May 16, 2013 | 7:35Voyage North Sunday Wilde Audio
Voyage North Sunday Wilde May 16, 2013 | 7:35All original, all by women, and of course, all blues.
That sums up Blues Women International: The Hopson Sessions Live.
The album saw some of the world's top female singers gather in Mississippi to share their music, and their passion for the blues.
May 8, 2013 | 7:49Voyage North "That's how serious I think it is." Audio
Voyage North "That's how serious I think it is." May 8, 2013 | 7:49The head of the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario made the rounds today in Thunder Bay .
Doris Grinspun was in the city to push for more nurses to be added at the Lakhead Nurse Practicioner-Led Clinic.
Right now the clinic is at capacity, and
Jul 25, 2012 | 7:02Voyage North Mining strategist says Ontario should follow Quebec's lead on First Nations relations Audio
Voyage North Mining strategist says Ontario should follow Quebec's lead on First Nations relations Jul 25, 2012 | 7:02A new regional authority in Quebec will see a vast swath of the James Bay area jointly governmed by the Cree and non-aboriginal people living in the territory.
The deal between the provincial government and the Grand Council of the Crees is the first in Canada.
Quebec Premier Jean Charest says it's something that other provinces should be studying closely.
And some people in Northwestern Ontario are already suggesting that a similar deal could ease tensions between First Nations and mining companies in the Ring of Fire.
Bill Gallagher is a lawyer and a strategist with a long history of watching resource deals with First Nations.
Here's his conversation with VN's Cathy Alex.
Jan 18, 2013 | 7:00Voyage North Don't You (,) Mean People Audio
Voyage North Don't You (,) Mean People Jan 18, 2013 | 7:00They went from freaky to something a little more folky. Thunder Bay's acoustic trio "Don't You (,) Mean People" is launching their first CD tonight. We hear how these heavy metal musicians swtiched off their amplifiers and turned on to acoustic rock.
Mar 11, 2013 | 5:24Voyage North Bob Rae Audio
Voyage North Bob Rae Mar 11, 2013 | 5:24It's one of the worst kept secrets in Thunder Bay.
Liberal Leader Bob Rae is considering a new job that would give him big sway in the regional economy. Rae could become a negotiator for First Nations in talks with the province about the Ring of Fire.
The veteran politician was in the city today as part of a Liberal branding tour across the country.
The CBC's Jody Porter attended the chamber of commerce luncheon where he gave the keynote speech.
May 1, 2012 | 7:17Voyage North Closing Municipal Golf Course Audio
Voyage North Closing Municipal Golf Course May 1, 2012 | 7:17Thunder Bay golfers will tee up for the last time this season at Municipal Golf Course. City councillors decided last night to dispose of the 9-hole course. CBC's city hall reporter Jeff Walters brings us the details on the decision. <br><br>
May 4, 2012 | 6:41Voyage North Screening for skin cancer Audio
Voyage North Screening for skin cancer May 4, 2012 | 6:41There's special event happening tomorrow at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre.
It's designed to help all of us learn more about watching for changes to freckles and moles.
Voyage North's Cathy Alex talks to Dr. Ron Mahler. He's one of the dermatologists taking part.
Jun 28, 2012 | 5:44Voyage North Elsie MacGill Audio
Voyage North Elsie MacGill Jun 28, 2012 | 5:44Thunder Bay's Bombardier plant is celebrating it's 100th anniversary this week.
And as part of the festivities two commemorative plaques were unveiled there.
With one plaque, Parks Canada recognized the factory's World War II "Can Car" era.
When a workforce largely comprised of women—around 3,000— produced more aircraft than any other plant in Canada.
And one woman in particular was honoured with the other plaque unveiled today.
Elsie MacGill...she worked as a senior engineer at the plant and had a huge hand in the plants wartime production effort.
Voyage North's Josh Lynn talks to historian Gordon Burkowski about MacGill's legacy.
Aug 29, 2012 | 2:54Voyage North Bell Mobility and Virgin Mobile coming to Thunder Bay Audio
Voyage North Bell Mobility and Virgin Mobile coming to Thunder Bay Aug 29, 2012 | 2:54Bell Mobility and Virgin Mobile will soon be serving the Thunder Bay market.
The partner companies are scheduled to open retail locations in the city at the beginning of October.
That's when Thunder Bay residents will be able to sign up for local cellular service.
Bell held a job fair this afternoon, at Intercity... it's looking to hire between 15 and 20 people for the two stores.
Eric Faucher is Bell Mobility's Northern Ontario Retail Operational Manager.
Here's what he had to say today about the plans for Thunder Bay, for the record.
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 12, 2012 | 5:39Voyage North Hotel announcement Audio
Voyage North Hotel announcement Sep 12, 2012 | 5:39The hotelier at Prince Arthur's Landing was announced today. and many in Thunder Bay want to know about the holdups in making that announcement. We hear from the developer behind the project.
Sep 25, 2012 | 6:10Voyage North Thunder Bay man fought off bear with knife Audio
Voyage North Thunder Bay man fought off bear with knife Sep 25, 2012 | 6:10A Thunder Bay man who fought off a bear that was mauling a co-worker received a citation for bravery today. Daniel Morrison came to the aid of his Ministry of Natural Resources coworker in a remote area near Armstrong last October. Here is Morrison's story.
Oct 1, 2012 | 5:11Voyage North Brandon versus Evergeen Audio
Voyage North Brandon versus Evergeen Oct 1, 2012 | 5:11Sinking baskets to raise money, and hope. That's the goal of Brandon versus Evergreen.It's a special event happening this Friday afternoon, October 5th at Minnesota Park in Thunder Bay. It's a fundraiser for the city's flood relief committee. Voyage North host Cathy Alex spoke with organizer Brandon Walker.
Oct 4, 2012 | 15:22Voyage North One year later Audio
Voyage North One year later Oct 4, 2012 | 15:22One year ago today Laura Darby and her Ministry of Natural Resources colleague Dan Morrison were surveying wildlife in the bush, about 90-minutes north of Thunder Bay.
The two had just split up so they could walk their separate quadrants and record what they saw.
As Darby explains to Voyage North's Cathy Alex, she had no warning she was about to be attacked, and seriously injured by a large male black bear.