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If we're not empowering our kids to be able to produce and create with technology, they'll just become consumers, and we need to reverse that trend.That from Jeff Wilson, Executive Director...

Post date: April 15, 2017

Local students are learning about the history and impacts of residential schools.  Westmount Public School is working with Tricia Logan who is the Education and Outreach Officer for the National...

Post date: April 15, 2017

Magnus Theatre is making some changes to the way it operates.  Publicist Anne Antenucci says they want to start offering a "pay what you can" day. It'll be the 2nd Sunday of...

Post date: April 15, 2017

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has issued a national recall for High Liner Captain's Crew breaded fish strips and nuggets.The products could contain milk, which is not declared on the label....

Post date: April 15, 2017

The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls is postponing upcoming regional advisory meetings.  That includes Thunder Bay and Edmonton with no dates set yet.Over...

Post date: April 15, 2017

A recent study by Leger Research Group has concluded more than half of Canadians report practicing no physical activity whatsoever.It's a number that's concerning to Kinesiologist Alexandre...

Post date: April 15, 2017

The mayor of Atikokan says residents of his town can expect an extra 10-15% cut to their hydro rates.  That's on top of the 25% already announced by the provincial government.Dennis Brown...

Post date: April 14, 2017

It's a first for Lakehead University.   An assistant professor from LU received a competitive research grant from the Canadian Bar Association. Miriam Cohen recently was awarded $...

Post date: April 14, 2017
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It was a packed house at Crickets Comedy club that raised $1,200 for Dew Drop Inn Soup Kitchen.  About a dozen amature performers, some for the 1st time, all had the audience laughing last night...

Post date: April 14, 2017

Dryden OPP are reporting a fire at the Viking Truck Stop on Highway 17.  They say it was reported just before 9:30 yesterday morning.Fire crews put the blaze out, unfortunately though the...

Post date: April 14, 2017

A new line of thinking about northern Ontario. A report from the Northern Policy Institute suggests it would be better for our economy to treat northern Ontario as eleven separate areas.The...

Post date: April 13, 2017

If you're considering getting a new four-legged friend for a child or loved one this Easter, you may want to reconsider. Cassandra Nordel, a spokesperson for the Thunder Bay and District...

Post date: April 13, 2017

Bridges are being built between Lakehead University and Ireland.  Civil Engineering Assistant Professor Dr. Ayan Sadhu teamed up with University College Dublin to study the safety of Cork,...

Post date: April 13, 2017

Just in time for the long weekend the price of gas has shot up in the city to a $1.25 a litre at most stations.  Dan McTeague of gasbuddy.com says retailers have been holding back on trying to...

Post date: April 13, 2017

Your help is needed in finding a missing 48-year-old man.Thunder Bay Police say Michael Giguere was last seen at the Knights Inn on North Cumberland Street on March 31st.  They say they're...

Post date: April 13, 2017

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