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SUCCESSFUL APPEAL: City manager, Norm Gale, said he is thankful the CN will be ordered to reopen the Swing Bridge.



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Gull Bay removes road closure to mine Road to Lac Des Iles mine open after community, company sign letter of intent G U L L B AY

By TB Source Staff

was signed by Kiashke Zaaging Anishinaabek – Gull Bay First Nation and the company. Members of the community had erected an encampment on the road, just off Highway 527, last Thursday as they exer­ cised their inherent rights on their traditional land and prohibited vehicles from passing through. The blockade came to an end Tuesday morning, when Gull Bay Chief Wilfred King and North American Palladium formally signed off on the process to finalize an agreement. “The mine has met all of our demands and we’re in the process now of developing a participation agreement. We’re hoping to have that concluded in two months,” King said to TBT News. King did not provide details of their deal citing confidentiality, but said respect for the First Nation was a major issue. Provincial deputy ministers had also attended the site earlier this week. Company officials said secondary access

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to the mine was permitted throughout the demonstration and in a statement thanked King and the community's council for peaceful and efficient discussions. "We look forward to continuing our discussions to advance our relationship. We would also like to thank the Ontario Provincial Police liaison unit for their

excellent mediation of the event,” said Jim Gallagher, president and chief executive officer of North American Palladium, in a statement. The mine, located north of Thunder Bay, has been in operation for 25 years. More than one million tonnes were mined during the first quarter of 2018.

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AGREEMENT REACHED: Members of Gull Bay First Nation held a five-day demonstration exercising their inherent rights to traditional territory, blocking an access road to the Lac Des Iles mine.


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SET TO REOPEN: The James Street Swing Bridge has been closed since a fire broke out in October 2013.

Swing Bridge to reopen

Court rules CN breached original 1906 agreement to maintain the James Street Swing Bridge that has been closed since 2013 T H U N D E R B AY

CN needed to do to make the bridge safe. The appeal court deemed that to be unnecessary. “The application judge erred by placing an onus on he Ontario Court of Appeal has ruled CN must Thunder Bay to provide a proposal to make the bridge reopen the James Street Swing Bridge to vehicular safe for motor vehicles. CN has a contractual obligation traffic and the nearly five­year closure of the span to maintain the bridge for motor vehicles in perpetuity, an obligation it has breached,” the appeal court decision breached the original 1906 agreement. reads. In a decision released on Monday, the Ontario “To rectify its breach, CN must reopen the Court of Appeal allowed the City of Thunder bridge; it therefore has the onus to determine Bay’s case to force the Canadian National what maintenance is needed to alleviate any Railway to reopen the span, overturning last “We’re safety concerns associated with the bridge’s year’s Ontario Superior Court of Justice ruling. pleased CN reopening.” The bridge, which connects the city to Fort The 1906 agreement signed by the Town of William First Nation across the Kaministiquia has been Fort William and Grand Trunk Pacific – now River has been closed to vehicles since a fire ordered to represented by Thunder Bay and CN respec­ broke out on the northern approach spans on reopen that tively – ordered the railway to provide the the night of Oct. 29, 2013, though trains were bridge.” citizens of the municipality the “perpetual able to resume crossing later that week. right” to cross the span. CN had argued that even though fire damage NORM GALE Construction of the bridge was completed in was limited, the bridge would need repairs and 1909 at a cost of $230,000, with $50,000 of upgrades beyond maintenance to meet current that coming from the town. standards. The railway raised specific concern “The right to cross the bridge perpetually, and the to the possibility of a vehicle crashing through the obligation to maintain the bridge in perpetuity, can only wooden pedestrian walkway if it left the roadway. “The ‘errant’ vehicle CN claims to be concerned about mean that the parties intended the bridge to be open for has never manifested itself. Virtually no activity is risk any kind of vehicle, not just horses and carts,” the free. But the risk of an errant vehicle going into the river decision reads. The city had spent $1.3 million pursuing the case must be minimal with three speed bumps and a speed limit of 20 kilometres per hour on the bridge,” the through the courts, Dougall Media had learned last week after filing a freedom of information request. The decision reads. “One might have thought that, having repaired the appeal court decision also awarded the city $290,000 in minor damage caused by the fire, CN could simply have costs. In a brief statement issued to Tbnewswatch, CN's reopened the bridge, and maintained it for vehicular traffic as it and its predecessors have done, without vice­president (law), Olivier Chouc, said "CN will want to review the decision before commenting." incident, for over 100 years.” Chouc added, however, that "regardless of outcome, Superior Court Justice Patrick Smith, who previously ruled against the city’s initial case, wrote they fell short CN wants to continue to work with the City and Fort of providing a specific and detailed proposal of what William First Nation to try and find a solution." By Matt Vis - TB Source


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NDP's Monteith-Farrell edges out Mauro THUNDER BAY - ATIKOKAN


By Doug Diaczuk - TB Source

Judith Monteith-Farrell (NDP) .........................................................11,793 Bill Mauro (Liberal) ...........................................................................11,712 Brandon Postuma (PC).......................................................................7,552 John Northey (Green) ............................................................................880 David Bruno (NOP) .................................................................................469 Dorothy Snell (Libertarian) ....................................................................116

Liberal MPP lost in the Thunder Bay­ Atikokan riding to Judith Monteith­ Farrell of the Ontario NDP. It was a very close race, with Mauro and Monteith­Farrell exchanging the lead most of the night and often only separated by a handful of votes. But after 11:30 p.m. with all 73 polls reporting, Monteith­Farrell finished the night with 11,793 votes, 81 more votes than Mauro's 11,712. “I’m feeling very happy and excited. I’m sure the adrenalin – maybe I’ll get some sleep now, at least tonight until tomorrow morning,” Monteith­Farrell said after learning of her victory. “I’m sure it will be very exciting and chal­ lenging.”


or the first time in 15 years, Bill Mauro, conceded an election to F another candidate. The long­time

CLOSE CALL: NDP candidate, Judith Monteith-Farrell celebrates her win on Election Day. Monteith­Farrell has worked as a union representative for the Public Service Alliance of Canada for the last 25 years. During the campaign, she said one of her top priorities if elected would be improving health care and securing more funding for health care profes­

sionals. “You work with parties, you work in committees and you work to influence change on many levels,” Monteith­ Farrell said. “The work of an MPP is very much about getting the voice of your area heard and you do that in a

variety of ways. We’ll be a very strong opposition to Mr. Ford.” During a speech to his supporters, Mauro congratulated Monteith­Farrell on her campaign and victory. “I congratulate Judith and the NDP,” he said. “We had other battles in the past. Today was their turn. I wish her well. It’s not easy work.” Mauro was first elected in 2003, beating out NDP candidate John Raftery by more than 11,000 votes. He would square off with Rafferty again in 2007 and win by a margin of 50 votes. Mauro became a minister under the government of Kathleen Wynne in 2014

when he took over the portfolio of the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing. Most recently, he was appointed the minister of Natural Resources and Forestry. Mauro said the accomplishments he is most proud of from his time in office include helping to bring cardiac surgery to Northwestern Ontario, the four­laning of the highway, and keeping the coal plants open. As for what Mauro has planned for the future, he said he may give considera­ tion to a municipal run, but did not want to speculate on any decision at this time. With files from Matt Vis.

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Gravelle withstands NDP challenge O N TA R I O E L E C T I O N By Matt Vis - TB Source

benches. Gravelle on Thursday secured his seventh­straight term in the provincial legislature, withstanding the toughest challenge of his career from the New Democrats' Lise Vaugeois to prevail by 819 votes, the slimmest margin of his 23 years he has been in elected office. The Thunder Bay­Superior North riding had been claimed by the long­ time Liberal incumbent in every election since its inception prior to the 1999 vote. Gravelle had first been elected to the former Port Arthur riding in 1995. "There's no question this was the toughest campaign I've ever been a part of, of all seven of them, and I could feel it during the campaign," Gravelle said, initially reluctant to declare victory despite the race being called by some national media outlets, as well as "The thousands of people I met at the doors and all across the riding were certainly telling me they wanted to see some change and they still supported me strongly, which was great." Through the majority of returns Gravelle had narrow leads that held steadily between 500 and 700, though it briefly dropped to below 400 votes with about 15 polls remaining before rebounding and finishing with the biggest edge he held all night. The anxiety felt by Gravelle and his supporters was similarly experienced over at the NDP camp by Vaugeois and her team.


ichael Gravelle will be returning to Queen's Park, though he won't M have much company on the Liberal

BACK IN: Liberal Michael Gravelle is crowned the winner of the Thunder Bay-Superior North by members of his team.

THUNDER BAY-SUPERIOR NORTH RESULTS Michael Gravelle (Liberal) ........................................................... 11,973 Lise Vaugeois (NDP) .................................................................... 11,154 Derek Parks (PC).............................................................................5,395 Amanda Moddejonge (Green) ...........................................................838 Andy Wolff (NOP) ................................................................................377 Louise Ewen (Trillium Party) ..............................................................151 Tony Gallo (Libertarian) .....................................................................148 Voter turnout: 54.9 per cent "It's been like a roller coaster emotionally," Vaugeois said. "Really, I've felt so positive about this campaign and having a fabulous team, about all the people I've met along the way. There's nothing to regret here. We put up a really good fight. It was an excel­ lent campaign and I'm proud of what we've accomplished." The latest victory brings Gravelle back to where he started his tenure in the provincial legislature ­­ as a member


of opposition in a Progressive Conservative majority government. With seven seats, the Liberals will lose official party status in the legislature. Thunder Bay­Atikokan's Bill Mauro was among the many long­time incum­ bents to suffer defeat. The overwhelming unanimity of pre­ election day polls showing an upcoming Liberal decimation prompted party leader Kathleen Wynne last weekend to publicly concede that her

party was not going to form govern­ ment and her tenure as premier was over. "I'm truly not sure what impact it had," Gravelle said of how Wynne's declaration might have been received in Thunder Bay­Superior North. "Certainly people had varying reactions to it. I just continued to go and work hard based on the fact that I knew I wanted to continue to represent my constituents as strongly as I can." The now former minister of northern development and mines said we'll likely find out very quickly what kind of impact premier­elect Doug Ford might have on many of the initiatives the Liberals were developing and imple­ menting in Northwestern Ontario. "There's many projects obviously that are hugely important to me as they are to my constituents, whether it's the four­ laning of the highway or it's the building of all­season road access to the Ring of Fire, whether it's health care or education, there's lots of issues that we have to focus on," Gravelle said. "I'm going to be working with (the new government) to try to see these projects move forward. I've got experi­ ence in opposition so I feel like that will be helpful to me and my constituents." Green Party candidate Amanda Moddejonge finished fourth with 838 votes, followed by the Northern Ontario Party's Andy Wolff, the Trillium Party's Louise Ewen and the Libertarian's Tony Gallo. Gravelle, a 69­year­old cancer survivor who last year took a five­ month leave of absence as he battled depression, quickly shot down the possibility that this could be his final run and said he takes each campaign one at a time.

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Trump and his tariffs .S. President Donald Trump has crossed a line. Already an embarrassment and the butt of jokes around the world, Trump sank to a new low this past weekend, lashing out at his country’s traditional allies following the G7 Summit in Quebec. He took special aim at Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who stated Canada will not be bullied, in reaction to Trump’s decision to impose stiff tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from north of the border. On Tuesday, fresh off his summit with North Korean dictoator Kim Jong Un, Trump is promising to punish Canada for Trudeau’s remarks, saying “This is going to cost a lot of money for the people of Canada.” Just who the hell does Trump think he is? Canada is a sovereign nation, and doesn’t take orders from the likes of Donald J. Trump. You try to hurt our business, it’s our right to fight back. Trump’s problem is he sees himself as a feudal lord, and he demands fealty from the other world leaders. Guess what, Mr. President? We’re not taking a knee or kissing your ring. While carefully chosen retaliatory tariffs are a great start, why not hit Trump where it hurts him most? Why not impose a 1,000 per cent tariff on anything with the Trump brand. Maybe then he’d get the message.


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been made, and get inspired to further break down barriers. During National AccessAbility Week, a call for proposals was opened for two funding streams under the Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF). The EAF provides funding for eligible capital projects that increase accessi­ bility for people with disabilities in communities and workplaces. This improves access to employ­ ment opportunities for those with disabilities and encourages them to participate in community activities, programs and services. The small projects (­ ment­social­development/services/fun ding/enabling­accessibility­fund­ small­projects.html) stream provides grant funding of up to $100,000 per project to support small scale construction, and renovation or retrofit projects.

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the riding. Red Lake, Dryden, Vermilion Bay, Pickle Lake, Kenora, Wabauskang First Nation and Naotkamegwanning (Whitefish Bay) First Nation have all received grants for projects to improve accessibility in their communities through the program. Canada has taken great strides in fostering an inclusive society for people with disabilities, but there is still work to be done. The government of Canada will take an important step by introducing accessibility legislation to eliminate barriers and ensure greater accessi­ bility and opportunities for Canadians with disabilities in areas under federal jurisdiction. I believe that by working together, we can all play a role in making Canada an even more accessible and inclusive place so that everyone has an opportunity to succeed.


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In other words By J.R. Shermack Special to TB Source

are no words to describe some of the mind­boggling Tanticshere we see on the international stage these days. Have you ever been in a situation or witnessed something that left you absolutely speechless? People are often thunderstruck, flabbergasted, flummoxed and gobsmacked to such extremes that they are at a loss for words. I have seen newscasters and polit­ ical observers wringing their hands and crying as if to say (or not say), “Words cannot express.” But maybe the “indescribable” doesn’t defy description at all – maybe these horrified commenta­ tors just don’t know the right words. Our language is constantly changing but at any given time there are about a quarter million English words to choose from. Surely, some combination of “bon mots” can accurately describe the outrage and astonishment we expe­ rience almost daily. Words come and go and many fall out of use forever but some descrip­ tive phrases are like sophisticated fashions – they always come around again. Occasionally lost, dusty gems from the English language can be resurrected and revived to describe what is happening today. Paul Anthony Jones, an accom­ plished linguist, has personally taken on this task, a role he has been preparing for his whole life.

His grandparents gave him an Oxford’s dictionary when he was eight, which he read cover to cover like a Dr. Seuss story book. It fueled a passion for words and language that drove him to high achievement through education and his professional life. Today, as a career linguist his mission is to discover and reintro­ duce descriptive and often very colourful, lost language from the past. He rescues words from obscurity by scouring old books and slang dictionaries for interesting verbiage from years gone by. He then uses social media to coax these words and phrases into modern speech – a new one is tweeted daily. The result is a collection of newly available language and words guar­ anteed to re­invigorate any dumbstruck journalist with verbal vigor. Some of Mr. Jones’ suggestions from the past are surprisingly appro­ priate given today’s social and political climate. Terms like “snollygoster” which describes a shrewd, selfish, unprin­ cipled politician. The name is derived from an imaginary monster roaming the hills around Maryland and Washington DC. Words like “heterogenium”, which is the habit of avoiding a question by changing the subject altogether. And “abydocomist”, a bald­faced liar who actually boasts and brags

about lying. Stop me if this reminds you of anybody you’ve seen or heard lately. One of Mr. Jones’ favorites is “shivviness” – the uncomfortable feeling that occurs when wearing a new undergarment. Often when politicians speak, their listeners experience the feeling of shivviness as they uncomfortably shift from cheek to cheek. Another useful choice comes from 16th Century slang – a “lanspres­ sado” is that one person in the group who always forgets their wallet. As far as I know this is the earliest known reference to “deadbeats”. My personal favorite is “vestry” which, in a Cornish dialect refers to children smiling while they sleep. Just thinking about that poignant word puts a big vestry on my face. Another search for lost words is under way by a group of English Language historians. Their list includes useful terms like “fudgelling” (pretending to work but doing nothing) and “merry­go­sorry” (a mixture of joy and sorrow). And voted “lost word of the year” is this five centuries old gem, “betrump” (to deceive, cheat or elude). About 5400 new words enter the English language each year. With these resurrected lost words at my disposable I’m not speechless anymore but frankly, I still get overwhelmed. In other words, sometimes it all makes me feel totally “awhaped”.




SPECIAL PIN Samara Savoie, a graduate from the practical nursing program at Confederation College and class valedictorian, receives her pin during the pinning ceremony held on Sunday.


Wildcat strike n August 9, 1909, 700 CPR freight shed workers in Fort William’s east end went on a seven­ day wildcat strike. Violence and gunfire quickly ensued in a two­ hour shootout between strikers and railway police. More than a dozen from both sides were wounded. After tense negotiations at the Finn Hall, the men returned to work on Aug. 16 with a two­cent raise.


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Attempted abduction hunder Bay police are hunting for a man who allegedly attempted to Tabduct a woman last Tuesday morning outside Confederation College. Between the hours of 9:45 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. a female student was approached by a male who asked her to accompany him. When she refused, he attempted to grab her. The female was able to evade the male and run to the college for assistance. The suspect is described by police as a non­white, bearded male with black hair, black eyes and a tattoo on his right forearm. He was wearing dark pants and a light­coloured sweater. This interaction occurred on the concrete walking path between the main entrance to the Shuniah Building and the "F" parking lot on the north side of the building. Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed this incident or may have infor­ mation regarding the suspect to contact the Thunder Bay Police at 684­1200 or Crime Stoppers at 1­800­222­8477 or

Charges at border ultiple charges were laid and warn­ ings issued in a recent fish and M wildlife enforcement blitz by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry at the international border crossing on Highway 61. The MNRF reported Thursday that during the June 1 exercise, conservation officers aided by a canine unit were in contact with 472 American citizens from various states. Officers were checking for compliance with fishery regulations, the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act and the Invasive Species Act, focusing particularly on the importation of live bait and invasive species. Fifteen charges were laid for offences including fishing without a licence, possessing an over­limit of fish, and pack­ aging fish so that the species could not be identified or counted. Officers issued an additional 10 warnings.

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New hostel opens in north downtown

The Haven Hostel is located on Ambrose Street, minutes away from both the Waterfront and Bay and Algoma District T H U N D E R B AY

they’ve been open, she’s seen trav­ ellers from 15 countries across the world.

By Michael Charlebois - TB Source

olly Watson’s dream to bring a H hostel to Thunder Bay is now a reality.

Opened to travellers Travellers had already been staying at the hostel for over two months, but Wednesday marked the official


The Haven Hostel had its official opening on Wednesday, located on Ambrose Street, minutes away from the north downtown core. Watson, the hostel’s manager, said it’s exciting to see the diversity of travellers coming to the downtown. “There’s a diverse demographic coming through and I might not have known they were coming through Thunder Bay before.”

South American inspiration

EVERYONE WELCOME: Haven Hostel manager Holly Watson was inspired by travelling in Europe and South America to help her envision Thunder Bay's first hostel. opening, and saw a number of local and non­local sightseers check out

the location. Watson said in the two months

The hostel is inspired from the trav­ elling Watson has done in South America and Europe. The bright, modern­looking design is a sharp contrast to the average person’s perception of hostels according to Paul Pepe. “We’re trying to change the meaning of hostel here,” said Pepe, who owns the building alongside Watson. The hostel features a communal kitchen, lounge area, five dormitory rooms, and two queen rooms. “There’s a communal vibe here. It’s an experience, and we have a variety of affordable rooms so it’s a bit of

everything.” The hostel also features a bike rental service named Get Our Gear Rentals which will encourage both guests and locals to experience the recreational side of Thunder Bay. “It will get our guests going in the right direction on how awesome Thunder Bay is,” Watson said. “That’s the main mandate of the hostel… to enjoy our area.” Watson says she hopes the hostel will help bridge a gap between the Bay and Algoma District, and Waterfront District. “We’re definitely a part of urban intensification, and bringing our areas together,” she said. “It’s also going to get people spending less on rooms, and more on what our awesome local businesses have to offer.”

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Forest fire hazard climbs The forest fire hazard across the region remains at extreme level T H U N D E R B AY he forest fire danger rating across much of northwestern Ontario has risen to TExtreme.

Monday morning shows an Extreme rating for areas from the international border to the far north. Exceptions include areas close to Thunder Bay, Kenora and Fort Frances where the fire danger is listed as high.

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ransformations don’t traditionally happen when you’re 100 years old, but that’s exactly what’s happening to the Chippewa TCarousel. On Friday, the Carousel Restoration Committee revealed four new horses, bringing it to a total of 14. The campaign, which began in February, is officially halfway through the restoration of 28 of the carousel horses. To date, they have raised just under half of their $900,000 goal. “[The response] has been phenomenal,” campaign chair of the committee Jules Tupker said. “There are all kinds of ways to donate to the campaign. We’re prepared to take any money.” The carousel, which was built between 1918 and 1920, was acquired by the former town of Fort William in 1934 when a trav­ elling carnival that had been in the community went bankrupt. Thunder Bay city council designated the carousel as a heritage property in 1991. Tupker says he’s motivated by a special connection to the carousel. He met his wife at Chippewa Park in the 1970s, and both of his kids were employed at the park in subsequent years. “Everybody I talk to has some relationship to this carousel,” Tupker said. “They’ve either been on it themselves, or their children, or grandchildren.” Of the sum already raised, $200,000 came from the city in December, and an additional $100,000 came from the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario. The committee has also confirmed a donor will support the restoration of the carousel’s Wurlitzer organ, which hasn’t operated in over 40 years. The restoration process is being done by Lisa Parr, a carousel restoration expert from Chicago. Tupker added he expects the work on the remaining 14 horses to begin in September. For more information on the restoration project or to donate, visit the capital campaign website.


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“It’s also their social activity,” Tilbury said. “It’s where their friends are, it gives them the supports they need to live in our community, and I think that’s a really special part of it.” For Falla, who participates in track and field, soccer, basketball, and bocce ball, playing, training, and competing fills her with positivity. “I like Special Olympics because it’s a lot of fun and I like my friends and I like my coaches,” she said. “I have so much and playing the games, playing soccer, and hanging out with my friends.” And that positivity found in all the athletes who cheered and clapped during the torch run is contagious, which is some­ thing Tilbury said she and members of the Police Service are very grateful to experi­ ence. “The athletes do more for us than we do for them,” she said. “Because you’ve never been in a more positive place and in our line of work, sometimes it’s nice to be there.”

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Special wedding photos taken at Casa Jones ell it went off without a hitch. The horse neither stepped on the W bride’s dress nor did he poop on the

groom’s shoes. We hosted a wedding photo­shoot at our farm. The bride owns a horse that she boards at our stable. The bride is a young, effer­ vescent being who lights up any place she visits. The groom is a quiet, steady chap who helped me on numerous occa­ sions with my machines. He is, by trade, a heavy equipment mechanic a.k.a. at our farm, a godsend. About a month (or was it two?) ago they announced that they were getting married. Great. Couldn’t happen to a more deserving couple (I don’t get out much). Anyway, it came to pass that they requested that a large chunk of their wedding photos be taken at our property – bride, groom, best men, and the bridesmaids. Oh, and the bride’s horse was to be front­and­centre in this shoot. “They want to take shots in front of the main flower garden and in the outdoor riding ring facing the hills,” my wife,

FRED JONES RURAL ROOTS Laura announced. Oh. The outdoor riding ring was in very bad need of repair. Twenty­year old fence posts, many of which were either broken or rotten, and boards that had warped or were broken thanks to Bambi et co, over the winter, (no horses were in the ring at all) had to be replaced. The main flower garden was in desperate need of weeding; but what had been occupying our time was getting through ten cords of birch firewood – swing, splitting, and stacking. Now, that task had to be completed post­haste along with the other ‘fix­its”. We did the deed, Doug and me, with the help of Big Red, my diesel tractor

‘ancien’. The new boards had to be stained so we trundled to town and bought the matching colour of the original stain. Daughter Beth spent several days in the heat, paint brush in hand, making the stage setting look good. The next task was to weed the over­ grown flower beds and cut the grass. Laura did the weeding; we both cut the grass. One day the week of the wedding, the bride’s father, Hugh, came to help having nothing to do. Hugh, it turns out, is a fellow canoe tripper and canoes through one of my old stomping grounds – Temagami, that has some of the best canoe tripping country in Canada. Hugh was a machine. He split, pushed the filled wheelbarrow to the wood pile and stacked – all day long. What a pal. And me? I was doing the chain­ sawing. We’d been “doing wood” for several weeks with both Doug, Beth, and my wife, Laura, taking turns split­

ting and carrying the split pieces to stack on the woodpile. But Hugh’s contribution sped up the process a great deal for which we were very grateful. And I made a new friend. Too bad he lives in Ottawa; but I expect that he’ll be visiting here from time to time. The morning of the wedding shoot, I was madly completing the stacking process of the wood that Doug had split the previous night. The bark, wood chips, and sawdust left on the ground not far from where the garden photos were to be taken needed to be cleaned up. Again, Big Red and its bucket helped. Finally, the lawns needed mowing ­ again! The wedding party was to show up at two in the afternoon. I began mowing at one. Now, normally it takes me about an hour­and­a­half to two hours to do a decent job of grass cutting. I have never mowed the grass so fast, ever! I was flying. I was drifting on corners. If there was a bump over which I had to pass, I was

air­born! I finished at five minutes to two, pant, pant. The wedding party was late ­ thank goodness. Horsey was a bit perplexed at why he was being led to the garden and made to look at this person who was bobbing around (the photographer) when there was fresh grass at his feet. Then we all headed to the outdoor riding arena with me leading another quiet equine as company for that of the bride. The photo shoot was hitch­free with the wedding­party horse behaving very well. Then they all climbed into their respective vehicles and drove away. Later that evening in town, we joined the well­wishers at the wedding. We had a ball. The work had to get done. The lawns needed cutting; the outdoor riding ring needed repairing; and the flower beds needed weeding. And, as mentioned, the horse didn’t step on the bride’s dress and didn’t poop on the groom’s shoes. All is well.


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The 15th Annual George Jeffrey Children’s Centre Soapbox Races was a great success! Our community came together to raise an incredible $37,186 to enrich children’s lives.




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fibrosis. Cystic fibrosis is a genetic disease that can affect the digestive system and the lungs. As the disease t was an event fit for a princess and all the magic progresses it can cause a persistent and ongoing and enchantment in the air not only brightened infection in the lungs and can eventually lead to the day for children facing a devastating illness, it death. It primarily affects children and young adults. is also helping find a cure. “Truthfully it’s terrifying telling a child,” On Sunday, princesses of all ages partic­ Kalyta said. “CF mainly affects the diges­ ipated in the 4th Annual Cystic Fibrosis “I can’t tive system and the lungs. With the lungs Princess Ball to raise funds and awareness they are coughing and wheezing and it can for the genetic disorder that largely describe it impacts children. with any other be very difficult to breathe. That is very difficult to try and tell a child. But we just This year more than 120 people partici­ word than try to discuss it and talk a little about it.” pated in the ball, which included face magical or Kalyta said she is impacted by CF on a painting, craft stations, hair and makeup enchanting.” personal level and she sees the battle every tables, and a two­hour ball where children could dance with their favorite princess. VIKTORIA KALYTA day in a family member who was diag­ nosed. So she hopes the Princess Ball will “I can’t describe it with any other word provide a little enchantment to those than magical or enchanting,” said Viktoria fighting that battle and those who support Kalyta, chair of the Princess Ball. “Bringing almost fantasy to real life where they can them. “I love it,” she said. “I loved being a princess as a touch it, they can feel it, they can smell it. It’s just child. I make my own costumes. My favourite is magic. That’s really what it is.” Kalyta said she expects this year will raise more seeing the kid’s faces and this is where we all get than $10,000, which goes toward research for cystic together and do that. The kids absolutely love it.” By Doug Diaczuk - TB Source


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y childhood was not, shall we say, typical. Few cartoons or childish shows; no high­end expen­ sive new toys or lavish play sets. (I was the hand­me­down kid.) But what I had – that few of my friends could ever dream of – was black and white TV. Yes, there was a colour set in my parents’ bedroom. And if I was good, and was willing to rub my dad’s sore

back, I could watch The Incredible Hulk actually turn green, instead of grey. But even on a real colour TV, I saw more black and white than other kids – especially on the weekends. Saturday Night at the Movies was a staple in the Gardiner home. Consequently, I was confused come Monday morning when the kids at school had not seen The Man in the White Suit or known who Jimmy Stewart was. But with my dad, they were part of a well­rounded education. Through Saturday Nights with dad and Elwy Yost, I learned about Hitler, war, segregation, and The Depression. Afterward, dad would often try to discuss these topics with his wide­ eyed seven­year­old daughter before she could escape to her Lego’s, so that


Life lessons learned in black and white C L A S S I C V I E W I N G : Television has come a long way. she might understand their history and social context. I also discovered his weakness for music – specifically, the musical. Between big production numbers, I learned about passion, rhythm, self­ expression and happy endings. While they hardly required the same post­

game debriefing, it was clear. This was how I should live my life – with passion, with music, and with Fred Astaire or Gene Kelly. The ostrich feather dress was purely optional. The irony of the black and white movies was that their message was often just that: black and white. So while some may say these movies were a little too mature for me, the simplicity of their morality was often perfect for my young and impression­ able mind. Today’s movies and television allow for a lot of moral ambiguity. We question “who really is the bad guy?” as we argue both for and against every act and character flaw. No surprise many of today’s biggest hits have serial killers and drug dealers as the hero! So I have to wonder if those ever­present shades of grey are


allowing us to justify a lot of bad behaviour in our own lives. Personally, I found a lot of comfort in the black and white. The hero always saved the girl and the day. And the small town boy always helped his neighbours – sometimes out of his own back pocket – espe­ cially if Mr. Potter was around. Perhaps dad was a little idealistic. Perhaps he was a bit of a throwback. Or perhaps he knew that life was going to get very complicated very fast and wanted to make sure I had a firm grasp of the basics before I grew up. Don’t worry dad. I got it. It was all there in black and white. In memory of Alan G. Gardiner (1931­2011) who had the honour and soul of the black and white, but lived his life in bright, bold colour.

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TOUGH START: Thunder Bay Chill forward Ahmed Mohammed tries to fend off Des Moines Menace opponent Wilfred Williams at Fort William Stadium.

Chill melted by Menace Three second­half goals pave the way for Menace victory during Chill home opener SOCCER

By Matt Vis - TB Source n early season home loss against A their archrival seems to be a tra­ dition of late for the Thunder Bay Chill. For the third straight year, the Des Moines Menace travelled north and spoiled the Chill’s regular season home opener as a trio of second half goals broke open a previously score­ less affair en route to a 3­0 victory at Fort William Stadium on Friday night. Already starting the match without regulars Sullivan Silva, Mitchell Osmond and Sergio Campano, first half injuries – including one to home­ grown product Devan Hoier – forced early substitutions and challenged the home side’s depth.

Strong first half “The first half I thought we were doing very well. The team was compact. We were attacking, we were defending and felt good,” veteran midfielder Pedro Adan said. “Then all of the sudden, just like any sport, injuries started to happen. Credit to the guys who came in. We put in the

work but unfortunately we couldn’t see the back of the net.” Neither side was able to secure an advantage through the initial 45 minutes of the first contest of the campaign between last year’s two Heartland Division playoff squads, who each entered undefeated, as both teams were able to generate quality scoring chances but mostly seemed content to try to control possession. Des Moines quickly drew first blood out of the halftime recess in the 48th minute when Brandon Fricke was able to get his head on a Nicolas Clasen corner kick, finding the back of the net. Insurance was added 20 minutes later when dynamic Menace striker Austin Jepson, who in the first half had found the woodwork on one attempt and later sailed an open shot wide, was rewarded for those earlier efforts as a low burner eluded Chill keeper Matthew Mozynski. Thunder Bay nearly got on the board in the 73rd minute when a Menace defender headed a ball backwards towards their undefended goal, only for it to roll just wide of the post. Of the eight shots taken by the Chill, only two had to be handled by Des Moines keeper Keegan Meyer as he picked up the clean sheet. “They defended well. We created the problem we wanted to create but not with enough intensity. We

attacked the space we needed to attack but not with enough intensity and of course without enough quality,” Chill head coach Giovanni Petraglia said.

Struggled in second The Des Moines lead was increased on the last play before the final whistle, capitalizing on a Chill own goal as the ball found its way into the net off the foot of defender Kieran Ezzard. “We didn’t have the energy and quality enough to beat them and we have to accept the loss,” Petraglia said. “3­0 is maybe too much. We could have avoided the last goal but I believe 2­0 is a fair result for the outcome of the game.” Trying to recover from an early home loss to Des Moines has become familiar territory for the Chill, which last year rebounded from that defeat to march all the way to the league final. There’s no reason why that can’t happen again, Adan insisted. “It’s absolutely devastating to lose, especially a big rivalry game like this. We look forward to it all week,” Adan said. “To go down the way we did, it’s dreadful but we do have to remind ourselves that last year it was the same outcome and we were actually in the final. All is not lost as long as we keep our heads right and continue to work hard.”

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Cats Weber drafted by Cubs Five other former players also taken in MLB’s draft

with the Border Cats in 2016, when he was the lone Thunder Bay player to get the call to the Northwoods League all­star game. The shortstop hit .239 with five home runs and 19 RBI in his lone season north of the border. Teammate Bobby Honeyman was next to hear his name called, going 868th overall in the 29th round to the Seattle Mariners. The second baseman played in 63 games for the Border Cats in 2016, hitting .277 with six doubles and 21 driven in.


By Matt Vis & Leith Dunick – TB Source former Thunder Bay Border Cat is on the path to the Windy City. Andy Weber, who suited up for the Northwoods League club in 2016 and 2017, was a fifth round pick – 158th overall – of the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday during the Major League Baseball Draft. The middle infielder, who played collegiately at the University of Virginia, earned a North Division All­Star nod and batted .289 in 49 games, notching 59 hits and driving in 15 runs last year while with Thunder Bay.




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Weber is the second­highest Border Cats alum to ever be taken in the draft. Matt Mangini, who starred on the 2005 squad, was taken as a supplementary pick in the first round by the Seattle Mariners in 2007 and reached the majors with the club in 2011. He wasn’t alone in last week’s three­day draft.

The Cats were well represented on the final day of the Major League Baseball Draft. Five more players were selected, headed by infielder Andrew Fregia, who was grabbed in the 13th round, 385th overall, by the Baltimore Orioles. Fregia was a defensive stalwart


One­time Border Cat shortstop Penn Murfee, who played just nine games in 2015 was snagged in the 33rd round, 988th overall, by the Mariners. He had just five hits in 35 at bats with Thunder Bay, driving in three. A pair of members of last year’s squad were also drafted on Wednesday. Pitcher Brandon Williamson, who made eight starts and posted an 0­6 record and a 7.08 ERA, was taken in the 36th round, 1,095th overall by the Milwaukee Brewers, while fellow starter Jake Mielock went in the 40th and final round to the Pittsburgh Pirates. He was 1­4 with a sparkling 2.09 ERA for the Cats in 2017.

Staal lands first coaching post Former NHLer now an assistant with OHA Edmonton in the CSSHL HOCKEY

By Leith Dunick - TB Source ared Staal has officially hung up his blades and plans to step behind the bench next season as his hockey career takes him into coaching. The 27­year­old Thunder Bay native, a former second­round pick of the Phoenix Coyotes whose NHL career lasted all of two games with the Carolina Hurricanes, has signed on as an assistant with OHA Edmonton of the Canadian Sport School Hockey League.


Drafted 49th overall in 2008, Staal bounced around the minor leagues for six seasons, mostly in the American Hockey League, where he reached a season­high seven goals in 2014­15, After spending all of the following season in the ECHL, Staal headed overseas for a single campaign with the Edinburgh Capitals, where he scored 12 goals and added 21 assists in 44 games. Staal got a two­game audition with the Hurricanes at the end of the 2012­13 season, going scoreless in two games playing alongside older brothers Eric and Jordan.


However, he decided to walk away from the game last season, helping run the Staal Family Foundation. Weber, Edmonton's general manager, said they're glad to be able to bring Staal on board. JARED STAAL Coming from such a big Moving on hockey family, combined with “I am excited to join OHL Edmonton,” Staal said in a release. “I would his own playing career that saw him get to like to thank Andy Oakes and Randal the NHL level, he brings a smart and inno­ Weber for bringing me onto their staff and vative hockey mind to our program and we can't wait to get started. I look forward to look forward to him working with our working with all the talented athletes and student athletes next season.” The CSSHL is a 19­team hockey league helping them reach their full potential both based in Western Canada. on and off the ice.”

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Lakehead University Thunder­ Thewolves hockey program has



announced that former Quebec Major Junior Hockey League forward Jordan King will join the team in the coming season. The six­foot­two winger played his

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seasons. Thunderwolves' head coach Andrew Wilkins described the Corner Brook, Newfoundland native as “a smart player with good size” and having “the ability

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Fully Furnished, kitchen use, quiet responsible adult, non-smokers, references required. Phone: 622-1903






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1 bedroom Bachelor apartment, fully furnished. Parking at door. No pets/nonsmoking only. For working person or one older person. $950/month, first and last. Call for details. 622-1903.

40. Current River 41. Northward 42. Southward 43. Westfort 44. Rural

ALL BARGAIN CORNER CLASSIFIED 15 words max. for items under $500.

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16. COTTAGES FOR RENT Cabin on Lake, Hwy 527. 43km North of Thunder Bay. $650 per week free use of boat and motor. 807-977-1559

22. BARGAIN CORNER 70 Vintage Records/LP’s 60’s/70’s Best offer, aluminum cane $10, walker $40, dog bed $8. 344-0657 Domestic open arm sewing machine, model 1505 (Paid $322), and sewing table 5.5’x2.5’ $250. 473-0209


and on the internet at


SWM 77 seeking female intimate partner between 60-75 please send reply to Box #25 87 N Hill St Thunder Bay, ON P7A 5V6


Looking for Tree Removal?

Also Also old old coins coins and and crocks. crocks.

Call Al 630-4212

30. MISC. WANTED CASH PAID for World War I and II military items, and WW2 P.O.W. art (ships, ships in bottle etc.). Call 977-2977.

45. AUCTIONS OPEN PUBLIC AND GOVERNMENT AUTO AUCTION! Saturday June 23rd, 1:06pm selling: 2 Honda Goldwings, 1 70’s Harley sportster, 4x4 trucks, 2010 Suburban, GMC Top kick dump truck, case tractor, quads, Polaris 6x6, Bombardier track machine, International Dump Truck with plow attachment, loader, and more! Preview June 23rd Noon until sale time. Usual Auto Terms. info Alex 627-4533 or



Rifles, Shotguns, Muskets, Swords, Flags + Cannons, Legal FAC License to Purchase. Fair price paid, No handguns!

Call 807­627­4764







Call Marcel 624­7242 or 626­0161


Office Hours:

Mon. - Fri. 8:30a.m. - 5:00p.m.



STORAGE AUCTION SATURDAY JUNE 19TH! 11:06pm at AMJ Campbell 650 Harold Cr. Selling 10+ Storage units (contents only) usual terms, registration 10:30am. Info Alex 627-4533

On the spot for your scrap cars, trucks, vans and SUV's. Same day pick-up with CASH.

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Adult manual Dynamic Tilt wheelchair, 16” wide, 17” deep, and a small size walker, almost new. For details call: 7676945.



Classified Word Ads: MONDAY @ 4:00p.m. Display & Photo Ads: MONDAY @ Noon 87 N. Hill Street, Thunder Bay, ON P7A 5V6 or online at


Room and Shared accommodations intercity quiet house, looking for older male, laundry , parking, full kitchen and bath, main floor bungalow. cable/wifi available, no visitors, Safe secure. $500/month Available Immediately. 6323323

PHONE 346­2600 EMAIL

LUCIE’S MOBILE FOOTCARE! Certified Basic, Advanced and Diabetic Foot Care Nurse Specialist. Clean and assess feet, Trim and file toenails. Reduce thickened nails, callus, corn/wart removal, and Ingrown nails. Phone: 807-622-8219 Text: 8 0 7 - 6 3 0 - 5 5 1 1 , 9am7pm daily

79 MACHAR AVE. • 345­5558 Fast, Safe & Efficient With Our Unique 34” wide 100ft reach man-lift,we cut higher than anybody in town.

626­3542 53. GENERAL SERVICES #1 AFFORDABLE TREE REMOVAL, CEDARS, SHRUBS, etc. Dump runs. Low rates. Senior discounts. Call Brian at 622-7888. #1 INCOME TAX SERVICES. $40 per simple return. E-filed for faster returns. Pick-up and delivery available. Call Lorraine 767-5161 or 628-9590 Mon-Sun (9am-9pm) #1 YARD CLEAN-UPS Grass cutting, garbage dump runs. Have riding lawnmower. Phone Brian 768-9849 or 4748870. #1-A Dump runs, Lawn Cutting Cleanups yard, apartments houses etc. Cut/remove small trees, hedges, tear down/repair old sheds and fences! Odd Jobs. Frank 628-5919 or 767-0995 AARON’S SPRING CLEANING! Lawn mowing one time or all season! Dump Runs, trim trees and hedges, Clean eavestroughs. Call 626-3639.

Couple looking for others for friendship and maybe more. Send reply to Box #23 87 N Hill St Thunder Bay, ON, P7A 5V6

Call Rob for Spring yard & garden cleanup, rototilling, pruning, weeding, hedge/tree trimming, dump runs Eaves trough cleaning/repair. Clean exterior surfaces siding deck etc. Residential and commercial window cleaning up to 4 storeys, and high interior windows. Insured! Serving Thunder Bay and Area. RJC WINDOW CLEANING &

Nice man 50, 5’10”, 185lbs, blue eyes, average looks, seeks woman or couple for friendship or fun. Reply to Box #24 87 N Hill St Thunder Bay, ON P7A 5V6

Fences, decks, sheds, skid-steer work, or any outside project built for you by Octagon Contracting. Call 633-4488 for quick services. PROPERTY MAINTENANCE 632-2161



MARIJUANA PALACE For all your medical/recreational marijuana accessory needs in Thunder Bay For anything you require, we’ve got it all!!! 79 MACHAR AVENUE

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Christina’s Home and Garden, landscaping, grass cutting, yard clean-up, flowerbeds, trimming, reno’s, handyman, siding, drywall, painting, flooring, fences, decks, quality work & great customer service: 621-1505 Falling Behind on your credit card debt or bills? Thinking of filing bankruptcy? Don’t Do it. Let us help you pay off your credit card debts with low interest rates from 3.1%! Bad credit ok. Call 1-800970-9905 M.D. LANDSCAPE CONCEPTS. With computer technology we can show you the full potential of your landscape. Before and after photos give you a visual of the design before it’s implemented. A full planting plan, measurements, and a plant list is included. You can install the design yourself or have our professional installers do it for you. We also do yard consultations to give your existing garden a face lift! Call Marilyn Dorota at 577-7962. Norm’s Northern Auto Body and Paint, 903 Northern Avenue. Pricing between 11am-4pm MON-FRI! All work done on hoists For better coverage on all lower areas! 632-3323. TREE REMOVAL SERVICES. In town, rural, at the cottage. ++experience, insured,very reasonable rates, free estimates, and seniors discounts. Call 345-4363

54. HOME IMPROVEMENTS #1A CWR CONTRACTING INC. Quality you can Count On! Now offering wide range of professional Services including custom modular homes, steel buildings, and renovations. Call us for a quote today! 577-0068 and visit us online at French and English services available! DAN’S HOME SERVICES Renovations Drywall, plaster, tape, painting, decks, fences, small jobs, FREE ESTIMATES! Professional Service 344-8092 or 6275713








NOTICE TO CREDITORS & OTHERS Anyone having a claim against the Estate of Joseph Stanley Paul Swerda, late of the Town of Atikokan, District of Rainy River who died on the 6th day of October, 2017, is required on or before the 3rd day of July, 2018, to file with the undersigned solicitors particulars of their claim duly verified, after which date the Estate will be distributed having regard only to those claims of which Notice shall then have been given.

DATED: June 11, 2018 Gillian A. Matson CARREL+Partners LLP Barristers & Solicitors 1100 Roland Street, Suite 1 THUNDER BAY, Ontario P7B 5M4 54. HOME IMPROVEMENTS


Flooring: laminate, ceramic, hardwood, competitively priced and installed by Octagon Contracting. Call 633-4488 for your free quote.

Renovations: Working Carpenters/Partners with extensive renovation experience. We’re reasonable and reliable. PC Construction. 252-9114

Renovations: bathroom, kitchen, basement or any part of your home or cottage, drywall and tile installation. Call Octagon Contracting at 633-4488 for your free quote.

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