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Union Wages Benefit Thunder Bay – Canadian Labour Congress

Striking Unifor Workers rally at City Hall
Union Workers Make $7.15 More than Non-Union Workers THUNDER BAY - The full court press of the labour movement...

Toronto Sizzles under Heat Advisory

Porter Airlines is growing again. Flights to sunny places are part of the Porter plan.
Toronto, Hamilton, and Southern Ontario Sizzles THUNDER BAY – WEATHER - If you are jumping on Porter, Westjet or...

ONWA – “Shocked and Appalled”

“ONWA’s vision is to be a unified voice for equity, equality and justice for Aboriginal women. On a daily basis, ONWA advocates on behalf of Aboriginal women and their families for safer communities, improved and increased access to social services, increased affordable housing, improved and self-governed education, and for the elimination of violence,” says Betty Kennedy, ONWA Executive Director.
THUNDER BAY - The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) is shocked and appalled by an article published today by...

Building with Wood Makes Sense

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THUNDER BAY - Building with wood makes sense. It’s a fact; wood-frame construction has been the preferential construction option...

Canadians Ambivalent About Healthcare System

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Healthcare System and Personal Views Don’t Add Up WINNIPEG – LIVING – I had cataract surgery last year –...

The 100 Foot Journey: A Fait Accompli – Review

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Juxtaposing Two Cultures Preparing Cuisine THUNDER BAY – Entertainment The beginning to the brilliantly filmed 100 Foot Journey immediately...

Children Losing Social Skills in Digital Age?

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Social Skills Decline with Digital Technology? LOS ANGELES – TECHNOLOGY - Children’s social skills may be declining as they...

Ken Boshcoff – Close Down This Bar

Ken Boshcoff working hard on the campaign for Mayor in Thunder Bay
THUNDER BAY – CIVIC – Over the past number of months there has been considerable controversy surrounding the CLE....

Thrilling Racing at Keith McNally Memorial and Season Championship

Tyler Wilson continued his domination in August by taking his fourth feature win in a row.
EMO – MOTOR SPORTS - It was a typical Saturday at the Emo Speedway for 2014. Cloudy skies and...

E-Cigarettes Face Smoking Bans and Restrictions

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E-Cigarettes Face Global Regulation THUNDER BAY – Health - Toronto has moved to ban e-cigarettes. In a report released on August 1st 2014 Toronto’s Public Health Authority states, “Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are battery operated devices that mimic the use...

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“ONWA’s vision is to be a unified voice for equity, equality and justice for Aboriginal women. On a daily basis, ONWA advocates on behalf of Aboriginal women and their families for safer communities, improved and increased access to social services, increased affordable housing, improved and self-governed education, and for the elimination of violence,” says Betty Kennedy, ONWA Executive Director.

ONWA – “Shocked and Appalled”

THUNDER BAY – The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) is shocked and appalled by an article published today by the Globe and Mail entitled “Posturing is the only reason for a missing women inquiry.” “The epidemic of missing and murdered Aboriginal women is a systemic problem that affects all Canadians and needs to be treated […]


Posted 27 August 2014 by in Anishinabek
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E-Cigarettes Face Smoking Bans and Restrictions

E-Cigarettes Face Global Regulation THUNDER BAY – Health – Toronto has moved to ban e-cigarettes. In a report released on August 1st 2014 Toronto’s Public Health Authority states, “Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are battery operated devices that mimic the use and sometimes the appearance and taste of conventional cigarettes. They do not contain tobacco and produce […]


Posted 27 August 2014 by in Featured
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Building with Wood Makes Sense

THUNDER BAY – Building with wood makes sense. It’s a fact; wood-frame construction has been the preferential construction option for millions of homeowners throughout North America for decades. From the historical days when settlers relied on the bounty of the land for their shelter and food, to modern-day advances that have seen the wood products […]


Posted 27 August 2014 by in Business
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Baltic States are worried that Russian President Putin isn't finished with expansion plans.

No Solutions in Ukraine as Fighting Rages

Fighting in Ukraine Continues… GENEVA – After months of violence, the fighting rages on in eastern Ukraine. in the Reuters video, Ukrainian forces are taking cover in a school… shielding themselves from incoming fire and sending bullets toward pro-Russian separatists. As shots rang out east of Donetsk, the leaders of Russia and Ukraine met for […]


Posted 27 August 2014 by in Featured
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Ken Boshcoff working hard on the campaign for Mayor in Thunder Bay

Ken Boshcoff – Close Down This Bar

THUNDER BAY – CIVIC – Over the past number of months there has been considerable controversy surrounding the CLE. I wanted to let you know that i’ve been trying to address this situation, and now know without a doubt, that you, the public will only accept one decision from the board of directors of the […]


Posted 27 August 2014 by in Civic Politics
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Unifor Rally at Thunder Bay City Hall

Unifor Workers Say “NO” to Bombardier Offer

THUNDER BAY – Bombardier workers have said a loud ‘No’ to the offer from Bombardier. “Bombardier Transportation is obviously disappointed by the results of today’s vote. At minimum, we were able to give members of Unifor the opportunity to vote on the contract for themselves,” said Aaron Rivers, Head of Operations, Bombardier Transportation Americas. “Unfortunately, […]


Posted 26 August 2014 by in Featured
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