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Sioux Lookout Death Not Suspicious – OPP

OPP Northwestern Ontario Crime Report
SIOUX LOOKOUT – NEWS - The death of Deidre Payayash a twenty-nine-year old mother from Weagamon First Nation is...

US National Guard Helping Dig Out in Buffalo New York

New York Army National Guardsmen employ engineering equipment to remove snow in Buffalo, N.Y., Nov. 20, 2014. More than 500 Guard members are supporting response and recovery efforts following historic amounts of snowfall in western New York State. U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Ray Lloyd
Major Snowfall Sees National Guard Help Resident BUFFALO NEW YORK – More than 500 New York National Guard soldiers...

One Laptop Per Child Benefits Aboriginal Youth in Ontario

A young student in Sagamok with her new laptop building her dreams.
THUNDER BAY – Having access to technology helps young people in learning and achieving their goals in life. Aboriginal...

Minister Rickford Delivers Remarks at Canadian Energy Summit

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CALGARY – BUSINESS - Greg Rickford, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, today delivered keynote remarks at the Economic Club...

Habitat for Humanity Celebrates in Thunder Bay

Proceeds from Little Diggers Day Presented. Equipment World presents $4,000 cheque to Habitat for Humanity Thunder Bay, November 14, 2014 Featured in Photo, Left to Right: Diane Mitchell (Habitat for Humanity CEO), Heather Syvitski, Freddy the Mascot, Lyle Knudsen & Peter Knudsen (Equipment World Owners)
THUNDER BAY - On Saturday November 8, 2014 Equipment World hosted the 2nd Little Diggers Day Event at the 4th...

Thunder Bay Waterfront Skating Rink Opens

Winterfest Skating at Marina Park
THUNDER BAY – ENTERTAINMENT - It is a sure sign of cold weather in Thunder Bay. The skating pond...

NASA Prepares for Launch Coverage

NASA is set for a launch
HOUSTON – TECH – NASA Television will provide extensive coverage of the Sunday, Nov. 23, launch from Kazakhstan of...

Rafferty – Veterans are paying the price for Conservative Tax Cuts

Thunder Bay Rainy River MP John Rafferty has uncovered the cost of cuts to Veterans Services
OTTAWA – The continued hard work of Thunder Bay – Rainy River Member of Parliament John Rafferty is yielding...

T-Wolves head on the road to take on Queen’s Gaels, RMC Paladins

#7 Stephanie Chartrand of the LU Thunder Wolves leaps high and attempts the kill shot through the Varsity Blues middle #14 Sarah Chapin in a losing effort, as the T-Wolves fell in straight sets in their season opener to Toronto 25-18, 25-23 and 25-15, Saturday night at the Thunder Dome. Photo: Guy Gascoigne
T-Wolves On the Road Thunder Bay – SPORTS - The women’s volleyball team (1-7) wraps up the pre-Christmas portion...

Every Breath Counts Opens New Support Group

Every Breath Counts support group celebrates its first meeting. L-R: Bob Thibodeau, Shelley Prevost, Registered Respiratory Therapist, Calvin Young and Dr. Birubi Biman, Respirologist.
THUNDER BAY – HEALTH -  On average, we take about 16 breaths a minute. That works out to 960 an hour, 23,040 a day and more than eight million a year. Most of us do this without thinking. But...

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Winterfest Skating at Marina Park

Thunder Bay Waterfront Skating Rink Opens

THUNDER BAY – ENTERTAINMENT – It is a sure sign of cold weather in Thunder Bay. The skating pond at Prince Arthurs Landing is opening. The waterfront skating rink at Prince Arthur’s Landing officially opens tomorrow, Saturday, Nov. 22. With the rink opening, the City is encouraging residents to come down to the waterfront and […]


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Minister Rickford Delivers Remarks at Canadian Energy Summit

CALGARY – BUSINESS – Greg Rickford, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, today delivered keynote remarks at the Economic Club of Canada’s annual “Canadian Energy Summit” in Calgary, Alberta. “Collaboration between governments and industry continues to create Canadian jobs, economic growth and long-term prosperity. Our substantial efforts must include supporting world-class environmental protection, global energy security, […]


Posted 21 November 2014 by in Business
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OPP Northwestern Ontario Crime Report

Sioux Lookout Death Not Suspicious – OPP

SIOUX LOOKOUT – NEWS – The death of Deidre Payayash a twenty-nine-year old mother from Weagamon First Nation is no longer considered suspicious. Payayash died in a hotel room in Sioux Lookout earlier this week. The OPP state that a post-mortem examination was completed on the body of Deidre Patayash, 29, and the family has […]


Posted 21 November 2014 by in CrimeBeat
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A large crowd gathered at Thunder Bay City Hall braving the chill to send the message

Thunder Bay Rallies for Homeless Strategy Action

THUNDER BAY – Thunder Bay residents from all walks of life took part in Thunder Bay’s first National Housing Day Rally. They called on the Government of Canada to create a National Housing Strategy that provides sustained funding for existing and future social housing. “Canada is the only G8 Country without a National Housing Strategy,” […]


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Air Strikes Against Islamic State Continue

U.S. Central Command releases new video of air strikes against Islamic State WASHINGTON – U.S. and partner-nation military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq over the past several days, conducting seven airstrikes in Syria and 23 in Iraq. Strikes in Syria Fighter and bomber aircraft […]


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Every Breath Counts support group celebrates its first meeting. L-R: Bob Thibodeau, Shelley Prevost, Registered Respiratory Therapist, Calvin Young and Dr. Birubi Biman, Respirologist.

Every Breath Counts Opens New Support Group

THUNDER BAY – HEALTH –  On average, we take about 16 breaths a minute. That works out to 960 an hour, 23,040 a day and more than eight million a year. Most of us do this without thinking. But for someone living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), the simple task of breathing can be […]


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Proceeds from Little Diggers Day Presented. Equipment World presents $4,000 cheque to Habitat for Humanity Thunder Bay, November 14, 2014 Featured in Photo, Left to Right: Diane Mitchell (Habitat for Humanity CEO), Heather Syvitski, Freddy the Mascot, Lyle Knudsen & Peter Knudsen (Equipment World Owners)

Habitat for Humanity Celebrates in Thunder Bay

THUNDER BAY – On Saturday November 8, 2014 Equipment World hosted the 2nd Little Diggers Day Event at the 4th Annual Great Gingerbread Build digging up $4,000 in support of Habitat for Humanity Thunder Bay. From 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM at the Valhalla Inn, families were invited, to spend the day looking at and sitting […]


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