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The provincial government says it's still on target to erase its deficit by 2017-2018.Figures released Tuesday show the deficit for last year came in at $10.9-billion, about $1.6-billion lower...

Don't expect the provincial government to go it alone in funding an event centre or arena for Thunder Bay.Northern Development and Mines Minister Michael Gravelle has repeated the province's...

A northwestern Ontario MP is calling for a return of Canada's age of retirement to 65.Thunder Bay-Rainy River's John Rafferty has put a motion forward at the House of Commons.Rafferty says...

A Pikangikum man faces six charges after he was pulled over for dangerous driving.Provincial Police in Red Lake pulled over the vehicle on Nungessor Road and determined the driver had been drinking....

Integration plans between Patricia Region Senior Services and the District of Kenora Board.Patricia Gardens residents in Dryden will see no changes and in fact could see an increase in some services....

New moose population numbers in northern Ontario are "not good".That's according to Natural Resources Minister Bill Mauro.He says MNR staff are now working to find out the reasons...

Three people face drug trafficking charges following a routine traffic stop on Highway 17 in Ignace.Provincial Police say they pulled over a white Toyota for a traffic violation.Upon further...

Ontario intends to spend almost $600-million to combat homelessness.The money will go to municipalities to fund strategies that meets their needs.It could include new emergency shelters, emergency...

Thunder Bay Mayor Keith Hobbs is disappointed after getting a letter from the Federal Government about funding for the proposed event centre.The letter from Infrastructure Minister Denis Lebel states...

Provincial Police continue to investigate a single vehicle crash on Highway 594 at Ojibway Drive.OPP say a red Ford Pick-up truck lost control and hit a tree around 7 o'clock Friday evening.Three...

Unionized health care workers with the Northwest Community Care Access Centre will be getting a pay raise.An arbitrator has ruled members of the Ontario Nurses Association with CCAC's in the...

An early spring fire call for the Dryden Fire Service.Firefighters were dispatched around 1:30 Monday afternoon after a blaze was reported in the Elm Bay Road area.A pile of treated rail ties were...

A harrowing ordeal for a local motorist Monday morning.The Dryden Fire water and ice rescue team was dispatched to Government Dock around 8:30.A vehicle broke through the ice about 100-meters out on...

It looks like the American Hockey League won't be coming to Thunder Bay anytime soon.It appears the new events centre in Thunder Bay may be scrapped.Council has been told they aren't eligible...

The victims of a snow machine crash in the Kenora area have been identified.Provincial Police say 57-year-old Larry Cameron and 62-year-old Curtis Ronning died in the collision at Hillock Creek, a...

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