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Connecting and reflecting Northern Ontario with a mix of stories and music. Up North weekdays from 4:00 to 6:00 PM ET.

  • 06:17
    Want Greyhound to reverse its decision to cancel bus routes in northern Ontario? There's a new petition asking the federal government to bolster the business with big bucks. We talk with the president of the Amalgamated Transit Union for Canada about this push for government money.
    Jul 20, 2018
  • 05:55
    First Nations leaders from across Canada will gather in Vancouver next week for the Assembly of First Nations AGM and election. We speak with the chief of Nipissing First Nation about what he wants to hear from candidates to earn his vote.
    Jul 20, 2018
  • 05:17
    Some Thunder Bay elementary school students spent part of their summer developing their math skills through carpentry. We hear from the students, and their instructors.
    Jul 20, 2018
  • 09:46
    Summer is here and the living is easy ... well, perhaps not so easy for our lawns and gardens. We check in with Up North's gardening guru in Sault Ste. Marie. Susan Richards will have some advice on how to put the green back in your garden.
    Jul 19, 2018
  • 05:21
    Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Project Training Program held its first graduation in Thunder Bay. We hear from some of the graduates.
    Jul 19, 2018
  • 07:04
    Taking pictures in the dark is a challenge. Imagine doing it far underground with industrial work happening all around you. We speak with James Hodgins, a photographer who makes a living shooting the mining industry.
    Jul 19, 2018
  • 07:14
    The community of Powassan is hosting a Home Security Night tomorrow evening. It's in response to numerous break-ins in the area last winter. Powassan residents want to be more proactive when it comes to preventing break-ins. So the town has invited the OPP and several security related businesses and organizations to provide tips and tools people can use.
    Jul 18, 2018
  • 05:10
    North Bay Pride gets underway today. We speak with an organizer about this year's events, and why pride celebrations are so crucial in northern Ontario.
    Jul 18, 2018
  • 06:50
    A new report on poverty says more Canadians feel they're in worse financial shape than their income suggests. The Angus Reid study looks at quality of life, and it found a rising number of working families don't have the disposable income they once did. It also found more than a quarter of Canadians are regularly stressed about money. John Cockburn is with Credit Counselling Sudbury. He helps people get back on track when it comes to their personal finances. And, as he told Up North's Wendy Bird earlier today, the study's findings are very much a sign of the times.
    Jul 17, 2018
  • 04:41
    Thunder Bay's new art gallery is a step closer to completion. Earlier today, the federal government announced a grant of $11.5 million toward the Thunder Bay Art Gallery Relocation Project. he art gallery is being moved from its current location on the Confederation College campus to a new site, in a new building, on Thunder Bay's waterfront, just south of the Spirit Garden.We speak with Sharon Godwin, the director of the gallery.
    Jul 17, 2018
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