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Nepal Earthquake Death Toll Climbs

A UNICEF worker speaks to a child seeking temporary shelter at a vacant field next to Nepal's army headquarters in Kathmandu following Nepal's massive earthquake. Photo: UNICEF/NYHQ2015-1007/Nybo
NEW YORK – INTERNATIONAL NEWS – The death toll continues to climb, and the aftershocks are continuing as well....

Vancouver Residents Protest Slow Oil Spill Clean-up in English Bay

Environmental War
Growing Frustration Over Environmental Issues VANCOUVER – ENVIRONMENT – On Saturday April 25th at 4 pm, hundreds of community...

AFN National Chief Bellegarde at United Nations

Perry Bellegarde, National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN)
United Nations, New York – Indigenous peoples’ organizations and human rights groups are calling on all countries, including Canada,...

Stand up and Work Smarter – Texas A&M Study Reports

Standing Desks help with work and reduce obesity according to a Texas A&M Study
THUNDER BAY – LIVING – Can standing up help you work smarter? “Standing workstations reduce disruptive behavior problems and increase...

Smelt Fishing Getting Going in Thunder Bay

Smelts
THUNDER BAY – It is spring, along the Lake Superior shorelines, that means smelt fishing. Rivers and streams heading...

Bachelors of Hope Top the $1 Million Mark

The theme at the 17th Annual Elekta Bachelors for Hope Charity Auction was the 1920s and the ladies dressed to impress! This year, the event surpassed the $1 million mark, with $86,176 raised, bringing the 17-year total to $1,025,765. All funds raised go directly to enhancing breast cancer care in Thunder Bay and Northwestern Ontario.
THUNDER BAY – Entertainment – It’s official – the 17th Annual Elekta Bachelors for Hope Charity Auction surpassed the...

Book Clash: Paper vs Paper-White

Book Clash: Paper vs Paper-White
THUNDER BAY –  TECH – Since the first e-reader was launched into the consumer market in the late 90s, an...

From the House – John Rafferty – Federal Budget Helps Wealthy and Passes the Buck

Parliament Hill
Federal Budget Misses Target OTTAWA – After much stalling and anticipation federal Finance Minister Joe Oliver finally rose to present...

Dudley Hewitt Cup Preview – Soo Thunderbirds

dudley-1-April 172012- James Mirabelli
FORT FRANCES – SPORTS – The second of four Dudley-Hewitt Cup Central Canada Jr. A Championship team previews is on...

Just an Hour of Television Increases Obesity in Young Children

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SAN DIEGO – New research shows that it doesn’t take much for kids to be considered couch potatoes. Kindergartners and first-graders who watched as little as one hour of television a day were more likely to be overweight or...

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Perry Bellegarde, National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN)

AFN National Chief Bellegarde at United Nations

United Nations, New York – Indigenous peoples’ organizations and human rights groups are calling on all countries, including Canada, to ensure that their laws and policies are consistent with international human rights standards set out in the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Delivering a statement on behalf of a wide range […]


Posted 27 April 2015 by in Anishinabek
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Standing Desks help with work and reduce obesity according to a Texas A&M Study

Stand up and Work Smarter – Texas A&M Study Reports

THUNDER BAY – LIVING – Can standing up help you work smarter? “Standing workstations reduce disruptive behavior problems and increase students’ attention or academic behavioral engagement by providing students with a different method for completing academic tasks (like standing) that breaks up the monotony of seated work,”Mark Benden, Ph.D., CPE, associate professor at the Texas A&M […]


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Smelts

Smelt Fishing Getting Going in Thunder Bay

THUNDER BAY – It is spring, along the Lake Superior shorelines, that means smelt fishing. Rivers and streams heading into the Great Lake become, at night, gathering points for smelt fishers. Reports are coming in that the smelts are starting to run. It is hard to tell how this year’s smelt run will go. In […]


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A UNICEF worker speaks to a child seeking temporary shelter at a vacant field next to Nepal's army headquarters in Kathmandu following Nepal's massive earthquake. Photo: UNICEF/NYHQ2015-1007/Nybo

Nepal Earthquake Death Toll Climbs

NEW YORK – INTERNATIONAL NEWS – The death toll continues to climb, and the aftershocks are continuing as well. The United Nations relief wing states, “That at least 2,200 people have died and over 5,800 are injured as a result of a 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday”. The figures, released by the […]


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Exceptional Cancer Care in Thunder Bay

Exceptional Cancer Care – Right Here, Right Now

THUNDER BAY – HEALTH – “We have exceptional cancer care, right here, right now, thanks to you!” said Paul Fitzpatrick, Chair, Exceptional Cancer Care Campaign, as the campaign total was unveiled this afternoon in front of hundreds of donors and staff at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre. Continued Fitzpatrick, “Thanks to you, we […]


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dudley-1-April 172012- James Mirabelli

Dudley Hewitt Cup Preview – Soo Thunderbirds

FORT FRANCES – SPORTS – The second of four Dudley-Hewitt Cup Central Canada Jr. A Championship team previews is on the winners of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League, the Soo Thunderbirds. Sault Ste. Marie’s initial contest at the Dudley-Hewitt will be at 2 p.m. CT/3 p.m. ET Tuesday vs. the Dryden GM Ice Dogs of […]


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2015 Dudley Hewitt Cup

Dudley Hewitt Cup 2015 Overview

FORT FRANCES, Ont. SPORTS – The Dudley-Hewitt Cup Central Canada Jr. A Championship in Fort Frances is getting underway. Game action begins Tuesday afternoon at Ice for Kids Arena at 2 p.m. CT as the Dryden GM Ice Dogs of the Superior International Junior Hockey League take on the champions of the Northern Ontario Junior […]


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