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Two Under Arrest in Sioux Lookout for Assault and Forcible Confinement

Crime Report Thunder Bay
SIOUX LOOKOUT – CRIME – The Sioux Lookout Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have two Sioux Lookout residents under arrest...

Remembering Hurricane Katrina Ten Years Later

This Aug. 25, 2005, satellite image shows inbound Hurricane Katrina. The storm moved slowly, enabling heavy rains to linger longer over one area, the National Hurricane Center warned. The center forecast 6-10 inches of rain over Florida and the Bahamas, and up to 15 inches in some regions
WASHINGTON — Forecasters said the hurricane would be bad, but no one expected a Katrina. Hurricane Katrina hit the American...

Deer Lake First Nation Walkers Achieve Their Goal

The Deer Lake First Nation Walkers complete their long journey in Thunder Bay
“If you sit around and think about it then nothing will happen. You just have to get up and...

Noront Resources Appoints Sybil Veenman to Board of Directors

The mining world is global. ActLabs in Thunder Bay tests mineral samples from around the region and around the world
THUNDER BAY – MINING – Noront Resources Ltd. (“Noront”) (TSX VENTURE: NOT) is pleased to announce the appointment of Sybil...

VarageSale Excited to Set Up New Thunder Bay Community

VerageSale Chief Mom, Tami Zuckerman
THUNDER BAY – Today, many people are seeking to simplify their lives and get rid of some of their pre-loved...

Ribfest 2015 Helps Fill Appetites for Tasty Food

From blocks away, downtown Port Arthur was enveloped in the incredible aroma of barbecue
THUNDER BAY – FOOD NOW – Ribfest 2015 attracted a huge and very happy group of people who had...

Americans United in Desire for Police to Wear Body Cameras – Poll

Body Cameras on Police
ATLANTA, GA – TECH – In a time of deep partisan divide, no other issue has united Americans like...

Canadians tired of swapping Liberal corruption for Conservative corruption – NDP

New Democrat leader Tom Mulcair in a lighter moment at the NNL Office in Thunder Bay
OTTAWA – ELECTION 2015 – NDP candidate and former provincial finance minister Andrew Thomson (Eglinton-Lawrence) says coordinated attacks from Conservatives...

Lakehead University Thunderwolves Basketball Coaches Sign Multi-Year Contracts

Lakehead University Men's Basketball team
Tom Warden retains women’s and men’s basketball coaches Kreiner and Furtado THUNDER BAY – SPORTS – Lakehead Athletics Director...

Patients and Families Now Have Access to Aboriginal Spiritual Care

Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre
THUNDER BAY – HEALTH – Since the age of 7 Michael Robinson knew that he wanted to be involved in spiritual care. “It’s always been my dream to help people in this way.” Now, bringing with him over 20 years...

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2015 election could have far reaching political consequences for Canada – Ray Pennings

HAMILTON, ON – INSIGHT – Election campaigns are supposed to highlight differences. Stark differences provide alternatives that can inform voter choices. As the grind of this 11-week federal election campaign unfolds, the policy proposals and attempts by the parties to define themselves – and each other – create the narrative that will inform voters’ final […]


Posted 31 August 2015 by in Editorial
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New Democrat leader Tom Mulcair in a lighter moment at the NNL Office in Thunder Bay

Canadians tired of swapping Liberal corruption for Conservative corruption – NDP

OTTAWA – ELECTION 2015 – NDP candidate and former provincial finance minister Andrew Thomson (Eglinton-Lawrence) says coordinated attacks from Conservatives and Liberals today show that Tom Mulcair’s message is getting through to Canadians who want change in Ottawa. “This morning, more than 1,000 people showed up to hear Tom’s message at a rally in Halifax – […]


Posted 31 August 2015 by in Election 2015
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It was a 'Green' Night in Thunder Bay as Elizabeth May offered a crash course in Canadian democracy

Harper absent from Obama-led meeting on the threat to the Arctic – Green Party

OTTAWA – ELECTION 2015 –  Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (Saanich – Gulf Islands) issued the following statement on Stephen Harper’s absence from Arctic Climate Summit in Alaska: “Stephen Harper’s absence from the Conference on Global Leadership in the Arctic sends a clear message to Canadians that the Conservative government continues to […]


Posted 31 August 2015 by in Election 2015
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Trudeau Mania Thunder Bay style broke out at The Da Vinci Centre tonight

Liberals Showcase Economic Team – Election 2015

OTTAWA – ELECTION 2015 – During the fourth week of the election campaign, Justin Trudeau unveiled his historic investment plan to strengthen the middle class, create jobs, and grow our economy. Liberals believe that when our economy works for the middle class, it works for everyone. On Monday, Mr. Trudeau was in Belleville to announce […]


Posted 31 August 2015 by in Election 2015
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The mining world is global. ActLabs in Thunder Bay tests mineral samples from around the region and around the world

Noront Resources Appoints Sybil Veenman to Board of Directors

THUNDER BAY – MINING – Noront Resources Ltd. (“Noront”) (TSX VENTURE: NOT) is pleased to announce the appointment of Sybil Veenman to its Board of Directors. Ms. Veenman is a senior mining executive with over 20 years of experience, and most recently served as Senior Vice-President and General Counsel at Barrick Gold Corporation. “Sybil Veenman was […]


Posted 31 August 2015 by in Business
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