the decision by colleague Glenn Thibeault to step aside from his post as Sudbury MP, in favour of running in an upcoming by-election for a spot in the Queen's Park legislature.

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  2. Too soon to judge how 'stunning' NDP MP Thibeault defection to provincial Liberals will play outRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Hill Times

    ... has left the party since the 2011 federal election. Other former NDP MPs who left the party include: Bruce Hyer (Thunder Bay-Superior North, Ont.) who jumped ship to join the Green Party; Lise St. Denis (Saint-Maurice-Champlain, Que.) who defected ...

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  3. DSSAB services running more smoothly, still working out kinks in new systemRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Thunder Bay's Source

    A new system at the District of Thunder Bay Social Services Administration Board is getting better but there's more work to be done, says its CAO. The DSSAB needed to hire extra security earlier this month after some clients threatened staff as a process that used to take a little more than an hour for Ontario Works was now leaving people waiting three-and-a-half hours under the new province-wide system.

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  4. Political drama for the PCs, bear hunt criticism from Bob Barker make headlines in FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Thunder Bay's Source

    ... only to find their vehicles had been spray-painted by vandals on consecutive nights late in the month. Thunder Bay Police added it appeared the suspects were also rummaging through vehicles and stealing valuables. 9. $200,000 short The United Way ...

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  5. Gas Watch: per-litre low remains $1.059; high at $1.199Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Thunder Bay's Source

    THUNDER BAY: While gas prices across the province continue to trend down, prices in this city seem to have stalled moving into the weekend. The lowest price for a litre of regular gas in Thunder Bay Friday morning was listed at $1.059 at the Superstore, a price that has not changed for more than 48 hours.

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  6. CN overshoots 2013-14 grain handling revenue capRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Manitoba Co-Operator

    ... movement of grain from Prairie elevators or from U.S. origins to terminals at Vancouver, Prince Rupert, B.C. and Thunder Bay, Ont. They also apply to CN's and CP's movements of grain bound for Eastern Canada or for export, up to either Thunder Bay ...

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  7. Over 100 "Community" Mailboxes Broken IntoRead the original story

    Thursday | Canada NewsWire

    Stolen mail and broken compartments at community mailboxes in Thunder Bay, Woodcrest Road at John St. Road and Greenwood at Woodcrest Road. Thefts and vandalism are frequent problems with community mailboxes across the country, raising concerns about Canada Post's plans to take away home delivery. 1 comment

  8. Three arrested after northside home and hotel room searchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Thunder Bay's Source

    Thunder Bay Police Service officials say officers with the organized crime enforcement bureau assisted the city's emergency task unit in searching a home in the 200 block of Tupper Street just before noon. As a result of that search, police arrested a 36-year-old man and seized a small quantity of crack cocaine.

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  9. Event Centre partnerships, murder, dashboard crash video made headlines in January 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Thunder Bay's Source

    ... Hobbs and city manager Tim Commisso got in a heated public spat over taxation projections put forward by the Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber suggested if spending isn't halted, homeowners can expect annual increase averaging 7.9 per ...

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  10. Kennady Diamonds Intersects Kimberlite in Latest Kelvin Drill HoleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Diamonds.net

    ... the Saskatchewan Research Council (SRC) and one tonne is being processed at the Rio Tinto diamond laboratory in Thunder Bay, Ontario. Kennady Diamonds is processing another 20 tonnes of kimberlite through the dense media separation plant at the SRC, ...

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  11. Bill addressing Lyme passes unanimouslyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The News

    ... Party legislation in Canadian history," stated Bruce Hyer, Deputy Leader of the Green Party of Canada and MP for Thunder Bay - Superior North. "I am proud of the way Elizabeth was able to work across party lines to pass the first Green Party bill. ...

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  12. Talented seniors use knitting, creative skills to contribute to worthy causesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Osoyoos Times

    ... because we both love it." was born in Canada, but moved to Belfast in Ireland at a young age before settling in Thunder Bay, Ont. and spending much of her life there. They moved into Mariposa within months of each other dating back almost six years ...

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  13. Freezing rain, record heat and a shipwreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Examiner.com

    Freezing rain, record heat and a shipwreck top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history . From the National Weather Service archives here are the events that happened on December 14. 1883 - The wood schooner-barge Mary Ann Hulbert , while carrying railroad supplies and workers, was in tow of steamer Kincardine, when she was overwhelmed and foundered in a heavy gale off St. Ignace Island, 40 mi NE of Thunder Bay, ON in Lake Superior.

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  14. Special Olympics needs volunteersRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Fort Francis Times

    ... functioning, we will put together a practice with them and have some fun stuff, and then hook up with a team in Thunder Bay," Hanzuk said. But Special Olympics would like to expand the number of sports offered here, with bocce (lawn bowling) being ...

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  15. Bruce Phillips: A voice that shaped Canadian political discourse for decades falls silentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Canada.com

    ... and one half years of age. A native of Fort William, Ont., born before the "Port" and the "Fort" were twined as Thunder Bay, Bruce was the fourth child and only son of Alexander "Lackey" Phillips, the legendary editor of the Times Journal. A cub ...

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  16. Pan-Northern crib cards for th...Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Northern Ontario Business

    ... The province already has goals. Michael Gravelle, the minister of northern development and mines, is from Thunder Bay-Superior North. Michael is responsible for "driving growth in Northern Ontario," according to the mandate he was given by Premier ...

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  17. Letter of the Day - Why isn't driver's ed. $50 in Ontario, too?Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Chronicle-Journal

    I recently turned 16 and got my licence, and started browsing driving schools in Thunder Bay. I came to the conclusion that it is unfair that my cousin in Manitoba can take driver's ed.

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  18. Less a season of giving than of peace, love, joyRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Chronicle-Journal

    ... n what makes Christmas happy, joyful, loving and peaceful. Then, maybe household debt will decline. Gail M. Beda Thunder Bay

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  19. Public interest' question for politicians, not courtsRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Chronicle-Journal

    ... ion of claims on their merits, not throwing up novel procedural obstacles as a political ploy. Douglas Treilhard Thunder Bay

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  20. Ontario minister admits how MPAC makes decisions in need of changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Thunder Bay's Source

    ... control, citing reassessments of mills and other industry in the region that's costing municipalities millions. Thunder Bay - Superior North MPP and Ontario's Minister of Northern Development and Mines, Michael Gravelle, said he probably wouldn't ... 1 comment