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  1. Transition gameRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The News

    It could have been Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Ont., just down the road at StFX, or perhaps Saint Mary's University in Halifax. But when Alyson Fulton decided where she wanted to play university basketball, she chose Acadia, where she will begin working toward a bachelor of science , while hopefully getting significant on-court minutes with the Axewomen.

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  2. Smoking ban at beach mulledRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Fort Francis Times

    ... image of Fort Frances as a community that supports health lifestyles, along with other municipalities including Thunder Bay, Sudbury, Ottawa, and Toronto," she added. Dr. Hoon noted health unit staff would be pleased to work with the community to ...

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  3. Bombardier keeping eyes on potential transit contract from HamiltonRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Thunder Bay's Source

    Ideally the union representing workers at Bombardier in Thunder Bay would like to see all cities in Ontario have their transit vehicles built here. The local plant has been busy for the past few years building subway and streetcars for Toronto.

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  4. Company proposing solar park shares vision of Thunder Bay plant at local news conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Thunder Bay's Source

    A company looking to set up a first-of its-kind solar manufacturing plan in Thunder Bay has a large vision. Energy North Bandcorp compares it's proposed 3,000 job integrated solar panel plant, that would see glass and panels created on the same site, to an open concept shop like Google.

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  5. Community Living labour dispute resolved for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Thunder Bay's Source

    THUNDER BAY The labour dispute involving about 325 local developmental service has been resolved, for the time being. Members of the Ontario Public Sector Employees Union Local 740 ratified the tentative deal reached last week with Community Living Thunder Bay by a 52 margin, just barely enough for the contract to go through.

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  6. Platinum Group Metals And Its 2 Partners Consolidate Into A Single New Waterberg JVRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    ... rhodium, gold, copper, nickel, iridium and osmium ores. The company also owns two claims in Canada: Labrador and Thunder Bay North. PLG primarily holds a 49.48% working interest in the Project 1 (Project 3 expected to commence once Project 1 will be ...

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  7. Pan Am Games torch set to arrive in Thunder Bay SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Thunder Bay's Source

    Thunder Bay residents can celebrate on Sunday morning the arrival of the Pan American Games torch to the city alongside four-time Olympic cyclist Curt Harnett and Paralympic swimmer Andrea Cole. The celebration begins at 8 a.m. at city hall with a pancake breakfast.

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  8. U of W students hired to report on Trans Canada Trail paddleRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Paul Schram and Hadley Burns have been hired by Path of the Paddle to spend 10 weeks canoeing from Thunder Bay, Ont., to Jessica Lake in the Whiteshell, sharing their experiences along the way. Paul Schram and Hadley Burns might want to pack a horseshoe and rabbit's foot along with their freeze-dried pineapple and tent to prolong their good luck.

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  9. 'Fantastic' quality stats prove Windsor was right to fight for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Windsor Star

    ... Windsor does about 50 lung surgeries and nine esophageal surgeries, about the same number as in Kingston and Thunder Bay, which had been granted Level 2 designations. In an emailed response to The Star, CCO's vice-president of clinical programs and ...

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  10. Sixth year of series of seminars on Lube Basics is launchedRead the original story

    Monday | MRO-Esource.com

    Automatic greasing systems specialist FLO Components Ltd. has announced the 2015-2016 schedule for its Lube Basics seminars. Scheduled cities will include Kitchener, Mississauga, Timmins and Thunder Bay, all in Ontario.

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  11. Rash of new fires reportedRead the original story

    Monday | Fort Francis Times

    It was a busy weekend for Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry FireRangers. Aerial detection discovered a new fire yesterday in Thunder Bay District about 50 km west of Lake Nipigon.

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  12. Local OSSTF president expresses concern over province's back-to-work legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Thunder Bay's Source

    THUNDER BAY The local president of public high school teachers says the introduction of back-to-work legislation shows the province's negotiation framework is failing. That was the reaction from Paul Caccamo to the announcement by Ontario Education Minister Liz Sandals that the Liberal government would force striking high school teachers at three school boards to return to the classroom.

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  13. Police looking into discovery of suspicious package that prompted evacuation of courthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Thunder Bay's Source

    The Brodie Street courthouse, along with nearby Victoriaville Mall, was evacuated around noon after a questionable package was discovered inside. Uncertainty about the contents of the package prompted a response from Thunder Bay Fire Rescue's hazardous materials unit, who removed the item more than three hours later.

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  14. Covergals founder among Influential Women Award winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Northern Life

    ... Awards program (IW) announces this year's northeast and northwest award winners at a gala event tonight in Thunder Bay. As it has done every year since 1997, the awards honour women in the following categories: Executive, Entrepreneur and Young ...

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  15. New report brings significant provincial issues to attention of federal partiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Thunder Bay's Source

    THUNDER BAY The president of the Northern Policy Institute says it's time the federal government starts paying more attention to Ontario. That's what Charles Cirtwill said in response to 'A Federal Economic Agenda for Ontario,' a report released on Monday by the Mowat Centre in partnership with the Northern Policy Institute that provided 33 recommendations across six key issue areas.

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  16. Harbour Expressway shut down intermittently to allow turbine transports throughRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Thunder Bay's Source

    A shipment of wind-turbine parts is expected to intermittently interrupt traffic along the Harbour Expressway over the next few days. Thunder Bay Police Traffic Sgt.

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  17. Talks between OSSTF, province reach an impasseRead the original story

    Sunday May 24 | Thunder Bay's Source

    ... seven boards in which the union previously filed notice for conciliation. The Lakehead District School Board in Thunder Bay is another one of the seven, where teachers are in a legal strike posiition and are obligated to give five days' notice ...

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  18. Thunder Bay Housing Starts to Weaken This YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Market Wire

    According to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation's Spring Housing Market Outlook report for Thunder Bay, total housing starts will decrease slightly to 230 units in 2015 primarily due to fewer apartment starts and then increase to 255 units in 2016. "Demand for new homes will soften in 2015 due to more choice in the resale market, and a lack of job growth," commented Warren Philp, CMHC Market Analyst.

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  19. Arbor Day celebrated with 20 new trees planted in Parkdale ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Thunder Bay's Source

    ... of the day by the city's landscaping contractor. This marks the ninth year Arbor Day has been celebrated in Thunder Bay, and second straight planting has been done in Parkdale. Previous sites included Boulevard Lake and near the Memorial Avenue and ...

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  20. Suspicious package removed from evacuated courthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Thunder Bay's Source

    Thunder Bay Fire Rescue Chief John Hay confirms it was a suspicious package that led emergency crews to evacuate both the Thunder Bay Courthouse and Victoriaville Mall. As a precaution, Miles Street between May and Archibald streets was closed, as was Brodie Street between Miles Street and Victoria Avenue. 1 comment