Highlights / Thunder Bay

Economy, Politics

Bombardier plans to lay off 550 workers trigger political sniping

Federal Liberals and the Progressive Conservative government of Ontario took pot shots at each other Wednesday over looming layoffs at Bombardier’s railway car plant in Thunder Bay, Ont., that could see nearly half of the employees lose their jobs. The »

Environment & Animal Life, International, Internet, Science & Technology

New concerns about climate change and the boreal forest

A new study has suggested that Canada’s (and all) boreal forests are more vulnerable to climate change than previously thought. Ecologists at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Ontario say that previous models were based on studies of older forests and »