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July 2011 Archives

Forest Fire Update

While the immediate threat to communities has subsided, fire crews are still busy in the Northwest. We'll get the latest update from the Ministry of Natural Resources.(7:08)
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Aboriginal Representation on Juries

Fixing the jury problem. A hearing resumes in Thunder Bay looking for a remedy to the lack of Aboriginal representation on juries. (6:35)
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Evacuation or Transportation Hub

Approximately one in six people staying in Greenstone right now is an evacuee. In Thunder Bay, that ratio is way less than one in 100. Why can one small town do so much more for evacuees than a big city? (7:01)
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Reaction to Layton Stepping Down

A local MP reflects on what it means now that NDP leader Jack Layton is stepping down to fight another type of cancer. (5:50)

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Forest Fire Update

The weather forecast seems to favour crews in their effort to fight forest fires in northwestern Ontario. We have a update on the latest efforts by the Ministry of Natural Resources. (7:38)
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Fire Forest Evacuees

We ask Thunder Bay's mayor why the city isn't playing host to more of the evacuees forced out by forest fires in northwestern Ontario. (8:53)
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Fishing for Muskellunge

Our outdoor columnist goes after the largest predator fish in northwestern Ontario. We'll hear what it takes to go fishing for muskie. (8:43)
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Forest Fires in Northwestern Ontario

We'll find out how the fire rangers on the ground are dealing with the extreme work conditions in the fire zones of northwestern Ontario. (7:20)
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Marital Breakdowns and Separations

NOT happily ever after. Taking some of the emotional and financial stress out of divorce. A Thunder Bay lawyer explains new rules for couples in Ontario.
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Water Woes

Not fit to drink. A new report says many First Nations rely on water systems that are a hazard to human health. (7:15)
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Norwest Community Health Centre & At-Risk Moms

The NorWest Health Centre is looking to partner Maternity Care Midwives. We'll hear why.
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Pharmacist / Patient Relationship.

What happens when the only pharmacist in town refuses to fill your prescriptions? We'll hear one Atikokan man's story. (7:26)
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Brown Recluse Spider or Not

We chat with a bug expert about the bite from an eight-legged creature that has one northwestern Ontario man thinking it was a Brown Recluse spider. (9:26)
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Any lessons for Lakehead from a new BC law school?

While Thunder Bay's new law school won't open until 2013, we hear about another new law campus opening this fall in the BC interior.

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Spider Bite

A suspected spider bite led to weeks of medical treatment for a Dryden man. We hear his story first hand.

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KI Declaration

In an historic move...Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug voted overwhelming in favour of protecting their entire watershed from industrial activity.


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Lakehead Law School

Thunder Bay is getting a new Law School, with a focus on Aboriginal law. We hear from a local legal expert who's been fighting for the rights of First Nations people.


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Citizen Patrols

Thunder Bay mayor Keith Hobbs is still thinking about having a citizen's patrol in the city. We'll hear about an earlier, well-meaning program that didn't fare so well. (7:58)
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TransCanada Trail

We meet a true trailblazer. A man is making his way through the wilds of northwestern Ontario mapping out routes for the Trans Canada Trail. (7:46)
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Baptist Drilling Method

We'll meet a man who went from Thunder Bay to Bolivia to help with a well-drilling project. And we'll find out how he's carrying on the work. (6:16)
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