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December 2011 Archives

Folino's Good Bye

A long time newsstand in Thunder Bay prepares to shut it's doors. We talk with Brad Folino

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Ornge Troubles

In Thunder Bay there are three emergency ambulance aircraft. But there are only two paramedic teams to staff them. We'll ask Ornge how it all adds up.

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Class Action - RCMP

A Thunder Bay lawyer talks about his pending class action lawsuit against the RCMP for sexual harrassment and bullying.

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High School Confidential - Christmas

Students at DFC celebrate Christmas with a feast.

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Attawapiskat Meeting

The chief of Attawapiskat and federal miinster for Aboriginal Affairs meet in Thunder Bay. We'll hear from a couple of students who were on hand at yesterday's meeting.
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Paintball Problems Part 2

Thunder Bay Police Department explains why it has problems with certain Paintball guns

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Paintball Problems

A colourful sport, in the crosshairs. We'll hear why paintball players are being urged to take care with their realistic looking guns.

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Soldier Returns

The last soldier from Thunder Bay to serve in Khandar returns home. We take you to the airport

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DeBeers Responds to the Crisis in Attawapiskat

DeBeers operates the diamond mine within Attawapiskat's traditional territory. They respond to the recent news from the First Nation

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Wilfred King

The former Chief of Gull Bay First Nations talks about being under Third Party management for fourteen years.

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ShamWow T Shirt

A Shamless plug for our Superior Morning T Shirt

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A Look at the Numbers

Who gets more government support for essential services, a First Nation or a municipality? We'll show you the money. (6:44)
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Jails as Mental Health Institutions

Liisa Leskowski of the John Howard Society says jails are becoming warehouses for the mentally ill.

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Christmas Giving

It is the giving season, but the onslaught of charity requests, can lead to a holiday headache. We have a discussion on Christmas giving. (10:31)
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Lessons from Attawapiskat

Attawapiskat may be situated close to a diamond mine, but it seems that not much of the sparkle has stuck to the community. Now an environmental group says there's a lesson to be learned for development in the Ring of Fire. (5:49)
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Hockey & Fighting

A new report shows that another NHL enforcer suffered from a degenerative brain disease. It's linked to blows to the head. We'll hear how some hockey teams in Thunder Bay deal with dropping the gloves.


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Babies and Opiods

The numbers of babies born with exposure to prescription drugs at the Sioux Lookout hospital doubled last year. We'll hear how the hospital is dealing with the increase.

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Former Chiefs Speak

What is it like to try and run a first nation with a third party management structure? We ask two former Chiefs to tell us

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Metis Blogger

Chelsea Vowel didn't expect much reaction when she wrote a post on her blog about the Attawapiskat housing crisis. But she got it. Her breakdown of government funding went viral. We'll hear her defence of the community.

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Student Mental Health

Counselling staff at the college and university say cases of anxiety and depression are on the rise. We'll find out what they're hearing from students.
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