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.

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation issued its third-quarter payment to the City of Thunder Bay, totalling more than $640,000.

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.


A fire inspection is underway following a blaze that claimed the lives of a 40-year-old man and a dog on Sunday in Thunder Bay’s north side.

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.


Aidan Matyasovszky pushed off from the start line in the biathlon relay on Sunday among a group of cadets from the Northwest.

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.


The brains behind Thunder Bay’s latest homegrown mobile game never thought a simple pastime would have the potential to reach areas around the world.


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.

Two upcoming brain-storming conferences in Thunder Bay are to have the same focus: trying to get more people to see Northern Ontario as their forever home.


Viking Cruises, best known for its high-end European river cruises, will start sailing the Great Lakes in 2022 and Thunder Bay is on its map.

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.


This March, when people jump through a hole in the ice into the frigid waters of Lake Superior, Darla Smith intends to be among them.

Motorists unhappy with the quality of plowing and sanding during Tuesday’s big snowstorm east of Nipigon may be able to find some solace — albeit after the fact.


Safeway stores in Thunder Bay are taking the stress out of the shopping experience by providing a quiet experience while perusing the shelves.

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.

A Thunder Bay man who was the alleged victim of an aggravated assault on the city’s south side last Thursday has since died from his injuries, police say.

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.


Shawna Scopacasa spends a minimum of six hours a day at the hospital as on outpatient.


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.

The outlook for Harte Gold’s Sugar Zone mine is brighter following a better than expected fourth business quarter in 2019, the company said Thursday.

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.

Thunder Bay’s hospital emergency room has been experiencing a higher than normal volume of visits and admissions.

Provincial police have identified an 87-year-old woman who died Tuesday afternoon when two cars collided head-on near Fort Frances.

Four people have been arrested after a drug raid by police in Thunder Bay’s north side on Tuesday.

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Thunder Bay has won the right to host the 2021 Scotties Tournament of Hearts.


A Thunder Bay man has been convicted of manslaughter in the 2017 death of 50-year-old Robert Lloyd Gray after pleading guilty last fall.

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.