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$39.2 Million for Northwestern Ontario Highways

THUNDER BAY – “Investments through our government’s Northern Highways Program ensure that transportation infrastructure across Northern Ontario is expanded and improved. Through the Growth Plan for Northern Ontario we are renewing and expanding modern transportation in the North,” said Minister Michael Gravelle, Northern Development and Mines. Through the Northern Highways Program, the province is investing a total […]


Posted 4 May 2016 by in Featured
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Health News Radon

One Day Breast Screening Program Mammothon Launches

THUNDER BAY – HEALTH – Women across the province are being encouraged to get screened for breast cancer as part of a one-day breast cancer screening marathon called ‘Mammothon’. In the Northwest region, four Ontario Breast Screening Program (OBSP) sites are participating either by offering extended hours for appointments or walk-in screening. “Breast cancer is […]


Posted 4 May 2016 by in Featured
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Chamber of Commerce

Small Business Too Big to Ignore

THUNDER BAY – BUSINESS – The Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC), is launching Small Business Too Big To Ignore, a six month campaign that will highlight the important contributions of small businesses to our communities and investigate the top barriers to small business growth. Coinciding with […]


Posted 4 May 2016 by in Business
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Project Nexus Conducted by NAPS in Dryden

THUNDER BAY – Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service received a grant earlier this year from the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services of $100,000.00 in the name of Project Nexus which will address alcohol and drug abuse. Project Nexus is comprised of two components; one being operational, and the other educational. During the week of March 14, […]


Posted 3 May 2016 by in Anishinaabe
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Fort William First Nation Chief Georjann Morriseau

Georjann Morriseau Resigning as FWFN Councillor

FORT WILLIAM FN – Former Chief and current Councillor Georjann Morriseau is resigning as a member of the Fort William First Nation Council. In a written statement: Good afternoon FWFN Membership, friends, family and acquaintances. As a result of various factors due to my family, health, employment and current circumstances of our First Nation; I […]


Posted 3 May 2016 by in Anishinaabe
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Crime Report Thunder Bay

Ontario Upgrading Safety at Correctional Facilities

THUNDER BAY – Increased security is on the way to all of Ontario’s Adult Correctional facilities. Ontario is installing advanced technology full-body scanners in all twenty-six adult provincial correctional facilities over two years as part of its corrections transformation to further improve staff and inmate safety, reduce contraband and enhance security. “Moving forward with the […]


Posted 3 May 2016 by in Featured
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Cleaning the sidewalks and roadway cuts back on dust and makes our city more inviting to walk or shop

A Cleaner and Less Dusty Thunder Bay Work in Progress

THUNDER BAY – Street cleaning efforts after a long slow spring are underway. Thunder Bay crews were out this morning cleaning sidewalks and streets in the downtown Fort William neighbourhood this morning. The annual job of cleaning up the gravel, and mess left by winter makes our streets and neighbourhoods less dusty. Today’s efforts are […]


Posted 3 May 2016 by in Featured
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