Kate Strange will celebrate Australia Day in Thunder Bay on Sunday, helping to raise money for firefighting efforts and wildlife relief in her home country.
Three Northwestern Ontario First Nations have joined forces to ensure their traditional lands are protected from mining and forestry projects that don’t have their prior consent.
A committee from Thunder Bay attended the 2020 Rural Ontario Municipal Association Conference in Toronto this week where they discussed community issues, lobbied for funding and promoted the city.
More than 600 members of the Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association’s Thunder Bay Elementary Unit held a one-day strike resulting in the closure of their elementary, senior elementary and secondary schools and education programs on Tuesday.
A deliberately set fire in the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre emergency department on Saturday sent nursing staff into action to contend with the situation.
In an effort to create a more inclusive environment in sport, two Lakehead University groups are partnering with the Thunder Pride Association to host three Pride Nights in January and February.
The Thunder Bay Historical Museum Society announced Friday that Scott Bradley has been named the museum’s new executive director.
Long vilified by environmentalists, the spring bear hunt is poised to return to being a regular event in Ontario, following a five-year pilot project that didn’t cause the bruins and their cubs to be wiped out.
Sherbrooke Public School students’ enthusiasm for coding and computer science paid off on Friday with the school winning a class set of microbits — handheld, programmable micro-computers.
An Ontario Human Rights Commission panel looking into whether or not students with reading disabilities are getting the support they need is to hold a public forum next month in Thunder Bay.
A Thunder Bay man and a 14-year-old boy accused in last week’s vicious beating of an 18-year-old city man at a south-side home are now facing charges of first-degree murder.
First results from clinical trials of a device designed by Thunder Bay researchers to detect breast cancer have been encouraging, said one of the developers.
The appointment of Ontario’s new French Language Services Commissioner has left government critics with mixed feelings about how effective an advocate Kelly Burke can be for the province’s more than 740,000 francophones.
The final cargo-laden vessel left the Port of Thunder Bay on Sunday, bringing to a close the 2019 shipping season that saw higher cargo shipments than in each of the past several years.
The Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association has announced plans to hold a province-wide one-day strike next Tuesday if a contract agreement with the province is not reached by then.
The impact of last week’s tragic plane crash in Iran echoed into Thunder Bay on Saturday when more than 150 people gathered at Lakehead University to console a hurting community.
Three people have been charged after police seized a large quantity of crack cocaine in a reserve about 550 kilometres northwest of Thunder Bay on Saturday.
Nearly $13 million of the $14 million needed to bring cardiovascular surgery to Thunder Bay has been raised as another $65,000 donation was made through Thunder Bay Mitsubishi’s Save a Heart car raffle.
Members of the Thunder Bay’s public asked city council for more netting in hockey arenas, a better sidewalk repair effort and to spend responsibly during a special session of the Committee of the Whole on Thursday night.
Parents sending their children to school for the first time this fall can have all their questions answered with information sessions scheduled for later this month.
Many schools across Northern Ontario east of Thunder Bay will be closed Wednesday as teachers and education workers represented by the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation take part in another one-day strike.
Clara Mersereau wore her T-shirt proudly on Monday, bearing the words “I may have Alzheimer’s but Alzheimer’s doesn’t have me,” as she took part in a flag-raising ceremony at Thunder Bay City Hall.
Linda Bruins is heading into the new year feeling much more optimistic that Evergreen A United Neighbourhood will survive in the face of funding cuts announced in 2019.