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Thunder Bay

Revenues take nosedive, outfitters call for highway upgrades (6/02)

Outfitters in northwestern Ontario have lost a bundle of money due to torrential rains in June that washed out highways. And their industry association is blaming the province for not making alternative routes available.

Training underway at new strand lumber mill in Kenora (6/02)

Training for 170 new Weyerhaeuser Trus Joist employees began the first week of June at the Kenora Curling Club.

Kenora Telephone set to usher in new call-centre tenant (6/02)

Kenora Telephone is prepared to bring in a new tenant for the shuttered Altantis Direct call centre if the company cannot come up with the funds to reopen the centre.

Kenora-based call centre issues pink slips (6/02)

Laid-off call centre employees in Kenora plan to go to the Ontario Ministry of Labour to investigate the circumstances surrounding the sudden closure of Atlantis Direct Call Centre.

Public forum addresses proposed smoking bylaw in northwest (6/02)

The city of Dryden will hold a public meeting on June 19 to discuss a proposed bylaw prohibiting the people from smoking in the workplace.

Low water levels cause concern (6/01)

By Ian Ross Another spring of low water levels on the Great Lakes has businesses that make their living off this natural resource sweating it out, concerned that a wet spring and sustained runoff may reverse a two-year cyclical trend.

Million-dollar upgrades to water system planned (5/02)

Nipissing can now make changes and upgrades to their water system thanks to provincial and federal funding of over $1.1 million. Both governments are each providing $588,180, which will be matched by the city, to bring together a total of $1.

City plans $42-million development of long-term care facilities (5/02)

Two City of Thunder Bay long-term care seniors' home will be razed and rebuilt for more than $42 million.

Canada Safeway to close stores if strike not resolved (5/02)

Canada Safeway has confirmed it will close its three Thunder Bay stores if striking employees do not accept the company’s latest offer.

Safeway closure looming (5/02)

Canada Safeway will request a second government-supervised vote on its “last, best and final” contract offer to striking employees in Thunder Bay.