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Panel to release roadmap for Thunder Bay, Ont., police reform – Barrie

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted April 13, 2023 6:13 am Descrease article font size Increase article font size THUNDER BAY, Ont. — An independent expert panel is set to release recommendations to reform the Thunder Bay Police Service and the board overseeing it, following calls for more Indigenous representation …

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Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte get $30M from feds for LTC home – Kingston

The Government of Canada is making a significant investment into long-term care on Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory. Vance Badawey, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Indigenous Services, and Chief Don Maracle, Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte, announced $30.25 million in federal funding for the construction of a new Elder Care …

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‘Safe, inclusive and judgment free’: How a Thunder Bay group is making space for adults with autism

Excitement fills the room at the Rowan Tree Collective as a small group of young adults scan the Bingo cards in front of them, searching for the latest number called.  Someone leaps from their seat and frantically shouts “Bingo.” Friends and family cheer them on as they rush over to claim their prize.  This space is something …

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English Bay Barge shipping off soon, City of Vancouver says

Deconstruction of the English Bay Barge is nearing completion. The City of Vancouver says the hull of the barge is expected to be demolished by the end of next week.  “Weather permitting, the next steps will include pile removal, site cleanup and equipment removal,” the city said in a statement.  …

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Why this Thunder Bay folk singer brought back his 1979 protest song to speak out against nuclear waste

What’s old is new again in the debate around whether to store nuclear waste in northwestern Ontario.  In 1979, when Atomic Energy of Canada was consulting on its plan to bury nuclear waste near Atikokan,  Thunder Bay folk singer Rodney Brown’s gave a five-minute deputation expressing his opposition to the …

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Shark rarely seen in Bay of Fundy spotted 31 times in past week

Biologists working off Grand Manan, N.B., have spotted a shark species rarely seen in the Bay of Fundy’s waters 31 times in the past week.  “Blue sharks are typically rare or infrequent visitors to the Bay of Fundy, but not in 2022!” said the Grand Manan Whale and Seabird Research Station …

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