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The Gaza Strip – A Death Zone for Thousands

A young boy stands in the ruins of a house which was destroyed during an air strike in Central Bureij refugee camp in the Gaza Strip. Photo: UNRWA
Death Zone Gaza Strip TEL AVIV – INTERNATIONAL - The Israeli army’s assault on Gaza has picked up where...

Canada’s Cities Spearhead Climate Action – David Suzuki

Although cities cover just 2% of the world’s surface, they produce more than 60% of CO2 emissions
VANCOUVER – OPINION - What’s often overlooked amid the dire warnings about global warming’s impacts is that actions to...

Notice of Assertion over Traditional Lands and Treaty Rights

Ontario Regional Chief Stan Beardy
Ontario First Nations Notice of Assertion Announced TORONTO – ANISHINABEK - Ontario Regional Chief Stan Beardy gave formal notice...

Northern Policy Institute Reports on Minimum Wage

Minimum Wage impact
Economic Report by Northern Policy Institute THUNDER BAY – The latest report issued by Northern Policy Institute, Northern Ontario’s...

Tips to Avoid Car Accidents

Motor Vehicle Accident at Victoria and May Street.
Drive Safe and Be Road Aware THUNDER BAY – LIVING - Nobody wants to have a car accident but...

The Hobbit – Battle of Five Armies

The Hobbit
HOLLYWOOD – Many people thought that J.R.R. Tolkien wrote Lord of the Rings with the rising power of the...

Researchers in Rome Studying Breast Cancer Genome

MRI machine at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre
ROME – TECHNOLOGY – Genome research is working to solve issues with cancer, diabetes, and other diseases including lung...

Canada’s Economy Downgraded – John Rafferty MP

Parliament Hill
THUNDER BAY – POLITICS - This week Canada’s economy was downgraded by the International Monetary Fund, new statistics showed...

Dryden Ice Dogs Alumni Heads to Northland

Dryden Ice Dogs
DRYDEN – SIJHL HOCKEY – Chris Belhumeur will be playing for Northland College, in Ashland, Wisconsin this season. Former...

Establishing Culturally Sensitive Environment at Thunder Bay Regional

The purpose of participating in a sweat lodge varies from purification and cleansing to healing. Above is a traditional sweat lodge.
Thunder Bay Regional Aboriginal Engagement Gains Results THUNDER BAY – HEALTH - A key strategic priority of Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC) in Aboriginal Health is to establish an environment that is culturally sensitive and welcoming to...

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Minimum Wage impact

Northern Policy Institute Reports on Minimum Wage

Economic Report by Northern Policy Institute THUNDER BAY – The latest report issued by Northern Policy Institute, Northern Ontario’s think tank, examines the impact of minimum wage increases on the economy in Ontario. The report suggests that raising minimum wages is good for politics and Canada’s international profile but has negative effects on employment by […]


Posted 30 July 2014 by in Business
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Habitat for Humanity and Thunder Bay Insurance are teaming up.

Habitat for Humanity and Thunder Bay Insurance Hook Up

THUNDER BAY – NEWS – After raising funds for the last five years, today employees of Gillons Insurance, formally Thunder Bay Insurance, gathered together to officially celebrate the groundbreaking of the Thunder Bay Insurance Habitat for Humanity Legacy House. The dwelling located at 677 Hodder Avenue is the first semi-detached house the not for profit […]


Posted 29 July 2014 by in Business
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A young boy stands in the ruins of a house which was destroyed during an air strike in Central Bureij refugee camp in the Gaza Strip. Photo: UNRWA

The Gaza Strip – A Death Zone for Thousands

Death Zone Gaza Strip TEL AVIV – INTERNATIONAL – The Israeli army’s assault on Gaza has picked up where it left off before yesterday’s lull. Israeli tanks continue to strike tunnels used by Hamas militants. Dozens of high-profile targets are being hit. In the latest assaults from land, sea and air, the home of a […]


Posted 29 July 2014 by in Featured
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Ontario Regional Chief Stan Beardy

Notice of Assertion over Traditional Lands and Treaty Rights

Ontario First Nations Notice of Assertion Announced TORONTO – ANISHINABEK – Ontario Regional Chief Stan Beardy gave formal notice to Canada, the province, resource developers and the general public through a Notice of Assertion that First Nations inherent and Treaty rights will continue to be asserted in original territories and ancestral homelands in Ontario. The […]


Posted 29 July 2014 by in Anishinabek
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A little girl cries as medics attend to her injuries at al-Shifa hospital, Gaza City (18 July). UNICEF/Eyad El Baba

Panic on Gaza Streets

War Rages on Over Calls for Peace TEL AVIV – INTERNATIONAL – Israel has upped the offensive. Today Israeli Military Forces have blown up the major power station that supplied electricity to homes and businesses in the Gaza Strip. The move came after a night of escalated attacks. The Israeli Department of Foreign Affairs states, […]


Posted 29 July 2014 by in Featured
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Millions of litres of fuel burning in Tripoli as Libya continues to decend into fighting

Libya Falling into Deep Turmoil as Fighting Rages

Worst Fighting Since 2011 in Libya TRIPOLI – INTERNATIONAL – A huge fuel depot in Libya’s capital was burning out of control on Tuesday, set ablaze in fighting between rival militias that has driven the country to chaos. Three years after the NATO-backed revolt that toppled Muammar Gaddafi, two rival brigades of former rebels fighting […]


Posted 29 July 2014 by in Featured
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MRI machine at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre

Researchers in Rome Studying Breast Cancer Genome

ROME – TECHNOLOGY – Genome research is working to solve issues with cancer, diabetes, and other diseases including lung ailments. The research is global in scope. In Thunder Bay Dr. Albert is doing research into lung ailments, including asthma. In Rome, researchers are studying breast cancer. “Within our research pipeline focused on the metabolism and […]


Posted 29 July 2014 by in Technology
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