Imagine if one day, you suddenly woke up and couldn’t breathe. If the simple act of sitting and standing up caused you to experience a life threatening shortness of breath. That’s what Calvin Young’s life was like when he got diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
More kids are expected to be signed up for the Toys for Tots campaign in Thunder Bay this year. The program, run by the Professional Firefighters Association, gives gifts to children in low income families.
Community leaders in Grassy Narrows First Nation say they’re pleased with secured provincial funding for cleanup of the mercury-contaminated English-Wabigoon River system, but more needs to be done for people already suffering from the pollution’s effects.