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Building a Better Budget Process for Thunder Bay

City Council needs a new process for creating a budget
Late Nights and Last Minute Cuts Not the Path to Success THUNDER BAY – EDITORIAL – Thunder Bay City...

Toronto Starts March Issuing Extreme Cold Advisory

2015 has been a year of weather extremes
TORONTO – WEATHER - March is coming in like a lion in Toronto. Dr. David McKeown, Toronto’s Medical Officer...

Nishnawbe Aski Nation Shares Frustration with Family of MMIW

NAN Deputy Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler
THUNDER BAY – ANISHINAWBEK – Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Deputy Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler acknowledged the frustration of families...

Keystone XL will not be approved any time soon

Trans-Canada Pipelines has been shipping petroleum through Northwestern Ontario since the late 1950s.
Pipeline proponents feeding the fire that threatens their project OTTAWA – Imagine your house is ablaze and fire fighters are...

Health of Thunder Bay Fish Populations Subject of March 11th Meeting

Corporal Benjamin Stephenson gets useful hints on ice fishing from Ranger Brandon Nakogee
THUNDER BAY – The next meeting of the Public Advisory Committee for the Thunder Bay Remedial Action Plan is scheduled...

Central Canada Outdoor and Recreation Show – Sunday Update

Central Canada Outdoor Show wraps up at the Sports Dome today
THUNDER BAY - The Central Canadian Outdoor and Recreation Show wraps up today at the Sports Dome. Doors open...

Winter Weather Extremes Ice Up Lake Superior

Ice Coverage over Lake Superior as captured on February 19 2015
THUNDER BAY  – TECH - Cold weather across the eastern half of North America has Lake Superior, and the Great...

Elizabeth May on the Future of Public Broadcasting in Canada

Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada at book signing at the Prince Arthur Hotel in Thunder Bay Ontario
The Future of Public Broadcasting THUNDER BAY – POLITICS - Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada...

Red Bull Air Race Moves to Rovinj Croatia For Third Race

2015 Red Bull Air Race World Championship kicks off in Abu Dhabi on February 13/14
SALZBURG, Austria – The third race of this year’s air racing World Championship will be staged in Rovinj, Croatia....

No Health Benefit to Eating Small Meals

Eating-Healthy
VICTORIA, BC – HEALTH - A few years ago I dug into and ended up debunking a large number of diet and food myths. Alongside the main course of fat, sugar, salt, and so on, I looked into a...

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City Council needs a new process for creating a budget

Building a Better Budget Process for Thunder Bay

Late Nights and Last Minute Cuts Not the Path to Success THUNDER BAY – EDITORIAL – Thunder Bay City Council ratified the 2015 Budget last night with a 3.18% tax increase. In passing the budget, Council also demonstrated that an entirely new approach to the budget process is needed. Last night as Council gathered to […]


Posted 3 March 2015 by in Editorial
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Trans-Canada Pipelines has been shipping petroleum through Northwestern Ontario since the late 1950s.

Keystone XL will not be approved any time soon

Pipeline proponents feeding the fire that threatens their project OTTAWA – Imagine your house is ablaze and fire fighters are working hard to extinguish the inferno. Might they consider you dangerously insane if, while urging them on, you also threw gasoline into the flames? Crazy though this sounds, it is analogous to what government and industry […]


Posted 3 March 2015 by in Business
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OFIA'S Forest Sector Champion Awards are given to those who work to support the forestry sector

OFIA Celebrates Forest Sector Growth in Ontario

 Forest Sector – Ontario’s Second Largest Industrial Base THUNDER BAY – BUSINESS – The Ontario Forest Industries Association’s (OFIA) 72″d Annual Meeting celebrated the forest products sector’s role as a sustainable economic engine and employment generator in Ontario’s green economy. Opening the event, Jamie Lim, President and CEO of the OFIA, explained ‘By actively choosing […]


Posted 3 March 2015 by in Business
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Letters to the Editor

Letter – Harper policies fail to move Keystone XL forward

OTTAWA – LETTERS – The failure to move the yardsticks on the Keystone XL pipeline falls squarely on the shoulders of Prime Minister Stephen Harper. Mr. Harper’s refusal to implement credible environmental policy over the past nine years has deeply damaged Canada’s economic interests and international reputation. His diplomatic miscues on the Keystone file have made […]


Posted 2 March 2015 by in Letters
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Letters to the Editor

Ring of Fire Plan Does Not Have Total Unity

WEENUSK FN – Letters – There is a plan that would see Mushkegowuk Grand Chief Lawrence Martin joining the chiefs of Matawa Tribal Council at the annual Prospector’s and Developers Convention (PDAC) in Toronto next week to outline his plans for a new railway line running from Moosonee to the Ring Of Fire mining project. […]


Posted 2 March 2015 by in Featured
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