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Thunder Bay's Ribfest still a go, but it's drive-through only

Thunder Bay's Ribfest still a go, but it's drive-through only

The annual summer event had to make some changes due to COVID-19
Long-term care has become a factory assembly line according to care worker

Long-term care has become a factory assembly line according to care worker

Online forum explores complaints and concerns of Northern Ontario residents
Technical issue at lab led to incorrect COVID-19 diagnosis

Technical issue at lab led to incorrect COVID-19 diagnosis

A positive case was later deemed incorrect, says the Thunder Bay District Health Unit.
Billboard honouring Maple Leafs' legend Bill Barilko unveiled

Billboard honouring Maple Leafs' legend Bill Barilko unveiled

It was unveilled on the anniversary of his death
Decisions needed now to secure Bombardier’s future in Thunder Bay

Decisions needed now to secure Bombardier’s future in Thunder Bay

After the announcement that 200 workers will be laid off at the local plant, the chief operating officer for Bombardier Transportation in the Americas says decisions need to be made in the coming weeks to bridge the gap to larger contracts.
Temagami Dry presentation this weekend

Temagami Dry presentation this weekend

Temagami council passed a bylaw August 6 to authorize the purchase of the Temagami Dry brand and its associated product lines
Students in North Bay will be required to wear masks on the school bus

Students in North Bay will be required to wear masks on the school bus

'The use of masks by riders is critical in order to mitigate risks to fellow riders and the driver'
Bomb scare at North Bay hospital

Bomb scare at North Bay hospital

Police say they were unable to find any suspicious packages or devices
Missing Sault woman’s son appeals to public for help

Missing Sault woman’s son appeals to public for help

Sally Gibson was travelling from her St. Joseph Island cottage to Manitoba for a family reunion; she never showed up
O’Toole a friend of Northern Ontario, past Conservative candidate says

O’Toole a friend of Northern Ontario, past Conservative candidate says

Tories say former RCAF officer, cabinet minister will unify party, attract new voters to Conservative fold