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Re-Building Efforts Start in Gaza

Heavily damaged buildings in Gaza. Photo: UNRWA Archives/Shareef Sarhan
NEW YORK – INTERNATIONAL NEWS - The next phase in reconstruction efforts for war-ravaged Gaza is slated to begin...

Freezing Rain Warning for Thunder Bay

Weather Map showing the frontal system headed to Thunder Bay - image at 21:15EST
THUNDER BAY – WEATHER – UPDATED - Environment Canada has issued a Freezing Rain Warning for Thunder Bay. 5:46...

Lakehead University Retail Survey to Help Communities in Northern Canada

Chicken thighs Nishnawbe-Aski Nation
Northern Retail Practices Impact Life in Canada’s North THUNDER BAY – Lakehead University researchers Kelly Skinner and Kristin Burnett...

Minister Rickford Delivers Remarks at Canadian Energy Summit

Oil Rig Pumping
CALGARY – BUSINESS - Greg Rickford, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, today delivered keynote remarks at the Economic Club...

An Eternal Beacon: The Lasting Legacy of JFK

President John Fitzgerald Kennedy
THUNDER BAY - PERSPECTIVE – How fleetingly fifty plus historic years melt away. This Saturday, November 22nd, will mark...

Thunder Bay Waterfront Skating Rink Opens

Winterfest Skating at Marina Park
THUNDER BAY – ENTERTAINMENT - It is a sure sign of cold weather in Thunder Bay. The skating pond...

Bird’s Eye View of England

A bird's eye view of England to raise awareness of the plight of endangered raptors
Birds around the world take flight LONDON – A bird’s eye view of jolly ol’ England — literally. But...

From the House – John Rafferty MP

Remembrance Day Services in Thunder Bay - 2013
Week of Scandal and Collapse in Ottawa OTTAWA - It was quite the eventful week in Ottawa. From another...

Lakehead Women’s Volleyball Team Wins in Kingston

Lakehead Thunderwolves Women's Volleyball - Photo by Guy Gascoigne
Kingston, Ont – SPORTS – The Lakehead University Thunderwolves women’s volleyball team got their second win of the season Saturday,...

Every Breath Counts Opens New Support Group

Every Breath Counts support group celebrates its first meeting. L-R: Bob Thibodeau, Shelley Prevost, Registered Respiratory Therapist, Calvin Young and Dr. Birubi Biman, Respirologist.
THUNDER BAY – HEALTH -  On average, we take about 16 breaths a minute. That works out to 960 an hour, 23,040 a day and more than eight million a year. Most of us do this without thinking. But...

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Weather Map showing the frontal system headed to Thunder Bay - image at 21:15EST

Freezing Rain Warning for Thunder Bay

THUNDER BAY – WEATHER – UPDATED – Environment Canada has issued a Freezing Rain Warning for Thunder Bay. 5:46 AM EST Monday 24 November 2014: Freezing rain warning in effect for: City of Thunder Bay Manitouwadge – Hornepayne Freezing rain is expected or occurring. Freezing rain has developed as expected across the regions early this morning. […]


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Heavily damaged buildings in Gaza. Photo: UNRWA Archives/Shareef Sarhan

Re-Building Efforts Start in Gaza

NEW YORK – INTERNATIONAL NEWS – The next phase in reconstruction efforts for war-ravaged Gaza is slated to begin as early as next week following an updated “understanding” between Israeli and Palestinian stakeholders, the United Nations special envoy in the region has announced. In a statement released today, the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle […]


Posted 23 November 2014 by in International News
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Thunder Bay Crime Report

American Crime Round-Up 1

American crime roundup for week ending November 22 NEW YORK – Fatal shootings plagued parts of the United States this week, leaving eight people dead, including an unborn baby, and two others critically wounded. In Tallahassee, Florida, officials said a Florida State University graduate opened fire early on Thursday at the school’s main library, wounding […]


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Most of the region is under a weather advisory or alert.

Weather Advisory Update – November 23 2014

THUNDER BAY – WEATHER – Updated Fog across the city of Thunder Bay has caused delays at the Thunder Bay International Airport. Several arrivals are delayed and Bearskin Airlines has cancelled a flight. Keep up on the latest from the Airport: Flight Tracking Thunder Bay. Special weather statement in effect for: City of Thunder Bay […]


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Kennedy Brothers

President Kennedy – What Might Have Been?

THUNDER BAY – OPINION – To many Americans and others around the world, the murder of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy was a turning point in history. The death of the young president, cut down by bullets in the heart of Dallas Texas on a beautiful sunny morning over fifty years ago, seems to have turned […]


Posted 23 November 2014 by in Editorial
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Accident on Chippewa Road

Accident Closes Access to Fort William First Nation

THUNDER BAY – UPDATED – An accident has closed access to Fort William First Nation again. Chippewa Road is closed west of Quarry Road. As a result, access in and out of Fort William First Nation is closed in both directions. Thunder Bay Police report that a motor vehicle investigation has forced both the closure. […]


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