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Thunder Bay

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.

Four-laning tops list of to-dos for premier (5/02)

Four-laning the Trans Canada Highway and reinstating the spring bear hunt were mentioned by Premier Ernie Eves during a Tory fundraiser in Thunder Bay May 14.

Noranda's Thunder Bay office slated for closure (5/02)

Noranda Inc. is closing down its Thunder Bay office. The office will shut down over the course of a year, as Noranda and Falconbridge Ltd. consolidate their Canadian operations in Laval, Que.

Architectural, engineering firms merge (5/02)

Kuch Stephenson Architects and GBW Architect and Engineer announced the merger of their firms to form Kuch Stephenson Gibson Malo Architects and Engineer.

Dual medical school campus announcement good news for Thunder Bay (5/02)

Following up on his leadership candidacy promise, Premier Ernie Eves announced Thunder Bay will be a full partner in the northern medical school, along with Sudbury's Laurentian University.

Mining heritage featured on Web site (5/02)

Northwestern Ontario's rich mining heritage is now accessible to all via a Web link through the Thunder Bay Public Library.