Bill Wrightsell

Bill Wrightsell is a marketing consultant and regular contributor to Bayview Magazine. Email him at

Recent Articles

Coffee Roaster Revs Up Demand

It’s been probably 25 years since Jamie Nichols and I connected.

Saucy sensation

Creating something special in a crowded food industry marketplace is not an easy task.

Accomplished musician Pierre Schryer says goodbye

After 18 years in Thunder Bay, award winning fiddler Pierre Schryer is saying goodbye with a little help from his friends in a farewell performance at the Community Auditorium on Saturday, June 23r

Music is in his Bones

I was fortunate enough to attend the Rock and Roll Induction Ceremony in Cleveland in April and shortly after arriving I went to dinner at a restaurant and passed a table of three fellows that look

Ode to Arthur

As we prepared the spring issue I heard news that Arthur Black, a talented writer broadcaster who began his 30 year career at the CBC radio outlet on Miles Street was battling pancreatic cancer.

Salute to Henry and it's exciting journey back home

Anyone who has enjoyed the view of our Lake Superior spectacle has likely witnessed and admired the ice breaking duties performed by the ship the Alexander Henry.

Winter surfing anyone?

Ah, the great surf beaches of the world…Bondi Beach, Bundoran, Malibu…Thunder Bay? Believe it, says local outdoorsman Will Gregorash.

Scoring a best seller

“Very exciting”, that’s how locally raised writer Scott Colby describes his debut at number 2 on the Canadian hardcover non-fiction list.

Thunder Bay Athletes Excel at the World Multisport Championships

Thunder Bay’s John Power and Phil Brown participated in the Multisport World Championship Festival in Penticton at the end of August.

A Dream Role on Broadway

Life couldn’t be sweeter for Thunder Bay born actress Susan Dunstan.


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