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Increase of Invasive Group A Strep

Increase of Invasive Group A Strep

THUNDER BAY, ON  – Over 2017, the Thunder Bay District Health Unit has seen an increase in the number of cases of invasive group A streptococcal (IGAS) infections in our community. This infection develops when the bacterium Streptococcus pyogenes gets into the blood, joints, lungs, or [Read more]

Shelter House Thunder Bay’s SOS Program Returns

Shelter House Thunder Bay’s SOS Program Returns

THUNDER BAY, ON – Shelter House is pleased to announce the restart of the Street Outreach Services (SOS) program effective August 15th, 2017 at 2pm. The SOS program was suspended on April 1, 2017 due to a funding shortfall. Through fundraising efforts and the support of the community Shelter [Read more]

OPP Lay Charges Against Thunder Bay Mayor and 2 Others

OPP Lay Charges Against Thunder Bay Mayor and 2 Others

More on this story from CBC _____________ From: OPP ORILLIA, ON – Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged three Thunder Bay residents in connection with an investigation of allegations of criminal wrongdoing that include a municipal official and a local resident. As part of an ongoing [Read more]

$4,000 in Fines for Illegal Moose Hunt

$4,000 in Fines for Illegal Moose Hunt

Two Thunder Bay area residents were fined a total of $4,000 for moose hunting offences. Theodore Aho of Thunder Bay pleaded guilty and was fined $1,500 for hunting calf moose during the closed season and $1,500 for abandoning the moose and allowing it to spoil.  He also received a one-year hunting [Read more]

Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra Appoints New Executive Director/GM

Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra Appoints New Executive Director/GM

THUNDER BAY, ON – The Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra is very pleased to announce the appointment of Gerald McEachern as its new Executive Director/General Manager. Gerald returns to Thunder Bay after 13 years, taking over from Acting Executive Director, Ken Boshcoff. Mr. Boshcoff will be [Read more]

Government Invests $100,000 to Revitalize Thunder Bay’s Columbus Centre

Government Invests $100,000 to Revitalize Thunder Bay’s Columbus Centre

THUNDER BAY, ON  –  FedNor – The Government of Canada is investing $100,000 to complete vital infrastructure upgrades to the aquatics facility at the Fort William Columbus Centre in Thunder Bay. Operated by the local Knights of Columbus who invest more than 30,000 volunteer hours [Read more]

Shelter House Launches #ProjectChange Celebrating #EarthDay & Engaging Residents

Shelter House Launches #ProjectChange Celebrating #EarthDay & Engaging Residents

THUNDER BAY, ON – Today, Shelter House celebrated Earth Day with the launch of a new campaign #ProjectChange which aims at empowering and engaging residents throughout the year. This campaign furthers Shelter House’s plan towards engaging residents and providing opportunities for growth [Read more]

Kakabeka Crystal Resumes Bottling Operations

Kakabeka Crystal Resumes Bottling Operations

THUNDER BAY, ON – Kakabeka Crystal has resumed its production and distribution of bottled water. Internal procedures have been upgraded and samples have confirmed safe drinking water. The Thunder Bay District Health Unit is satisfied that adherence to the new procedures will result in [Read more]

UPDATE: Thunder Bay OPP Seeking Assistance in Locating Missing Male

UPDATE:  Thunder Bay OPP Seeking Assistance in Locating Missing Male

Vehicle and Body Located THUNDER BAY, ON – On March 20, 2017 at approximately 4:00pm the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were contacted regarding a suspicious vehicle parked on a trail off of Pass Lake Road East in the community of Pass Lake. Officers with the Thunder Bay OPP attended the [Read more]

Kakabeka Crystal Water Recall

Kakabeka Crystal Water Recall

Originally released March 9, 2017 THUNDER BAY, ON – The Thunder Bay District Health Unit is asking the public not to drink any Kakabeka Crystal water products due to evidence of bacterial contamination. The owner of Kakabeka Crystal is cooperating with the Health Unit in a voluntary recall, [Read more]

5 Days Left: Red Rock Folk Festival Annual Slogan Contest Submissions

5 Days Left: Red Rock Folk Festival Annual Slogan Contest Submissions

THUNDER BAY, ON  – The annual Live from the Rock Folk Festival slogan contest is coming to a close on March 10, 2017. The contest, which has been an ongoing tradition since the festival’s inception in 2003, is open to anyone, anywhere in the world with the opportunity to win two free passes to [Read more]

WBSC U-18 Baseball World Cup 2017 Thunder Bay

WBSC U-18 Baseball World Cup 2017 Thunder Bay

A record nine Top 10 countries have qualified into baseball’s U-18 world championship. LAUSANNE, Switzerland — The World Baseball Softball Confederation today announced the qualified nations and groups for the WBSC U-18 Baseball World Cup 2017 that will be staged from 1-10 September in Thunder [Read more]

NOWW Writing Contest

NOWW Writing Contest

One Month Countdown Starts Now(w)! THUNDER BAY, ON – Call it a mini National Writing Month (TBayWriMo?), call it a 30-day warning, call it whatever you like – just don’t call in too late! Today officially marks the last month of the NOWW 19th Annual Writing Contest. Online submissions are [Read more]

Premier Wynne Announces Local Health Hub in Manitouwadge

Premier Wynne Announces Local Health Hub in Manitouwadge

MANITOUWADGE, ON – August 7th, Premier Kathleen Wynne announced that Manitouwadge General Hospital has been selected as one of five sites in Ontario to integrate local health services under one structure serving the local residents. These changes will further align health services and [Read more]

Native Child and Family Services Program Earns Approval as Social Service Worker Equivalent

Native Child and Family Services Program Earns Approval as Social Service Worker Equivalent

THUNDER BAY, ON – The Native Child and Family Services program at Confederation College has earned approval as a program equivalent to a Social Service Worker program. This approval was issued by the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers after a comprehensive review process [Read more]

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