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Canada Border Services Updates Labour Day Travel

Canada Border Services Agency
THUNDER BAY – TRAVEL – Labour Day sees many families head south for the long weekend. The Canada Border...

Climate Change is Increasing the Severity of Fires this Summer

Ontario FireRangers are in Jasper National Park, supporting efforts of Parks Canada to contain a wildfire. Photo courtesy of Parks Canada Rogier Gruys
A Summer of Fire, Smoke, Ash and Climate Change QUATHIASKI COVE, BC – CLIMATE – Wildfires are ripping across...

LIVE – AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on Election Priorities

Perry Bellegarde, National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN)
OTTAWA – Today at 1 PM EST at the National Press Gallery, Assembly of First Nations, National Chief Perry...

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...

Just What the Doctor Ordered – A Basic Income

A basic income, just what the doctor ordered
SASKATOON, SK – LIVING – What makes people sick? Infectious agents like bacteria and viruses and personal factors like...

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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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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Michael Robinson, Spiritual Care Provider, TBRHSC, prepares his smudge bowl in the serene, outdoor Spirit Garden at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre.

TBRHSC Increases Access to Aboriginal Spiritual Care

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 are crucial components of a person’s overall health, smudging is now offered on a regular basis […]


Posted 2 September 2015 by in Featured
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Confederation College

Three Confederation College Alumni to Receive President’s Awards

THUNDER BAY – EDUCATION – Confederation College will be honouring three alumni for their remarkable achievements by presenting each of them with a President’s Award.  Wendy Landry will accept her award at the 20th Annual Community Partners’ Evening on Thursday, September 24, while Laurie Saindon and Glenn Schiiler (both living outside of Thunder Bay) will […]


Posted 2 September 2015 by in Featured
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Water from the Kam River flows into Lake Superior

Grassy Narrows Chief Fobister calls on all candidates to make clean water commitments

Grassy Narrows – ANISHINAABE – Chief Fobister, from Grassy Narrows states, “The government of Canada failed to act for 15 years after it knew that Grassy Narrows water violated safety limits for tubidity and possible cancer causing chemicals”. In a statement issued by Grassy Narrows First Nation the band says, “Health Canada found THMs, a possibly […]


Posted 2 September 2015 by in Anishinaabe
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Alzheimer Society Coffee Break® marks 20 years of raising funds and awareness

THUNDER BAY – LIVING – Can a cup of coffee make a difference for people with Alzheimer’s disease? In September, it can.  The Alzheimer Society Thunder Bay invites local residents to kick off the 20th anniversary of Coffee Break, the Society’s longest-standing nationwide fundraising event. Coffee Break events are easy to host yet important for […]


Posted 2 September 2015 by in Featured
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