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  1. Unions, apprenticeship board join to train Aboriginal workersRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | Northern Ontario Business

    ... steering committees across the province; two additional Northern Ontario committees cover the Timmins and Thunder Bay areas. Members meet every three months to discuss upcoming projects and labour supply in the area. It's then up to the training and ...

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  2. Numbers show chamber is wrongRead the original story

    59 min ago | The Chronicle-Journal

    ... certain future, allowing workers to spend money on consumer items. This can only be good for business. Paul Pugh Thunder Bay

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  3. A smaller event centre?Read the original story

    59 min ago | The Chronicle-Journal

    WE have learned a great deal that is new about Thunder Bay's event centre proposal and, at the same time, nothing new at all. For now, a $101-million arena and convention centre is the plan, contingent on federal and provincial government funding.

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  4. OPP investigating break-in and theft of chainsaw, generators, power toolsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Thunder Bay's Source

    Provincial police are investigating a break and enter that saw a chainsaw, generators and a variety of other items stolen in late February. Thunder Bay detachment officers of the OPP say the break in occurred on Gorevale Road in Gorham Township sometime between Sunday, Feb. 22 and Friday, Feb. 27. Thunder Bay OPP are asking anyone with information regarding this investigation, to call 1-888-310-1122 or if you wish to remain anonymous, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit a web tip at www.tipsubmit.com.

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  5. Woman arrested in robbery at ATMRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | The Chronicle-Journal

    A 20-year-old woman who was robbed and threatened with a syringe Sunday afternoon at a Thunder Bay ATM machine got her money back from her quick-thinking boyfriend, city police said. Police said a 20-year-old man who had been outside the Dawson Street ATM during the incident was able to grab the cash from a female suspect.

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  6. Can social enterprises make a dent in Windsor's high poverty and unemployment?Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Windsor Star

    ... than half operate out of Toronto. Two others are based in Ottawa and there's one organization in each of London, Thunder Bay and Waubetek. Windsor could access some of that funding, funneled through the Toronto-based organizations that pass it on. ...

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  7. City chasing federal event centre funding though ineligible for Building Canada FundRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Thunder Bay's Source

    ... maybe from the NOHFC then we could do it over two, three years," Hobbs said. The city has an agreement with a Thunder Bay Live Consortium that would see the Winnipeg Jets' American Hockey League affiliate, the St. John's Ice Caps, relocate to ...

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  8. Fraser Institute education ranking methodology questionable, school board official saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Thunder Bay's Source

    The head of Lakehead Public Schools says she doesn't put much stock in the Fraser Institute's annual ranking of Ontario elementary schools. Superintenden Sharri Lynne-Pharand said the right-wing think tank's methodology is questionable and secretive, making it difficult to accept the results, which showed eight of the top 10 spots locally awarded to Thunder Bay Catholic District School Board schools.

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  9. City survives coldest February since '36Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Thunder Bay's Source

    This past month set the new standard for coldest February on record in Thunder Bay with a mean temperature of 19.6C, freezing out the previous mark set in 1936. Environment Canada meteorologist Peter Kimball even though February 2015 was about seven degrees colder than average, this winter is far from being the most frigid. 1 comment

  10. City survives coldest February on recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Thunder Bay's Source

    This past month set the new standard for coldest February on record in Thunder Bay with a mean temperature of 19.6C, freezing out the previous mark set in 1936. Environment Canada meteorologist Peter Kimball even though February 2015 was about seven degrees colder than average, this winter is far from being the most frigid.

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  11. Woman robbed at ATM, boyfriend recovers cash and bank cardRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Thunder Bay's Source

    A 27-year-old woman faces robbery-related charges after a robbery at a north-side automated teller machine. Thunder Bay Police say a 20-year-old woman was withdrawing cash late Sunday afternoon at TD Bank's Dawson Street location when the suspect approached her, threatened her with a syringe and demanded cash. 1 comment

  12. Police seize crack cocaine, prescription bills and money in two bustsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Thunder Bay's Source

    The Thunder Bay Police Service gang unit conducted their first bust at the Greyhound Bus Station on Feb. 27, where they searched the luggage of a passenger and found 58 grams of crack cocaine and a quantity of prescription drugs. The 31-year-old man from Ottawa has been charged with two counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking and possession of marijuana.

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  13. Police face SIU investigation after drunks removed from apartment complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Thunder Bay's Source

    An unwanted persons call has Thunder Bay Police Service officers facing a special investigations unit investigation. Police say they arrived at a West Frederica Street apartment early Saturday afternoon, where they located and removed an intoxicated 23-year-old female from the building.

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  14. Legal history lessonRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Chronicle-Journal

    SUSTAINABILITY MATTERS By Jason MacLean Thunder Bay Pop quiz: name the nine members of the Supreme Court of Canada. Take your time .

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  15. Pure Gold Discovers High Grade Gold in First Drilling From Alpha...Read the original story

    Yesterday | Sys-Con Media

    ... contact recently identified by Pure Gold geologists. Check samples were submitted to ALS Minerals in Thunder Bay, Ontario for sample preparation by crushing to 70% less than 2mm, rotary split off 1kg, and pulverize the split to better than 85% ...

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  16. Travelling wildlife exhibit comingRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Chronicle-Journal

    Science North is bringing its popular exhibition, Wildlife Rescue, to Kenora, Thunder Bay, Sault Ste. Marie and Kirkland Lake, thanks to $112,500 in funding from the Northern Ontario Heritage Corp. The interactive multimedia exhibition showcases animals from around the world and the conservationists who are helping them to survive in their natural habitats.

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  17. SIJHL ready to expandRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Chronicle-Journal

    The Superior International Junior Hockey League is on the verge of landing in Kenora. An ownership group, which includes a Thunder Bay native, is finalizing a lease agreement with the Northwestern Ontario city to start play in the 2015-16 season.

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  18. Stars speak up on Canadian Screen Awards red carpetRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | GlobalNews

    ... work and luck and the grace of the universea " - Kevin Durand, on what he dreamed of doing while growing up in Thunder Bay, Ont. "I've made movies everywhere there's a camera. I will say the best parts I've had, the most enjoyable roles I've had, ...

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  19. First Nations to study viability of Ring of Fire roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Globe and Mail

    ... steel. The study will look at an east-west road from Pickle Lake to the Ring, located 500 kilometres north of Thunder Bay. It would provide access to a smaller nickel deposit that is owned by Noront Resources Ltd., which cannot mine the metal ...

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  20. Ring of Fire road proposal to get $785,000 government studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | CBC News

    ... (Webequie, Eabametoong, Neskantaga and Nibinamik) to Pickle Lake, Ontario, about 500 kilometres northwest of Thunder Bay. "We ought not to be looking at the Ring of Fire as a mine in the middle of nowhere," Rickford said. "It's the opportunity to ... 1 comment