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Ontario Invests $10 Million in Aboriginal Healing and Wellness

TORONTO – The Ontario government is investing more than $10 million in the Aboriginal Healing and Wellness Strategy to help reduce family violence, violence against Aboriginal women and improve Aboriginal health, healing and wellness. “The services available to Aboriginal communities through the Aboriginal Healing and Wellness Strategy program are vital supports for vulnerable Ontarians. This […]


Posted 20 November 2014 by in Featured
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Buffalo New York Gets Second Blast of Snow

Deadly western New York snowstorm to get second wind BUFFALO – Buffalo is getting blasted with a second hit of snow. The lake-effect snow that has dumped up to five feet of snow in parts of the city is getting set today to dump up to three more feet of the white stuff on the […]


Posted 20 November 2014 by in Featured
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Blueberries are superstars with health advocates

Blueberries a Superstar with Health Food Advocates

THUNDER BAY – Blueberries are a Northwestern Ontario treat. These little blue packets of flavour are likely one of  the untapped and under-realized potentials in our region. They are a major source of anti-oxidants. Blueberries are super stars among health food advocates, who tout the fruit for not only promoting heart health, better memory and […]


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Move to Smoke Free Housing Coming in Thunder Bay

THUNDER BAY – HEALTH – Property managers, landlords and health partners participated in a workshop to learn about the benefits and issues surrounding smoke-free housing. The Smoking and Health Action Foundation in partnership with the Northwest Tobacco Control Area Network organized the event, held at the Victoria Inn, because exposure to second-hand smoke (SHS) in […]


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Grade 11 & 12 high school students stop in at the Student Union (SUCCI) during Confederation College's Open House

High School Students Put Their Dreams to Work at Confederation College

THUNDER BAY – EDUCATION – Confederation College’s facilities, labs, shops and classrooms were filled with local grade 11 and 12 high school students today as part of Confederation College’s annual Open House. Students from across the city had the opportunity to experience college life and customize their experience based on their programs of interest. With […]


Posted 20 November 2014 by in Featured
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Dubbed the Lakehead Sports Medicine Concussion Clinic (LSMCC), it offers a service for people from all walks of life, athletes or otherwise, to both deal with concussions when they happen, and better yet, be prepared in advance.

Lakehead University Athletics Offers Concussion Clinic

THUNDER BAY – SPORTS – Lakehead Athletics and the Sports Medicine Clinic have expanded their services to include a comprehensive Concussion Clinic, led by Dr. Dave McKee. Their slogan, ‘Return to Play, Return to Life’ promotes their mandate to proactively address the steps that come with managing concussions, from baseline testing and post-injury scanning, to follow […]


Posted 20 November 2014 by in Featured
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The Ayoreo have discovered ranch workers illegally camped in their forest as they clear and bulldoze the forest. © GAT/ Survival - re-published with permission

Massive illegal forest clearance threatens Ayoreo-Totobiegosode

The last uncontacted Indians outside Amazonia are running out of forest to hide in, say campaigners, as alarming new photos reveal rampant, illegal destruction of their territory. Ayoreo-Totobiegosode Indians, whose uncontacted relatives are hiding in the last patches of forest in western Paraguay, have watched helplessly as cattle-ranching firms illegally invade their territory and raze […]


Posted 19 November 2014 by in Anishinabek
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Guardian Angels are heading to Thunder Bay.

Guardian Angels Headed to Thunder Bay

Vampiro Promised to Help Clean Up Thunder Bay THUNDER BAY – Ian Hodgkinson has traveled the world. The professional wrestler Vampiro last wrestled in Thunder Bay cheered on by a huge following from Gull Bay First Nation at the Fort William Gardens, is heading home to Thunder Bay. Hodgkinson also known internationally as Vampiro – […]


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