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Local restaurants are seeing more American credits cards this year said Paul Pepe the city’s manager of tourism.

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Indigenous business owners in Northern Ontario now have some support and advocating power behind them with the start of the Anishnawbe Business Professional Association on Friday.

Thunder Bay’s Zen Graphene Solutions has retained a Toronto-based communications consultant to promote the company’s ongoing efforts to develop a high-purity graphite deposit just west of Hearst.

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A $119-million plan to truck natural gas to towns between Schreiber and Wawa received a major financial boost Friday.

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There is an old saying, generally attributed to a 1967 edition of the satirical comic strip the Wizard of Id, that says “The Golden Rule is that whoever has the gold makes the rules.”

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The owner of Red Lion Smokehouse is hoping to bring “retail vibrancy” to Thunder Bay’s north core by bringing retail businesses under the same roof as his restaurant and pub.

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As forming ice tightens its grip in the Thunder Bay harbour, the last of the unloading ships are preparing to leave.

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The Thunder Bay Country Market was open again on Saturday after taking a break over the holiday season.

The prospect of a new gold mine on Geraldton’s doorstep has taken a major step closer to reality following the federal government’s environmental approval for the $1.25-billion project.

An “epidemic” of banking outlet closures in rural Northwestern Ontario is continuing, leaving seniors who still like to pay their bills in person out in the cold, says Terrace Bay Mayor Jody Davis.

When two chartered buses full of investors, dignitaries and the curious rolled into the remote mine site on a chilly Wednesday morning, it seemed like the person everyone wanted to talk to was an unassuming man named John Ternowesky.

Resolute Forest Products is putting more than $50 million into its Northwestern Ontario operations, including $13.5 million for Thunder Bay’s pulp and paper mill.

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Farmers go ga-ga for him, and apparently miners also think he’s worth his weight in gold.

The agency that advocates for Northwestern Ontario’s energy needs is urging the province to approve construction of a new high-voltage power line east of Thunder Bay before the snow flies, and avoid what it claims is a costly alternative bid for the project.

Keefer terminal was originally designed for package freight which consisted of food, furniture, clothing and other retail type items that arrived by ship at its port for many years.

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Thunder Bay is playing host to business community delegates from across Canada this week and our local chamber of commerce is mixing some important business with pleasure for them — northern style.

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Things are looking way up at the Thunder Bay International Airport after a banner summer with the volume of passengers setting a new record.

(Aug. 30-2018) About 50 engineers and support staff at Thunder Bay’s True Grit Engineering are expected to remain after the business has been acquired by an Alberta multinational later this year.

For Andelina Wood, spending the week in the BizKids summer camp developing a business was a bit of a dream come true.

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The Paro Centre for Women’s Enterprise now has a better chance to advance gender equality by targeting the barriers holding women back from having a real and fair chance at success.

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Another finger-licking, dance-kicking, muscle-pumping, engine-revving Ribfest is set to draw thousands to Thunder Bay’s Waterfront Business District from Aug. 24 to 26.

A “change in leadership” at a Thunder Bay company developing a pure graphite deposit near Hearst will get the operation moving in the right direction, as well as improve prospects for an operating mine, says one of the shareholders who pushed for change.

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The Port of Thunder Bay received $7.5 million in federal funding to help improve its capacity for shipments.

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Candidates for Thunder Bay-Superior North and Thunder Bay-Atikokan squared off at a candidates’ forum hosted by the Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce, Wednesday.

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Morgan Zimmer is feeling waves of happiness and relief after city council unanimously voted in favour of Bonobo’s Foods’ rezoning request.

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Local leader and founding executive director of Paro Centre for Women’s Enterprise and co-founder of the national Women’s Economic Council, Rosalind Lockyer, will be named an International Woman of the Decade for Community Leadership at the Women Economic Forum 2018 in New Delhi, India. The …

Ontario is supporting the construction and maintenance of community access and forestry roads this year.

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A wood pellet manufacturing facility has a new lease on life after being purchased by BioPower Sustainable Energy Corporation.

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Dairy farmer Mark Bolt stood in front of large rolls of drainage tile on the snow-covered field of Trumar Farms on March 12 and explained how, once installed, the tile will improve yields on the Thunder Bay-area farm.

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Marshalls is filling the empty space by left by Sears in Intercity Shopping Centre.

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Bonobo’s Foods customers are being ticketed for parking infractions every day the small local business is open.

Women have been involved in the brewing of beer throughout history, yet the industry is often still seen as a man’s world.

TD Bank says it will keep an ATM machine in place after its long-time Marathon branch closes its doors this summer.

Lakehead University accounting students Dylan Paxton, Matthew Etreni, Ryan Ferguson and Sabeera Azhar earned first place in the case competition held at the ACHIEVE Conference, Feb. 1 and 2.