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Dryden to Benefit from Drinking Water Upgrades

Dryden faces the future with hope, and seeks to solve financial issues in the community.
DRYDEN – Residents of Dryden will benefit from upgrades to drinking water services thanks to joint funding from the...

Heat Warning in Effect for Northwestern Ontario – July 27 2015

Weather Alert
THUNDER BAY – WEATHER – Environment Canada has issued heat warnings for a large part of Northwestern Ontario. The...

Wabun Youth Gathering Changing Lives – Under a Northern Sky

A traditional Pow Wow was held for Senior Wabun Youth aged from 13 to 18 during the Ninth Annual Wabun Youth Gathering held from July 13 to 24, in Elk Lake, Ontario. They are pictured here with their chaperones, traditional performers and factilitators.
WABUN LAKE – The Wabun Youth Gathering celebrated its 9th year in the wilderness setting at the Eco Centre...

Union Gas Seeks Regulatory Flexibility to Extend Services

"World energy demand is on the rise, and Canada has the unprecedented energy supply to meet that demand. The approval of these licences is a major step forward in opening the door for Canada's natural gas industry to access world markets. Opening new markets for our energy products supports our government's top priority: creating jobs, growth and long-term prosperity for Canadians."
THUNDER BAY – BUSINESS –Union Gas has filed an application with the Ontario Energy Board (OEB), seeking regulatory flexibility...

Shelter House Shelves are Nearly Empty – Donations Needed

Summer has high demand at a time when many don't donate to Shelter House...hunger does not have a season
THUNDER BAY – “Hunger and poverty aren’t seasonal, and during the summer months we find ourselves with far less...

Is Hulkamania Dead? WWE Terminates Contract with Hulk Hogan

“Together WWE, Pearson and YALSA can make strides towards alleviating this societal problem and building brighter futures for our nation’s youth.”
THUNDER BAY – Is Hulkamania dead? In a statement from the World Wresting Entertainment, the company reports, “WWE terminated...

‘Bee soup’ could help understand declines and test remedies

"Every third mouthful of food you eat is because a honeybee was involved. Saving Bees is key to humanity's future on this planet.
THUNDER BAY – TECH – Declining bee populations are a serious issue that is related to a number of...

From the House – Week of June 17-24 2015 – John Rafferty

Parliament Hill
House of Commons Update OTTAWA – POLITICS – This week the Conservatives tried to buy the votes of millions of...

Thunder Bay’s Strongest Man – Set for Competition on August 1 2015

Thunder Bay's Strongest Man
THUNDER BAY – SPORTS – On August 1 2015 at the Wayland – in Thunder Bay Ontario – Thunder...

New Findings Hint Toward Reversing Hearing Loss

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THUNDER BAY – HEALTH – Unlike birds and amphibians, mammals can’t recover lost hearing. In people, the cells of the inner ear responsible for detecting sound and transmitting those signals to the brain form during early stages of development...

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Dryden faces the future with hope, and seeks to solve financial issues in the community.

Dryden to Benefit from Drinking Water Upgrades

DRYDEN – Residents of Dryden will benefit from upgrades to drinking water services thanks to joint funding from the Governments of Canada and Ontario through the Small Communities Fund. “We are pleased to invest in projects such as the water intake pipe twinning that will benefit our community by improving much needed local infrastructure. Our […]


Posted 27 July 2015 by in Featured
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Bombardier is the only company in the world that offers rail and aviation transportation options for its customers

Bombardier Wins Thirty Year Maintainance Contract

THUNDER BAY – BUSINESS – Bombardier Transportation has won a contract to provide 30-years of maintenance on BOMBARDIER FLEXITY Freedom light rail vehicles it will build for service on the new Toronto Eglinton Crosstown line. The contract, which was awarded by the Crosslinx Transit Solutions Maintenance General Partnership, is valued at approximately $403 million CDN ($308 […]


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Across Thunder Bay there are "unofficial shelters" where people are camped out year round

Moving to Solutions on Social Issues in Thunder Bay

THUNDER BAY – INSIGHT – Thunder Bay politicians have continued to talk about the need to get to solve the root issues in the social problems that plague the city. Many of the problems stem from racism, addiction, homelessness, and racial profiling. The Shelter House in Thunder Bay, according to Executive Director Patty Hadju is filled […]


Posted 27 July 2015 by in News
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"World energy demand is on the rise, and Canada has the unprecedented energy supply to meet that demand. The approval of these licences is a major step forward in opening the door for Canada's natural gas industry to access world markets. Opening new markets for our energy products supports our government's top priority: creating jobs, growth and long-term prosperity for Canadians."

Union Gas Seeks Regulatory Flexibility to Extend Services

THUNDER BAY – BUSINESS –Union Gas has filed an application with the Ontario Energy Board (OEB), seeking regulatory flexibility for extending natural gas service, which would provide a framework to allow an expansion of its system to deliver affordable energy and annual savings for homeowners and businesses in up to 30 new rural and First […]


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