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BRYAN HANSEL

Savvy photographers know that a camera can be your passport to exploring the world. more

Art/Photography

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PAUL SUNDBERG

Lake Superior was almost an ocean, not just a sweetwater sea. more

The Lake

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Jim Baird

“Get left! Get left! Boulder!” My brother yells to me from the bow of our canoe. I pry hard and am relieved when we dodge – barely – the unexpected protruding rock, but now we might miss the crucial-to-catch shore eddy on the right. more

Ontario

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Courtesy Christi Belcourt

Art and nature: Christi Belcourt, a Métis artist, has always addressed the cyclical relationship between people and nature. more

Art/Photography

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KIRVAN PHOTOGRAPHY

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

Ontario

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COURTESY TBSHOWS.COM

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

Ontario

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COURTESY BAGGAGE BUILDING ARTS CENTRE

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

Ontario

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COURTESY SUNRISE BAKERY

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

Food/Recipes

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BOB BERG / LAKE SUPERIOR MAGAZINE

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

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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

Ontario

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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

Ontario

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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

Ontario

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Parks Canada

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

Ontario

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Francis M. Carroll Collection

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

Lake Superior

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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

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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

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

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

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

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

Recreation

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KONNIE LeMAY / LAKE SUPERIOR MAGAZINE

It was 5:15 a.m. on a June day, and Jon Dahl was commuting to his family business in downtown Duluth. more

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    A moose and ambulance collided on the road between Thunder Bay and Armstrong, Ontario, cause extensive damage to the ambulance and minor injuries for the two paramedics. No report on the moose.

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