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LAKEHEAD TRANSPORTATION MUSEUM SOCIETY

Local Hero: Step aboard the retired Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker Alexander Henry in Thunder Bay’s Marina Park and check out the view from the wheelhouse or explore the captain’s quarters. more

Ontario

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LOIS NUTTALL

It is 1925, and, finally, we have some solutions to fix “for all time” the problem of variable Great Lakes water levels. more

The Lake

Lake Superior Magazine advertisers and their web links in the October / November issue. more

Advertiser Links

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TRAVIS NOVITSKY

The most likely time to spot lightning on Lake Superior is between the third week of June and the second week of August, says Matt Zika, warning coordination meteorologist at the National Weather Service station in Marquette. more

Art/Photography

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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

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

Ontario

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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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  • New Sault, ON, Port of Entry

    Canada Border Services Agency

    New Sault, ON, Port of Entry

    In August 2018, a new, larger port of entry facility opened in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.

  • New Sault Port of Entry

    Canada Border Services Agency

    New Sault Port of Entry

    This is the old port of entry facility at Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, replaced in August 2018.

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    ATCTW062218.moose.1240

    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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