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Thunder Bay Police Report on Drug Arrests

Thunder Bay Police
THUNDER BAY – CRIME – On February 27, 2015, Thunder Bay Police report that TBPS Gang Unit officers spoke to...

Toronto Starts March Issuing Extreme Cold Advisory

2015 has been a year of weather extremes
TORONTO – WEATHER - March is coming in like a lion in Toronto. Dr. David McKeown, Toronto’s Medical Officer...

Nishnawbe Aski Nation Shares Frustration with Family of MMIW

NAN Deputy Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler
THUNDER BAY – ANISHINAWBEK – Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Deputy Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler acknowledged the frustration of families...

Treaties mark legitimacy of First Nation jurisdiction – Isadore Day

Of concern to many First Nation leaders going forward in an evolving 21st Century mining era, are issues around the environment, social impacts and economic benefits.
TORONTO – BUSINESS - Anishinabek Nation Lake Huron Regional Chief Isadore Day says that First Nation issues and interests...

Canadians at Risk for Alcohol Disorders Rarely Receive Effective Intervention

Impact of drinking
THUNDER BAY – Living – “Canadians with at-risk drinking and alcohol use disorders rarely receive any of these effective interventions,”...

Central Canada Outdoor and Recreation Show – Sunday Update

Central Canada Outdoor Show wraps up at the Sports Dome today
THUNDER BAY - The Central Canadian Outdoor and Recreation Show wraps up today at the Sports Dome. Doors open...

Winter Weather Extremes Ice Up Lake Superior

Ice Coverage over Lake Superior as captured on February 19 2015
THUNDER BAY  – TECH - Cold weather across the eastern half of North America has Lake Superior, and the Great...

Elizabeth May on the Future of Public Broadcasting in Canada

Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada at book signing at the Prince Arthur Hotel in Thunder Bay Ontario
The Future of Public Broadcasting THUNDER BAY – POLITICS - Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada...

Jean Beliveau – Hockey Well Beyond Canada

Young people at the community skating rink in Webiquie
THUNDER BAY – SPORTS - Last December, the week the Montreal Canadiens legendary Jean Beliveau passed away I was...

No Health Benefit to Eating Small Meals

Eating-Healthy
VICTORIA, BC – HEALTH - A few years ago I dug into and ended up debunking a large number of diet and food myths. Alongside the main course of fat, sugar, salt, and so on, I looked into a...

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Letters to the Editor

Letter – Harper policies fail to move Keystone XL forward

OTTAWA – LETTERS – The failure to move the yardsticks on the Keystone XL pipeline falls squarely on the shoulders of Prime Minister Stephen Harper. Mr. Harper’s refusal to implement credible environmental policy over the past nine years has deeply damaged Canada’s economic interests and international reputation. His diplomatic miscues on the Keystone file have made […]


Posted 2 March 2015 by in Letters
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Letters to the Editor

Ring of Fire Plan Does Not Have Total Unity

WEENUSK FN – Letters – There is a plan that would see Mushkegowuk Grand Chief Lawrence Martin joining the chiefs of Matawa Tribal Council at the annual Prospector’s and Developers Convention (PDAC) in Toronto next week to outline his plans for a new railway line running from Moosonee to the Ring Of Fire mining project. […]


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Of concern to many First Nation leaders going forward in an evolving 21st Century mining era, are issues around the environment, social impacts and economic benefits.

Treaties mark legitimacy of First Nation jurisdiction – Isadore Day

TORONTO – BUSINESS – Anishinabek Nation Lake Huron Regional Chief Isadore Day says that First Nation issues and interests will be more defined this year at the 15th Annual Prospectors and Developers Association (PDAC) meeting being held this week in Toronto. “Major issues affecting Ontario’s resource sector will be discussed,” says Chief Day whose community […]


Posted 2 March 2015 by in Business
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Minister of Northern Development and Mines Michael Gravelle

The Time is Right to Refresh Mineral Development – Michael Gravelle

TORONTO – MINING – Minister Michael Gravelle states, “Ontario is seeking input to renew the province’s Mineral Development Strategy to attract further investment to maintain Ontario’s place as a world leader in mining”. Minister Gravelle says that the future in Ontario for mining is bright. “I believe the sector is poised for growth,” said the […]


Posted 2 March 2015 by in Business
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Thunder Bay Police

Thunder Bay Police Report on Drug Arrests

THUNDER BAY – CRIME – On February 27, 2015, Thunder Bay Police report that TBPS Gang Unit officers spoke to a male at the Greyhound Bus Station on Fort William Road. The man had just arrived in town on the bus. Officers located 58 grams of crack cocaine and 113 Percocet pills in his luggage. The […]


Posted 2 March 2015 by in CrimeBeat
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Crime Report Thunder Bay

Thunder Bay Woman Robbed at TD Bank on Sunday

THUNDER BAY – CRIME – Thunder Bay Police Service report, “On March 1, 2015, Officers were called to the TD Bank on Dawson Road to take a report of a robbery that had just occurred”. At approximately 4:45PM pm Sunday, March 1st, a twenty-year-old female victim was withdrawing cash from the ATM machine when she […]


Posted 2 March 2015 by in CrimeBeat
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Impact of drinking

Canadians at Risk for Alcohol Disorders Rarely Receive Effective Intervention

THUNDER BAY – Living – “Canadians with at-risk drinking and alcohol use disorders rarely receive any of these effective interventions,” writes Dr. Sheryl Spithoff, a family physician at Women’s College Hospital, with Dr. Suzanne Turner, St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario. A new review in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) provides tips for physicians to help patients […]


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