Jeff Walters

Reporter/Editor

Born and raised in Thunder Bay, Jeff is proud to work in his hometown, as well as throughout northwestern Ontario. Away from work, you can find him skiing (on water or snow), curling, out at the lake or flying.

Latest from Jeff Walters

Ski racing is coming back to life in Thunder Bay, even in the midst of COVID-19

If you are waiting in a lift lineup at one of the ski hills in Thunder Bay Ont., there's a good chance you will see lots of young people, many wearing racing bibs. Coaches say ongoing pandemic restrictions on other sports might be the reason why.

'Buzz of the building' fuels curlers at Scotties Tournament of Hearts final in Thunder Bay, Ont.

It was an evening with moments of celebration, tension and concern, with the final in the 2022 Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Thunder Bay, Ont., pitting Krista McCarville's Team Northern Ontario rink against the two-time defending champions skipped by Kerri Einarson. 

Team Saskatchewan and Nova Scotia have a little home ice advantage at the Scotties in Thunder Bay, Ont.

Team Northern Ontario may have home ice advantage at the Fort William Gardens at the 2022 Scotties in Thunder Bay, Ont., but two other teams have players who also feel at home at the Gardens.

Thunder Bay's curling clubs won't see benefits of Scotties 2022

One group which hoped fans would be in the stands at the 2022 Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Thunder Bay, Ont., will have to look at other ways to raise money, and promote the sport.
Analysis

There's little flash in Thunder Bay's 2022 budget as savings become tough to find

Municipal budgets used to get many local reporters excited — curious to see what big projects a city had on tap for the upcoming year.

Town in northwestern Ontario looks forward to having a hotel for 1st time in a decade

Hornepayne, a northwestern Ontario community of 1,000 people that's about halfway between Highway 11 and Highway 17, has been without a hotel since the Hallmark Centre was shuttered in 2011.

NWMO wrapping up drilling, starting water testing near Ignace, Ont.

Concerns about groundwater near a proposed site for a nuclear waste repository are top of mind for many who have worries about the Nuclear Waste Management Organization's (NWMO) plan near Ignace, Ont.
In Depth

Small northwestern Ontario town considers if it's willing to house nuclear waste from across Canada

Ignace, Ont., faces a big decision: How to determine if the small town wants to be home to nearly 5.5 million spent nuclear fuel bundles from across Canada. CBC visited the northwestern Ontario area and asked residents what they think of the possibility.

Boys of summer not returning until 2023 to Port Arthur Stadium

It will be another quiet summer at Port Arthur Stadium in Thunder Bay, as the Border Cats baseball team will stay off the field for the 2022 season.

Thunder Bay's Team Larocque crowned as national club curling champs

Another Canadian championship can get added to Thunder Bay, Ont.'s claim that it is the 'Centre of Curling Canada.' Tracey Larocque's rink just took home a national title.

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