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JENNIFER JOHNSON

It started earlier this year with a phone call from Stan Johnson, president of the Marathon & District Historical Society in Marathon, Ontario. Read more

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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. Read more

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CHRISTINE BREZDEN

Tradition with a New Flair: To celebrate turning 100 in May, Thunder Bay’s beloved Hoito Restaurant has been collaborating each month with a different guest chef to offer a brand-new dish based on the Hoito’s signature Finnish pancakes. Read more

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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. Read more

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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. Read more

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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. Read more

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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. Read 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. Read more

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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. Read more

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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. Read more

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Parks Canada

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

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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. Read more

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Take a Sleigh Ride at Gammondale Farm

Courtesy Gammondale Farm

Picture yourself in a Currier & Ives postcard scene, big snowflakes gently dropping. With red cheeks in the brisk December air, you’re bundled up and bunched together on a sleigh ride in pastoral Slate River Valley near Thunder Bay. Read more

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Porphyry Island Beckons with a Lighthouse, Trails & Gallery

Courtesy Canadian Lighthouses of Lake Superior

An adventure to Porphyry Island on Black Bay about 8 miles east of Sleeping Giant Provincial Park starts with how you get there. Most people arrive by kayak, canoe or boat. Or you can hire a fishing charter, a floatplane or helicopter. Read more

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Paul Shaffer

Courtesy of CBS

The voice on the phone was unmistakable. Paul Shaffer was ready to answer questions about his career, his memoir and his hometown of Thunder Bay, where Paul and his “Late Show” band will perform on October 7. Read more

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Worthy Causes

A true gem that creates a hands-on experience of the settler and farming history in northwestern Ontario.

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