Buses cancelled, some schools closed, and postal service ended as storm moves through Thunder Bay

With blowing snow and dangerous conditions, here's the latest information you need about bus service, highway conditions and school closures across northwestern Ontario. read more

Ontario MPP questions truck driver certification

An Ontario opposition MPP is raising concerns about truck driver training practices – particularly fleets that train and test their own employees – ... read more

Industrial contractor expands into Northwest

With roots in the Alberta oil and gas industry, Centerfire Energy Group has found itself immersed in the energy and mining sectors in Northwestern Ontario through its expertise in heavy equipment ... read more

Thunder Bay District Municipal League talks opioids, food insecurity during annual conference

(Marc Doucette/CBC) Municipal representatives from across northwestern Ontario are in Thunder Bay this week to discuss vital issues, including opioid use, homelessness and food insecurity. The Thunder ... read more

Unstable ground caused 53-car derailment in Northwestern Ontario

The train en route to Thunder Bay derailed in an area of saturated peat, a Transportation Safety Board of Canada report on the 2020 incident has concluded. read more

New program for rural physicians ‘a game changer'

Northwestern Ontario doctors and other rural physicians across Canada are being invited to apply to a new program which funds training. The Society of Rural Physicians of Canada launched a program on ... read more

Two North Shore nickel explorers look to merge

Palladium One Mining is making a move on the north shore of Lake Superior to scoop up some promising ground in northwest. During the PDAC mining show earlier this month, the Toronto company announced ... read more

Sky Gold Acquires the Star Lake Nickel-Copper-Cobalt-Chrome-Platinum Group Element Property in The Shebandowan Greenstone Belt, Northwestern Ontario

SKY GOLD CORP. ("Sky" or the "Company") (TSX.V:SKYG)(OTC PINK:SRKZF) is pleased to announce the acquisition of the Star Lake nickel-copper-cobalt-chrome-platinum group element property (the "Property" ... read more

Transport crashes prompt call for better driver training

There are renewed calls to improve the training of transport drivers. It follows several crashes last week involving transports, many in northwestern Ontario. Travis McDougall, a truck driver and ... read more

U13 & U18 Kings to Kenora for HNO Districts

Both the Thunder Bay Kings under-13 and U18 sides are off to Kenora this weekend for Hockey Northwestern Ontario District championship play. There they will take on the Kenora Thistles in a pair of ... read more

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