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Thunder Bay’s Chippewa Park zoo is to be closed this weekend while crews work to reopen a main gate that became frozen.

Thunder Bay’s Boulevard Lake will be drained after mid-June to facilitate repairs to the lake’s century-old dam.

A six-week Ministry of Labour enforcement blitz is targeting hazards involving slips, trips and falls at industrial workplaces across the province.

From left, guest speakers Harry Cummings with the University of Guelph; Sarah Megens, an independent food and agricultural researcher; Don Murray with Harry Cummings and Associates; and Raili Roy, t

By Angie Valente
Special to
The Chronicle-Journal


by Justin Parcher

Jim and Sandy Melanson got quite the surprise visitor Tuesday morning at their home in a rural area of North Dryden.

Rentech Inc. says it has borrowed another US$63 million, mainly to help it finish work on its two Northwestern Ontario wood pellet plants.

More than 300 Confederation College students walked away with $183,000 in scholarships, bursaries and awards Wednesday, thanks to the school’s generous financial donors.

If it’s any consolation — and it probably isn’t — this month may go down in the record books as one of the coldest in memory.