CBC | Thunder Bay News
Hundreds of thousands of college students are expected to be back in class after the province passed back-to-work legislation on Sunday to end a five-week strike by Ontario college faculty.
Thunder Bay police are asking for the public's assistance as they attempt to locate a missing 75-year-old man.
Diane Schoemperlen, born and raised in Thunder Bay, Ont., is the acclaimed author of many short stories, novels and a memoir. She was honoured by the Writers Trust of Canada with the Matt Cohen Award: In Celebration of a Writing Life on November 14.
Less than ten years ago, Katie Weatherston was at the top of her career as a professional hockey player, with no signs of slowing down, until she was hit from the back in 2006 which left her with a concussion she still struggles with today.
This year, for the 9th annual Stuff-a-Cruiser event, Ontario Provincial Police officers in Greenstone, Ont., along with members of the Superior North Emergency Medical Services, will once again be collecting non-perishable food items for the Greenstone Harvest Centre — the local food bank that provides support to families in the area.
Confederation College students in Thunder Bay, Ont. could be heading back to class as early as next week, according to college president Jim Madder.
Thunder Bay Salvation Army kicked off their annual kettle fundraiser yesterday. It’s the biggest fundraiser they hold in the community to support their local programs that run all year. They have nine stands set up around the city where people can donate cash or checks. You can also donate online at the Salvation Army kettle campaign website.
Making Christmas brighter for everyone is the goal of the third annual Be Their Secret Santa program, launched November 15 by the St. Joseph's Foundation in Thunder Bay, Ontario.
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne's office says her government is presenting legislation that will end the province's college strike, after negotiations reached an impasse.
The contractor building the East Wing expansion at St Joseph's Care Group in Thunder Bay, Ont., will spend some time in court over the coming months.
Raised in a small town in northwestern Ontario, Laura Metansinine never dreamed she would be named as one of the top five student hairstylists in Canada.
More kids are expected to be signed up for the Toys for Tots campaign in Thunder Bay this year. The program, run by the Professional Firefighters Association, gives gifts to children in low income families.
Community leaders in Grassy Narrows First Nation say they're pleased with secured provincial funding for cleanup of the mercury-contaminated English-Wabigoon River system, but more needs to be done for people already suffering from the pollution's effects.
Ontario's government has had a report in-hand about mercury contamination upstream from the Grassy Narrows First Nation for more than a year, but the premier says she didn't see it.
Thunder Bay, Ont. residents are being asked to help make Christmas a little brighter for hundreds of children and teens this winter.
A representative of Soccer Northwest says the organization is "saddened" over not being able to offer full indoor soccer seasons this winter.
Only the naive person views the politician without skepticism. But a politician's words are still important, not least because what he or she says they will do is generally in line with what they do.
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne calls for the province's colleges and the union representing their instructors to return to the bargaining table on Thursday, and asked for both sides to maintain a media blackout, after the latter voted overwhelmingly against the latest contract offer.