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1 hr ago | The First Perspective-Aboriginal

Jury roll issue still not resolved in northwest

A year after the creation of a committee, an impasse remains. Jury rolls in the northwest still lack First Nation members, and there are some important implications.

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5 hrs ago | The First Perspective-Aboriginal

Mothers and Families Deserve Answers - Sarah Campbell

Northern Jury Issues at Queens Park QUEENS PARK - POLITICS - Kenora MPP Sarah Campbell, the NDP Critic for Aboriginal Affairs, is demanding that Premier Wynne take immediate action to ensure a public inquest takes place now into the deaths of seven Anishinabek students in Thunder Bay.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Thunder Bay's Source

Victim identified

Officials with the Thunder Bay Police Service on Thursday confirmed that Kevin Wabason, 38, of Thunder Bay had been arrested Wednesday on George Street without incident.

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The Western Producer

Grain shipments surging at Port of Thunder Bay after slow start

The Port of Thunder Bay hopes to ship seven million tonnes of grain this year, the most in 15 years.a © Ice problems delayed the port opening by a month but in May more than 1.3 million tonnes were shipped, the largest one-month tally since 1998.a © Spring and fall are normally the port's busy seasons, but the delayed start to the ... (more)

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Thunder Bay's Source

Staying put

Rumours of Bombardier pulling up stakes in Thunder Bay and fleeing to Mexico are unfounded, says company spokeswoman Stephanie Ash.

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Northern Ontario Business

Alliance giving voice to Northern farmers

The newly formed Northern Ontario Farm Innovation Alliance will give a voice to agricultural interests Northern Ontario.

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Northern Life

Drilling down to the core

Lalita Krishna has no intention of following the same contrived script that's evident in the mining reality shows currently being embraced by network television.

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GlobalNews

Crime rate drops in Saskatoon; Saskatchewan still leads provinces

The crime rate in Saskatoon may have decreased in 2013 but it was still one of the highest among Canadian cities according to a report released Wednesday by Statistics Canada.

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The Chronicle-Journal

Bridge detour here for a while

It's been more than 19 months since Keith Hobbs first made mention of a "Unity Bridge" during his annual State of the City address.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Chronicle-Journal

City's crime stats tumble

Criminal activity in the City of Thunder Bay slowed somewhat last year, according to new data released Wednesday by Statistics Canada.

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CBC News

Farmers, rail companies facing challenges moving grain

Grain production was at record high levels in 2013 - so high, in fact, that many farmers had no better options but to store rather than sell excesses over winter.

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The First Perspective-Aboriginal

Chiefs of Ontario push for inquiry into student deaths

The Assembly of First Nations is supporting a call from the Chiefs of Ontario to push the provincial government to hold an inquiry into the deaths of seven young people attending high school in Thunder Bay.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Cool Hunting

Bay Meats Butcher Shop Beef Jerky: A gluten-free, hand-sliced and 100% Canadian snack

Globalization may have reduced the number of surprising discoveries one makes in foreign lands, but the art of travel can still lead to exciting finds.

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Northern Ontario Business

Documentary producer eyes the Ring of Fire

Thunder Bay drilling company boss Barb Courte Elinesky is one of the characters in a documentary under development by award-winning producer Lalita Krishna, who pitching a proposal to the major TV networks profiling the people who work at the grassroots level of Northern Ontario's mining industry.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Chronicle-Journal

Consultants share plans for Expressway tonight

Traffic is heavy at the intersection of Red River Road and the Thunder Bay Expressway.

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Solid Waste and Recycling

Eco Waste Solutions gets funding for oxidizer technology

NRC-IRAP, a Canadian assistance program for small and medium-sized enterprises, will help fund the company's development of an Eco Waste Oxidizer.

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Thunder Bay's Source

Life options

Patient family advisor Jan Miller says the hospital's new cardiopulmonary resuscitation and advanced life sustaining treatment policy is a welcome change at Thunder Bay Regional.

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Canada.com

WestJet Encore announces Fredericton service, first Maritime destination

WestJet announced the first Maritime destination for its regional service Encore on Monday, offering non-stop service between Toronto and Fredericton, New Brunswick starting April 15, 2015.

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Northern Ontario Business

Sioux Lookout gears up for growth

When she started at her new position in early March with marching orders to make this town of 5,500 "investment ready" for development, Blanchard referred to her love of cartography to begin strategizing.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Chronicle-Journal

Homan crowned first Staal Open champion

From left, NHLers Jordan Staal, Marc Staal, PGA Tour Canada golfer Wes Homan and NHLer Eric Staal of Thunder Bay were on hand at the closing ceremonies of the Staal Foundation Open on Sunday.

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