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Dryden Volunteer Fire Fighters Suspend Service

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DRYDEN – There is a rare suspension of service by the Dryden Volunteer Fire Fighters. In a statement issued...

Water crises are hitting our economies: Time to hit back with natural infrastructure

A rain garden is shaped like a bowl that soaks up runoff from a rooftop or other hard surface like a parking area. The rainwater is absorbed into the soil instead of flowing into a storm drain that empties into local streams. Rain gardens and other green infrastructure are often planted with wildflowers or other native perennials that provide homes and food for birds and insects.
We need natural infrastructure – like forests, swamps, aquifers and grasslands – to overcome droughts and floods ENVIRONMENT –...

Junior Ranger Trip Impresses Peawanuck Community Members

Junior Canadian Ranger Nova Gull in front of the abandoned Hudson's Bay Company trading post at Lake River in Polar Bear Provincial Park. credit: Canadian Rangers
PEAWANUCK – When 17-year-old Junior Canadian Ranger Nova Gull flew to a Canadian Ranger training camp in remote Polar...

French National Railways Chooses Bombardier Regional 2N Train

Bombardier is the only company in the world that offers rail and aviation transportation options for its customers
BERLIN – Bombardier Transportation has received an order for nine Regio 2N train sets from the French National Railway Corporation,...

Peameal Bacon Sandwiches a Perfect Meal

Peameal Bacon Sandwiches - Image Foodland Ontario
THUNDER BAY – FOOD – Looking for a quick and tasty winter breakfast or lunch sandwich? Our friends at...

BMO Vancouver Marathon may find itself a new course record in 2018

Running enthusiasts sprinted along the Stanley Park Seawall, across from downtown Vancouver's Coal Harbour area, at the 2014 BMO Vancouver Marathon on Sunday, May 4, 2014. Over 13,000 participants overcame a downpour to finish Canada's premier West Coast marathon. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press Images/BMO Financial Group)
VANCOUVER – TRAVEL – Vancouver’s only Marathon may find itself a new course record this May. The BMO Vancouver...

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NORFOLK COUNTY, ON – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Norfolk County Detachment are investigating an incident that was reported from...

Analysis – The wild Ontario PC roller-coaster ride

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Weeks of highs, lows, scandals, ejections, lawsuits and backstabbing from every direction. Other than rape, murder and/or pillaging, what’s...

February 22, 2018 – Northwestern Ontario Day Starter

Canada lynx by Michael Zahra.
Hot spot in Ontario: -0.3 °C 31.5 °F Port Weller Cold spot in Ontario: -29.6 °C -21.3 °F Atikokan...

Gastrointestinal Illness Outbreak Declared at The Walford

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THUNDER BAY – HEALTH – Officials at the Health Unit and The Walford located at 20 Pine Street, have...

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Dryden Volunteer Fire Fighters Suspend Service

DRYDEN – There is a rare suspension of service by the Dryden Volunteer Fire Fighters. In a statement issued to the media yesterday, the Dryden Volunteer Fire Fighters Association say they are suspending all services. The Dryden Volunteer Fire Fighters Association is suspending all services immediately due to the wrongful dismissal of three Volunteer Fire

Posted 23 February 2018 by in Featured
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Alberta Moves to Reform Justice System After “Angela Cardinal” Case

The province is making changes to improve how victims are treated in the criminal justice system. EDMONTON – An independent review into the treatment of “Angela Cardinal” includes several recommendations to address how victims of crime are treated, including when they are testifying in court as witnesses. Specifically, the report recommended changes that include clarifying

Posted 23 February 2018 by in Anishinaabe
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Roads in and around Thunder Bay are snow covered. Drive with care today - and everyday.

Road Conditions Demand Winter Driving Skills

Hwy 102 at Hill Road #tbay – single motor vehicle collision with vehicle impacting guard rails. Two people with minor injuries. #DriveSafe #slowdown #leaveroom #OPPNWR pic.twitter.com/aAi2C12Fit — OPP NorthWest Region (@OPP_NWR) February 23, 2018 THUNDER BAY – Snow in Thunder Bay and area is making roads and sidewalks slippery. Already this morning there are reports

Posted 23 February 2018 by in Featured
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