Category: Protest

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Protest Set To Slow Traffic on Nipigon River Bridge Today

Protest Set To Slow Traffic on Nipigon River Bridge Today

(NIPIGON, ON) – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is warning motorists to be aware of potential traffic delays during their travels on Highway 17 in the area of the Nipigon River Bridge. Protest activities will be occurring between 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. on Highway 17 on the Nipigon River Bridge. The OPP is working with...

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(4 Videos + Photos) The “United We Roll” Movement Arrives

(4 Videos + Photos) The “United We Roll” Movement Arrives

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – The “United We Roll” convoy rolled into Thunder Bay late this afternoon, coming in from the west. The convoy started in Red Deer, Alberta and has been making their way to Ottawa to protest bill c-69, bill c-48 and to push for a new pipeline to be built. A spokesperson for...

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STRIKE: NURSES WALK OFF THE JOB

STRIKE: NURSES WALK OFF THE JOB

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – The Ontario Nurses Association has declared a strike. On Monday, October 15, negotiations for a collective agreement between the TBDHU and its public health nurses (members of the Ontario Nurses’ Association – ONA) took place. ONA members rejected the Health Unit’s final contract offer and walked off the job this morning,...

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RALLY BREAKS OUT ON JAMES ST BRIDGE

RALLY BREAKS OUT ON JAMES ST BRIDGE

(THUNDER BAY, ON) – A group of citizens from FWFN and Thunder Bay have gathered at the James Street Swing Bridge. The group wants bridge access restored to Fort William First Nation. The rally was held today, and saw Chief Peter Collins, FWFN CEO Ken Ogima and a representative from a company that manufactures and...

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FIRST NATIONS NOT HAPPY WITH LU

FIRST NATIONS NOT HAPPY WITH LU

First Nations are not happy with Lakehead University lately. The dean of the Faculty of Law, Angelique Eaglewoman resigned over her claims of systemic racism she faced in her position. First Nations leaders will be speaking out at a conference this morning to talk about what they believe the university’s board of governors should do...

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Health Care Workers Rally At St Joe’s For Noon

Health Care Workers Rally At St Joe’s For Noon

Health care workers in Thunder Bay will be holding a rally at St Joseph’s on Algoma Street today at noon, other health care workers from across the province will be holding rallies in their own towns as well. Here is the Unifor release regarding the province-wide rally. On Wednesday April 18, health care workers employed...

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Group Protests FWBIA TODAY From 2pm to 3pm

Group Protests FWBIA TODAY From 2pm to 3pm

Stand Up For Change In Downtown Fort William is holding a peaceful protest outside the Fort William Business Improvement Association this afternoon. The protest starts at 2:00 pm and ends around 3:00 pm. Organizers are encouraging everyone to come on out and participate. The address is 510 Victoria Ave East. You can read our earlier...