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
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
Feb 10, 2014 | 7:48Voyage North Harvey Yesno on Voyage North Audio
Voyage North Harvey Yesno on Voyage North Feb 10, 2014 | 7:48On Friday, the federal government unveiled the First Nations Control of First Nations Education Act. The proposed legislation ensures minimum education standards on-reserve that are consistent with provincial standards in towns & cities.
But many Firs
Feb 11, 2014 | 7:27Voyage North Valerie and Rick Radford on Voyage North Audio
Voyage North Valerie and Rick Radford on Voyage North Feb 11, 2014 | 7:27Eric Radford of Balmertown, and his pairs figure skating partner Meagan Duhamel already have a silver medal at Sochi 2014. They won it on the weekend in the inaugural team figure skating event.
But now the duo is aiming to make the podium a second tim
Feb 12, 2014 | 7:47Voyage North Mark Bentz on Voyage North Audio
Voyage North Mark Bentz on Voyage North Feb 12, 2014 | 7:47For the last few weeks, Thunder Bay city councillors have been poring over the budget proposed by city staff for the next year.
The deliberations ended late last night with a vote to accept a 1-point-7 per cent tax increase. That's in exchange for ma
Feb 19, 2014 | 4:46Voyage North Paddy Peters on Voyage North Audio
Voyage North Paddy Peters on Voyage North Feb 19, 2014 | 4:46Over the last few years, stories emerging from Pikangikum First Nation have been about crisis and despair.
The community has struggled with deplorable living conditions... school shutdowns... and youth suicide.
But the chief of Pikangikum First Nation
Feb 24, 2014 | 7:20Voyage North Meaghan Masakeyash on Voyage North Audio
Voyage North Meaghan Masakeyash on Voyage North Feb 24, 2014 | 7:20Ontario's Advocate for Children and Youth released a new report today that aims to tackle some of the challenges faced by young people living in Northern Ontario's First Nation communities.
But what's unique about the document, entitled "Feathers of H
Feb 26, 2014 | 3:20Voyage North Danny Peterson on Voyage North Audio
Voyage North Danny Peterson on Voyage North Feb 26, 2014 | 3:20It was a tense morning for a Thunder Bay truck driver, after the vehicle she was driving brought down hydro lines on Murphy Avenue.
The driver was stuck inside the truck for about an hour, while Thunder Bay Hydro crews worked to cut off electricity in
Feb 27, 2014 | 5:24Voyage North Renald Beaulieu on Voyage North Audio
Voyage North Renald Beaulieu on Voyage North Feb 27, 2014 | 5:24With temperatures plunging across Northwestern Ontario, it's possible that no community is feeling the cold quite as much as Greenstone.
Close to 2,000 people in Longlac lost natural gas service today.
Neary Ginoogaming and Long Lake 58 First Nati
Mar 7, 2014 | 9:45Voyage North "Canadian experience" Audio
Voyage North "Canadian experience" Mar 7, 2014 | 9:45Ontario's Human Rights Commission rolled out a new policy in Thunder Bay today that's meant stop employers in the province from making "Canadian experience" a job requirement. The commission says the term is too vague, prevents otherwise qualified newcome
Mar 11, 2014 | 7:51Voyage North Sophia Wallace Audio
Voyage North Sophia Wallace Mar 11, 2014 | 7:51A new exhibition currently running at the Definitely Superior Art Gallery highlights the work of 16 regional feminist artists. The featured guest is Sophia Wallace, the creator of Cliteracy.
Mar 12, 2014 | 6:44Voyage North Don Newman on Voyage North Audio
Voyage North Don Newman on Voyage North Mar 12, 2014 | 6:44Walking in the winter woods is a pretty common activity for many people who live in Northwestern Ontario. Usually you feel pretty safe while you're out for a stroll.
But just south of the border, Don Newman, a trapper from Nashwauk, Minnesota, had an
Mar 17, 2014 | 3:30Voyage North Bear wakes up Audio
Voyage North Bear wakes up Mar 17, 2014 | 3:30You may be starting to feel like winter will never end. But take heart, because there's one authority on the subject that's saying otherwise. Chippewa Park's lone black bear woke up from hibernation over the weekend.
And she had a bit of an audience beca
Mar 19, 2014 | 7:50Voyage North Izzeldin Abuelaish on Voyage North Audio
Voyage North Izzeldin Abuelaish on Voyage North Mar 19, 2014 | 7:50"I Shall Not Hate" is the title of the best-selling memoir by Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish. He's better known as The Gaza Doctor. The Palestinian physician, who now works as a professor at the University of Toronto, has been nominated three times for the Nobel