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Having more women represented in civic, provincial and federal politics is a non-partisan effort with women reaching across political lines.

Women in Politics Group Applauds Election Results

THUNDER BAY –  The Women in Politics group are applauding the results from last night’s municipal elections across Northwestern Ontario. Several female candidates have been elected across the northwestern Ontario region. The group shares, in the City of Thunder Bay, at large councilor Rebecca Johnson was elected for a fourth term, Neebing representative Linda Rydholm […]


Posted 28 October 2014 by in Featured
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Election Results

Sioux Lookout 2014 Election Results

SIOUX LOOKOUT – Results are in from Sioux Lookout. Office of Mayor, here are the votes cast: –          Doug LAWRANCE: 1,114 (ELECTED) –          Dennis LENEY: 698 Unofficial results for the Offices of Councillor-at-Large are as follows: –          Jason BAILEY – 597 votes –          Susan BARCLAY – 605 votes –          John BATH – 932 votes (ELECTED) […]


Posted 28 October 2014 by in Civic Politics
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Weather Alert

Snow in Forecast for Nipigon, Marathon, Schreiber

THUNDER BAY – Weather is likely to be the story for residents and travellers along the North Shore of Lake Superior today. Special weather statement in effect for: Marathon – Schreiber Nipigon – Rossport Potential for significant snowfall across northern regions and heavy rainfall near Lake Superior today. An approaching low pressure system will affect […]


Posted 28 October 2014 by in Featured
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Ken Boshcoff working hard on the campaign for Mayor in Thunder Bay

Ken Boshcoff Thanks Supporters

THUNDER BAY – Please know I am very grateful for all those who supported me in any way. I was blessed with a great campaign team who believed in me. With considerable input after listening to people we offered a platform of common sense , practical achievement, and principled ideals. I am glad we took […]


Posted 28 October 2014 by in Featured
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Thunder Bay has all the ingredients to become a better city. Often it starts with YOU.

Thunder Bay’s Election Technology Bump

THUNDER BAY – For Thunder Bay, the real story of the election, and the story for NetNewsLedger was one of technology frustration. Massive traffic to NetNewsledger and other Internet news sites caused the sites to be so slow that getting the results to you our readers and viewers was difficult. Our Internet Host Sencia Canada […]


Posted 27 October 2014 by in Featured
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Mayor Hobbs re-elected

Mayor Hobbs – Four More Years in Thunder Bay

Four More Years for Mayor Hobbs THUNDER BAY – Mayor Hobbs is back at City Hall for another four years. Hobbs will be joined by Rebecca Johnson. Iain Angus, Aldo Ruberto, Larry Hebert and Frank Pullia. In Northwood it is looking like Shelby Ch’ng will take the seat from Mark Bentz. In the wards, Andrew […]


Posted 27 October 2014 by in Featured
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Chief Returning Officer John Hannam shares the new www.tbayvotes.com website.

Thunder Bay Voters Stuck in Long Line-ups

Voter Turnout Up in Thunder Bay THUNDER BAY – Voter numbers are up so far in the 2014 Civic Election in Thunder Bay. However many people are finding that getting to vote is difficult. As some polling stations, line-ups of up to forty minutes have potential voters turning away. At other stations voters are still […]


Posted 27 October 2014 by in Civic Politics
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Queen's Park Report Sarah Campbell

Kenora MPP Calls for Highway 105 Repair Completion

Northern Highway 105 Repairs Needed Now QUEENS PARK – With snow already falling on the highway, Kenora MPP Sarah Campbell called on the Minister of Transportation to personally ensure repairs to Highway 105 are completed before more drivers are put at risk. “Winter is coming, and these risky gravel sections need to be properly maintained […]


Posted 27 October 2014 by in Featured
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