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Thunder Bay District Social Services Announces Changes to Child Care Special Needs Model

Thunder Bay District Social Services
THUNDER BAY – NEWS – The District of Thunder Bay Social Services Administration Board (TBDSSAB) wishes to announce that,...

Heat Warnings for Northwestern Ontario – Sept 3 2015

Heat Warning
THUNDER BAY – WEATHER – Environment Canada has heat warning in effect across the western and parts of the...

Guarani man assassinated by gunmen as tensions rise in Brazil

Many Guarani are forced to live in overcrowded reserves or in makeshift camps on the roadside following the theft of their land. © Paul Patrick Borhaug/Survival
SAN PAULO – BRAZIL – A Guarani Indian leader has been shot dead in west-central Brazil, one week after...

Asian Stocks Fall For Third Straight Day on Weak Manufacturing Reports

A man looks at electronic boards displaying various Asian countries' stock price indexes outside a brokerage in Tokyo, September 1, 2015. REUTERS/Toru Hanai
Asian Stocks Fall on Chinese Manufacturing Reports HONG KONG (Reuters) – Asian shares fell for a third straight day...

Miyo-wîcêhtowin Living In Harmony Together Walk Arrives in Thunder Bay

Isabel O'Kanses and Amanda Perreault at Thunder Bay City Hall
THUNDER BAY – LIVING – Isabel O’Kanese is walking across Canada to raise awareness on the issue of Lateral...

Fort William Street Fair – Ready for September 12th 2015

Smiles were the rule of the day. Photo by Jamie Bannish
THUNDER BAY – Downtown Fort William will  celebrate the annual Street Fair on September 12th 2015. Event organizers promise,...

Americans United in Desire for Police to Wear Body Cameras – Poll

Body Cameras on Police
ATLANTA, GA – TECH – In a time of deep partisan divide, no other issue has united Americans like...

First Nations priorities are Canada’s priorities – AFN National Chief Bellegarde

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde - Photo by Annie Wenjack
OTTAWA – POLITICS – “First Nations priorities are Canada’s priorities and must be part of the federal election campaign,”...

Lakehead University Thunderwolves Basketball Coaches Sign Multi-Year Contracts

Lakehead University Men's Basketball team
Tom Warden retains women’s and men’s basketball coaches Kreiner and Furtado THUNDER BAY – SPORTS – Lakehead Athletics Director...

TBRHSC Increases Access to Aboriginal Spiritual Care

Michael Robinson, Spiritual Care Provider, TBRHSC, prepares his smudge bowl in the serene, outdoor Spirit Garden at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre.
Helping Patients Heal with Smudging THUNDER BAY – HEALTH – Smudging is a major part of the healing process for many patients, families and visitors of the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC). Understanding that mental and spiritual wellbeing...

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Thunder Bay District Social Services

Thunder Bay District Social Services Announces Changes to Child Care Special Needs Model

THUNDER BAY – NEWS – The District of Thunder Bay Social Services Administration Board (TBDSSAB) wishes to announce that, as of August 1st, Children’s Centre Thunder Bay (CCTB) has begun operating the Child Care Special Needs Resource Program under a new service agreement. The special needs resource program for child care is intended to support […]


Posted 4 September 2015 by in Featured
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Thunder Bay City Hall

Thunder Bay Community Safety Awards Nominations Open

THUNDER BAY – Mayor Keith Hobbs and members of the Crime Prevention Council officially opened nominations for the fifth annual Mayor’s Community Safety Awards today at City Hall. The awards recognize Thunder Bay residents and organizations that work to make our city safer. The presenting Sponsor is Thunder Bay Hydro. “Each year, when the nominations for […]


Posted 3 September 2015 by in Featured
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Heat Warning

Heat Warnings for Northwestern Ontario – Sept 3 2015

THUNDER BAY – WEATHER – Environment Canada has heat warning in effect across the western and parts of the northern reaches of Northwestern Ontario. Heat Warning in effect for: Pikangikum – Poplar Hill – MacDowell Sandy Lake – Weagamow Lake – Deer Lake Dryden – Vermilion Bay Ignace – English River Sioux Lookout – Savant […]


Posted 3 September 2015 by in Featured
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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde - Photo by Annie Wenjack

First Nations priorities are Canada’s priorities – AFN National Chief Bellegarde

OTTAWA – POLITICS – “First Nations priorities are Canada’s priorities and must be part of the federal election campaign,” stated National Chief Perry Bellegarde.  “We can close the gap and today we’re putting forward specific commitments we want to see from all federal parties.  This is about changing the relationship between First Nations and Canada […]


Posted 3 September 2015 by in Election 2015
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A basic income, just what the doctor ordered

Just What the Doctor Ordered – A Basic Income

SASKATOON, SK – LIVING – What makes people sick? Infectious agents like bacteria and viruses and personal factors like smoking, eating poorly and living a sedentary lifestyle are factors. But none of these factors compare to the way that poverty makes us sick. Prescribing medications and lifestyle changes for our patients who suffer from income […]


Posted 2 September 2015 by in Featured
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Canada Border Services Agency

Canada Border Services Updates Labour Day Travel

THUNDER BAY – TRAVEL – Labour Day sees many families head south for the long weekend. The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) would like to remind travellers to plan their border crossing to avoid delays at ports of entry in Eastern and Northern Ontario during the Labour Day holiday long weekend. The CBSA recommends travellers […]


Posted 2 September 2015 by in Featured
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