Category: Fort William First Nation

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UPDATED: James Street Swing Bridge Reopening Saturday at 10:00 am

UPDATED: James Street Swing Bridge Reopening Saturday at 10:00 am

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – UPDATE: Bridge is open right now. Click this link for the full update: https://thunderbay.trccnews.com/thunder-bay/video-james-street-swing-bridge-is-open-right-now/ EARLIER: After 6 years of being closed the James Street Swing Bridge is finally scheduled to open to both pedestrian and vehicular traffic on Saturday at 10:00 am. Fort William First Nation residents are excited along with numerous residents of...

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Dangerous Driving, Assault Police, Police Chase & More

Dangerous Driving, Assault Police, Police Chase & More

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – THUNDER BAY POLICE OFFICER NARROWLY AVOIDS SERIOUS INJURY DURING TAFFIC STOP AS DRIVER SPEEDS AWAY. ANISHINABEK POLICE OFFICERS ASSIST IN ARREST OF DRIVER WHO WAS WANTED ON SEXUAL ASSAULT WARRANT BY OPP. This is the story that the Director of Communications and mainstream media won’t tell you. The following allegations are before...

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Day 3: Bubba’s Bud & Smoke is STILL OPEN

Day 3: Bubba’s Bud & Smoke is STILL OPEN

(FORT WILLIAM FIRST NATION, ON) – Despite the incorrect broadcast made on radio yesterday that told people Bubba’s Bud & Smoke was closed, they have indeed been open the whole time. During our visit to the shop, we noticed that people are happy and excited to support the new business with all their marijuana needs....

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Vodka & Hairspray Mixers Land Woman in Jail

Vodka & Hairspray Mixers Land Woman in Jail

VODKA/HAIRSPRAY COCKTAILS GETS FORT WILLIAM WOMAN ARRESTED. Appearing this morning, Saturday January 5, 2019 via video from the Thunder Bay OPP Station in Courtroom 104 is 26 year old KRYSTYNNA MACLAURIN. It’s W.A.S.H. (Weekend And Statutory Holiday) Court today. Her Worship, Denette Maslach is presiding. Provincial Crown Sarah Munch Is here along with Duty Counsels...

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Pot Shop Now Open on FWFN

Pot Shop Now Open on FWFN

(FORT WILLIAM FIRST NATION, ON) – The areas first marijuana shop opened today on Fort William First Nation. There are multiple types of weed to choose from. ”Bubba’s Bud & Smoke Shop” is now open at 686 City Road. Prices are in the $10 to $20 per gram range and discounts are available for 30...

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MISSING TEEN – PLEASE SHARE

MISSING TEEN – PLEASE SHARE

(FORT WILLIAM FIRST NATION, ON) – A missing girl has gone missing, and the Anishinabek Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the 14-year-old. The teen was last seen at her foster home on Fort William First Nation on October 25th, 2018, which is also when she was reported missing. She has not been...

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MISSING PERSON AWARENESS DAY

MISSING PERSON AWARENESS DAY

(FORT WILLIAM FIRST NATION, ON) –Fort William First Nation, the Anishinabek Police Service, the Dilico Anishinabek Family Careand the Ontario Provincial Police(OPP) are inviting members of the community and surrounding area to join them on Friday, September 7, 2018 for Missing Person Awareness Day. Missing Person Awareness Days are the result of funding provided by...

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MOUNT MCKAY RESCUE

MOUNT MCKAY RESCUE

(FORT WILLIAM FIRST NATION, ON) – A wild fog engulfed the top of Mount McKay this evening, which spelled disaster for one hiker. Tips came into our newsdesk about a woman that became stranded on the mountain during her hike, when she fell and injured herself. Thunder Bay Fire Rescue was called to the location,...

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COLLISION: FORT WILLIAM FIRST NATION

COLLISION: FORT WILLIAM FIRST NATION

(FORT WILLIAM FIRST NATION, ON) – A REAL Concerned Citizen reached out to us to tell us about a collision that happened this afternoon. The incident unfolded earlier in the day, when a transport attempted a turn and left the roadway. Nobody is believed to have been seriously injured in the wreck, although there was...

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COLLISION NETS MAN IMPAIRED CHARGES

COLLISION NETS MAN IMPAIRED CHARGES

(FORT WILLIAM FIRST NATION, ON) – On July 22, 2018, at approximately 7:25am, officers from the Thunder Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a collision that occurred on Squaw Bay Road on Fort William First Nation. When officers arrived at the scene, they observed a vehicle in the...

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POWER OUTAGE ROCKS THE RESERVATION

POWER OUTAGE ROCKS THE RESERVATION

(FORT WILLIAM FIRST NATION, ON) – Another power outage has rippled through a neighbouring community to Thunder Bay. This power outage has residents of Fort William First Nation absolutely rocked, as they are attempting to get through to the other side of this power outage. The power outage struck shortly after 11:00 pm this evening,...

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MOUNTAIN RESCUE

MOUNTAIN RESCUE

(FORT WILLIAM FIRST NATION, ON) – Two people required rescue from Mount McKay earlier today. Thunder Bay Fire Rescue responded in Rescue-Mode as they bravely embarked on a mission to retrieve two woman who were trapped near a steep ledge of the mountain on the north side. Rescue crews deployed from the top down and...

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WOMAN PANICS ON MOUNTAIN

WOMAN PANICS ON MOUNTAIN

(FORT WILLIAM FIRST NATION, ON) – A woman was stranded on Mount McKay his afternoon, after a hike went wrong. A REAL concerned citizen has come forward with some information regarding the incident. We have been told that the woman was enjoying the mountain when anxiety struck, and she was sent into a panic attack....

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Feaver Road Fire Update

Feaver Road Fire Update

Feaver Road Fire Caused By Careless Disposal Of Smoking Material Thunder Bay Fire Rescue responded to a structural fire on Feaver Road on April 1, 2018. On arrival firefighters encountered a fully involved house fire with flames shooting through the roof. Firefighters used a defensive attack to extinguish the fire and protect adjacent buildings. The...

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CODY COLLINS-BAXTER LATE FOR SENTENCING HEARING.

CODY COLLINS-BAXTER LATE FOR SENTENCING HEARING.

Yes Originally scheduled for sentencing at 9am this morning, Thursday March 22,2018 is Cody Collins-Baxter. Superior Courtroom 205 opens at 9am and His Honour Justice John Fregeau enters the courtroom. Crown Attorney Gordon Fillmore is present and Collins-Baxter’s lawyer Christopher Watkins is present. The defendant is not here. Watkins informs the court that his client...