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A Look at the Week April 13 – 19 2015

Thunder Bay looking eastward over Lake Superior

Weather Update for April 19 2015

Thunder Bay is under a Special Weather Statement
THUNDER BAY – WEATHER - Thunder Bay is under a Special Weather Statement today. If that old adage, “Red...

Council of Canadians Calls on CN Rail to Stop Intimidation Tactics

CP Rail locomotive
KENORA – The Council of Canadians are calling on CN Rail to lift its court injunction against Judy DaSilva...

Liberatate Ontario Craft Brewers – Green Party of Ontario

Opening up the craft brewery market in Ontario
QUEENS PARK -  GPO Leader Mike Schreiner is pushing the Liberal government to go further to liberate the local...

Algoma University Launches Early Access Program for Secondary School Students

from left: Rose Burton-Spohn, Superintendent of the HSCDSB, Algoma U President Dr. Richard Myers, and Asima Vezina, Superintendent of Education, Operations and Planning ADSB sign the EAP agreement.
High School Students Eligible to Earn University Credits Tuition-Free SAULT STE MARIE – EDUCATION - Algoma University, in partnership...

Alice Ombash from Cat Lake with Dina Morrone – The Moose on the Loose

Dina Morrone sits down with Alice Ombash an actor in The Moose on the Loose
THUNDER BAY - The Moose is on the Loose is playing at Magnus Theatre in Thunder Bay. The word...

April 10 1912 – RMS Titanic Sets Sail on Fateful Journey

The RMS Titanic under construction. The ship, considered unsinkable hit an iceberg and sunk in 1912 with 1547 people being lost.
THUNDER BAY - On April 10th, to great fanfare, the Royal Mail Ship Titanic set sail on her fateful...

From the House – Update on Pension File and Our Economy – John Rafferty MP

“In Thunder Bay, families are facing overwhelming child care costs,” said Rafferty. “Our plan will bring increased spaces for those who need it at a reduced cost, helping make life more affordable for families.”
Rafferty – Pension File First Pillar of System THUNDER BAY – POLITICS - This week I’d like to provide...

Albin Choi Wins PGA TOUR Canada Q-School Event in Florida

Albin Choi will be fully exempt on PGA TOUR Canada for the 2015 season (Claus Andersen/PGA TOUR)
ORLANDO – GOLF - Toronto, Ontario’s Albin Choi carded a 25-under total to earn medalist honours and exempt status...

Generous Donation From Lions Club Helps Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre

Thanks to a generous donation from the Thunder Bay Lions Club...
THUNDER BAY – HEALTH - This week, at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre, another piece of critical equipment was unveiled – a Lumenis Vision One Multi-Colour Laser System – thanks to the generosity and ongoing commitment to vision...

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Thanks to a generous donation from the Thunder Bay Lions Club...

Generous Donation From Lions Club Helps Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre

THUNDER BAY – HEALTH – This week, at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre, another piece of critical equipment was unveiled – a Lumenis Vision One Multi-Colour Laser System – thanks to the generosity and ongoing commitment to vision care from local and regional Lions Clubs, including those in Manitoba and Northeastern Minnesota, along with […]


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Kakabeka Falls on April 18 2015

Today in History – April 19

THUNDER BAY – LIVING – Today in History for April 19. Events on April 19 65 – The freedman Milichus betrayed Piso’s plot to kill the Emperor Nero and all the conspirators are arrested. 531 – Battle of Callinicum: A Byzantine army under Belisarius is defeated by the Persians at Ar-Raqqah (northern Syria). 797 – […]


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Thunder Bay is under a Special Weather Statement

Weather Update for April 19 2015

THUNDER BAY – WEATHER – Thunder Bay is under a Special Weather Statement today. If that old adage, “Red sky at morning, sailor take warning” means anything, this morning’s red sky means hang tight. Special weather statement in effect for: City of Thunder Bay Atikokan – Shebandowan – Quetico Park Upsala – Raith Marathon – […]


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Dr. Bill McCready, (right) is pictured alongside colleague, Dr. David Puskas (left). Dr. McCready, the Chief of Staff and Interim President & CEO, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (effective Spring 2015) was greatly inspired to make a $10,000 gift to the Exceptional Cancer Care Campaign

Dr. Bill McCready – Inspired to Give, Leading the Way

THUNDER BAY – HEALTH – Dr. Bill McCready, (right) is pictured alongside colleague, Dr. David Puskas (left). Dr. McCready, the Chief of Staff and Interim President & CEO, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (effective Spring 2015) was greatly inspired to make a $10,000 gift to the Exceptional Cancer Care Campaign, knowing his gift would […]


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Thunder Bay Police Service Seeking Missing Person

Thunder Bay Police Seeking Missing Man

THUNDER BAY – Thunder Bay Police are currently looking for missing man Terry Vernon Brasseur , 42 years old. He was last seen in Academy Drive area on the evening of Thursday, April 16, 2015 Terry is described as being 5’9″ tall and weighs 180 lb. He has short brown hair and blue eyes. He is […]


Posted 18 April 2015 by in CrimeBeat
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Hammarskjold High School

Strike Looms for Ontario Schools as Talks Break Off

THUNDER BAY – Talks between the Ontario Secondary School Teachers Federation and the Ontario Public School Boards’ Association have ended. That breakdown in talks could lead to a potential teachers strike across a number of school boards in Ontario. The only board that has received the mandatory five day notice right now is the Durham School […]


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