Most Recent in Northwestern
Published On: March 07, 2019
The Wiindo Debwe Mosewin Patrol monitors the city for people in distress and posts anonymized stories of racism on social media. Critics say it doesn’t value evidence — but the group insists that it’s after a different kind of truth
Published On: January 03, 2019
Banks in the north are closing, and online services aren’t a solution for everyone. So what options remain for the “financially excluded”?
Published On: December 17, 2018
Research shows that fish in the area are contaminated with mercury, which can cause serious health problems in people who eat them — so why have they remained a staple of the local diet?
Published On: December 11, 2018
The 17-year-old was at least the 11th Indigenous youth from outside Thunder Bay to die in that city. We asked three First Nations activists and community leaders for their thoughts on this tragedy.
Published On: October 22, 2018
At this all-Indigenous high school, chef Mandi O’Connor and her students are building community one meal at a time.
Published On: September 24, 2018
Queen’s Park fell silent when MPP Sol Mamakwa paid tribute to 13-year-old Karlena Kamenawatamin, who killed herself last week. Mamakwa spoke to TVO.org about the suicide crisis on reserves and how government can take action.
Published On: September 20, 2018
Derval Clarke has long volunteered his services in his homeland of Jamaica. Last month, he travelled to another place that needs dental care — the remote community of Wunnumin Lake.
Published On: August 17, 2018
When Finnish immigrants came to northwestern Ontario, they brought the sauna tradition with them — now it’s a way of life there.
Published On: August 13, 2018
Founded by loggers in northwestern Ontario, the Hoito has been serving up traditional Finnish fare and more for 100 years.
The human cost: What the cancellation of the basic-income pilot means for three Thunder Bay residents
Published On: August 03, 2018
The province has announced that it’s ending the project early. Now some participants are worried that they’ll lose everything.