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89 Per Cent of Confederation College Graduates Find Employment within Six Months

Confederation College Shuniah Building
THUNDER BAY, ON – Confederation College continues to provide an effective route into the workforce as results show 89...

Thunder Bay Weather Update – April 18 2015

Weather Outlook for Thunder Bay
Watershed Conditions Statement Weather Update THUNDER BAY – WEATHER - Thunder Bay is forecast to receive as much as...

Council of Canadians Calls on CN Rail to Stop Intimidation Tactics

CP Rail locomotive
KENORA – The Council of Canadians are calling on CN Rail to lift its court injunction against Judy DaSilva...

Libertate Ontario Craft Brewers – Green Party of Ontario

Opening up the craft brewery market in Ontario
QUEENS PARK -  GPO Leader Mike Schreiner is pushing the Liberal government to go further to liberate the local...

Algoma University Launches Early Access Program for Secondary School Students

from left: Rose Burton-Spohn, Superintendent of the HSCDSB, Algoma U President Dr. Richard Myers, and Asima Vezina, Superintendent of Education, Operations and Planning ADSB sign the EAP agreement.
High School Students Eligible to Earn University Credits Tuition-Free SAULT STE MARIE – EDUCATION - Algoma University, in partnership...

Alice Ombash from Cat Lake with Dina Morrone – The Moose on the Loose

Dina Morrone sits down with Alice Ombash an actor in The Moose on the Loose
THUNDER BAY - The Moose is on the Loose is playing at Magnus Theatre in Thunder Bay. The word...

April 10 1912 – RMS Titanic Sets Sail on Fateful Journey

The RMS Titanic under construction. The ship, considered unsinkable hit an iceberg and sunk in 1912 with 1547 people being lost.
THUNDER BAY - On April 10th, to great fanfare, the Royal Mail Ship Titanic set sail on her fateful...

From the House – Update on Pension File and Our Economy – John Rafferty MP

“In Thunder Bay, families are facing overwhelming child care costs,” said Rafferty. “Our plan will bring increased spaces for those who need it at a reduced cost, helping make life more affordable for families.”
Rafferty – Pension File First Pillar of System THUNDER BAY – POLITICS - This week I’d like to provide...

Albin Choi Wins PGA TOUR Canada Q-School Event in Florida

Albin Choi will be fully exempt on PGA TOUR Canada for the 2015 season (Claus Andersen/PGA TOUR)
ORLANDO – GOLF - Toronto, Ontario’s Albin Choi carded a 25-under total to earn medalist honours and exempt status...

DNA Repair – Research Finding New Proteins and Answers

The DNA repair helicase UvrD can exist in an "open" (green, blue, cyan, and gray colored protein, upper right) or "closed" (middle) conformation. An instrument combining optical traps (red cones) and a single-molecule fluorescence microscope (green) is used to measure directly the relationship between these two structural states and their respective functions on DNA. CREDIT - Matt Comstock, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
CHICAGO – HEALTH – By combining two highly innovative experimental techniques, scientists at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have for the first time simultaneously observed the structure and the correlated function of specific proteins critical in the repair of...

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Dryden OPP Investigate Human Remains

DRYDEN – CRIME REPORT – Dryden OPP officers have been called to investigate an incident of found human remains that were located along Highway 17, 10 km West of Vermillion Bay on the 16th April 2015. This incident is being investigated by the Northwest Region Crime Unit with the assistance of the North West Regional Forensic […]


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The DNA repair helicase UvrD can exist in an "open" (green, blue, cyan, and gray colored protein, upper right) or "closed" (middle) conformation. An instrument combining optical traps (red cones) and a single-molecule fluorescence microscope (green) is used to measure directly the relationship between these two structural states and their respective functions on DNA. CREDIT - Matt Comstock, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

DNA Repair – Research Finding New Proteins and Answers

CHICAGO – HEALTH – By combining two highly innovative experimental techniques, scientists at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have for the first time simultaneously observed the structure and the correlated function of specific proteins critical in the repair of DNA, providing definitive answers to some highly debated questions, and opening up new avenues of inquiry […]


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from left: Rose Burton-Spohn, Superintendent of the HSCDSB, Algoma U President Dr. Richard Myers, and Asima Vezina, Superintendent of Education, Operations and Planning ADSB sign the EAP agreement.

Algoma University Launches Early Access Program for Secondary School Students

High School Students Eligible to Earn University Credits Tuition-Free SAULT STE MARIE – EDUCATION – Algoma University, in partnership with the Algoma District School Board (ADSB) and Huron Superior Catholic District School Board (HSCDSB), are pleased to announce the launch of the Early Access Program (EAP). EAP provides high school students with the opportunity to […]


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Weather Outlook for Thunder Bay

Thunder Bay Weather Update – April 18 2015

Watershed Conditions Statement Weather Update THUNDER BAY – WEATHER – Thunder Bay is forecast to receive as much as 27mm of precipitation on Sunday. That has led the Lakehead Regional Conservation Authority to issue a Watershed Conditions Statement.  A Watershed Conditions Statement is not a flood warning. Its purpose is to raise public awareness about […]


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