Apr 17, 2014 | 8:17Voyage North Flappers, Fashion and Femininity in the 1920's Audio
Voyage North Flappers, Fashion and Femininity in the 1920's Apr 17, 2014 | 8:17The "Modern Girl" was a fixture of 1920s Canadian consumer culture. She had a short skirt and bobbed hair. She also had a penchant for smoking, drinking, dancing, and jazz.
You could find her image in art, film, fashion, and advertising. But she was a
Dec 28, 2012 | 4:44Voyage North "I walked out of there and I cried.” Audio
Voyage North "I walked out of there and I cried.” Dec 28, 2012 | 4:44Amanda Perreault says she's having a hard time making ends meet over the holidays.
The woman from Thunder Bay tried to pick up a food and gift hamper from Christmas Cheer.
But Perreault says she was refused because she didn't have photo ID.
Apr 5, 2013 | 3:47Voyage North Man falls through sidewalk while walking dog Audio
Voyage North Man falls through sidewalk while walking dog Apr 5, 2013 | 3:47A stretch of sidewalk on North Norah Street in Thunder Bay, is currently a gaping hole. Right now, the city has it blocked off, while it awaits repairs.
Landon Coley lives just across the street from the spot. He told Voyage North's Josh Lynn the unsu
Dec 22, 2013 | 6:17Voyage North OFSAA Championship Audio
Voyage North OFSAA Championship Dec 22, 2013 | 6:17The OFSAA Boy's Volleyball Championship continues today in Thunder Bay. Sir Winston Churchill CVI got an automatic berth as the "home team" but held their own against the best squads in Ontario, narrowly missing a chance at advancing to quarter-final play
Jan 28, 2014 | 8:19Voyage North A new spin on wind power Audio
Voyage North A new spin on wind power Jan 28, 2014 | 8:19A group of Lakehead University engineering students could be at work on the next big thing in wind power.
It's called a varying axis turbine, but it's name isn't important. It's what it does that's getting attention.
The prototype design could a
Apr 25, 2014 | 8:30Voyage North The Dirty Dozen Audio
Voyage North The Dirty Dozen Apr 25, 2014 | 8:30The Dirty Dozen's story borders on urban legend in Thunder Bay. The brash, Westfort boot hockey team--that's right boot hockey--dominated the sport in the city from 1983 to 1996.
"The Dozen" is a new documentary that tells their story, it's showing thi
Sep 4, 2012 | 7:38Voyage North Out of control party Audio
Voyage North Out of control party Sep 4, 2012 | 7:38Late Friday night Thunder Bay Police responded to a call about a large number of vehicles parked on the outskirts of the city. When they arrived, they discovered a huge party already well underway. In the end, it took more than two dozen police officers several hours to get things under control. Constable Julie Tilbury is with the Thunder Bay Police Service. She tells Voayge North host Cathy Alex what happened.
Sep 5, 2012 | 13:31Voyage North Party's over Audio
Voyage North Party's over Sep 5, 2012 | 13:31How can you safely shut down a large, out of control party? It's a question police in Thunder Bay had to grapple with this past weekend. But it's an issue for police forces all across the province. We find out how officers are learning to deal with this growing problem.
Oct 5, 2012 | 4:50Voyage North The Physics of Video Games Audio
Voyage North The Physics of Video Games Oct 5, 2012 | 4:50For his teachers college placement, Daniel Laughton taught physics at Churchill High School in Thunder Bay. While he was there, he discovered many of his students seemed more interested in their Xboxes and Playstations than Issac Newton.
So to keep his class engaged, he started coming up with examples based on video games. It ended up leading to a much larger project. Laughton created an e-book, exploring the physics of video games.
Sep 5, 2012 | 9:56Voyage North Party's over Audio
Voyage North Party's over Sep 5, 2012 | 9:56How can you safely shut down a large, out of control party? It's a question police in Thunder Bay had to grapple with this past weekend. But it's an issue for police forces all across the province. We find out how officers are learning to deal with this growing problem.
Sep 6, 2012 | 8:48Voyage North Preventing crime through design Audio
Voyage North Preventing crime through design Sep 6, 2012 | 8:48Barry Horrobin has a habit of looking at the forest AND the trees.
He's the director of planning and physical resources for the Windsor Police Service. That means he spends his days figuring out what factors in the urban environment either contribute to criminal activity, or conversely, might make a neighbourhood safer.
Horrobin is in Thunder Bay today to teach officers here about Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design.