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Thunder Bay Holds Unwanted Title of Murder Capital

Homicide Charges Laid
THUNDER BAY – With eight homicides in 2016, Thunder Bay recorded the highest homicide rate among the CMAs (6.64 homicides per 100,000 population). Edmonton...

Take Action to Minimize Risk from Wildfire

NASA's Suomi NPP satellite collected this natural-color image using the VIIRS (Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite) instrument on August 17, 2016. Actively burning areas, detected by thermal bands, are outlined in red.
THUNDER BAY – While the forest fire threat in Northwestern Ontario is not at its peak this season, across...

Kenora Family Seeks Justice in Attack Against Christian Henry

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KENORA – NEWS — A Grassy Narrows family have launched a crowdsourcing initiative to offer a reward for information...

CMHC tells Ontario housing co-ops to abandon low-income members

After the clean up - the neighbourhood shows the evidence of being cleaned up an a safer place to hang out
$18.5 million in private lending for building modernization caught in red tape OTTAWA – HOUSING – Multi-million dollar renovation plans at...

Back to School Planning is Ongoing

Back to School
THUNDER BAY – Family – Hard as it might seem for the kids, it is already time to start thinking...

SESQUI Set to Thrill Thunder Bay Audiences with Horizon

Patricia and David. Photographer David Bresolin says, "I call this picture 'Dreams Do Come True' ".
THUNDER BAY – Thunder Bay will be one of seven cities hosting the unique cinematic dome screening of the 360°...

4 Tactics for Keeping Ecommerce Sales Strong this Summer

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NEW YORK – TECH – It’s summertime and the living is easy—unless you’re an online retailer facing the dreaded seasonal...

Ontario Addresses First Nations Youth Crisis

Statement by Ministers of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, Health and Long-Term Care and Children and Youth Services QUEEN’S PARK...

Northern Ontario’s Pete McLeod Claims Pole Position in Russia

Red Bull Air Race in Russia - Canada's Pete McLeod holds the pole position heading into Sunday's finals
Pete McLeod Captures Pole for Third Race Pete McLeod of Canada claimed pole position for the third race in...

Health – Knee Scooter a Welcome Addition

Pictured are (l-r), Phil and Kristine Cameron, who donated a knee scooter to be used in the Surgical Day Care unit of the Hospital, along with Deb McCormack, Registered Nurse and Christine Erickson, Perioperative Manager. Phil, Kristine, Deb McCormack and Christine Erickson
By Heather Vita THUNDER BAY – HEALTH – After Kristine Cameron had her second foot surgery in seven years, she...

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Homicide Charges Laid

Thunder Bay Holds Unwanted Title of Murder Capital

THUNDER BAY – With eight homicides in 2016, Thunder Bay recorded the highest homicide rate among the CMAs (6.64 homicides per 100,000 population). Edmonton (47 homicides, or a rate of 3.39), and Regina (8 homicides, or a rate of 3.23) had the next-highest homicide rates. In 2016, no homicides were reported in Trois-Rivières, Kingston or Greater Sudbury. Statistics Canada released the latest crime statistics today

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Thunder Bay Police Service Press Conference

Senator Murray Sinclair To Head Investigation into Police Services Board

THUNDER BAY – The Ontario Civilian Police Commission has appointed retired Judge and current Senator, the Honourable Murray Sinclair as the independent investigator in this matter. Senator Sinclair served the justice system in Manitoba for over 25 years. He was the first Aboriginal Judge appointed in Manitoba and Canada’s second. He served as Co-Chair of the

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Back to School

Back to School Planning is Ongoing

THUNDER BAY – Family – Hard as it might seem for the kids, it is already time to start thinking and planning for back to school. A quick trip to Staples on Memorial is to see how the school supplies are already waiting for students and parents. Another way back is for planning delicious meals and

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Ontario Addresses First Nations Youth Crisis

Statement by Ministers of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, Health and Long-Term Care and Children and Youth Services QUEEN’S PARK – The Ministers of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, Health and Long-Term Care and Children and Youth Services issued the following statement regarding the province’s response to First Nation youth suicides in Northern Ontario: “The youth suicide crisis

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