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Not Wearing a Personal Floatation Device Can be Deadly

Sail Boats
THUNDER BAY – A personal floatation device can be the difference between life and death. Ontario’s boating season is...

Northwestern Ontario Wildfire Update – May 25 2016

Dryden MNRF Fire Base
DRYDEN – WILDFIRE Update – There were two new fires confirmed by the afternoon of May 25 in the Northwest Region....

Ontario Regional Chief Congratulates Grand Council Treaty 3 Chief on Election

Treaty 3 Grand Council
THUNDER BAY – ANISHINAWBE – On behalf of the Chiefs of Ontario I would like to congratulate Francis Kavanaugh on...

Kasper Air Set to Unveil the Kodiak Quest ‘Hornet’

Kasper Air Kodial Quest 100 - Dubbed "The Hornet"
Kasper Air Melding Northern Ontario Transportation Options THUNDER BAY – BUSINESS – Kasper Air is expanding operational capacity with...

Mid-Adolescence Alcohol Drinking Leads to Chronic Stress

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BINGHAMTON, NY – Drinking during early to mid-adolescence can lead to vulnerability to chronic stress, according to new research...

Mobile Phones Used 33% for Playing Games out of Overall Gaming Platforms

We live in a digital age. Are youth spending too much time in front of video games?
THUNDER BAY – TECH – It may not surprise many keen gamers to discover that recent studies have shown that...

Parcelcopter Tests Demonstrate New Technology for Deliveries

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BONN, GERMANY – BUSINESS – DHL Parcel has successfully concluded a three-month test of its third Parcelcopter generation, an...

100 People Participate in Climate Change Townhalls

Climate Change Debate
THUNDER BAY – Climate – The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay-Superior North and Mr. Don Rusnak, Member...

PGA Tour Canada Announces Freedom 55 Canadian Player Trophy

PGA TOUR Canada - Staal Foundation Open presented by Tbaytel
Vancouver, B.C. – The Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada and Freedom 55 Financial announced today that the trophy...

Low Salt Diets Not Beneficial

While pan heats, place 1/4 teaspoon cocoa powder, 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 2 teaspoons granulated sugar, 1/2 teaspoon coarse sea salt and 1/8 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper (optional) in a small bowl. Stir to combine. Credit: Copyright 2015 Susan Lutz
THUNDER BAY – HEALTH – A large worldwide study has found that, contrary to popular thought, low-salt diets may not be beneficial and may actually increase the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and death compared to average salt consumption. In...

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Kasper Air Kodial Quest 100 - Dubbed "The Hornet"

Kasper Air Set to Unveil the Kodiak Quest ‘Hornet’

Kasper Air Melding Northern Ontario Transportation Options THUNDER BAY – BUSINESS – Kasper Air is expanding operational capacity with the airline’s new Kodiak Quest 100 – dubbed the Kasper Air ‘Hornet’ for its bright yellow and black livery. The new aircraft is expected to be operational in mid-June. “The Kodiak Quest is a turbo prop/ […]


Posted 25 May 2016 by in Business
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Treaty 3 Grand Council

Ontario Regional Chief Congratulates Grand Council Treaty 3 Chief on Election

THUNDER BAY – ANISHINAWBE – On behalf of the Chiefs of Ontario I would like to congratulate Francis Kavanaugh on his election as Ogichidaa, Grand Chief of Grand Council Treaty #3 in Wauzhushk Onigum (Rat Portage) during Treaty #3 Chiefs Spring Assembly this afternoon. “I want welcome Grand Chief Kavanaugh to the Political Confederacy and look forward to working with this seasoned First […]


Posted 25 May 2016 by in Anishinaabe
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Canadian Rangers Assist in Successful Search and Rescue

PEAWANUCK – A twenty-three-year-old Peawanuck man suffering from autism has been found after a successful search of several hours by Canadian Rangers and community volunteers. “This was a team effort,” said Sergeant Matthew Gull, commander of the Peawanuck Canadian Ranger patrol. “The Rangers and the community worked together.” The small Cree community near the Hudson […]


Posted 25 May 2016 by in Anishinaabe
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Aerial attack on Nipigon District Fire 14 at the bottom left of the photo stopped the fire as it threatened the western sector of Geraldton. Nipigon District Fire 13 – top right of the photo which threatened the Geraldton airport, the Greenstone Fire Management Headquarters and the Hutchison Lake Subdivision is a combination of fires that merged into one.

Highway 584 Re-Opens After Wildfire Scare

THUNDER BAY – The highway closure that has been in place due to forest fire hazard on Highway 584 north of Geraldton will be lifted at 13:00 on Wednesday May 25. MNRF is cautioning all drivers that there are firefighting staff and equipment still working along the right of way. We ask that drivers drive slowly through […]


Posted 25 May 2016 by in Featured
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Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee. – Photo by Jody Kechego

Statement on Dr. Dawn Lavell-Harvard at the United Nations Permanent Forum for Indigenous Peoples

THUNDER BAY – Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee supports key messages in the presentation by Ontario Native Women’s Association President and Native Women’s Association of Canada board member Ms. Lavell-Harvard at the UN Permanent Forum for Indigenous Peoples on May 17.th “I want to thank Ms. Lavell-Harvard for raising important issues. She spoke […]


Posted 25 May 2016 by in Anishinaabe
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