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Event Centre Remains a Focus for Mayor Hobbs

THUNDER BAY – Mayor Keith Hobbs has kept his sights on the Thunder Bay Event Centre. At meetings with provincial leaders, a delegation including Mayor Keith Hobbs, Intergovernmental Affairs Committee Chair Councillor Joe Virdiramo and City Manager Norm Gale brought Thunder Bay’s key issues to the Association of Municipalities of Ontario Annual Conference (AMO) in […]

Posted 26 August 2016 by in Civic Politics
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Wasaya aircraft at the Sioux Lookout Airport on April 25 2016

Wasaya Airways Announces New Executives

THUNDER BAY – Wasaya has announced the appointment of Dale Tinevez as Vice- President, Operations and Chief Operating Officer. Tinevez, a seasoned aviation leader, who, while previously at WestJet, was a key player in developing and implementing a world-class guest experience philosophy over 15 years. He joined WestJet shortly after it was founded in 1996 […]

Posted 25 August 2016 by in Aviation
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Rescuers walk through rubble following the earthquake in Amatrice, central Italy. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Italy – Earthquake Unlikely to Force Insurance Default

LONDON (Reuters) – A powerful earthquake in Italy on Wednesday is unlikely to force UnipolSai’s 200 million euro (170.08 million pounds) catastrophe bond into default as the bond has low exposure to the affected region, the Italian insurer said. The earthquake devastated a string of mountainous towns in central Italy, killing at least 73 people, […]

Posted 25 August 2016 by in News
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Canadian Rangers Complete Trip of a Lifetime

THUNDER BAY – Canadian Rangers have completed a unique long distance territorial surveillance patrol by boat along the James Bay coast in Ontario. “I think it was the trip of a lifetime for everybody,” said Warrant Officer Carl Wolfe, a Canadian Army instructor. “I think everybody would say that. We put on over 1,000 kilometres […]

Posted 25 August 2016 by in Anishinaabe
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Lakehead Thunderwolves Add Evan Mignault to Lineup

THUNDER BAY – HOCKEY – Lakehead University and the Thunderwolves hockey team have announced that forward Evan Mignault has been added to the roster. Mignault played for the Nipawin Hawks of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League for the past three years and had his best season in 2015-16 when he scored 22 goals and 40 assists […]

Posted 25 August 2016 by in Featured
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