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RCMP Arrest Two Men for Illegal Border Crossing

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SAULT STE MARIE – As a result of reports received from the United States Border Patrol, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police...

Pic River Bridge Constructions Update

ThePic river Bridge is continuing construction as girders for the bridge are headed to the construction site.
THUNDER BAY – ROADS UPDATE – The Ministry of Transportation wishes to advise that Highway 17 will be closed at...

First Nations Youth Employment Programs Expose Students to Careers

Participants Sydney White (left) of Whitefish Bay First Nation and Shaylyn Lands of Eagle Lake First Nation measure a tree as part of the inventory and identification activities?
THUNDER BAY – The First Nations Natural Resources Youth Employment Program (FNNRYEP) has 48 participants learning about anthropology, geography,...

Not all income and wealth inequality is equal

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VANCOUVER, B.C.  – Inequality has become an animating issue for much of the political class. The Canadian federal government,...

Friends of the Thunder Bay Conservatory Change Executive

Centennial Conservatory is closed for the weekend due to falling glass.
THUNDER BAY – LETTERS – It is with mixed emotions that I announce my resignation as Chairperson for the Friends...

Netflix Announces New Series and Renewals of Fan Favourites

Apple® today announced the all-new Apple TV®, bringing a revolutionary experience to the living room based on apps built for the television.
Three Series, Including Chelsea, Renewed for Second Season // New Musically-Themed Animated Series for Children and Families Announced //...

Social Media Access Cut in Turkey With News of Coup Attempt

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Access was restricted in Turkey on Friday to Facebook Inc, Twitter Inc and Alphabet Inc’s...

Transport Minister Garneau Seeks Input on Transportation Services

Transport Minister Garneau hosted a series of meetings across Canada to hear about issues from Canadians
WINNIPEG –  Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, was in Winnipeg on July 21st wrapping up a series of roundtables that gave Canadians...

Thunder Bay Kings Announce 2016-2017 Hockey Schedule

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THUNDER BAY, Ont. – The Thunder Bay Kings AAA Kings announced Tuesday the North American Prospects Hockey League game...

Why are so many Canadians Using Food Banks?

Food Bank in Dryden Ontario
THUNDER BAY – LIVING – Canadian households are paying more for a nutritious basket of food with rising prices hitting low-income households hardest — especially those receiving government assistance. To put this in perspective, Food Banks Canada estimates that just...

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Apple® today announced the all-new Apple TV®, bringing a revolutionary experience to the living room based on apps built for the television.

Netflix Announces New Series and Renewals of Fan Favourites

Three Series, Including Chelsea, Renewed for Second Season // New Musically-Themed Animated Series for Children and Families Announced // Award-winning Actress Jennifer Garner will Voice Character in Animated Series and Young Cast Announced for Tween Series Beverly Hills, CA – ENTERTAINMENT – Netflix, the world’s leading Internet TV network, today announced premiere dates for eight upcoming series […]


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Business in Thunder Bay

Not all income and wealth inequality is equal

VANCOUVER, B.C.  – Inequality has become an animating issue for much of the political class. The Canadian federal government, in its recent budget, devoted an entire section to inequality. Unfortunately, almost no analysis to-date has considered the manner in which income and wealth are earned as a crucial element of the inequality debate. How income […]


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Farm Fields in Manitoba

Canadian Farm Debt at New Record Highs

CALGARY, Alta. – AGRICULTURE – For the 23rd consecutive year, Canadian farm debt has hit a new record. In the West, the debt load is particularly severe, raising questions about the future of this vital industry. Farmers in British Columbia are faring best, with only $6 billion in debt. Manitoba and Saskatchewan are middle of the road, […]


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Transport Minister Garneau hosted a series of meetings across Canada to hear about issues from Canadians

Transport Minister Garneau Seeks Input on Transportation Services

WINNIPEG –  Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, was in Winnipeg on July 21st wrapping up a series of roundtables that gave Canadians in diverse communities across Canada the chance to have their say in how Canada’s transportation system will serve them in the future. “I wanted to hear from Canadians and the feedback I have heard during these past […]


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Participants Sydney White (left) of Whitefish Bay First Nation and Shaylyn Lands of Eagle Lake First Nation measure a tree as part of the inventory and identification activities?

First Nations Youth Employment Programs Expose Students to Careers

THUNDER BAY – The First Nations Natural Resources Youth Employment Program (FNNRYEP) has 48 participants learning about anthropology, geography, dendrology, sustainable energy sources, visual arts, engineering, entrepreneurship, aboriginal mentorship and more this week during a Science Camp at Confederation College and Lakehead University. Since 2000, Outland Camps has partnered with Confederation College to offer the […]


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Frank Smeenk, President & CEO, KWG Resources

KWG Resources – Blogger’s Social Media Claims Groundless

TORONTO – MINING – KWG Resources Inc. (CSE:KWG)(FRANKFURT:KW6) (“KWG”) has fixed the date for the reconvening of its shareholders meeting which was adjourned last Thursday. Adjourned Annual Meeting to reconvene Thursday August 18th KWG announces that the Annual and Special General Meeting of its shareholders which was adjourned last Thursday, July 21st, 2016, will reconvene at the […]


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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde - Photo by Annie Wenjack

AFN National Chief – “Adding additional lands to reserves is critical…”

OTTAWA – National Chief Perry Bellegarde said the Government of Canada’snew policy on Additions to Reserve (ATR) unveiled today must lead to a more streamlined, effective and transparent process as one avenue to enhancing the landbase for First Nations. “Adding additional lands to reserves is critical to fulfilling the Crown’s legal obligations and will provide for the overall […]


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RCMP Arrest Two Men for Illegal Border Crossing

SAULT STE MARIE – As a result of reports received from the United States Border Patrol, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Sault Ste. Marie Detachment arrested two men on Friday, July 22nd, 2016, at approximately 3:45 p.m.. The Border Patrol reported that they had chased the two accused males on the train bridge between the twin […]


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