with Cathy Alex
Thursday May 16, 2013
All 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.
Atikokan's Sunday Wilde is one of the featured artists on the CD.
Thursday May 16, 2013
We meet Sgt Neil Herman. He's just back from an intensive 10-week training program with the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Friday May 10, 2013
Thunder Bay's Urban Greenscapes is a volunteer group that works to keep natural areas clean in the city.
Today, they headed over to a homeless camp in the East End, right on the edge of Charry's Park.
The change in seasons hasn't been kind to the place. Blankets and makeshift tents have been left floating in knee-deep water.
Dan Fulton is the founder of Urban Greenscapes. He and Trent Thompson spent the afternoon cleaning up the site.
Don Lalond looked on as they worked, and says he's one of the people who lived there over the winter.
Wednesday May 8, 2013
The 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 can't take anymore patients. But Doris Grinspun says with $300,000 in funding, that can change (and would save money in the long run).
Grinspun says if there's no funding announcement by September, she'll return to Thunder Bay and stay until the clinic gets the help it needs.
Tuesday May 7, 2013
Definitely Superior Art Gallery's Die Active youth art collective has struck again. With the company's blessing, the young artists have covered the walls of the Mac's Convenience Store on Simpson Street.
Voyage North's Associate Producer Josh Lynn checked out the art work in progress.
Monday May 6, 2013
Flooding has forced hundreds of people out of their homes on Kashechewan First Nation.
Many of them have been brought to Thunder Bay.
We check in on how the emergency response is going.
Thursday May 2, 2013
Today, Thunder Bay District Crime Stoppers and the City of Thunder Bay launched a new campaign tackle hate crime.
We get Thunder Bay Police Constable Larry Baxter's thoughts on the new program.
Tuesday April 30, 2013
Dallas "The Punisher" Hogan has been competing in Strongman and weight lifting competitions for a decade.
And it shows: at 5'9, he's 275 pounds of pure muscle.
Hogan is fresh off a big win at a powerlifting competition in Amherst, Nova Scotia.
But he's not taking his victory for granted.
Hogan recently bounced back from a serious injury which left him barely able to lift himself out of bed.
Monday April 29, 2013
Neskantaga First Nation is in the midst of a mental health crisis. On average, 10 people there attempt suicide each month.
The CBC's Jody Porter has just returned from the community. She joins us in-studio to share her experiences.
Thursday April 25, 2013
The Northwestern Ontario Municipal Association is holding its annual general meeting this week in Thunder Bay.
The hot topic this morning was the reassessment of the value of several mills in the Northwest.
The CBC's Matt Prokopchuk was at the meeting.