Thunder Bay

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Thunder Bay, ON (Ontario) - style "background:lightblue;" In northwestern Ontario, Safeway (Safeway Inc.) acquired at least two stores in Thunder Bay. (Safeway's presence in Thunder Bay prevents Metro (Metro Inc.) from offering Air Miles at its Thunder Bay locations.) * 10 December 2004: Captain Miles Selby died in a mid-air collision during training near Mossbank (Mossbank, Saskatchewan), Saskatchewan while practising the co-loop manoeuvre. The other pilot, Captain Chuck Mallett, was thrown from his destroyed aircraft while still strapped into his seat. While tumbling towards the ground, he was able to unstrap, deploy his parachute and land with only minor injuries. "Canadian Forces Flight Safety Report: CT114173 CT114064 Tutor." ''airforce.forces.gc.ca'', 10 December 2004. Retrieved: 7 April 2010. The ''Corner Gas'' episode "Air Show", which aired three months later, was dedicated to Selby. * 24 August 2005: Capt. Andrew MacKay ejected from his CT-114 Tutor jet due to engine failure near Thunder Bay, Ontario, during the warm-up for the ''Thunder in the Air'' air show. MacKay sustained only minor injuries. "Canadian Forces Flight Safety Report: CT114120 Tutor." ''airforce.forces.gc.ca'', 24 August 2005. Retrieved: 7 April 2010. Bridges, Holly. "Snowbird safely ejects, Flight Safety investigation continues, p. 12." ''Maple Leaf, Vol 8., No. 31. 8 September 2005'' via ''airforce.forces.gc.ca''. Retrieved: 16 June 2010. * 18 May 2007: Snowbird 2, Capt. Shawn McCaughey fatally crashed during practice at Malmstrom Air Force Base near Great Falls, Montana due to a restraining strap malfunction. "Canadian Forces Flight Safety Report: CT114159 Tutor." ''airforce.forces.gc.ca'', 18 May 2007. Retrieved: 7 April 2010. alumni 45,104 city Thunder Bay ; Orillia state '''Lakehead University''' is a public research university in Thunder Bay, and Orillia, Ontario, Canada. The Maple Leaf was designed and first built in CC&F's Ft. William (now Thunder Bay) factories, where she had moved. Although the Maple Leaf II did not enter service with any Commonwealth forces, a number were sold to Mexico where its high-altitude performance was important given the many airfields from which it had to operate. Her role in the company changed when the factory was selected to build the Hawker Hurricane fighter aircraft for the Royal Air Force (RAF). The factory quickly expanded from about 500 workers to 4,500 by war's end, half of them women. For much of the war MacGill's primary task was to streamline operations in the production line as the factories rapidly expanded. MacGill was also responsible for designing solutions to allow the aircraft to operate during the winter, introducing de-icing controls and a system for fitting skis for landing on snow. thumb 240px left Elsie MacGill portrayed as "The Queen of the Hurricanes." (Image:Queen of the Hurricanes.jpg) * Port of Oswego Authority, New York, United States * Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada * Two Harbors, Minnesota, United States *April 23 - Margaret Avison, poet (d.2007 (2007 in Canada)) *May 15 - Saul Laskin, politician and 1st Mayor of Thunder Bay (d.2008 (2008 in Canada)) *May 15 - Joseph Wiseman, actor (d. 2009 (2009 in Canada)) January to June *January 1 - The cities Fort William and Port Arthur are merged to create Thunder Bay, Ontario *January 16 - The federal government announces plans to convert the nation to the metric system The region was extensively logged for white (eastern white pine) and red pine in the early part of the 20th century. Barr, Elinor, "Lumbering in the Pigeon River watershed," Thunder Bay Historical Museum Society, ''Papers and Records'', IV (1976), 3-9. An "outlaw" bridge across the river was built by residents of Thunder Bay, Ontario and opened on August 18, 1917 to permit access to Minnesota. The Canadian road leading to the customs and immigration facilities at the bridge was initially known as the "Scott Highway" after lumberman William Scott, and was designated as King's Highway 61 (Ontario provincial highway 61) in 1937. Later the Pigeon River Bridge was built downstream and the "outlaw bridge" was removed. Ontario * Thunder Bay has Magnus Theatre, The Dr. S. Penny Petrone Centre for the Performing Arts, a regional professional theatre company. * Sudbury (Greater Sudbury) has the regional theatre companies Sudbury Theatre Centre and Théâtre du Nouvel-Ontario. Terence McEwen (1982-1988) Following Adler's retirement announcement in June 1979, Terence A. McEwen (born 1929 Thunder Bay, Ontario - died 14 September 1998, Honolulu) was Adler's hand-picked successor. Growing up in the Montreal area of Canada, McEwen learned to love opera at an early age, listened to the Met (Metropolitan Opera) broadcasts, and at age 14, made a trip to New York one winter break to hear several of his favorite operas, which included Bidú Sayão and Jussi Björling in ''Rigoletto''. As a singer, Sayão was forever to remain his passion, one which was accentuated by seeing her in ''Manon'' performances in Montreal. History The first store opened in 1975 in 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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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


international films

, national, and international films with the theme of "Films for the People." The festival is held in early October at 314 Bay Street in the historic Finnish Labour Temple. Bay Street Film Festival. Retrieved 2 September 2007. Thunder Bay is also home to the North of Superior Film Association (NOSFA). Established in 1992, the NOSFA features monthly screenings of international and Canadian films at the Cumberland Cinema Centre, with a spring film festival that attracts several thousand patrons. NOSFA Website. Retrieved 2 September 2007. Museums and galleries The Thunder Bay Art Gallery which was founded in 1976, specializes in the works of First Nations artists, having a collection of national significance. The Thunder Bay Historical Museum Society, founded in 1908, presents local and travelling exhibitions and houses an impressive 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


early rock

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


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. 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


big white

of by SD90MAC buyers due to reliability issues with the newer engine. Over 400 SD90MAC locomotives fitted with 4300 hp 710 engine were built. thumb Lake Nipigon is the big white area above Lake Superior (File:Great Lakes from space.jpg) '''Lake Nipigon''' ( ) is the largest lake entirely within the boundaries of the Canadian province of Ontario (since four of the five Great Lakes are split between the U.S. and Canada). It is sometimes


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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


business based

manufacturing business, based in Mississauga and Thunder Bay, Ontario, are now part of Bombardier Transportation. align "left" Lakehead University align "left" Thunder Bay & Orillia style "text-align:center;" E * Yakima (Yakima, Washington), USA - CBQT-FM span style "display:none">


contemporary classical

presenting a full range of classical music. Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra. Retrieved 2 September 2007. ''New Music North'' is vital to the contemporary classical music scene in the city by offering intriguing and novel contemporary chamber music concerts. New Music North. Retrieved 2 August 2008. The Bay Street Film Festival, established in 2005, is an independent film festival that features local

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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