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A forum aimed at sparking debate about economic issues specific to Northern Ontario in advance of a federal election also wants to hear from folks outside the Thunder Bay region.

The bugs are being worked out of a new provincial software program for processing welfare and disability cheques — but slowly, local managers report.

Jackie Nystrom, the assistant manager of Chatters Hair Salon in Thunder Bay, is showing off her legs after friends and family came up with $75 in pledges for her to wear a skirt to work.

Get a teaching degree, and the world is at your doorstep.

CNIB Thunder Bay is hosting a special session next month aimed at providing information on area services and products for people with low vision.

Major Mike Puddicombe with the Salvation Army earlier wanted to change the Christmas greeting on the front lawn sign at the Victoria Avenue Centre, but gave up because it was too cold.

Recovering, but not out of the woods just yet.

Thunder Bay residents wanting to provide input into how various social problems in the city should be addressed have until Friday night to respond to an online survey.

With a new gaming option in Thunder Bay, there are concerns that more people may slip into the realm of problem gambling.

Since its inception in November 2012, the Thunder Bay Archive Flickr project has seen more than 890,000 visits, making city archivists very happy.