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Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Paterson provided some background on the films, their purpose, and the purpose of the evening before the screening started. She stated, “The Walk A Mile Film Project is a collaboration of the City of Thunder Bay’s Aboriginal Liaison Unit with...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
John Cole Sr. (left), Jack Reek (centre) and Bill Maskerine, Second World War veterans, take their seats for Sioux Lookout’s Remembrance Day ceremonies on November 11. As veterans continue to age, opportunities to speak with men such as these three...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
FedNor funding of $50,000 will enable the Municipality of Sioux Lookout to develop a five-year economic strategy and growth plan. Greg Rickford, Kenora MP and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario (FedNor), made...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Construction has begun on a new K to 12 school in Pikangikum First Nation. The First Nation is responsible for managing all aspects of the project such as tendering and selecting contractors. Pikangikum awarded the contract for design-build services...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Drinks and a movie took on a new twist November 13 with a mocktail party at the youth centre hosted by the Nishnawbe-Gamik Friendship Centre. Jocelyn Berard, an addictions worker at the centre, explained that the event was part of National Addictions...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Although it may not officially be here yet, winter has descended upon Sioux Lookout. With the change in season, people may find themselves looking for new things to try. If that’s you, the Sioux Lookout Recreation Centre may be just what you are...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
The first permutation of the Royal Canadian Legion was known as the Canadian Legion of the British Empire Service League, established in June 1925 in Winnipeg. In Sioux Lookout, the Legion received its charter June 4, 1930...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
With the return of servicemen from overseas following World War II, membership in the Sioux Lookout Legion ballooned to more than 200. The large number of Legion members made for a busy schedule of activities. “When I grew up they looked after all...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
“It wasn’t that many years ago we had 300 (members),” said Glenn Wilson. “We’re down to 279 now,” explained Legion President Les Wallace. About 20 veterans remain active in the Sioux Lookout Legion, making a noticeable difference in Legion...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
A huge amount of money was raised at this year’s Bearskin Airlines Skip to Equip Classic. So much was raised, in fact, that many organizers visibly cried as they leaped with joy and shouted with glee. After all the pledges had been counted, all the...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
A large number of residents lined the street for Hudson’s 2014 Remembrance Day ceremony, doing their part to remember and honour the nation’s fallen. The solemn observance began with a small parade, led by the colour guard, marching from...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Clean out your closet while directly benefiting women rebuilding their lives after being rescued from human trafficking. Bra drive organizer Amanda Landgraff said the concept is pretty simple. “We’re just asking women to look through their bras...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Temperatures are dropping, snow is falling, and the festive season is just around the corner. As in most years, in 2014 Sioux Lookouters are being urged to open their hearts to families in need by donating to local charity programs...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
On November 6, 2014 at Queen’s Park, Jada Sofea of Webequie First Nation was recognized with the 2014 James Bartleman Aboriginal Youth Creative Writing Award. This award celebrates Aboriginal youth for their creative writing efforts and provides an...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
On November 10 at 11 o’clock Pelican Falls First Nations High School students and staff stood in silence for one minute paying respect to the Canadian veterans. Afterward, all the students were called to the gym to watch a slide show of Native...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
On November 11 Obishikokaang Elementary held their Remembrance Day Service. Beginning with the laying of wreaths on the stage, Mervin Ningewance sang the Veteran Song to open the ceremony. Each class participated in the service which included the...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
This season is shaping up to be an exciting one for hockey fans in Sioux Lookout. Regular season play has begun for both the boys and girls hockey teams from Queen Elizabeth District High School. Coaches for both teams invite the community to the...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
A crowd of over 75 people enjoyed a snowy day at Cedar Bay November 8, with free wagon rides sponsored by First Step Women’s Shelter as a way to bring awareness to Woman Abuse Prevention month. Kids and adults alike enjoyed free hot chocolate...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
The St. Andrew’s United Church Christmas tea and bazaar drew a large crowd November 15. Many holiday markets are scheduled between now and Christmas, ringing in a busy holiday season.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Winter snuck in during the night last week. Here’s what I saw as morning dawned. I’m glad we were able to spend four days at camp this last weekend of the season. I had thought we might get in another weekend or two, but we still had significant ice...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
When I was younger I looked forward to high school, because I thought it would be all fun and games like it is in the movies. It’s really not like the movies though. Sure, you have the different groups that hang out together and all that. But, you...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Fred Augustine, Marinda Haines, Caitlin Durante and Dave Rarick answer Question of the Week.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
60 year old picture of Paul Bayda working on the construction of the Lynn Lake Line in Northern Manitoba.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
The purchase of CN’s Graham line as a short line railroad has progressed from being a mere possibility into the realm of reality. Thunder Bay company J.U. Calonego Construction Ltd. has been seriously considering buying the line since September...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
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