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Gaza Fierce Fighting Resumes as Ceasefire Crumbles

Israeli Air Force has been leading the attack so far. Many suspect a ground battle is coming.
TEL AVIV – Fighting has resumed in the Gaza. The three day ceasefire has crumbled in under six hours....

Forest Fire Update for Civic Holiday Weekend

Forest Fire Update
Overall Stable Conditions in Region THUNDER BAY – WEATHER - The forest fire conditions in Northwestern Ontario are remaining...

The Colonization of Canada and Anishnawbek History

Indigenous women Elders The Eagle Feathers and Smudge along with tobacco at City Hall - Image taken with permission
THUNDER BAY - Boozhoo, Kapeetayawaywetung ndishnikaaz, Mikinaak ndoodem, Neskantaga ndoonji. What does it mean to be a proud Canadian?...

Finance Minister Launches Public Inquiry

Business News
THUNDER BAY – MONEY - Finance Minister Joe Oliver today launched a public consultation on a key element of...

Paterson Park Looking Good in Fort William

Paterson Park - Image taken July 30 2014
THUNDER BAY – The downtown Fort William Business District is a place of contrasts. There is massive opportunity in...

The Boys from the Bay – One Last Show

The Boys from the Bay
Thunder Bay, ON – ENTERTAINMENT -  Local rock band, The Boys From the Bay will be going on an...

Researchers in Rome Studying Breast Cancer Genome

MRI machine at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre
ROME – TECHNOLOGY – Genome research is working to solve issues with cancer, diabetes, and other diseases including lung...

Robin Rickards – Candidate for Thunder Bay City Council

Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce has released a report that hits hard at the hit tax rate in Thunder Bay.
THUNDER BAY – CIVIC POLITICS - As a proud father, Afghan veteran, and Thunder Bay resident I know our...

Thunder Bay Special Olympian Brings Home Medals from National Games

Craig Jean Receives Two Silver Medals at the Special Olympics Canada Summer Games.
THUNDER BAY – SPORTS – Local Special Olympians, Craig Jean and Marco Pauselli have returned home after representing Special...

Other Lives for Other Times

sunset at Mount McKay
THUNDER BAY – HEALTH – As I listened to labored breathing of the woman who brought me into this world in the very hospital where she gave birth to me some 56 years earlier I feel emotions that I...

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Forest Fire Update

Forest Fire Update for Civic Holiday Weekend

Overall Stable Conditions in Region THUNDER BAY – WEATHER – The forest fire conditions in Northwestern Ontario are remaining low to moderate in the south heading into the Long Weekend. Further North, the degree of concern is moderate to high. There was one new fire reported in the Northwest Region by the afternoon of August […]


Posted 1 August 2014 by in Featured
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Business News

Finance Minister Launches Public Inquiry

THUNDER BAY – MONEY – Finance Minister Joe Oliver today launched a public consultation on a key element of the Government’s comprehensive risk management framework for Canada’s domestic systemically important banks. The proposed regime is aimed at ensuring: that taxpayers are protected from having to bail out a systemically important bank in the highly unlikely […]


Posted 1 August 2014 by in Business
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The Boys from the Bay

The Boys from the Bay – One Last Show

Thunder Bay, ON – ENTERTAINMENT -  Local rock band, The Boys From the Bay will be going on an indefinite hiatus later this month as members pack up and leave Thunder Bay to pursue their education. Jon Couzelis (guitar / vocals), Stu MacLean (bass) and Francesco Mollicola (drums) of BFTB will be playing one final […]


Posted 1 August 2014 by in Entertainment
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Craig Jean Receives Two Silver Medals at the Special Olympics Canada Summer Games.

Thunder Bay Special Olympian Brings Home Medals from National Games

THUNDER BAY – SPORTS – Local Special Olympians, Craig Jean and Marco Pauselli have returned home after representing Special Olympics Thunder Bay at the national summer games held in Vancouver, BC. Pauselli competed in the 5-pin bowling division (placing fourth overall) and Jean in the 10-pin bowling division. Jean walked away with two silver medals, […]


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sunset at Mount McKay

Other Lives for Other Times

THUNDER BAY – HEALTH – As I listened to labored breathing of the woman who brought me into this world in the very hospital where she gave birth to me some 56 years earlier I feel emotions that I never knew existed. The hospital is small, retaining a warmth and hospitality that is so hard […]


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Loading Grain on a Saltie in the Port of Thunder Bay - Photo courtesy Port Authority

Thunder Bay Port Doing Great

THUNDER BAY – BUSINESS – Nearly halfway into the 2014 shipping season, the Port of Thunder Bay continues to experience very strong grain shipments. Grain tonnage during July was up 70% over the monthly 5-year average, and 185% over the same month last year. The growth in shipping is coming as a result of the […]


Posted 1 August 2014 by in Business
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Israeli Air Force has been leading the attack so far. Many suspect a ground battle is coming.

Gaza Fierce Fighting Resumes as Ceasefire Crumbles

TEL AVIV – Fighting has resumed in the Gaza. The three day ceasefire has crumbled in under six hours. A neighborhood in ruins, as residents search desperately for their belongings in the rubble of their flattened homes. For them, the ceasefire was meaningless. Almost as soon as it was declared, the so-called 72 hour ceasefire […]


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