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Heroic Firefighters, Police Officers Receive Top Honours

An incredible fire broke out on the James Street Swing Bridge connecting Thunder Bay to Fort William First Nation at around 7 p.m. today.
Lieutenant Governor Presents Medals for Bravery TORONTO – NEWS – Sixteen firefighters and six police officers are receiving Ontario’s...

Clean drinking water should be a human right in Canada

Thirsty? Water in the North is expensive.
VANCOUVER – ENVIRONMENT - Canada is among the world’s wealthiest nations, but our wealth is not equitably distributed. Many...

AFN Mourns Passing of Elder Van Bibber

AFN Mourns Passing of Elder
THUNDER BAY - The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Executive Committee offers condolences to the family and friends...

Oil Prices Tumble Following OPEC Meeting in Vienna

The demand for energy must be tempered with the impact on the planet.
OPEC on World Oil Prices by netnewsledger OPEC maintains production levels as oil price drops further CALGARY – ENERGY...

I’m Giving Hope – Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre

Visit www.facebook.com/MakingHopePossible for updates on the 50/50 Draw and photos of individuals who are Making Hope Possible by buying a book of 10 tickets ($20), like Jason Bruce ! The early bird draw for a $500 Intercity Shopping Centre gift card takes place December 2nd, followed by the 50/50 Cash Draw on December 23rd.
Early Bird Draw on December 2nd – Hope or Win? THUNDER BAY - Ticket sales for the 15th Annual...

A Christmas Carol – December at Fort William Historical Park

Rogue Productions is hosting "A Christmas Carol" at Fort William Historical Park
THUNDER BAY – ENTERTAINMENT – To celebrate the holiday season, Rogue Productions presents its popular annual production of Charles...

The Phablet Effect: Why It’s Better For Gaming

Online Gaming on a Smartphone
NEW YORK – TECH - When one in five people across the globe own a smartphone, it’s going to...

NAN Seeks Sioux Lookout to Support Murdered and Missing Women

NAN Deputy Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler
THUNDER BAY - Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Deputy Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler is urging Sioux Lookout municipal council to...

Soccer Great Pelé in Hospital

Brazil President Lula and Pelé in commemoration for 50 years since the first World Cup title won by Brazil in 1958, at the Palácio do Planalto, 2008
74 Year Old Soccer Super Star Pelé Suffering from Infection SAO PAULO – BRAZIL – Brazilian soccer great Pelé has been...

Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences – Top Ten Admired Corporate Culture

Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre
THUNDER BAY – BUSINESS – Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC) has been named one of Canada’s ten most admired corporate cultures of 2014. “This is a significant honour, and a testament to the many dedicated people who...

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The demand for energy must be tempered with the impact on the planet.

Oil Prices Tumble Following OPEC Meeting in Vienna

OPEC on World Oil Prices by netnewsledger OPEC maintains production levels as oil price drops further CALGARY – ENERGY – The price of a barrel of oil tumbled today on market uncertainty after the close of the OPEC meetings in Vienna. The OPEC Conference reviewed the oil market outlook, in particular supply/demand projections for the […]


Posted 28 November 2014 by in Business
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An incredible fire broke out on the James Street Swing Bridge connecting Thunder Bay to Fort William First Nation at around 7 p.m. today.

Heroic Firefighters, Police Officers Receive Top Honours

Lieutenant Governor Presents Medals for Bravery TORONTO – NEWS – Sixteen firefighters and six police officers are receiving Ontario’s top honours for bravery. “These extraordinary individuals inspire us with their courage and devotion to the public good. I am privileged to be presenting these medals for bravery to Ontario’s finest firefighters and police officers,” stated […]


Posted 27 November 2014 by in Featured
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Brazil President Lula and Pelé in commemoration for 50 years since the first World Cup title won by Brazil in 1958, at the Palácio do Planalto, 2008

Soccer Great Pelé in Hospital

74 Year Old Soccer Super Star Pelé Suffering from Infection SAO PAULO – BRAZIL – Brazilian soccer great Pelé has been transferred to a quieter wing of a Sao Paulo hospital where he’s being treated for a urinary tract infection. A former aid of his says he was transferred because he had been swarmed by visitors and […]


Posted 27 November 2014 by in Featured
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The Festive Ride program is starting.

Ride Program Kicks Off in Thunder Bay

Drinking and Driving Means Getting Caught THUNDER BAY – For most people, drinking and driving is simply no longer acceptable. During the holiday season, the Thunder Bay Police, Anishinabek Police and the Ontario Provincial Police have officially kicked off the Festive Season RIDE Program this afternoon on Arthur Street. All three agencies will be working […]


Posted 27 November 2014 by in CrimeBeat
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NAN Deputy Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler

NAN Seeks Sioux Lookout to Support Murdered and Missing Women

THUNDER BAY – Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Deputy Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler is urging Sioux Lookout municipal council to reconsider its position after defeating a motion calling for a national inquiry into missing and murdered Aboriginal women. “We are very disappointed that council is not supporting the growing call for a national inquiry into missing […]


Posted 27 November 2014 by in Civic Politics
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Minister Valcourt - We all agreed on the urgency of investing in Aboriginal Education.

Federal Government Moves Forward on First Nations Transparency Legislation

Ottawa Starts Posting Financial Information Online OTTAWA – Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, issued the following statement today on the First Nations Financial Transparency Act: “I am pleased to report that 529 of 582 First Nations now have their documents published under the First Nations Financial Transparency Act (FNFTA), providing their members with more […]


Posted 27 November 2014 by in Featured
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“The ACTIVE AT SCHOOL program is a great way to help children develop healthy habits for life. We want to make sure we put our young people on the path to a healthy future,” stated Kathleen Wynne, Premier of Ontario.

Premier Wynne Announces Active at School Program

TORONTO – POLITICS – “The ACTIVE AT SCHOOL program is a great way to help children develop healthy habits for life. We want to make sure we put our young people on the path to a healthy future,” stated Kathleen Wynne, Premier of Ontario. Premier Wynne announced today a partnership with ACTIVE AT SCHOOL and the Ontario […]


Posted 27 November 2014 by in Featured
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