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Thunder Bay

Best in class – DFC hands out awards

The number three played a key role at Dennis Franklin Cromarty High School this year. June 2, 2005: Volume 32 #11

Bartleman establishing literacy camps

At a Thunder Bay high school on April 25, Lt.-Gov. James K. Bartleman announced plans to establish five summer camps for literacy and mental wellness. June 2, 2005: Volume 32 #11

High marks for literacy project

$1.5-million grant assists hundreds of struggling students in northwestJune 2, 2005: Volume 32 #11

New web connection/referral service for Natives

211Ontario recently announced the launch of a web portal to aboriginal services and events throughout the province.

Nibinamik students 'sample' Thunder Bay high school

Visiting Hillcrest High School was the pinnacle of Karen Neshinapaise's recent school field trip to Thunder Bay.

Sporting distinctions

DFC volleyball coach and Nathan O’Nabigon earn Ontario Tom Longboat Awards May 19, 2005: Volume 32 #10

Leon Jourdain files lawsuit against Crown

Leon Jourdain has launched a multi-million dollar lawsuit against two Ontario Provincial Police officers, the Attorney General of Ontario, the director of Crown Operations, North Region, a number of Crown Attorneys, and the woman who alleged she was sexually assaulted by Jourdain in Feb. 2004.

Liberals tout broadband

The federal Liberals pledged to bring broadband access to every community in northern Ontario through $10-million in FedNor funding.

Teen player skates with senior team

Malachi Littledeer has been skating since he was very young. May 5, 2005: Volume 32 #9

Eagles swoop Northern Bands tournament

Overcome adversity. May 5, 2005: Volume 32 #9

Jimmy Barkman raises more than $10,000

Jimmy Barkman has walked an estimated 845 kilometres to raise awareness about the importance of First Nation access to traditional foods. May 5, 2005: Volume 32 #9

Matawa communities trained for emergencies

A mock emergency took place in the Matawa First Nations Management building in Thunder Bay, April 7.

Government reconsiders SLAAMB budget, talks reopen April 26

Sioux Lookout area chiefs will enter a second round of talks with Canada and the province, April 26, in an attempt to carve out a bigger share of employment and training dollars being flowed north.

Holding pattern for Ear Falls project

Ontario Power Generation shelved its plans to expand the Ear Falls dam.

Defenceman credits mom, dad, and Reggie Leach

What started out as a way to meet friends has turned Albert Kavanaugh into a champion. April 21, 2005: Volume 32 #8