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Councillor at Large Aldo Ruberto put his passion for our city out front and centre at last night's council meeting.

Event Centre Passes to Phase 5 on 8-5 Vote

THUNDER BAY – Thunder Bay City Council by an 8-5 vote moved the proposed event centre a step forward at a special session of Council last night. Councillor Aldo Ruberto offered an passionate voice to Council expressing that the importance of building a city with a good quality of life is key to building our […]

Posted 27 March 2015 by in Featured
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Proposed Event and Convention Centre in Thunder Bay

Event Centre Faces Bumpy Ride

THUNDER BAY – The proposed Event Centre is likely to face a bumpy ride at City Council. Several Councillors appear ready to vote down moving forward on the project and are expressing those views before the meeting. Northwood Ward Councillor Shelby Ch’ng has come out before the meeting expressing that she will be voting no […]

Posted 26 March 2015 by in Featured
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Canada Border Services on Point at Fort Frances POE

Fort Frances – NEWS – Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) officers have charged a Minnesota resident with smuggling firearms following a vehicle search last week at the Fort Frances port of entry. “The CBSA places a high priority on the detection and interdiction of undeclared firearms and prohibited weapons along our nation’s borders. Seizures like these […]

Posted 26 March 2015 by in Featured
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Which Marketing Direction will PokerStars go in next?

THUNDER BAY – TECH – One of last summer’s biggest iGaming acquisitions had industry representatives going mad and economists scratching their heads – just how could Amaya Gaming, a relatively little fish; afford to acquire the online gambling giant that is PokerStars? In a $4.9 billion purchase, Canadian online gambling operator Amaya Gaming now operates […]

Posted 26 March 2015 by in Entertainment
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The electrification of the north will make economic sense for the region.

Mushkegowuk Council Exploring Ring of Fire Options for Power

Mushkegowuk Homelands – BUSINESS – Mushkegowuk Council has announced that it will explore possible alliances with the Quebec Crees to bring a new hydro transmission corridor to Ontario and ultimately, to the Ring of Fire. Grand Chief of Mushkegowuk Council, Lawrence Martin met last Monday in Val d’Or with Jack Blacksmith, Chairman of the Board of […]

Posted 26 March 2015 by in Business
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Proposed Event Centre

Unfolding Drama with the Event Centre

THUNDER BAY – Letters – It is with great interest that I watch the unfolding drama associated with the Events Centre, assuredly coming to a head at this Thursday’s meeting. It is further a shame that I have young children whose bedtime routines don’t accommodate my late evening attendance at public meetings. Rest assured, however, […]

Posted 26 March 2015 by in Civic Politics
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