Apr 29, 2013 | 5:57Voyage North A community in crisis Audio
Voyage North A community in crisis Apr 29, 2013 | 5:57Neskantaga First Nation is in the midst of a mental health crisis. On average, 10 people there attempt suicide each month.
The CBC's Jody Porter has just returned from the community. She joins us in-studio to share her experiences.
Apr 25, 2013 | 6:59Voyage North NOMA Audio
Voyage North NOMA Apr 25, 2013 | 6:59The Northwestern Ontario Municipal Association is holding its annual general meeting this week in Thunder Bay.
The hot topic this morning was the re-assessment of the value of several mills in the Northwest.
The CBC's Matt Prokopchuk was at the me
Apr 24, 2013 | 7:05Voyage North Zug Island and the Mysterious Hum Audio
Voyage North Zug Island and the Mysterious Hum Apr 24, 2013 | 7:05A Thunder Bay filmmaker is raising money for a new documentary.
Adam Makarenko wants to find out why a strange noise is coming from an industrial island in the river flowing between Windsor and Detroit.
Makarenko has turned to the social media fundr
Apr 23, 2013 | 6:27Voyage North An unlikely place to buy a chinchilla Audio
Voyage North An unlikely place to buy a chinchilla Apr 23, 2013 | 6:27A vacant church on Thunder Bay's south side is seeing some changes it's founders could have never predicted.
The former Ukrainian Catholic Church of the Acension and the adjoning Star Hall are under new ownership.
And last night, the new owner himse
Apr 22, 2013 | 7:46Voyage North Writing help a click away Audio
Voyage North Writing help a click away Apr 22, 2013 | 7:46Every author needs a little help now and then. It could take the form of a manuscript critique, or be as simple as just a few words of encouragement.
Now that support is just a mouse click away.
Marilyn Dumont is an award-winning Canadian poet of C
Apr 18, 2013 | 8:33Voyage North State of emergency Audio
Voyage North State of emergency Apr 18, 2013 | 8:33Neskantaga First Nation has declared a state of emergency. Leaders say the community is crippled by grief after seven deaths in a year, and 20 suicide attempts.
A news release from the community says that all the nearby mining activity isn't helping.
Apr 17, 2013 | 7:07Voyage North "Amped" for all ages show Audio
Voyage North "Amped" for all ages show Apr 17, 2013 | 7:07Five local bands are taking to the stage of Black Pirates Pub tomorrow night for the "Amped" concert.
Aside from all the great music you'll hear, what's noteworthy about the event, is the fact it's an all-ages show.
Those aren't as common in Thund
Apr 8, 2013 | 9:59Voyage North Social Media Lowdown Audio
Voyage North Social Media Lowdown Apr 8, 2013 | 9:59Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Kik Messenger, Snapchat: all popular social media sites among teens, and even younger kids.
But for parents, letting your family access to those sites often raises a number of questions and concerns.
Chief among them, ho
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
Apr 4, 2013 | 8:00Voyage North Rubble pile transformed by artists Audio
Voyage North Rubble pile transformed by artists Apr 4, 2013 | 8:00The Northwest Film Festival gets underway tonight with a showing of the Oscar winning documentary Searching for Sugarman.
Alongside it, the locally produced film "Emerging from the Rubble" will have its world premiere.
It's also a documentary, tha
Apr 2, 2013 | 9:38Voyage North Tom Mulcair Audio
Voyage North Tom Mulcair Apr 2, 2013 | 9:38The leader of Canada's Official Opposition is in Thunder Bay today.
The NDP's Tom Mulcair toured the Bombardier plant this morning. He also met with the Port Authority, and with Nishnawbe Aski Nation Grand Chief Harvey Yesno.
Then he joined Voyage
Mar 28, 2013 | 6:40Voyage North Experimental Lakes Area funding drys up Audio
Voyage North Experimental Lakes Area funding drys up Mar 28, 2013 | 6:40The end of the March means the end of the Experimental Lakes Area.
Federal funding for the research site west of Dryden is set to stop this weekend.
Workers say they've been told the doors will be shut, permanently, on Sunday.
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