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Suspect Arrested in Mac’s Robbery Attempt

Macs on May Street
THUNDER BAY – Another Mac’s Convenience Store robbery, after a long break in the robberies of the twenty-four-hour stores. Thunder Bay...

Climate Change is Increasing the Severity of Fires this Summer

Ontario FireRangers are in Jasper National Park, supporting efforts of Parks Canada to contain a wildfire. Photo courtesy of Parks Canada Rogier Gruys
A Summer of Fire, Smoke, Ash and Climate Change QUATHIASKI COVE, BC – CLIMATE – Wildfires are ripping across...

The Recession: Partnership with First Nations would supercharge the economy

Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day in Thunder Bay at Kam River Park
THUNDER BAY – GUEST EDITORIAL –  It’s official. Canada is in a recession. The cold hard truth is First...

Asian Stocks Fall For Third Straight Day on Weak Manufacturing Reports

A man looks at electronic boards displaying various Asian countries' stock price indexes outside a brokerage in Tokyo, September 1, 2015. REUTERS/Toru Hanai
Asian Stocks Fall on Chinese Manufacturing Reports HONG KONG (Reuters) – Asian shares fell for a third straight day...

VarageSale Excited to Set Up New Thunder Bay Community

VerageSale Chief Mom, Tami Zuckerman
THUNDER BAY – Today, many people are seeking to simplify their lives and get rid of some of their pre-loved...

Fort William Street Fair – Ready for September 12th 2015

Smiles were the rule of the day. Photo by Jamie Bannish
THUNDER BAY – Downtown Fort William will  celebrate the annual Street Fair on September 12th 2015. Event organizers promise,...

Americans United in Desire for Police to Wear Body Cameras – Poll

Body Cameras on Police
ATLANTA, GA – TECH – In a time of deep partisan divide, no other issue has united Americans like...

Thunder Bay City Council Defers Vote on Energy East Pipeline

Rally at Thunder Bay City Hall opposing Energy East Pipeline was attended by over 150 people
THUNDER BAY – POLITICS – The bid to have Thunder Bay City Council formally oppose the proposed Energy East...

Lakehead University Thunderwolves Basketball Coaches Sign Multi-Year Contracts

Lakehead University Men's Basketball team
Tom Warden retains women’s and men’s basketball coaches Kreiner and Furtado THUNDER BAY – SPORTS – Lakehead Athletics Director...

Cut Smoking by Raising Wages – Economic Study

The latest research shows the health risk, and life risk of smoking
SACRAMENTO Calif – LIVING – In addition to restricting when and where tobacco is used at work, UC Davis Health System research shows that employers can do something else to reduce smoking: raise wages. Published in the August issue...

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A man looks at electronic boards displaying various Asian countries' stock price indexes outside a brokerage in Tokyo, September 1, 2015. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

Asian Stocks Fall For Third Straight Day on Weak Manufacturing Reports

Asian Stocks Fall on Chinese Manufacturing Reports HONG KONG (Reuters) – Asian shares fell for a third straight day on Wednesday as weak manufacturing reports from China, the United States and Europe fuelled worries about slowing global growth, while the safe-haven Japanese yen firmed as investors unwound carry trades. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares […]


Posted 2 September 2015 by in Business
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Macs on May Street

Suspect Arrested in Mac’s Robbery Attempt

THUNDER BAY – Another Mac’s Convenience Store robbery, after a long break in the robberies of the twenty-four-hour stores. Thunder Bay Police have arrested a Fort Hope male for a robbery that occurred last evening at a Mac’s Convenience Store location on North May Street. Officers attended the business just before 9:00PM to take a report from […]


Posted 1 September 2015 by in CrimeBeat
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Ontario FireRangers are in Jasper National Park, supporting efforts of Parks Canada to contain a wildfire. Photo courtesy of Parks Canada Rogier Gruys

Climate Change is Increasing the Severity of Fires this Summer

A Summer of Fire, Smoke, Ash and Climate Change QUATHIASKI COVE, BC – CLIMATE – Wildfires are ripping across California, Oregon, Washington, British Columbia and Alaska during this summer of 2015, the result of unprecedented droughts and record temperatures. Millions of hectares are being burned, along with hundreds of homes. Fire-fighting costs are multiplying, the […]


Posted 1 September 2015 by in Featured
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The latest research shows the health risk, and life risk of smoking

Cut Smoking by Raising Wages – Economic Study

SACRAMENTO Calif – LIVING – In addition to restricting when and where tobacco is used at work, UC Davis Health System research shows that employers can do something else to reduce smoking: raise wages. Published in the August issue of the Annals of Epidemiology, the study found that a 10 percent increase in wages leads […]


Posted 1 September 2015 by in Featured
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Update on Thunder Bay Flood Class Action Lawsuit

THUNDER BAY – NEWS – The claimants have recently agreed to discontinue a second Flood Class Action against the City, which started about two years after the initial action. Both actions arose out of the May 28, 2012 flood disaster. As a result, several of the allegations in the second claim have now been incorporated […]


Posted 1 September 2015 by in Featured
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