Thunder Bay based campaign encourages residents to stop drinking their beverages through plastic straws
Stop sucking. That’s what some Thunder Bay bars and restaurants are encouraging their customers to do when at their businesses. As many about seven restaurants have signed up with Straws Suck Thunder Bay to vow to stop offering plastic drinking straws. More
The Ontario government is offering a full tuition refund to students who withdraw from this semester because of the province's five-week-long college strike.
Loblaws is launching a fee-based subscription program targeting its existing loyalty program members that sweetens the pot for them in terms of rewards — in exchange for a fee.
Canadians who were criminally charged or fired from the military or Canada's civil service because of their sexual orientation will receive a formal apology from the prime minister before the end of month.
Officers in Thunder Bay, Ont. say they have arrested a 48-year-old man after he allegedly assaulted a security guard at a drug store on Memorial Avenue.
Weightlifters in Thunder Bay, Ont. say the sport is enjoying a resurgence in the city.
Can drones help increase safety along Thunder Bay's waterways? One local resident believes they can.
The City of Thunder Bay and EcoSuperior hope to make evening cycling safer by handing out free light kits for bicycles until November 30.
Thunder Bay police confirm 75-year-old man reported missing on Saturday has been found.
Classes at Thunder Bay, Ontario's Confederation College resume Tuesday after legislation ends faculty strike
About 150 faculty at Thunder Bay's Confederation College will be back at work on Monday after the province forced the end of a lengthy strike by faculty at Ontario's public colleges by passing back-to-work legislation on Sunday.
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.video
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.audio
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.audio
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.audio
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.
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.
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.
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.audio
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.
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.
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.video
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.
Premier not kept 'in the dark' about Dryden, Ont., mill mercury report, says Indigenous Relations minister
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.
The Boys and Girls Clubs of Thunder Bay are hitting the trails for their next fundraiser.
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.
Samuel Pervais was at the wrong place at the wrong time with the wrong coffee cup when a Thunder Bay police cruiser suddenly pulled up and blocked his path.
A man charged with trafficking in persons and material benefit from sexual services in Thunder Bay, Ont., is out on bail.
The Thunder Bay Masjid is raising money for the Rohingya refugee crisis.
Police in Thunder Bay, Ont. say they have located a 25-year old woman, who was last seen on Remembrance Day.
Imagine if one day, you suddenly woke up and couldn't breathe. If the simple act of sitting and standing up caused you to experience a life threatening shortness of breath. That's what Calvin Young's life was like when he got diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)audio
Officials with Ontario's Ministry of the Environment say all "methods, data and results" from an ongoing assessment at the site of a Dryden, Ont., mill will be made public.
Officials from the Thunder Bay Police service say two officers were injured on Tuesday night after a reported altercation with a man near the Wendy's restaurant on Memorial Avenue.
The Ontario government says it will secure in a trust $85 million to fund mercury cleanup and remediation efforts in the English-Wabigoon River system in northwestern Ontario.
A member of the Eabametoong First Nation and acclaimed author Ruby Slipperjack says her latest book — These Are My Words: The Residential School Diary of Violet Pesheens — was one of the hardest projects she's ever worked on. Slipperjack received an award from the Writer's Trust of Canada on Tuesday night.audio
Officials with the Ministry of Transportation say Highway 105 between Red Lake and Ear Falls, Ont., has been re-opened after it was closed for a couple of hours due to a disabled tractor trailer.
Corrections officers in Ontario will sit down with the province Wednesday morning to try and negotiate a new contract.
A group of cottagers and year-long residents are declaring a small victory after the Ontario Municipal Board recently ruled against a proposed condo development at the site of the destroyed Minaki Lodge.
There is no health without mental health: that's the message the Thunder Bay District Health Unit is hoping to promote through the Get Real Photovoice campaign and mobile photo exhibit.readcomments audio
Police in Thunder Bay, Ont., say they have safely located 16-year-old Tala King.
Ontario's college faculty start voting Tuesday on an offer from the College Employment Council, the bargaining unit representing the province's 24 public colleges.
Ontario Provincial Police officers in Marathon, Ont. say they've arrested and charged a 25-year old man with a number of fraud-related chargers after a single motor vehicle collision on Highway 17 in Coldwell Township — about 10 kilometres west of Marathon.
In remote communities throughout northern Ontario, Indigenous families are increasingly afraid for the safety of their children who must go south to get a high school education.video
Lakehead University engineering graduate Colette Lepage made her dream of working for NASA come true. She was part of the contamination control crew for the Hubble Space Telescope.audio
Ontario Provincial Police officers in Red Lake, Ont. say they have arrested two men in connection with the homicide of a 43-year-old man who was found dead in the area of Howey Street.
The Thunder Bay men's and women's soccer leagues have cancelled their 2017 indoor soccer seasons.
In honour of this year's Remembrance Day, officials from the Thunder Bay Border Cats say they are offering a special weekend promotion in partnership with Veterans Affairs Canada to benefit veterans and their families in northwestern Ontario.
Thunder Bay police are investigating a hit-and-run that left a cyclist with minor injuries.
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