- Allan Bradbury photo

Stunt Ventriloquist Tim Holland and Crackers the Parrot brought Anouk Baron and Peter Bruyere into the fun at his May 6 show at la Place Rendez Vous. The show was the last offering for the Kids and Company concert series. Stay tuned to their Facebook page to see what will […]

By Allan Bradbury
Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

While the first splash was held at the tail-end of last summer and the spray park opened for Labour Day weekend, a grand opening will take place at the end of June. Interim CAO for the Town of Fort Frances and Make a Big Splash Fort Frances committee member Travis […]


The Muskie Football team is gearing up for a new season, with three weeks of skills camps. The Championship team will be seeking new members to replace its graduating athletes. Spring camp is open to anyone hoping to join the tea in September. It will take place Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday […]

By Katie Nicholls
Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

THUNDER BAY — Three billboards have been put up around the city showcasing the wage differences between police officers, firefighters, and paramedics.  Paramedics are at the bottom of the pay scale. Kyle Stamler, chair of Unifor Local 39, said the billboards went up as part of an education campaign on […]

By David Briggs
Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The province is banning cellphones and vaping at schools come September, but Rob Hammond fears violence will continue to erupt within those hallowed halls. Stephen Lecce’s announcement this past April was “a distraction, a tactic to not really address the real issues,” Hammond said of the Ministry of Education’s announcement. […]

By Carl Clutchey
Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
The Chronicle-Journal

Impala Canada’s Lac Des Iles palladium mine is to represent the Thunder Bay district at next month’s Ontario Mine Rescue competition final to be held this year at Fort William Gardens. A three-day district-level competition was held last week at the NorWest Recreation Centre in Kakabeka Falls for both the […]

By Dave Baxter
Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
Winnipeg Sun

After decades of hiding their identities, Indigenous leaders say communities are now experiencing a “new identity crisis” as more and more Canadians falsely and fraudulently claim Indigenous ancestry for personal gain. “Today it’s a different crisis. We are struggling with people who are trying to be us,” Scott McLeod, the […]

By Dean LaBerge
Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
Grizzly Gazette

In a galaxy not so far away, a little green Jedi, whose unique syntax and sage advice captured the hearts of audiences worldwide, made his unforgettable debut. Master Yoda, the beloved character from the Star Wars saga, has been a source of inspiration for fans for decades. On May 21st, […]

Tonight will be mainly cloudy with a chance of showers and a low of 7 C (45 F). Tomorrow will be cloudy with a chance of showers during the day turning to cloudy periods with a chance of showers overnight with a high of 19 (66) and a low of […]