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.
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 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.
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.
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
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.
Jul 6, 2012 | 10:11Voyage North Eagle vs. Sparrow Audio
Voyage North Eagle vs. Sparrow Jul 6, 2012 | 10:11Eagle vs. Sparrow is an Anishinabek legend about the traditional grandfather teaching of humility. It's also a short film, written by and starring a group of Dryden high school students. Now, the birds are flying to the Big Apple. The movie is spending the next 4 months on the big screen at New York's prestigious Museum of Art & Design. Michelle Desrosiers and Dave Clement are with Thunderstone Pictures. They're the filmmakers behind the project.
Jul 20, 2012 | 8:13Voyage North A Century of Sisu Audio
Voyage North A Century of Sisu Jul 20, 2012 | 8:13Kathy Toivonen and Kim Manduca came to the studio straight from the printer's to tell us all about it. Their book, (the one they just picked up, literally hot off the press) is called: A Century of Sisu 1920 - 2010: 100 years of Finnish Tradition, Culture and Food in the Thunder Bay Area. Cathy Alex got to see it, hot off the press.
Aug 13, 2012 | 6:58Voyage North Citizen of Exceptional Achievement Audio
Voyage North Citizen of Exceptional Achievement Aug 13, 2012 | 6:58Mary Lou Kelley is a professor at Lakehead University. She's being honoured with a Citizen of Exceptional Achievement award at tonight's city council meeting. It's for her work studying aging and end of life care. Here's her conversation with the CBC's Heather McLeod.
Aug 14, 2012 | 6:02Voyage North Tiff Ginn and Bill Poss Audio
Voyage North Tiff Ginn and Bill Poss Aug 14, 2012 | 6:02Tiff Ginn and Bill Poss live in their RV, fuel it with cooking oil, and are touring through Northwestern Ontario playing music with Fred Eaglesmith. Here's their conversation with Voyage North's Heather McLeod (in for Cathy Alex).
Aug 30, 2012 | 4:49Voyage North Nishnawbe Aski Nation Food Symposium Audio
Voyage North Nishnawbe Aski Nation Food Symposium Aug 30, 2012 | 4:49Nishnawbe Aski Nation's 3rd annual food symposium wrapped up today at the Nor'Wester Hotel in Thunder Bay. The participants celebrated with a special traditional lunch made entirely with food from Northwestern Ontario.
Voyage North's Josh Lynn was there milling about.
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 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.