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Thunder Bay Holds Unwanted Title of Murder Capital

Homicide Charges Laid
THUNDER BAY – With eight homicides in 2016, Thunder Bay recorded the highest homicide rate among the CMAs (6.64 homicides per 100,000 population). Edmonton...

Forest Fire Situation Report: Northwest Region July 24, 2017

MNRF Aircraft at the Dryden Fire Base at the Dryden Municipal Airport
THUNDER BAY – Time of Report 16:20 – Warmer weather is expected to add to the fire hazard across...

Kashechewan Youth Paddle the mighty Albany River

Group picture of the Paddlers and Escorts taken July 23, 2017 in Kashechewan after their arrival.
Moose Factory, Ontario – Grand Chief Jonathan Solomon congratulates and welcomes back the Kashechewan Youth who paddled the mighty Albany...

CMHC tells Ontario housing co-ops to abandon low-income members

After the clean up - the neighbourhood shows the evidence of being cleaned up an a safer place to hang out
$18.5 million in private lending for building modernization caught in red tape OTTAWA – HOUSING – Multi-million dollar renovation plans at...

Grill it up! BBQ Sausage Fusilli

Grilled Sausage, Corn and Fusilli Pasta
THUNDER BAY – Our friends at Foodland Ontario are always figuring out great ideas to use Ontario food in...

SESQUI Set to Thrill Thunder Bay Audiences with Horizon

Patricia and David. Photographer David Bresolin says, "I call this picture 'Dreams Do Come True' ".
THUNDER BAY – Thunder Bay will be one of seven cities hosting the unique cinematic dome screening of the 360°...

4 Tactics for Keeping Ecommerce Sales Strong this Summer

NetNewsLedger Business Report
NEW YORK – TECH – It’s summertime and the living is easy—unless you’re an online retailer facing the dreaded seasonal...

Ontario Addresses First Nations Youth Crisis

Statement by Ministers of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, Health and Long-Term Care and Children and Youth Services QUEEN’S PARK...

Northern Ontario’s Pete McLeod Claims Pole Position in Russia

Red Bull Air Race in Russia - Canada's Pete McLeod holds the pole position heading into Sunday's finals
Pete McLeod Captures Pole for Third Race Pete McLeod of Canada claimed pole position for the third race in...

Health – Knee Scooter a Welcome Addition

Pictured are (l-r), Phil and Kristine Cameron, who donated a knee scooter to be used in the Surgical Day Care unit of the Hospital, along with Deb McCormack, Registered Nurse and Christine Erickson, Perioperative Manager. Phil, Kristine, Deb McCormack and Christine Erickson
By Heather Vita THUNDER BAY – HEALTH – After Kristine Cameron had her second foot surgery in seven years, she...

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Grilled Sausage, Corn and Fusilli Pasta

Grill it up! BBQ Sausage Fusilli

THUNDER BAY – Our friends at Foodland Ontario are always figuring out great ideas to use Ontario food in fantastic ways to make mealtime something special. With temperatures climbing it is always great to take your cooking outside. It’s nice to barbecue most of the meal outdoors. If – and that is a BIG If –

Posted 25 July 2017 by in Featured
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Group picture of the Paddlers and Escorts taken July 23, 2017 in Kashechewan after their arrival.

Kashechewan Youth Paddle the mighty Albany River

Moose Factory, Ontario – Grand Chief Jonathan Solomon congratulates and welcomes back the Kashechewan Youth who paddled the mighty Albany River which started from Constance Lake, Ontario. “Grand Chief Solomon says these Youth paddled for 14 days, 415 kms down the Albany River. They have persevered the challenging conditions of the Albany River, the environment and

Posted 24 July 2017 by in Anishinaabe
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Indigenous Communities Deserve Mental Health Care – NDP

ELLIOT LAKE – Ontario NDP critic for Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation Michael Mantha issued the following statement today following an announcement by the ministers of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, Health and Long-Term Care and Children and Youth Services regarding mental health counsellors on the Pikangikum First Nation. “Mental health care is health care, and for

Posted 24 July 2017 by in Anishinaabe
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