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    MNRF seeking feedback on improving moose, big game management

    MNRF seeking feedback on improving moose, big game management


    Officials at the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry are asking for the public's feedback on how to improve the province's moose and other big game...

    Officials at the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry are asking for the public's feedback on how to improve the province's moose and other big game management.

    $16M federal funding helps Matawa education centre 'become a reality'

    $16M federal funding helps Matawa education centre 'become a reality'


    The education manager with Matawa Education says the $16M federal funding for the Matawa Education and Care Centre will help them complete their goal and finish all the renovations needed to make their "vision become a...

    The education manager with Matawa Education says the $16M federal funding for the Matawa Education and Care Centre will help them complete their goal and finish all the renovations needed to make their "vision become a reality." 

    Jason Mallon steps down from Lakehead University men's hockey

    Jason Mallon steps down from Lakehead University men's hockey


    After more than 13 years as the executive director of the varsity men's hockey team at Lakehead University, Jason Mallon is stepping away from the...

    After more than 13 years as the executive director of the varsity men's hockey team at Lakehead University, Jason Mallon is stepping away from the university.

    'The Fourth R': Thunder Bay health unit launches school-based healthy relationships program

    'The Fourth R': Thunder Bay health unit launches school-based healthy relationships program


    The Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) announced Wednesday it is receiving $995,000, over five years, from the Public Health Agency of Canada to implement a school-based, skills-focused, healthy relationship program aimed at preventing teen...

    The Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) announced Wednesday it is receiving $995,000, over five years, from the Public Health Agency of Canada to implement a school-based, skills-focused, healthy relationship program aimed at preventing teen violence and related risk behaviours.

    Blue walleye mucous could be a sun block for fish says American researcher

    Blue walleye mucous could be a sun block for fish says American researcher


    Study into an unusual form of the common walleye, that is blue in colour, has revealed some interesting traits that could make it important to medical...

    Study into an unusual form of the common walleye, that is blue in colour, has revealed some interesting traits that could make it important to medical research.

    Councillor Shelby Ch'ng receives recognition for advocating safe, active transportation

    Councillor Shelby Ch'ng receives recognition for advocating safe, active transportation


    City councillor Shelby Ch'ng is celebrating an award for her efforts in promoting safe and active transportation in Thunder Bay, Ont., earlier this month at an annual Ontario Bike Summit...

    City councillor Shelby Ch'ng is celebrating an award for her efforts in promoting safe and active transportation in Thunder Bay, Ont., earlier this month at an annual Ontario Bike Summit conference.

    Thunder Bay police arrest 2 people linked to Hammarskjold High School threats

    Thunder Bay police arrest 2 people linked to Hammarskjold High School threats


    Two people have been arrested in relation to the ongoing anonymous threats against Hammarskjold High School, the Thunder Bay Police Service announced Wednesday...

    Two people have been arrested in relation to the ongoing anonymous threats against Hammarskjold High School, the Thunder Bay Police Service announced Wednesday afternoon.

    'We want these people to be safe': Thunder Bay police issue report on waterways incidents

    'We want these people to be safe': Thunder Bay police issue report on waterways incidents


    More foot patrols by police and the increased presence of other social service groups seems to be improving safety around Thunder Bay's many waterways, according to a report released Tuesday at the monthly meeting of the northwestern Ontario city's...

    More foot patrols by police and the increased presence of other social service groups seems to be improving safety around Thunder Bay's many waterways, according to a report released Tuesday at the monthly meeting of the northwestern Ontario city's police board.

    Ontario's forest firefighting budget will increase as necessary, minister says

    Ontario's forest firefighting budget will increase as necessary, minister says


    The Progressive Conservative MPP for the Kenora area says the province will continue to free up the necessary money to fight wildfires as the Ford government has come under fire from some federal Liberals over the emergency forest firefighting...

    The Progressive Conservative MPP for the Kenora area says the province will continue to free up the necessary money to fight wildfires as the Ford government has come under fire from some federal Liberals over the emergency forest firefighting budget.

    Police monitor Hammarskjold High School while students continue learning on Wednesday

    Police monitor Hammarskjold High School while students continue learning on Wednesday


    For the first time in one week, students at Hammarskjold High School are in classes on Wednesday morning, with police officers surrounding the facility for the entire...

    For the first time in one week, students at Hammarskjold High School are in classes on Wednesday morning, with police officers surrounding the facility for the entire day.

    Eight artists in Thunder Bay, Ont., receive nominations for NOMFA

    Eight artists in Thunder Bay, Ont., receive nominations for NOMFA


    Projects by Coleman Hell, the Honest Heart Collective, Greenbank and filmmaker Michelle Derosiers are among the nominees for this year's Northern Ontario Music and Film...

    Projects by Coleman Hell, the Honest Heart Collective, Greenbank and filmmaker Michelle Derosiers are among the nominees for this year's Northern Ontario Music and Film Awards.

    'We need a lot of volunteers': Thunder Bay Multicultural Association needs more help for Folklore Festival

    'We need a lot of volunteers': Thunder Bay Multicultural Association needs more help for Folklore Festival


    The annual celebration that showcases various cultures in northwestern Ontario is just around the corner but organizers are worried that there might not be enough volunteers to help make the event run as smoothly as they...

    The annual celebration that showcases various cultures in northwestern Ontario is just around the corner but organizers are worried that there might not be enough volunteers to help make the event run as smoothly as they hope.

    'Absolutely maddening':  Hammarskjold families meet to discuss threats

    'Absolutely maddening': Hammarskjold families meet to discuss threats


    "Fourteen threats have been made against our school in the last nine weeks," school council chair Cheri Lappage told the audience Tuesday night. "For all of us, this situation has gone beyond the point of frustration. This is absolutely...

    "Fourteen threats have been made against our school in the last nine weeks," school council chair Cheri Lappage told the audience Tuesday night. "For all of us, this situation has gone beyond the point of frustration. This is absolutely maddening."

    Ontario's Far North Act 'imperfect' but proposed replacement 'worse' legal expert tells government

    Ontario's Far North Act 'imperfect' but proposed replacement 'worse' legal expert tells government


    Ontario's proposed revamping of legislation that dictates development in the province's far north doesn't do enough to protect the rights of First Nations and will likely lead to "renewed conflict" with Indigenous communities, according to an...

    Ontario's proposed revamping of legislation that dictates development in the province's far north doesn't do enough to protect the rights of First Nations and will likely lead to "renewed conflict" with Indigenous communities, according to an environmental law expert.

    Re-elected Fort William First Nation chief says he'll focus on job creation

    Re-elected Fort William First Nation chief says he'll focus on job creation


    New jobs could come through the First Nation's involvement with the East West Tie Line Project and through an initiative to build a new long-term care facility, Peter Collins...

    New jobs could come through the First Nation's involvement with the East West Tie Line Project and through an initiative to build a new long-term care facility, Peter Collins said.