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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Newcomers can 'no longer find products' previously available at the Real Canadian Superstore

It's been a few months since the international aisle at the Real Canadian Superstore in Thunder Bay, Ont., made some noticeable changes — ones that have had "negative effects" on some newcomers to Canada, according to a teacher at the Thunder Bay Multicultural Association.

Lac des Milles Lacs Education Centre helps 'reclaim' Indigenous language, knowledge

A new education centre in Thunder Bay, Ont., is providing the first trilingual kindergarten program in the province, starting this fall.

Lakehead's Agricultural Research Station experiments with new fertilizers after late planting

It was a colder than usual spring in northwestern Ontario, according to the director of Lakehead University's Agricultural Research Station (LUARS), which caused researchers to delay planting crops like canola and experiment on new fertilizers.

Bootcamps for Change to help youth facing homelessness in Thunder Bay, Ont.

A bootcamp geared to youth experiencing homelessness in Thunder Bay, Ont., is scheduled to start at the beginning of next month at the local shelter house.

Festival of India in Thunder Bay celebrates 10th anniversary with snake-charming dancer

Organizers with the Festival of India are celebrating their 10th anniversary this year with about 9000 people expected to attend the weekend festivities at the waterfront in Thunder Bay, Ont., on Saturday, July 20 and Sunday, July 21.
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Blessing Boxes to be installed in Fort Frances, Sioux Lookout and Kenora

A community food pantry program in Thunder Bay, Ont., is expanding in northwestern Ontario thanks to the power of social media.

Former northern Ontario chief to develop housing centres to 'create a sense of security' for evacuees

The former chief of Kashechewan First Nation is using his experience as an evacuee to help "create a sense of security"  for others who are forced to leave their community during forest fires or other emergency situations.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

'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.