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Merry Christmas and Seasons Greetings from NetNewsLedger

Merry Christmas, Seasons Greeting - Thank-you and Miigwetch!
THUNDER BAY – On behalf of the team at NetNewsLedger, we would like to wish all of you all...

Hydro One Reports 31,000 Customers without Power

Strong Winds across Southern Ontario have caused power outages
THUNDER BAY – Ontario Hydro One report that as of 07:00AM EST there are 31,000 customers who are without...

Neskantaga First Nation Dealing with Crisis After Suicide

The airport in Lansdowne House will be closed December 25, 26, 27 and 28. This is preventing the community from dealing with a crisis
Airport Closure Impacts Neskantaga First Nation THUNDER BAY – Chief Peter Moonias from Neskantaga First Nation is dealing with a...

Canadian Economic Growth Lags Behind USA

The falling price of a barrel of oil will impact producers, governments and consumers
Oil plunge threatens Canada’s improving economy while U.S. picks up steam OTTAWA – If Canada’s recently strong economic performance...

This Day in History – December 25

Canadians forced to surrender in Hong Kong on Christmas Day
THUNDER BAY - December 25, Christmas Day this day in history. Canadians in Hong Kong were forced to surrender on...

Christmas Traditions From Around the World

St Patricks Cathedral - Donald Street East in Thunder Bay
Christmas Celebrations Around the World THUNDER BAY – Around the globe, the holidays are celebrated in many ways. Different...

Super Thumbs, Super Brains from Smartphone Texting

New Tim Hortons App lets you pay from your smartphone
THUNDER BAY - Are you, or more likely are your teens texting experts? The growth of texting, and smartphone...

Queen Elizabeth 2014 Christmas Message

Queen Elizabeth
Christmas Message from Monarch LONDON – In the ruins of the old Coventry Cathedral is a sculpture of a man...

NDC Thunder Bay At Top of Game in Silverstar Races

Thunder Bay Skiers were on their game in the NORAM Races in British Columbia
THUNDER BAY – SPORTS - NDC Thunder Bay was on top of their game in Silverstar, BC racing at...

Seasonal Healthy Hamper Surprises Renal Patients

Renal patient, Debbie Sohlman (middle), picks up her specially-made Christmas hamper for renal dialysis patients from Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre’s Renal Services Registered Dietitians, Michelle Lawrence (left) and Holly Freill (right).
THUNDER BAY – Tis’ the season to be thankful for our health and to help others sustain their health as well. Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre’s (TBRHSC) Renal Services is putting in the extra effort this holiday season to...

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Queen Elizabeth 2014 Christmas Message

Christmas Message from Monarch LONDON – In the ruins of the old Coventry Cathedral is a sculpture of a man and a woman reaching out to embrace each other. The sculptor was inspired by the story of a woman who crossed Europe on foot after the war to find her husband. Casts of the same sculpture […]


Posted 25 December 2014 by in Featured
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The power of information can help or hamper many people in today's world

Transparency Has Unintended Consequences

Public Salary Disclosure Impact Studied THUNDER BAY – POLITICS – In the era of big data, transparency has become a popular policy tool for addressing potential problems. But publicly disclosing personal information — such as government officials’ income — may result in unintended consequences. Using California as a case study, a researcher from Princeton University’s Woodrow […]


Posted 25 December 2014 by in Politics
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Renal patient, Debbie Sohlman (middle), picks up her specially-made Christmas hamper for renal dialysis patients from Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre’s Renal Services Registered Dietitians, Michelle Lawrence (left) and Holly Freill (right).

Seasonal Healthy Hamper Surprises Renal Patients

THUNDER BAY – Tis’ the season to be thankful for our health and to help others sustain their health as well. Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre’s (TBRHSC) Renal Services is putting in the extra effort this holiday season to put the health of their patients first with their inaugural ‘Christmas Hamper Giveaway’. The Renal Services […]


Posted 25 December 2014 by in Featured
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Strong Winds across Southern Ontario have caused power outages

Hydro One Reports 31,000 Customers without Power

THUNDER BAY – Ontario Hydro One report that as of 07:00AM EST there are 31,000 customers who are without power on Christmas morning. Strong winds in Southern Ontario are behind the outages. The power should, according to Hydro One be restored today. Most places are expecting a return of hydro by noon, and others are […]


Posted 25 December 2014 by in Featured
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Merry Christmas from Prime Minister Harper

Christmas Message from Prime Minister Harper

OTTAWA – POLITICS – Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement on the Christmas season: “This Christmas, we Canadians have many reasons to celebrate. “We live in a beautiful country, a compassionate country, a prosperous country. “Despite the difficulties elsewhere in the world, Canada’s economy is getting ever stronger, and more Canadians have […]


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Carol Young of Soroptimist International Thunder Bay presents its annual donation to the Health Sciences Centre’s Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Treatment Centre to Melody McGregor, Follow-Up Outreach Nurse with the Centre and Dawn MacDonald, Manager, Ambulatory Care Services & SA/DVTC.

Soroptimist Thunder Bay Continues Support for Women and Girls in the Northwest

THUNDER BAY – HEALTH – The Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Treatment Centre at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre opened in 2005. Since this time a local service group has been raising funds to assist with special and ongoing projects for victims of sexual assault and domestic violence. Soroptimist International is a global volunteer service club working […]


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St Patricks Cathedral - Donald Street East in Thunder Bay

Christmas Traditions From Around the World

Christmas Celebrations Around the World THUNDER BAY – Around the globe, the holidays are celebrated in many ways. Different customs and practices in countries around the world celebrate the holidays in their own unique ways. In the UK it is Father Christmas who visits on Christmas Eve. In North America, Santa Claus is the jolly […]


Posted 25 December 2014 by in Entertainment
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