History

The original curbside pickup

It’s that day of the week again. Time to take the trash out to the curb for pickup. Thinking about it, garbage collection can be a thankless job. It’s certainly not prestigious.

The HMCS Thunder

Shipbuilding, especially military shipbuilding, is an often overlooked aspect of Thunder Bay’s industrial history.

Your weight free!

On December 22, 2021, a fire ripped through the Finnish Labour Temple building in Thunder Bay’s historic Bay & Algoma District, shocking the neighbouring community and devastating the century-o

The great springing forward debate

On March 13 of 2022, we performed the semi-annual ritual we both love and hate. We changed our clocks an hour.

Remembering Memory Lodge on beautiful Pine Bay

In 1935, Larry Baarts immigrated from his native Holland to Canada settling in what was then Fort William, Ontario. What appealed to him most were the wide open spaces of this region.

The Gunilda

There have been many shipwrecks on Lake Superior over the years. To many, this statement is as obvious as saying the sky is blue.

Respect, trust, care and professionalism

It’s September and a new generation of hopeful students are taking the first steps along their path to becoming a nurse. In Thunder Bay, that path has two starting points.

On the Wright track

These last two years have been difficult ones for school children because of the pandemic.

The unique history of Current River

Current River has grown up in the shadow of Port Arthur now Thunder Bay North.

The East End - where it all began

When we think back to the origins of Thunder Bay, what first comes to mind are visions of the annual Great Rendezvous where buckskin-clad voyageurs arrived at Fort William paddling their canoes lad

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