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United States Airstrikes Hit Syria and Islamic State

U.S. sailors guide an F/A-18C Hornet on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush in the Arabian Gulf, Aug. 8, 2014. The carrier is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation
Aftermath of U.S. airstrikes in Idlib, Syria – amvid WASHINGTON - United States and five Arab partner nation forces...

No Plan B for action as there is no Planet B on Climate – UN SecGen

People rallied and paraded across the globe today in support of action on climate change.
NEW YORK – CLIMATE - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today told what is thought to be the largest...

Canadian Rangers Leading Role in Kitchenuhmaykoobsib Royal Visit

Canadian Rangers preparing food for a special breakfast for Sophie, the Countess of Wessex, during her visit to Kitchenuhmaykoosib.
Royal Visit in Kitchenuhmaykoobib THUNDER BAY – Canadian Rangers and Junior Canadian Rangers played a leading role in helping...

Life in Northern Ontario Depends on Transportation

Communities across the North come together for feasts. Here in Fort Severn, the community shares after the annual Bull Hunt.
Living in Northern Ontario’s Far North THUNDER BAY – Life in Northwestern Ontario is a life filled with variety....

Lakehead University Fall Harvest 2014

Jasmine helps paint the tee-pee at Lakehead University.
Lakehead University Aboriginal Initiatives Shares with Thunder Bay THUNDER BAY – Sharing the culture opens the door to understanding....

Jory Zechner from Nipigon Wins ‘The Next Star’

Jory has made Nipigon and Canada proud
THUNDER BAY – ENTERTAINMENT – On Sunday night, during a live telecast from Canada’s Wonderland, in front of a...

Maven is Orbiting Mars

NASA mission to Mars is a success as Maven has enters planetary orbit
NASA’s Maven spacecraft enters Mars orbit HOUSTON – Technology – NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft successfully...

Council Should Have Recorded Votes – James Mauro

Jim Mauro is running in Northwood for a seat on Thunder Bay City Council
THUNDER BAY – CIVIC POLITICS - As we enter the final weeks of the civic election campaign it is...

Superior International Junior Hockey Underway

photo by James Mirabelli
Exciting SIJHL Season Set to Go THUNDER BAY – SPORTS – Season No. 14 for the Superior International Junior...

Is TBRRI Making Thunder Bay Smarter?

Premier Kathleen Wynne (right) with Dr. Laura Curiel (centre), Minister Michael Gravelle (left), and Minister Bill Mauro (right, partially obscured) touring the TBRRI’s wet lab. This past July, the province invested a further $4 million into our growing research program.
THUNDER BAY – HEALTH - Imagine a place where the world’s best and brightest scientists gather to work on some of the most cutting-edge medical breakthroughs. Chances are, your mind went to some ivy-covered building in Toronto, or Boston,...

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Premier Kathleen Wynne (right) with Dr. Laura Curiel (centre), Minister Michael Gravelle (left), and Minister Bill Mauro (right, partially obscured) touring the TBRRI’s wet lab. This past July, the province invested a further $4 million into our growing research program.

Is TBRRI Making Thunder Bay Smarter?

THUNDER BAY – HEALTH – Imagine a place where the world’s best and brightest scientists gather to work on some of the most cutting-edge medical breakthroughs. Chances are, your mind went to some ivy-covered building in Toronto, or Boston, or Germany. But it’s happening right here in Thunder Bay too – and in fact, some […]


Posted 23 September 2014 by in Featured
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Dennis Franklin Cromarty Orientation includes the memorial walk and service.

Jury Committee for Inquests Proposed

A committee launched by the province to get more First Nations people on juries for civil and criminal cases, and inquests in Ontario, is set to propose a rare and perhaps controversial solution: that lists of volunteers from the aboriginal community be compiled — but only for use in inquests. The idea, first put forward […]


Posted 23 September 2014 by in Anishinabek
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U.S. sailors guide an F/A-18C Hornet on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush in the Arabian Gulf, Aug. 8, 2014. The carrier is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation

United States Airstrikes Hit Syria and Islamic State

Aftermath of U.S. airstrikes in Idlib, Syria – amvid WASHINGTON – United States and five Arab partner nation forces have begun airstrikes inside Syria against terrorists from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Adm. John Kirby said in a statement issued late Monday night. Video released by the U.S. […]


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Thunder Bay City Hall

No New Thunder Bay Land Tax – Tim Commisso

Thunder Bay Not Considering New Municipal Land Tax THUNDER BAY – The City of Thunder Bay is stating that the corporation is not looking at a new proposed land tax. “This new Municipal Land Tax is not on City Council or Administration’s radar or agenda,” said City Manager Tim Commisso. “Something like that is a […]


Posted 22 September 2014 by in Featured
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Thunder Bay Superior North MP Deputy Leader of the Green Party Bruce Hyer

Canadian Democracy is in Dire Straits – Bruce Hyer

THUNDER BAY – POLITICS – Canadian democracy is in dire straits. Alarm bells have been going off for years – particularly since Stephen Harper’s Conservative Party came to power in 2006. And it’s not just the governing party. The NDP under Thomas Mulcair and the Liberals under Justin Trudeau are also very unwilling to tolerate […]


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Ontario Politics

PC Finance Critic Vic Fedeli Pans Ontario Spending

QUEEN’S PARK – “The financial direction of the province of Ontario is still going the wrong way”, stated Ontario PC Finance Critic Vic Fedeli. The Progressive Conservative Finance Critic’s comments come with the release of the Ontario government’s 2013-14 Public Accounts. “They confirm the deficit continues to head upward, from $9.2 billion the previous year […]


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