Good News of the Month

May 2019

Good news collected in the month of May.  Subscribe to our weekly emailed updates here.

The first Air-Canada Rouge jet touches down in Thunder Bay as part of the new Air Canada schedule announced last February that sees three daily flights between Thunder Bay and Toronto aboard its Airbus A-319 Rouge aircraft. more

Confederation College Indigenous Graduates Celebrated with Inaugural Event at Confederation College. more

DST, a Division of Englobe, has won the Consulting Engineers of Ontario Award of Merit in the Project Management category for geotechnical and instrumentation services provided to New Gold Inc. for Stage One of the Rainy River mine development project. more

Kozar Engineering invests in old Westfort bank. more

Lakehead Public Schools‘ Human Library teaches diversity to students. more

Pioneer Ridge Long-Term Care and Senior Services celebrated its 25th year milestone on Thursday, May 16. Named after the founders of our city, Pioneer Ridge was originally built in 1994 as a Home for the Aged by the City of Thunder Bay. more

Resolute Forest Products’ Thunder Bay (Ontario) and Saint-Félicien (Quebec) mills have taken top honors on Pulp & Paper Canada’s list of the Safest Mills in Canada for 2018. more

In celebration of Nurses Past and Present, St. Joseph’s Care Group unveiled commemorative artwork recognizing their School of Nursing which was founded 115 years ago. The event was attended by more than 40 graduates of St. Joseph’s Hospital School of Nursing. more

Organizers of the Telus Cup “knocked it out of the park” as the 2019 host, according to Hockey Canada’s tournament director for the 2019 Telus Cup Barry Reynard.  The projected total economic spin-off was between $1.7 and $3.3 million when one factors in facility rentals, employment, marketing, advertising, local printing, clothing production and spending by visiting players and their supporters. more

The Thunder Bay Community Foundation received a $1.26 million gift from a local family who wish to remain anonymous. more

The Thunder Bay Port Authority had a higher-than-average start to the 2019 shipping season. more

The Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre celebrated the Grand Opening of the brand new Ibn Sina Simulation Lab, funded through the generosity of the Muslim Physicians who donated $500,000 to make this learning space come to life. more

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