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

Scotties Tournament of Hearts women’s curling good to go in Thunder Bay, Ont., maybe even with fans

Thursday, January 20th, 2022

Curling Canada says the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Thunder Bay, Ont., will operate under Ontario's current public health measures and an approved framework from the office of the chief medical officer.

COVID-19 vaccine mandate coming for hockey players, coaches, volunteers in northwestern Ontario

Monday, October 4th, 2021
Thunder Bay Kings

Hockey Northwestern Ontario has announced sprawling vaccine rules for nearly everyone involved in minor hockey — a move designed to keep youth players safe this season.

‘Nervous and excited’: Special Olympics Canada Winter Games Thunder Bay 2020 officially open Tuesday

Tuesday, February 25th, 2020
Gabby Hannusch Roberta Hannusch Special Olympics

The Special Olympics Canada Winter Games Thunder Bay 2020 will officially begin Tuesday with opening ceremonies at Fort William Gardens in the northwestern Ontario city.

‘We’re going to build something great’: Katie Weatherston named head coach of Lebanese women’s hockey team

Monday, November 4th, 2019
Katie Weatherston

Thunder Bay's Katie Weatherston is on the hunt for another gold medal. But this time, she'll be behind the bench instead of on the ice.

Stanley Cup-winner Matt Murray makes pit stop at 7-year-old’s lemonade stand

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
Matt Murray and Gavin Currie

'He was really proud of me,' said Gavin Currie, of Thunder Bay, Ont., who was raising money for charity.

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.