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Material Kwe: Lac Des Milles Lacs artist brings powerful series to Indigenous fashion showcase

An artist and researcher from northwestern Ontario says she's thrilled to have been selected to take part in Indigenous Fashion Week 2020.

Motorcycle training returning to Thunder Bay

After waiting for several months, people in northwestern Ontario will soon be able to take a popular motorcycle training course based in Thunder Bay. 

Clarity key as mask policy takes effect, says chamber president

The head of the Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce says the organization has been working to help businesses prepare for the mandatory mask policy which takes effect Friday.

Thunder Bay businesses embrace patio program

A program designed to make it easier for Thunder Bay restaurants and businesses to set up outdoor patios and displays areas this summer is proving to be popular.

Anti-poverty organization hopes for free transit in Thunder Bay to continue post-pandemic

The organization Poverty Free Thunder Bay is hoping that information gathered through an online survey will help it to build an argument for the implementation of "free transit days" in the future. 

Matawa plans to transform Dawson Court building into training, wellness facility

Matawa First Nations Management will once again breathe new life into an empty building in Thunder Bay, Ont.

Bike sales booming at Thunder Bay shop

A local bike shop owner says business is booming in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Indigenous women's voices must be heard, says new co-chair of provincial advisory council

The newly appointed co-chair of Ontario's Indigenous Women's Advisory Council says the province has heard the concerns of critics, and both chair positions on the council will now be held by Indigenous women.

Legal experts call for halt to 'mining as usual' during pandemic

A number of legal experts are calling on the provincial government to press pause on mineral staking and permitting processes on Indigenous territory in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Blacksheep Mountain Bike Club hopes public support will grow to match rising trail usage

A non-profit organization that looks after a well-used trail system in Thunder Bay, Ont. says it is facing an unusual challenge this season.

Kenora pilot project aims to connect homeless with employment

A community group in Kenora, Ont. is hoping an ambitious new project will make a big difference, by connecting members of the city's homeless population with opportunities for work.

Patron feedback informs Magnus Theatre as it considers eventual reopening

Thunder Bay's Magnus Theatre says feedback from its patrons will guide it as it navigates uncharted waters, and strives to imagine its future reopening in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Community support buoys Thunder Bay paramedics

A Thunder Bay paramedic says a groundswell of support from the community has helped to offset the stress and challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Borderland Pride 'profoundly disappointed' over lack of support from Emo council

A Pride organization based in the Rainy River District is expressing continued disappointment with lack of support from leadership in a small town in the area.

High-climbing bear caught on video in northern Ontario

Video of a high-climbing bear captured in northwestern Ontario is delighting viewers online.