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Elle Andra-Warner

Canada 150

Travis Novitsky

In 1867, travel in the area of today’s Thunder Bay was limited to paddling waterways or going by steamship. There were no major east-west roads or railways. Sault Ste. Marie had 800 residents who used the St. Marys River as their highway. more

May 1, 2017 12:00 AM Ontario

Thunder Bay Main Lighthouse

Elle Andra-Warner

On the Ontario shores of Lake Superior, there are more than 32 lighthouse sites, some abandoned, moved or destroyed, but others still active aids to navigation or year-round emergency lights. more

Aug 15, 2014 10:44 AM Maritime

The Viewing Circle

David Whittaker / Courtesy Brook McIlroy

Recent decades have seen an amazing investment and revitalization of our city waterfronts into welcoming places for residents and visitors. Three writers take us to the Big Lake’s major cities to witness the waking up of our waterfronts. more

Jun 16, 2014 12:46 PM , , Lake Superior 1 Comments

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Larry Carpenter

A town with a population of fewer than 2,000 may not sound like a medical haven, but Nipigon District Memorial Hospital provides state-of-the-art care beyond what might be expected of its remote location. Just ask Judith Taylor. more

Feb 18, 2013 3:52 PM Health/Wellness

There was silver in dem thar hills. Or was there? more

May 11, 2011 12:00 AM Ontario

A robust group of pioneers in the late 19th century first blazed a trail to the Slate River Valley. These days, an enthusiastic generation of progressive farmers and entrepreneurs carry on in their footsteps, but in a 21st century style. more

May 11, 2011 12:00 AM Ontario 1 Comments

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