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  1. Bros. Landreth to play Bluesfest stage on SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Thunder Bay's Source

    ... their so-called run of good fortune this summer with a packed tour schedule that includes a spot at the Thunder Bay Blues Festival on Sunday. Forming a band together was originally just a way for the two of them to spend some time together after ...

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  2. Rain delays River Street constructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Thunder Bay's Source

    ... storm sewer. Rain has delayed the project but city officials expect it to be complete by the end of Saturday. THUNDER BAY Recent rain has delayed storm sewer construction on River Street. As a result, River Street from Rockwood Avenue to Pine Street ...

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  3. Humane Society aims to raise $200,000 for spay and neuter clinicRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Thunder Bay's Source

    Raising $200,000 to build a local spay and neuter clinic is a lofty goal but the Thunder Bay & District Humane Society plans to hold fundraisers almost every weekend through the summer to get there. The "Take The Lead" campaign to build the only such clinic between North Bay and Winnipeg began in February and has already raised over $35,000.

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  4. Johnny Reid wows Blues Festival crowd on opening nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Thunder Bay's Source

    Johnny Reid could teach Mick Jagger a thing or two about showmanship. A Canadian for all of two-days, the Scottish-born musician stole the show on Friday night, closing the opening day at the Thunder Bay Blues Festival with a performance for the ages, one sure to bring him a legion of new fans along the shores of Lake Superior.

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  5. Coleman Hell, Sheepdogs, W. Darling make Spotify's list of breakout CanadiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Thunder Bay's Source

    Thunder Bay pop group Coleman Hell, Montreal electro-pop duo Milk & Bone and Saskatoon rockers the Sheepdogs are among the Canadian artists singled out by Spotify on a list of artists "poised to hit it big." Yukon Blonde of Kelowna, B.C., Montreal's Coeur de Pirate and Toronto rapper Jazz Cartier also made the "Spotlight" list, which a spokesman for the streaming service said was derived from demographic breakdowns of its data.

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  6. Green Party Leader Elizabeth May confident seat count will growRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Thunder Bay's Source

    Normally on the first weekend of July, Green Party Leader Elizabeth May would be front-and-centre at the opening of the Calgary Stampede. This year she decided to put it off a week and instead stopped by the Thunder Bay Blues Festival on Friday night, at the behest of local candidates Bruce Hyer the only other Green Party legislator in the House of Commons and south-side candidate Christy Radbourne.

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  7. Northern mayors to co-operate as they compete for Moving Ontario Forward dollarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Thunder Bay's Source

    While they may be in competition, mayors in Northern Ontario are working together to make sure their regions are represented when new provincial funding starts to flow. The Northern Ontario Large Urban Mayors, a group representing Northern Ontario's five largest municipalities, met in Thunder Bay Friday to discuss a number of topics including the province's Moving Ontario Forward, a plan that would see $15 billion spent on infrastructure outside of Toronto and Hamilton over the next decade.

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  8. Finding an affordable food solution be found for remote reservesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Northern Life

    ... A four-litre jug of milk routinely costs between $15 and $18. A small brick of cheese priced at $4 to $5 in Thunder Bay is marked up to $20 in K.I. "Here it's three to four times higher than what it is down south," said Chapman. The cheaper and ...

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  9. Northwest rallies to find fresh food solution on Northern reservesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Northern Ontario Business

    ... A four-litre jug of milk routinely costs between $15 and $18. A small brick of cheese priced at $4 to $5 in Thunder Bay is marked up to $20 in K.I. Chapman is working with the communities and MNP, a Winnipeg consulting firm, on a feasibility study ...

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  10. Family photos fished from lake, sent back to WinnipegRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CBC News

    ... in a digital camera that had spent six years on the bottom of Harmon Lake, located 185 kilometres north of Thunder Bay. Last week, a group of fishermen reeled in the camera. While the camera was destroyed, the SD memory card remained intact. Three ...

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  11. Herd MentalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Herd North America has more than 100 different sizes of heavy steel brackets that will mount its moose-guard bumpers to just about any large truck on the road. But back in the early days of the 12-year-old company, founder Marc Daudet once drove all the way to Thunder Bay to measure out the specs for just one sale.

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  12. Pan Ams a dress rehearsal for Olympics, Curt Harnett saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Toronto Star

    ... need for investment in high performance and sport infrastructure, particularly in this region,” says the Thunder Bay native, who makes Toronto his home. Harnett retired from cycling after winning a bronze medal at the 1996 Olympics but still ...

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  13. Ontario farmers vexed by new neonicotinoid regulationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | CBC News

    ... regulations that restrict the use of neonicotinoids, which are blamed for killing bees. Peggy Brekveld, a Thunder Bay farmer who is also vice president of the Ontario Federation of Agriculture, says farmers care about bee health because bees help ...

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  14. TRAFFIC: Section of River Street closed for storm sewer workRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Thunder Bay's Source

    City of Thunder Bay Media Release June 29, 2015 River Street from Rockwood Avenue to Pine Street will close to through traffic on Thursday, July 2, to facilitate storm sewer construction. The construction schedule is subject to change, as various factors such as weather can have an impact on project timelines.

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  15. Draft one of many hockey highlights for Blackwood in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Thunder Bay's Source

    Mackenzie Blackwood had a whirlwind June. Career-wise the Thunder Bay goaltender learned where he might one day play, when the New Jersey Devils made the 6-foot-4 Barrie Colts star the 42nd pick in the NHL Draft, grabbing him with their first pick of the second round.

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  16. Thousands flock to Marina Park for Canada Day celebrationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Thunder Bay's Source

    The fireworks may be the main attraction, but the 11 p.m. start didn't faze thousands who poured into Marina Park on Wednesday for an earlier start to the Canada Day festivities. From paddle boats to face-painting, to belly dancing and music on two stages, there was plenty of entertainment for young and old at the annual event, expected to draw more than 20,000 people to Thunder Bay's downtown north core.

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  17. Bank of Canada Governors and Economic Performance: A Canada Day CelebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Worthwhile Canadian Initiative

    ... They both came up to Lakehead to give talks - indeed I have recollections of driving Gordon Thiessen around Thunder Bay in my van. I've obtained data from Statistics Canada and Historical Statistics of Canada and for each governor's tenure ...

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  18. How we got here: Ottawans reveal their origin storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Ottawa Citizen

    ... our fur trader name. "I am Oji-Cree; half Ojibway and half Cree, from a reserve up North, about 600 km north of Thunder Bay. My grandfather was a medicine man. I just found this out recently; he was this mysterious figure for most of my life. My dad ...

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  19. Benefits of Noden Causeway laudedRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Fort Francis Times

    ... "I can't honestly imagine what children of today would think about that." These days, the ability to travel to Thunder Bay in three-and-a-half hours is taken for granted, she added. "We forget that prior to the completion of Highway 11, those living ...

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  20. Border Cats ride starter's arm to 1-0 winRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Thunder Bay's Source

    If Jeremy Charles and the Thunder Bay Border Cats were looking to set the stage for a second-half run, his pitching performance Tuesday night was a great sign. Charles retired the first 16 Mankato MoonDogs batters he faced, allowed just one hit and two walks before leaving one hitter into the eighth.

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