After a five-hour closed session meeting, Thunder Bay city council rejected the proposal from CN Rail on July 22 regarding the James Street swing bridge that connects the city of Thunder Bay to Fort William First Nation.
Sextrade101’s Bridget Perrier, former Thunder Bay resident, was one of around 80 witnesses who testified in the House of Commons on Bill C-36 in front of the Justice and Human Rights Committee during the week of July 7.
In response to a controversial ad published in the Chronicle Journal in Thunder Bay, a group of nearly 30 people took part in an anti-racism rally held outside the newspaper’s office building on June 26.
An election ad printed by local Libertarian party candidate Tamara Johnson in a Thunder Bay newspaper has sparked outrage from numerous First Nations leaders and groups who deem the contents of the ad to be racist.
This year’s North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) will take place in Regina this summer and will feature plenty of First Nations youth from Ontario, including Couchiching First Nation’s Tyson Morriseau.
Sagkeeng First Nation member and Thunder Bay resident Melinda Henderson was selected as one of four Miss Universe Canada Finalists during the Miss North Ontario 2014 (MNO) pageant held in Sudbury in early May.