It’s mid-February, chilly and snowy and … well, not boring because there’s plenty to do in Marina Park on SnowDay in Thunder Bay. more

Jan 31, 2018 8:42 AM Ontario



When Lake Superior Magazine wanted to find someone with a finger on the pulse of the Thunder Bay music scene, Jean-Paul De Roover’s was among the first names to pop up. more

Dec 22, 2017 10:42 AM Ontario



When you’re buying holiday, birthday or other gifts in Thunder Bay, banish the thought of a box-store gift certificate. Shopping is part of the charm as you hunt for local art to give. more

Dec 22, 2017 10:39 AM Ontario



The package arrives days before Christmas (or the start of Hanukkah, your birthday or wedding). It’s labeled perishable, so no use waiting … you open it right away. more

Dec 22, 2017 10:32 AM Food/Recipes



From his home near Hawk Ridge in Duluth, high above Lake Superior, David R. Wheat’s view is spectacular. But on a recent sunny fall day, the retired U.S. Navy commander was looking not into today’s brilliant blue waters but into a darker past, more

Dec 22, 2017 10:29 AM


City of Thunder Bay Tourism

When Thunder Bay locals want to impress visitors, they take them to Hillcrest Park in the center of the city to show off the stunning views of the harbor and distant Sleeping Giant. more

Nov 28, 2017 9:27 AM Ontario


Louis Nuttall

Before you reach the lighthouse you have to cross the Lake, and before you reach the Lake you have to drive the road – a long road to be sure, from Toronto to Lake Superior. more

Oct 18, 2017 10:25 AM Ontario


Bob Elliott / Lake Superior Provincial Park

Good salmon fishing revs up most years around the third week of September in rivers on the eastern shores of Lake Superior. more

Oct 18, 2017 10:18 AM Ontario


Parks Canada

Ontario's largest wilderness park is right in our Big Lake back yard. more

Oct 17, 2017 9:23 AM Ontario


Francis M. Carroll Collection

Did a bad map give Isle Royale & the NW Angle to the U.S.? more

Oct 5, 2017 3:29 PM Lake Superior


Gary McGuffin

The Slate Islands origin starts some 450 million years ago when a nearly 1-mile-wide meteorite crashed into the Earth just south of the equator. more

The Lake

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

Cruising the Ontario Shore on a Sightseeing Tour

Discovery Charters

What makes a water tour of the Rossport Islands worth the trip? You get to view both the “inside” of the islands and the “outside,” a local term describing the open Lake. Inside, trees grow 3 feet from the water; outside, none are within 150 feet. more

Apr 1, 2016 12:00 AM Ontario

Saganaga Saga

John Bouchard

Trapper, conservation officer, artist – John Bouchard and his wife, Eveline, joined the hardy trailblazers in the late 1960s at the Ontario-Minnesota border waters, a community of distinct personalities, diverse opinions and dedicated neighbors. more

Sep 11, 2014 10:45 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

That Old Boulder-Jumper, Finn

Ann Marie Mershon

Sunshine and exhilarating waves on Lake Superior have called like siren songs for the last nine years to my group of kayaking friends, the Old Fogies, all of us in our 60s and 70s, all from Grand Marais, Minnesota. more

Aug 1, 2014 12:00 AM Recreation

A Journey North of Already Up North

Jonathan Schechter

We were bound for Errington’s Wilderness Island Resort on Lake Wabatongushi, a couple hundred miles north of Sault Ste. Marie. I’d recently discovered paddleboarding and wanted to use it on a fishing excursion Up North. more

Jun 1, 2014 11:19 AM Ontario

Pebble Beach

Lyle Nicol

On a fall evening, I drove down a gravel road near Jackfish, Ontario, to Pebble Beach. What I saw coming over the ridge was not one, but two incredible feats of Lake Superior magic. more

Dec 12, 2013 11:37 AM Ontario 5 Comments


Courtesy Thunder Bay Museum

The stories of the Neebing and other Canadian wrecks on Lake Superior are highlighted in a new exhibit at the Thunder Bay Museum, on display until November 10. more

Aug 19, 2013 8:43 AM Ontario

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Linda Ryma

Featured Photo, 4/16/13 – The Falls at Night

A long exposure on a snowy night at Ontario's Kakabeka Falls Provincial Park, taken by Linda Ryma on April 6. more

Apr 16, 2013 9:20 AM My Lake Superior

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