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U.S. Airstrikes Continue Against ISIL in Iraq

Workers unload trucks laden with hundreds of tents for families displaced by the recent fighting in Iraq. Photo: UNHCR/E. Colt
United States Continues ISIL Air Assault WASHINGTON – International News  – U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists...

Atlantic Ocean Sucking Summer From North America

Climate Researchers in New South Wales are predicting a 4c increase in global temperature by 2100
Atlantic Ocean Current Shifts Climate SEATTLE – WEATHER - Researchers at the University of Washington say, “Following rapid warming...

Canadian Rangers Use Native Language in Exercise

Ranger Paula Nakogee of Fort Albany keeps her hands in the air while playing the role of a prisoner of war.
THUNDER BAY - A small group of Canadian Rangers  have won praise for  speaking in their native Cree and...

Deere Announces 460 Employees Indefinate Layoff

Waterloo employees of Deere will be on indefinite layoff starting in October
WATERLOO – BUSINESS – Deere & Company (NYSE: DE) announced today that it will place approximately 460 employees who...

Confederation College Program Connects Youth and Seniors

English Language Students from Confederation College and Senior Volunteers from the Thunder Bay 55 Plus Centre Pose During a Trip to Sleeping Giant Provincial Park
THUNDER BAY - Friday, August 15th saw an exciting end to a unique summer for those learning the English...

Bill Mauro Gets In ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Bill Mauro Ice Bucket Challenge
THUNDER BAY – Today, Thunder Bay-Atikokan MPP Bill Mauro did his part to raise awareness for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis...

Microsoft Windows 9 Preview Coming in September

“It’s impressive to see Panasonic bringing its successful heritage of ruggedized PCs to the new designs running Windows 8.1, providing huge value to business customers who need high-resolution screens and durability,” said Jordan Chrysafidis, vice president of Worldwide OEM Marketing, Microsoft Corp.
The next major update of the Windows operating system should be available as soon as September. Reports indicate the...

Wesley Ramage Files in McIntyre Ward

Wesley Ramage files at Thunder Bay City Hall
THUNDER BAY – POLITICS - It is a race in McIntyre Ward. Logan Ollivier has been knocking on doors...

Vandeventer Eight Under at PGA TOUR Canada Event

Jay Vandeventer was bogey-free on Thursday, carding six birdies and an eagle (Angela Burger/PGA TOUR)
BATH, ON – SPORTS - Briston, Tennessee’s Jay Vandeventer shot an 8-under 64 on Thursday at Loyalist Golf Club...

UN System Coordinator on Ebola dispels myths

A sign outside the Monrovia City Corporation in Liberia aims at preventing the spread of Ebola. Photo: UNMIL
NEW YORK – HEALTH - As the World Health Organization (WHO) ramps up its response to the unprecedented outbreak of the Ebola virus disease in West Africa, the wider United Nations, led by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, has launched a...

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Bill Mauro Ice Bucket Challenge

Bill Mauro Gets In ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

THUNDER BAY – Today, Thunder Bay-Atikokan MPP Bill Mauro did his part to raise awareness for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) by taking part in the Ice Bucket Challenge. “I’m happy to be here today to help raise awareness about ALS, or as some may know it Lou Gehrig’s disease,” said Mauro. “Raising money to find […]


Posted 22 August 2014 by in Entertainment
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Workers unload trucks laden with hundreds of tents for families displaced by the recent fighting in Iraq. Photo: UNHCR/E. Colt

U.S. Airstrikes Continue Against ISIL in Iraq

United States Continues ISIL Air Assault WASHINGTON – International News  – U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in support of Iraqi security force operations, using fighter and attack aircraft to conduct three airstrikes in the vicinity of the Mosul Dam, according to a U.S. Central Command news release issued today. U.S. Defense Secretary […]


Posted 22 August 2014 by in Featured
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Thunder Bay Police have impounded a Ford sedan a 19 year driver was found to be driving at double the speed limit.

Thunder Bay Police Patrolling School Safety Zones

THUNDER BAY – Just as parents are starting to get their children ready for school, Thunder Bay Police are working to get drivers ready for school too. Police report that “Officers were busy again yesterday and issued 56 tickets at or very near to school and community safety zones across the City”. One of the […]


Posted 22 August 2014 by in Featured
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Wesley Ramage files at Thunder Bay City Hall

Wesley Ramage Files in McIntyre Ward

THUNDER BAY – POLITICS – It is a race in McIntyre Ward. Logan Ollivier has been knocking on doors and working through his campaign. Now, Wesley Ramage has declared he is seeking the seat as well. Incumbent Trevor Giertuga has not declared his intentions yet. Ramage is a lifelong resident of Thunder Bay and it […]


Posted 22 August 2014 by in Civic Politics
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Waterloo employees of Deere will be on indefinite layoff starting in October

Deere Announces 460 Employees Indefinate Layoff

WATERLOO – BUSINESS – Deere & Company (NYSE: DE) announced today that it will place approximately 460 employees who work in the company’s Waterloo, Iowa operations on indefinite layoff in response to current market demand for its products. Deere said employees were informed today of the layoffs, which are effective October 20th. “Layoffs are never […]


Posted 22 August 2014 by in Business
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President Jim Madder is all smiles after being doused with ice cold water in support of ALS

Confederation College President All in On ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

THUNDER BAY, ON – Jim Madder, President of Confederation College, accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge from college employee, Ashleigh Quarrell yesterday.  After making a donation, Madder got chilly for ALS, noting in his video that he was doing this especially for a friend with the disease. Madder nominated colleagues, Andrée Robichaud of the Thunder […]


Posted 22 August 2014 by in Entertainment
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