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Canadian Border Services Report on Pigeon River December Stats

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THUNDER BAY - It was a slightly busier month in January at the Pigeon River port of entry. In...

Great Lakes Threatened by Invasive Species

Paul R. Tregurtha is the largest ship navigating on the Great Lakes
MONTREAL – ENVIRONMENT - The Great Lakes have been invaded by more non-native species than any other freshwater ecosystem...

Prime Minister Harper and AFN National Chief Bellegarde Meet

Prime Minister Harper met with Assembly of First Nations Chief Bellegarde this week.
Harper Says No New Money for AFN Goals OTTAWA – The newly elected National Chief said he raised the...

Canadian Dollar Dips Lower

Mortgage rates
Canadian dollar slides to recession levels The Canadian dollar is down below 80 cents, the lowest it’s been since...

January 31 – Today in History

Today in History
THUNDER BAY – LIVING - On this day in history, in 1943, Nazi Field Marshal Friedrich Paulus surrendered in Stalingrad. It was...

Canada Getting New Coca-Cola Formula

Canada is about to get a new formulation for Coke
New Coke-Cola formula will be less sweet TORONTO - It is not another New Coke, but the Coca-Cola Canada...

Xbox Live Network Down Again

Xbox and Playstation are back up and running for users after attack by Lizard Squad Hackers
Xbox Live Is Down Again Xbox Live is down for most users, and Microsoft Corp. appears unsure of what...

Come and Be Green – Bruce Hyer MP

Green Party leader Elizabeth May and Bruce Hyer as the Thunder Bay Superior North MP goes Green.
THUNDER BAY - Bruce Hyer is inviting people to the grand opening of the new Green Party federal pre-campaign office...

Lakehead Thunderwolves Mens Basketball Tops Warriors

Lakehead Thunderwolves Men bounce back against Wilfred Laurier this weekend.
THUNDER BAY – SPORTS - The men’s basketball team improved their record to 7-6 on the season with a 77-70...

Blueberries – A Cup a Day Key for Health

Blueberries
THUNDER BAY – HEALTH – Just one cup of blueberries per day could be the key to reducing blood pressure and arterial stiffness, both of which are associated with cardiovascular disease. For residents in Northwestern Ontario, where some of the...

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Today in History

January 31 – Today in History

THUNDER BAY – LIVING – On this day in history, in 1943, Nazi Field Marshal Friedrich Paulus surrendered in Stalingrad. It was the first time a German Field Marshall had ever been taken alive.  That surrounded was followed two days later by the remainder of the German Sixth Army surrendering. That battle was one of the major turning points of […]


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Mortgage rates

Canadian Dollar Dips Lower

Canadian dollar slides to recession levels The Canadian dollar is down below 80 cents, the lowest it’s been since the dark days of the recession. The loonie is trading at 79.08 cents U.S. at noon, down 0.79 of a cent from Wednesday’s close. The loonie hasn’t been this low since the recession. During the recession, […]


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Lakehead won in women's basketball last night

Lakehead ‘Wolves Strike Warriors Down, 92-47

THUNDER BAY – SPORTS – The Lahehead University Thunderwolves women’s basketball team put the pressure on early and would not relent, coming away with a 92-47 win over the Waterloo Warriors. Boxscore The Warriors shot the ball well and hung around for the first quarter, trailing 21-13 after 10 minutes, but committed 7 turnovers in […]


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Loading the North Star Air plane in Thunder Bay

Bearskin Lake and North Caribou Lake Sign Revenue Sharing Partnership With North Star Air

THUNDER BAY – BUSINESS – North Star Air along with its affiliate Cargo North announced today that they signed a strategic business partnership with Bearskin Lake First Nation (also known as Michikan Lake) and North Caribou Lake (also known as Weagamow and Round Lake) who have now joined with the other community partners including Muskrat Dam First […]


Posted 30 January 2015 by in Business
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Green Party leader Elizabeth May and Bruce Hyer as the Thunder Bay Superior North MP goes Green.

Come and Be Green – Bruce Hyer MP

THUNDER BAY – Bruce Hyer is inviting people to the grand opening of the new Green Party federal pre-campaign office which is opening officially on Saturday January 31st at 947 Memorial Ave. The Green Party says “We have 2 events going on – a party from 2-4 and a nomination meeting for the Thunder Bay-Rainy River riding […]


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The Monarch Butterfly

A New Way to Look at Madam Butterfly

Coconut Creek, Broward County, Florida – A Butterfly’s flying distance during its annual migration amounts to the third longest journey of any species in our hemisphere. Departing Central America in Spring and travelling north to Thunder Bay, and other regions in Canada, their journey covers 2,000 miles. I was playing the Beatles CD: A Magical Mystery […]


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Canadian Border Services Report on Pigeon River December Stats

THUNDER BAY – It was a slightly busier month in January at the Pigeon River port of entry. In December 2014, Canadian Border Services Agency officers at the Pigeon River port of entry (POE) processed 35,158 travellers in 19,009 vehicles, which represent no change in travellers and a three-percent increase in vehicles from December 2013. More than […]


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