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, but have been replaced by a "knowledge economy" based on medical research and education. Thunder Bay is the site of the Thunder Bay Regional Research Institute. The city takes its name from the immense Thunder Bay (Thunder Bay (Ontario landform)) at the head of Lake Superior, known on 18th-century French maps as ''Baie du Tonnerre'' (Bay of Thunder). The city is often referred to as the "Lakehead", or "Canadian Lakehead

an important part of the Saint Lawrence Seaway. ''56-Year Cargo Statistics, Port of Thunder Bay''. Retrieved 20 December 2009. In an effort to rejuvenate its economy, the city has been actively working to attract quaternary (quaternary sector of industry) or "knowledge-based" industries, primarily in the fields of molecular medicine and genomics. ''

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weekly called ''Spot'' every Thursday, focusing on entertainment. The city publishes a bi-monthly newsletter to citizens titled ''yourCity'', which is also available online in a PDF format, by electronic subscription and RSS feed. Your City, Thunder Bay. Retrieved 2 September 2007. Television Three English-language stations supply Thunder Bay with free digital over-the-air (Terrestrial television) television. Programming from

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collection of artifacts, photographs, paintings, documents and maps in its archives. Thunder Bay has two recognized Federal Heritage buildings on the Register of the Government of Canada Heritage Buildings: Register of the Government of Canada Heritage Buildings. * Ordnance Store Recognized – 1997 * Park Street Armoury Recognized – 1994 both are part of HMCS Griffin. Places of worship thumb right St. Andrews Presbyterian Church (File:St Andrews Presbyterian Church Thunder Bay.jpg) Thunder Bay has many places of worship supported by people of a variety of faiths, reflecting the cultural diversity of the population. "Thunder Bay Community Information Database: Churches" Thunder Bay Community Information & Referral Center. Retrieved 3 January 2009 A sample: * Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church – Ukrainian Orthodox (Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada). The original wooden church, built by Ukrainian (Ukrainians) Orthodox families in 1911 1912 was almost destroyed by fire in 1936. The current church was built on the same site, opening in 1937. It has decorative gold domes that are characteristic of Ukrainian churches of the Bukovina area, with Orthodox crosses atop the domes. Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary City of Thunder Bay. Retrieved 3 January 2009 * Calvary Lutheran Church was established in 1958 as a mission congregation of the Minnesota North District. * The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). The church has a family history library open to anyone to research their genealogy. * Elim Community Christian Centre. Pentecostal Church located in Current River area of the city. * Evangel Church. Contemporary Pentecostal church with a strong emphasis on children, youth and (with their convenient location next to Lakehead University) young adults. * First-Wesley United Church. The current Wesley United Church was preceded by a much smaller structure, Grace Methodist Church, which was built in 1891 and had a capacity of 100 people. The current Gothic 1,025 seat sanctuary was constructed in 1910. * Hilldale Lutheran Church. Offers services in both English and Finnish. The church has an intimate atmosphere and wonderful acoustics, and is frequently used for musical performances. "Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra Brochure" TBSO. Retrieved 3 January 2009 * Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church. Founded in 1918, the church moved to its present building in 1991. The church is active in providing non-profit housing for needy families. * Hope Christian Reformed Church. Services are recorded so that anyone with an internet connection may listen. * Kitchitwa Kateri Anamewgamik. Roman Catholic communal church geared to Native culture and teachings. A drop-in centre provides coffee and serves soup & bannock. * Lakehead Unitarian Fellowship. This Unitarian Universalist (Unitarian Universalism) community includes Christians, Post-Christians, Buddhists, Pagans (paganism), Theists, Non-theists, Humanist-agnostics, and Atheists. They welcome and celebrate the presence and participation of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered persons. * Redwood Park Church Contemporary member of the Christian Missionary Alliance. Runs an outreach at the old building on Edward street with a food bank and a clothing store. * Saalem Church. Offers services in both English and Finnish. * Shaarey Shomayim Congregation – Jewish Synagogue. This egalitarian community has the only mikvah between Winnipeg and Toronto. * Shepherd of Israel Congregation – Messianic Jewish. Affiliated with Evangelical movement. * St. Agnes Church (St. Agnes Church, Thunder Bay). Roman Catholic Church. Founded in 1885, the new St. Agnes Church and Hall was dedicated on 6 June 1982. St. Vincent de Paul Society operates a food bank out of this church. * St Stephen the Martyr Anglican Church. Provides a food cupboard for the Current River area. * St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church. Founded in 1872, the current building was erected in 1884. * St. Patrick's Cathedral (St. Patrick's Cathedral, Thunder Bay) – Roman Catholic. The old St. Patrick's Church was built in 1893. In 1963 it was replaced by the current cathedral on the same site. Sports and recreation Thunder Bay's proximity to the wilderness of the Boreal Forest and the rolling hills and mountains of the Canadian Shield allow its residents to enjoy very active lifestyles. The city has hosted several large sporting events including the Summer Canada Games in 1981, the Nordic World Ski Championships (FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 1995) in 1995, the Continental Cup of Curling in 2003, and the World Junior Baseball Championship (2010 World Junior Baseball Championship) in 2010. Recreational facilities Thunder Bay enjoys many recreational facilities. The city operates fifteen neighbourhood community centres, which offer various sporting and fitness facilities as well as seasonal activities such as dances. The city also operates six indoor ice rinks and 84 seasonal outdoor rinks, City of Thunder Bay – Outdoor Rinks. Retrieved January 2008 two indoor community pools and three seasonal outdoor pools as well as a portable pool and two maintained public beaches, several curling sheets, and three golf courses, among others. Thunder Bay Telephone (2007) ''TBayTel 2007–2008 Directory'', Pages 56 to 58. Listed below are some of the city's major facilities. WikiPedia:Thunder Bay, Ontario Dmoz:Regional North America Canada Ontario Localities T Thunder Bay commons:Thunder Bay

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in Thunder Bay, Ontario and graduated from St. Ignatius High School (St. Ignatius High School (Thunder Bay)) in Thunder Bay. Durand is well known as a versatile character actor and has played series regulars on shows such as James Cameron's ''Dark Angel (Dark Angel (TV series))'' as Joshua (List of Dark Angel characters#Recurring Characters: Season 2 (2001–2002)), Agent Jay Swopes in the American remake of ''Touching Evil,'' as well as guest roles on ''CSI (CSI: Crime Scene Investigation)'', ''CSI: Miami'', ''ER (ER (TV series))'', ''Without a Trace'', ''Dead Like Me'' and others. He also recurred on the television show ''Stargate SG-1'' as "Lord Zipacna (Goa'uld characters in Stargate#Zipacna)" and on ''Lost (Lost (TV Series))'' during its fourth and sixth seasons, in which he played as the antagonist Martin Keamy for 12 episodes. DATE OF BIRTH January 14, 1974 PLACE OF BIRTH Thunder Bay, Ontario DATE OF DEATH family factory Thunder Bay, Ontario refurbishment family factory Thunder Bay, Ontario numberbuilt The '''T-series''' rapid transit cars (widely known as the '''T1''' as only one production run was made) are a Toronto subway (Toronto subway and RT) car model, ordered in 1992 and built in 1995–2001. The cars were built by Bombardier Transportation's Thunder Bay Works for the Toronto Transit Commission. The cars were an improvement on previous H-series (H-series (Toronto subway car)) platform manufactured by Hawker Siddeley Canada and later UTDC (Urban Transportation Development Corporation). The Indian reserves are approximately 100 km east of the city of Thunder Bay and 2 km east of Nipigon. The total area covered by the two reserves is approximately WikiPedia:Thunder Bay, Ontario Dmoz:Regional North America Canada Ontario Localities T Thunder Bay commons:Thunder Bay

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. Byåsen in Trondheim. He won the large hill competition at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 1995 in Thunder Bay, Ontario at only 17 years of age. Ingebrigtsen also competed in two Winter Olympics, earning a bronze in the team large hill (Ski jumping at the 2006 Winter Olympics) event at Turin in 2006 (2006 Winter Olympics). birth_date birth_place Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada death_date Durand was born

align center 5' 11" His big breakthrough came in the 1984 85 season. In December that year he won the World cup competition in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada. He won six competitions in that season, but ended in 2nd place overall behind Matti Nykänen. At the 1985 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Seefeld (Seefeld, Tirol), he won silver medals both in the individual normal hill and the team large hill. He won the FIS Ski-Flying World Championships 1986 in Bad

Mitterndorf , the 1987 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Oberstdorf with gold in the individual large hill and bronze in the team large hill events. In the 1990 91 season, Felder won his only Overall World Cup title and also won the team large hill gold medal at the 1991 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Val di Fiemme. He also won a silver medal in the team large hill at the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville. Felder finished his career with victory on 29 March 1992 when he won the Ski-flying World cup competition in Planica, Slovenia. Adam Dylan Leon, a 31-year-old Canadian citizen, stole a Cessna 172 Skyhawk (w:Cessna 172) light aircraft from an airfield in Thunder Bay (w:Thunder Bay), Ontario, Canada. After taking off, the airplane went off course toward the United States. The State Capitol in Madison (w:Madison, Wisconsin), Wisconsin was briefly evacuated, but the aircraft went southwest of the city and personnel were allowed back in. Two F-16 (w:F-16) fighters had been dispatched to follow the Cessna which later landed near US 60 in Ellsinore, Missouri, but NORAD (w:NORAD) spokesman Mike Kucharek said that the aircraft was not thought to be a terrorist threat. WikiPedia:Thunder Bay, Ontario Dmoz:Regional North America Canada Ontario Localities T Thunder Bay commons:Thunder Bay

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In Canada, the following provinces and territories (Provinces and territories of Canada) are part of the Eastern Time Zone: * Ontario (excluding areas west of Thunder Bay but including Atikokan) * Quebec (excluding far eastern Côte-Nord and the Magdalen Islands) *Tampa Bay Area, Florida (Tampa (Tampa, Florida), St. Petersburg (St. Petersburg, Florida), Clearwater (Clearwater, Florida)) *Thunder Bay, Ontario *Toronto, Ontario (Toronto) McLeod holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Manitoba and a Master of Arts (Master of Arts (postgraduate)) degree in Psychology from Lakehead University, in the Northern Ontario city of Thunder Bay. She was trustee on the Lakehead Board of Education for seventeen years and its chair for seven. McLeod was also appointed to the Board of Governors of Lakehead University in 1986. Cheryl Kullman, Karen Ruus, Barb Sherrington, Judy Pendergast Thunder Bay, Ontario - * Lloydminster - CITL (CITL-TV) CKSA (CKSA-TV) (Newcap Broadcasting) * Thunder Bay - CHFD (CHFD-TV) CKPR (CKPR-TV) (Dougall Media) In 1928 Tudhope stopped twice at North Bay, and again in 1931 and 1932. Cuth Gunning. ''North Bay: The Lean Years, 1929-1939''. C. Gunning publisher, 1996. ISBN 0-9694721-5-3. Based on his exploration and survey work in the Northern Ontario region, in June 1933 DND set up a headquarters in North Bay to supervise construction of emergency landing fields for the Ottawa to Port Arthur (Port Arthur, Ontario) (now Thunder Bay) portion of the Trans-Canada Airway system. An eighteen-man unit operated out of the Dominion Rubber Company building, leased on Oak Street, downtown North Bay, which served as their headquarters, supply depot and living quarters. Unemployed men in each local district were hired as labour. Despite the primal ruggedness of Northern Ontario, by July 1936, eight airfields had been hacked out of the wilderness, at Reay, Diver, Emsdale (Perry, Ontario), South River (South River, Ontario), Ramore (Black River-Matheson, Ontario), Porquis Junction (Iroquois Falls, Ontario), Gilles Depot and Tudhope (named after the squadron leader), and the unit was disbanded. (Most of these airfields have since been abandoned to the wild.) Ironically, although the nucleus of the operation, and recommended by S L Tudhope in June 1936, North Bay was not considered as a site for an aerodrome. Cuth Gunning. ''North Bay: The Lean Years, 1929-1939''. C. Gunning publisher, 1996. ISBN 0-9694721-5-3. ref>

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Shaffer Bio at CBS – Late Show . Retrieved 20 April 2007. and recipient of the Order of Canada. *Bobby Curtola, an early rock and roll singer and one-time teen idol. Curtola's Official Website. Retrieved 20 April 2007. *Norval Morriseau, artist. *Lauri Conger, keyboardist and songwriter, and a member of the Canadian band Parachute Club (Parachute Club (band)). *Gary Kendall, musician, solo artist

Thunder Bay

'''Thunder Bay''' is a city in, and the seat of, Thunder Bay District, Ontario, Canada. It is the most populous municipality in Northwestern Ontario with a population of 108,359 as of the Canada 2011 Census, and the second most populous in Northern Ontario after Greater Sudbury. The census metropolitan area of Thunder Bay has a population of 121,596, and consists of the city of Thunder Bay, the municipalities of Oliver Paipoonge and Neebing (Neebing, Ontario), the townships of Shuniah (Shuniah, Ontario), Conmee (Conmee, Ontario), O'Connor (O'Connor, Ontario), and Gillies (Gillies, Ontario), and the Fort William First Nation.

European settlement in the region began in the late 17th century with a French fur trading outpost on the banks of the Kaministiquia River. Brief History of Thunder Bay, City of Thunder Bay. Retrieved 5 June 2007. It grew into an important transportation hub with its port forming an important link in the shipping of grain and other products from western Canada, through the Great Lakes and the Saint Lawrence Seaway, to the east coast. Forestry and manufacturing played important roles in the city's economy. They have declined in recent years, but have been replaced by a "knowledge economy" based on medical research and education. Thunder Bay is the site of the Thunder Bay Regional Research Institute.

The city takes its name from the immense Thunder Bay (Thunder Bay (Ontario landform)) at the head of Lake Superior, known on 18th-century French maps as ''Baie du Tonnerre'' (Bay of Thunder). The city is often referred to as the "Lakehead", or "Canadian Lakehead", because of its location at the end of Great Lakes navigation on the Canadian side of the border. Tronrud, Thorold J; Epp, Ernest A.; and others. (1995). "Introduction", ''Thunder Bay: From Rivalry to Unity'', p. vii, Thunder Bay Historical Museum Society ISBN 0-920119-22-0

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