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Massive Earthquake Pounds Nepal

7.8 Earthquake hits Nepal
Up to 900 Dead in Major Earthquake The Pacific ‘Ring of Fire’ was alive on Friday. Earthquakes in British...

The Cree Nation keeps Uranium in the spotlight

Cree walkers and their supporters prepare to leave from Mistissini for the StandAgainstUranium march.
QUEBEC CITY – Environment – The Cree Nation has kept uranium in the spotlight this week, hosting the International Uranium...

Ontario Regional Chief Candidate Urges Joint Budget Planning with Ontario

Ontario Deficit Lower than Projected
SERPENT RIVER FN – “On one hand, the Ontario Liberals must be commended for their fiscal determination in this...

Opinion – Ontario Budget an exercise in wishful thinking

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THUNDER BAY – OPINION – Ontario’s 2015 budget, like those of years past, needed a concrete plan to get government...

Canada is the 5th Happiest Place on Earth

Million Dollar Smiles is a non-profit organization that exists to put smiles on the faces of children navigating life threatening illnesses and medical adversity in their everyday life. The cumulative efforts of our loyal community volunteers helps Million Dollar Smiles raise money to support gift-giving programs and special events for our MDS children and families.
THUNDER BAY – The sun is shining, spring has sprung, again. Does it make you happy? The 2015 World...

Largest Ever Irish Art Exhibition in the World in Chicago

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THUNDER BAY – LIVING – My former colleague Derek Bell who played the harp for the Irish Chieftains would, I...

Book Clash: Paper vs Paper-White

Book Clash: Paper vs Paper-White
THUNDER BAY –  TECH – Since the first e-reader was launched into the consumer market in the late 90s, an...

From the House – John Rafferty – Federal Budget Helps Wealthy and Passes the Buck

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Federal Budget Misses Target OTTAWA – After much stalling and anticipation federal Finance Minister Joe Oliver finally rose to present...

PGA TOUR Canada California Q-School Leader at 54 Hole Turn

The exciting final round of the PGA TOUR Canada Staal Foundation Open is heading onto the course
Lompoc, Calif. – Antibes, France’s Julien Brun earned medalist honours at PGA TOUR Canada’s California Qualifying Tournament on Friday,...

Statement Issued on Haudenosaunee Medicine

Aboriginal Health Report
TORONTO – Health – On Friday, April 24, 2015 the Government of Ontario, Six Nations and J.J.’s family released the following statement: “Earlier this afternoon, all parties to a proceeding dealing with the treatment of an 11 year old girl known as...

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7.8 Earthquake hits Nepal

Massive Earthquake Pounds Nepal

Up to 900 Dead in Major Earthquake The Pacific ‘Ring of Fire’ was alive on Friday. Earthquakes in British Columbia, a massive 7.8 earthquake in Nepal, and volcanic eruptions around the geological region. At least 876 people are known to have died in a powerful earthquake in Nepal, there are many more feared trapped under rubble […]


Posted 25 April 2015 by in Featured
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Opinion – Ontario Budget an exercise in wishful thinking

THUNDER BAY – OPINION – Ontario’s 2015 budget, like those of years past, needed a concrete plan to get government finances on a sound footing. Yet again, the budget failed to deliver. Instead, the government continues to delay the tough decisions while doing nothing to enact policies that improve the economic environment and help foster long-term […]


Posted 25 April 2015 by in Business
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Ontario Teachers and other Labour organizations are protesting outside of the Liberal Leadership Convention

Catholic Teachers Association Votes for Strike Action

TORONTO – A looming province-wide teachers strike is generating votes in favour of a strike from the Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association. Results have been tallied in a province-wide strike vote held April 23-24, 2015, and members of the Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA) have provided their union with a strong strike vote mandate of […]


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Parliament Hill

From the House – John Rafferty – Federal Budget Helps Wealthy and Passes the Buck

Federal Budget Misses Target OTTAWA – After much stalling and anticipation federal Finance Minister Joe Oliver finally rose to present his budget to parliament this week, but it’s clear that the Conservative’s only plan is to help the wealthy and pass the costs onto future generations of Canadians. After listening to the budget speech and reviewing […]


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The exciting final round of the PGA TOUR Canada Staal Foundation Open is heading onto the course

PGA TOUR Canada California Q-School Leader at 54 Hole Turn

Lompoc, Calif. – Antibes, France’s Julien Brun earned medalist honours at PGA TOUR Canada’s California Qualifying Tournament on Friday, finishing with a final round 1-over 73 to complete the 72-hole event at 4-under. The three-time NCAA All-American, who will complete his collegiate career with the Texas Christian University Horned Frogs over the coming weeks before […]


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Elementary Teachers in Legal Strike Position May 10 2015

TORONTO – The threat of a teacher’s strike in Ontario continues. Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO), the union that represents the province’s public elementary teachers and occasional teachers, has received a ‘no board’ report from the Minister of Labour, putting ETFO in a legal strike position as of May 10, 2015. ETFO members have […]


Posted 25 April 2015 by in News
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Cree walkers and their supporters prepare to leave from Mistissini for the StandAgainstUranium march.

The Cree Nation keeps Uranium in the spotlight

QUEBEC CITY – Environment – The Cree Nation has kept uranium in the spotlight this week, hosting the International Uranium Film Festival and participating in the World Uranium Symposium in Quebec City. The Cree Nation’s position against uranium development in Eeyou Istchee, its territory in Northern Quebec, has garnered support not only from the people of […]


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Aboriginal Health Report

Statement Issued on Haudenosaunee Medicine

TORONTO – Health – On Friday, April 24, 2015 the Government of Ontario, Six Nations and J.J.’s family released the following statement: “Earlier this afternoon, all parties to a proceeding dealing with the treatment of an 11 year old girl known as “J.J.” from the Six Nations of the Grand River, who was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, […]


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