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Massive Watermain Break Hammers UCLA Campus

Massive Watermain break in Los Angeles at the UCLA Campus.
LOS ANGELES – A massive watermain break has sent up to 100,000 gallons of water rushing into the University...

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...

Aviation Tax Will Not Impact Far Northern Ontario Communities

American Airlines takes Delivery of Bombardier CRJ900
THUNDER BAY – Ontario Minister of Finance Charles Sousa states that the new Aviation Tax proposed in the Ontario...

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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Nishnawbe Aski Development Fund Seeks Business Development Officer

THUNDER BAY – There are a growing number of opportunities in the Thunder Bay region. Right now, Nishnawbe Aski Development Fund (NADF) has an exciting opportunity in our Thunder Bay site for Business Development Officer. The Business Development Officer is responsible to promote entrepreneurship and guides entrepreneurs to investment readiness for business start-up, maintenance and/or […]


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Massive Watermain break in Los Angeles at the UCLA Campus.

Massive Watermain Break Hammers UCLA Campus

LOS ANGELES – A massive watermain break has sent up to 100,000 gallons of water rushing into the University of Southern California Campus in LA. Water shoots into the air after a major water main break, flooding parts of the UCLA campus. Bits of debris, including asphalt, were also spewing out of the break. The […]


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American Airlines takes Delivery of Bombardier CRJ900

Aviation Tax Will Not Impact Far Northern Ontario Communities

THUNDER BAY – Ontario Minister of Finance Charles Sousa states that the new Aviation Tax proposed in the Ontario Budget will not impact Northern Communities. Sousa, speaking after Question Period on Monday stated, “We’ll take mitigation on those communities that are affected by this so we don’t put anybody in harm’s way. We’ll give some […]


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Shell hits U.N. School in Gaza killing 19 people.

Israeli Shell Hits School in Gaza

Gaza shelling hits UN school by Reuters TEL AVIV – INTERNATIONAL – An Israeli artillery shell has hit a United Nations School in the Gaza Strip. Israel said Wednesday’s shelling and air strikes on Gaza targeted Islamist militants at dozens of sites across the enclave. The United Nations said one of the places hit was […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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