When East Coast Lobster owners Randy and Linda Gaudette hand over the keys to the new owner of their seafood shop later this month, they just might try their own hand at fishing.

Artists from across Thunder Bay enjoyed the fresh air and sunshine earlier this week as they gathered on St. Paul Street to paint eight picnic tables that will be used to enhance the waterfront district this summer.


It was a perfect evening to catch a drive-in movie — and pick up a coveted business award Wednesday evening at Boomer’s Drive-In Theatre during a very different Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce awards presentation.


What does the Tomlin restaurant and The Chanterelle have in common besides great food? They share their employees and they operate Howe Street BBQ.


In recognizing the Canadian Mental Health Association’s Mental Health week last month, the Business Development Bank of Canada released their third report of their tracking of the state of Canadian business owners’ mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic.


After recovering from a family trauma, Michelle Hamilton received a call from a friend who said to her, “I’m watching Eat Street . . . and you need a food truck.”

While the province isn’t appearing to entertain the idea of a regional approach to reopening, Thunder Bay’s mayor is still advocating for the premier to consider the idea.

An online video providing an overview of a proposed palladium and copper mine at the edge of Marathon has been posted by the environmental agency reviewing the project.


Funding of more than $12 million has come at a good time for Thunder Bay’s airport and will provide an infrastructure project that is the foundation for all aircraft activity in and out of Thunder Bay, an airport official says.

The company proposing to build a palladium and copper mine on the edge of Marathon has reached an “agreement in principle” with an area First Nation that could lead to jobs and other benefits.

The cost of developing Hydro One’s proposed Waasigan transmission line project between Shuniah and Dryden has been pegged at $69 million, the utility says.

The province is looking for ideas on how to develop its cache of 30 metals being called “critical minerals,” in order to best supply the manufacturing of battery-powered vehicles, hydrogen fuel-cells and electronics and other cutting-edge industrial sectors.


Julie Garman and Ben Arvelin, owners of the Beacon restaurant in Pier 61, have found a way to support a youth-centred group while disposing empty bottles and cans.


The chairlifts were humming at Loch Lomond Ski Area on Wednesday with dozens of downhill skiers out on the hill.

Fort Frances retailers will have a full year to adjust to a municipal ban on the distribution of plastic-based products like shopping bags, takeout food containers and straws after the policy took effect on Jan. 1.

The Vancouver company proposing to build a lithium plant in Thunder Bay says its latest sale of company shares is a shot in the arm both financially and in terms of overall confidence in the project.

The Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce wants to see the city find efficiencies through digitization and also create a strategic plan for its facilities.

Heeding calls for action from cottagers, anglers and commercial fishery operators, the province has declared war on the ubiquitous and pesky double-crested cormorant.

The federal government is putting more than $4 million of FedNor funding into economic development projects in Northern Ontario.

Thunder Bay’s Wolfden Resources Corp. says it expects to learn by early next year whether its proposed “polymetallic” mine in northern Maine has received the necessary zoning approval for the project.

The provincial government’s obsession with “cutting red tape” for business interests in the remote north will give environmental protection short-shrift, Fort Albany First Nation warns.


A group of Thunder Bay investors are now in the medical-grade cannabis production business with a new venture called River Green.

The Canadian Council For Aboriginal Business has received a $110,000 provincial grant so it can help the bottom lines of Indigenous businesses recover from the coronavirus pandemic.

The company developing a potential palladium mine near Marathon says an economic feasibility study on the project is to be completed by early next year.

The Finnish Labour Temple has been listed for sale by Royal LePage with an asking price of $599,000.

As Ontario approaches a third phase in the easing of COVID-19 provincial restrictions, one local business operator wants people to know he has been open, safe and welcoming of his customers for some time now.


Workers at Thunder Bay’s Bombardier Transportation rail car factory have reason to celebrate this week after being awarded a contract with the North County Transit District for 11 new commuter rail cars for the COASTER service.

Harte Gold’s Sugar Zone mine is preparing to conduct mining operations with in-house employees.