Marc Nadjiwan, a Manitoba-born, Thunder Bay-raised man, may soon have an award to call his own. Nadjiwan’s latest release – Begin – is nominated for Best Male Artist at the seventh annual Canadian Aboriginal Music Awards (CAMA) . The awards will take place Nov. 25 at the John Bassett Theatre in downtown Toronto.
Sam McKay believes the North’s health care system is failing the most vulnerable. The 43-year-old health director came forward with his concern after attempting to negotiate better care for his bedridden, wheelchair bound 84-year-old father.“My father has a broken back because he contracted polio as a child 75 years ago and he suffered two strokes in the last 12 years,” said the 15 year health-care field veteran. Polio is a disease that destroys nerve cells causing muscles to die, which can cause paralysis.
Christopher Ward, the man convicted of beating Gull Bay’s Lisa Bouchard and leaving her bloodied in her south-side Thunder Bay apartment on Oct. 12, 2002, was declared a dangerous offender in Superior Court, Oct. 14.