Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Thunder Bay’ Category

Is Thunder Bay, Ont. becoming Canada’s goalie factory?

Monday, May 16th, 2016
Mackenzie Blackwood

There's no secret formula behind the talented goaltenders coming out of Thunder Bay, Ont., lately — but the man who trains them says the city's dedication to the hard work of hockey helps breed the perfect player between the pipes.

Olympian Curt Harnett brings Pan Am flame home to Thunder Bay

Sunday, May 31st, 2015
Judy Bouchard with Pan Am flame

Olympian Curt Harnett says he was honoured to bring the Pan Am torch relay to his hometown of Thunder Bay, Ont. on Sunday as the flame begins its 41-day journey back to Toronto for the launch of the Pan Am Games on July 10.

Coming out: Eric Radford inspired by COC’s One Team initiative

Friday, December 5th, 2014
Eric Radford

Eric Radford says he hopes to use position as one of Canada's top athletes to help guide or inspire other young gay people.

Eric Staal appears as Olympic player on Cheerios packaging

Friday, January 10th, 2014
staal cheerios

General Mills has produced cereal boxes with a picture of Eric Staal wearing a Canadian Olympic uniform, despite the fact the Thunder Bay hockey player didn't make the cut when the men's team was announced this week.