Christina Jung

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Christina Jung is a reporter at CBC Thunder Bay. Got a story idea? Email christina.jung@cbc.ca or tweet @CBC_Cjung

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Evacuations continue on Sunday in Pikangikum First Nation as forest fire grows

Evacuations of Pikangikum First Nation in northwestern Ontario continued well into the evening on Saturday, according to Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Deputy Grand Chief Derek Fox, as Red Lake Fire 14 continues to threaten the fly-in community.

OPP see 'noticeable increase' in shoplifting in downtown Fort Frances

Ontario Provincial Police in Fort Frances say an increase in property crime along Scott Street has prompted officers to implement daily foot patrols and other initiatives to determine what's going on in the town's downtown core.
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Ontario Indigenous leader 'perplexed' with revised high school curriculum as collaboration 'never happened'

Ontario's education minister has announced the provincial government's revised Indigenous curriculum but it's not sitting well with one First Nations territorial organization that represents dozens of Indigenous communities in the province's far north.

Thunder Bay ambulance receives 'significant' damage after collision on Highway 11/17

Paramedics in Thunder Bay, Ont., are reminding motorists to slow down when they see an ambulance on the road after a collision with a transport truck over the weekend on Highway 11/17.

St. Joseph's Care Group celebrates national nurses week, 135th anniversary with commemorative crest

It's been over a century since St. Joseph's Care Group in Thunder Bay, Ont., opened its services in northwestern Ontario and provided education for nurses in the region.

Law students ask for robe donations 'out of necessity' as new one costs nearly $800

One southern Ontario law student's need of a robe has sparked dozens of other students around the country to do the same on Twitter on Wednesday, as many new students face mountains of debt and expenses.

Fatal fire investigation underway in Ontario First Nation as condolences pour in over 'tragic loss'

Ontario's chief coroner says a team of investigators was en route Friday to Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug to find out more about a deadly house fire the day before, while Indigenous leaders and federal and provincial government officials all offered their condolences over the blaze that killed five.

'Slow start' to 2019 Ontario wildfire season thanks to heavy winter snowfall

It's been a "bit of a slow start" to the forest fire season this year, according to officials with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, with only five fires across the entire province since the official start of the season on April 1, 2019.
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St. John Ambulance in Thunder Bay, Ont., in need of donations to replace 2 mobile units

St. John Ambulance in Thunder Bay, Ont., is asking for donations to replace its mobile first response units after two of the organization's units broke down.

$16M federal funding helps Matawa education centre 'become a reality'

The education manager with Matawa Education says the $16M federal funding for the Matawa Education and Care Centre will help them complete their goal and finish all the renovations needed to make their "vision become a reality." 
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Neskantaga First Nation orders Kingdom Construction workers to 'leave the community immediately'

It's been almost 25 years since residents in Neskantaga First Nation, about 450 kilometres north of Thunder Bay, Ont., have had access to safe, clean drinking water straight from their taps and it could be months yet before the country's longest unbroken boil water advisory is lifted.

'I like Canada, but Thunder Bay is a cold city': New refugees adjust to life in new country

If you haven't yet noticed, there's been a wave of new refugees who have come to Canada to call Thunder Bay their new home.

'These crazy cuts have got to go': Thunder Bay students chant during province-wide protests

Hundreds of high school students in Thunder Bay, Ont., chanted 'students say no' in unison as they walked down Algoma Street on Thursday afternoon to join the province-wide protests against the Progressive Conservative government's announced changes to education.
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Hammarskjold parents, students express frustration, sadness over repeated closures

Students at Hammarskjold High School in Thunder Bay, Ont., as well as parents, say frustration is mounting over repeated school closures due to anonymous threats. 

Hayden Johnston 'proud to represent Thunder Bay' in Top Chef Canada

It's been almost 10 years since Hayden Johnston left northwestern Ontario, but despite being away from home for so long, Johnston said he was still "proud to represent Thunder Bay" in the upcoming season of Top Chef Canada.