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Rockers support disability camp

Thunder Bay area Rotary and Kinsmen clubs are asking for a one-dollar-per-year lease to resume operations, perhaps as early as the 2017 season. Ontario Infrastructure...

Forestry sector takes big step forward

Michael Gravelle, minister of Northern Development and Mines, made the announcement and said it has enormous potential. “I think if there's one thing we all...

Slow economic growth criticized

Northern Development and Mines Minister Michael Gravelle said the government is committed to working with First Nations. “We are in a time of reconciliation and...

RING OF FIRE ROAD: Which way? Won't say

Last week, Ontario's Northern Development and Mines Minister, Michael Gravelle, said the province is reviewing the study, which was overseen by a consortium of four...

Firm raising stake in Ring of Fire

A $785,000 study into a RoF route has been completed and is under review by the province, said Northern Development and Mines Minister Michael Gravelle.

Research could help combat bad water - Chronicle Journal: Local ...

New research being done by the Northern Ontario School of Medicine could possibly lead to improving water quality for First Nations communities that are ...NOSM takes...

Highway makeover ahead of schedule

Minister of Northern Development and Mines Michael Gravelle provided an update how on the twinning of Highway 11/17 from the city to Nipigon was going...

Putting sewage into lake nears end

Thunder Bay-Superior North MPP Michael Gravelle, third from left, was in Greenstone for Thursday's infrastructure funding announcement. Council members with Gravelle are, from left, Andre...

Camp talks promising, says MPP

It's believed that MPP Michael Gravelle has been privately urging the province to consider a way to allow the camp to remain as a place...

A vision for the North: Minister shares government's ideals, priorities

Sudbury.comI encourage you to share my vision and that of so many others who call this region home. Let's build up Northern Ontario together. Michael...

Co-generation power saver

Canada Malting Company Thunder Bay plant manager Jim Desaulniers stands next to Energy Minister Glenn Thibeault and Northern Development and Mines Minister of Michael Gravelle.

'We've turned a corner'

Parade entries included floats, clowns, walking groups and many people decked out in every colour of the rainbow, including MPP Michael Gravelle, MP Don Rusnak...

Ministries play the name game

Bundled a few years later with Colleges and Universities, the ministry was detached this week yet again — and reformulated as Research, Innovation and Science...

Minister to visit Grassy Narrows

... of the Environment and Climate Change Glen Murray was in Thunder Bay on Tuesday for a two-conference at the Valhalla Inn. He was joined...

North's ministers lack 'weight'

Northern Ontario remained well-represented Monday after Ontario's major cabinet shuffle, returning three veterans from Thunder Bay and Sault Ste. Marie, and a new high-profile minister...

Financial boost for exploration firms

From left, Michael Gravelle, Minister of Northern Development and Mines, listens to Garry Clark, executive director of the Ontario Prospectors Association, speak about the junior...

WSIB handling of medical advice criticized at rally

From left, Thunder Bay-Superior North MPP Michael Gravelle speaks with Steve Mantis, treasurer of the Thunder Bay and District Injured Workers Support Group, and other...

Gov'ts keep in touch: Wynne

Michael Gravelle, Ontario minister of Northern Development and Mines, said he has spoken with the federal ministers of Natural Resources and Indigenous Affairs regarding the...

Retrofit dollars roll in for TBDSSAD

From left, Liberal MPPs Bill Mauro, Thunder Bay-Atikokan, Michael Gravelle, Thunder Bay-Superior North, stand with Bill Bradica, CEO of the Thunder Bay District Social Services...

City receives gambling cash

“OLG gaming site revenue provided to host municipalities, helps communities invest in infrastructure projects and important local programs and services,” Michael Gravelle, MPP Thunder Bay-Superior...

Michael Gravelle thanks the PM for positive message across the country

. THE CHRONICLE-JOURNAL/JODI LUNDMARK | Posted: Friday, April 8, 2016 1:57 pm. Trudeau says communities like Thunder Bay will get millions for transit; Ontario to...

REVEALED: The secret price of admission to power

John Gerretsen, who held the sensitive portfolio of attorney general for the Liberals until 2014, describes being deeply troubled by the undeniable conflict of interest.

Mayor not laughing about spoof show

Thunder Bay-Superior North Michael Gravelle, who is also the minister of Northern Development and Mines, said he hasn't seen the video that contains Hobbs comments...

First Nations tackling climate change

Aboriginal Affairs Minister David Zimmer says the money will be used in three ways. "First, it will create the development of adaptation plans to help...

College on track to construct new building

From left, Chris Grenke, aerospace manufacturing engineering technologist with Confederation College, gives Northern Development and Mines Minister Michael Gravelle a brief tour of the college's...

Nipigon bridge project on track

Michael Gravelle, the MPP for Thunder Bay-Superior North, said he was pleased that the bridge project was back on track. He said he wouldn't be...

Free tuition welcomed

Liberal MPP for Thunder Bay-Superior North Michael Gravelle said he received the most positive feedback from this news compared to everything else announced in the...

MP slams gov't record on roads

Responding to Campbell's criticism, Thunder Bay-Superior North MPP Michael Gravelle said Friday that "as minister of Northern Development and Mines and a local MPP, I...

Grants fund green research, fire resistance study at LU

Northern Development and Mines Minister Michael Gravelle announces two Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corp., grants at Lakehead University Friday. Posted: Friday, February 19, 2016 11:09...

Business confidence worse: survey

Northern Development and Mines Minister Michael Gravelle said the province has been trying to lay the groundwork for a growth-oriented climate by increasing worker educational...

Plant saves energy

Thunder Bay Hydro president Robert Mace, from left, joined MPP Bill Mauro, MPP Michael Gravelle, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre executive director of capital...

Corrections minister, Yasir Naqvi, visits district jail

Yasir Naqvi, Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services in the Ontario cabinet, toured the Thunder Bay District Jail on Wednesday. See today's Editorial for...

Northwest energy plan will supply First Nations, industry

Energy Minister Bob Chiarelli spent Wednesday morning touring the Ontario Power Generation control centre in Thunder Bay and spoke about the power initiatives underway for...

Gym members have rights

"Making the decision to join a gym or fitness club can be challenging when you feel pressured to sign up before a promotion ends,” Government...

Research station's future blossoms

“I am incredibly proud of the support our government has provided over the last decade to TBARS,” said Northern Development and Mine Minister Michael Gravelle.

Open for business

Patty Hajdu, MP for Thunder Bay-Superior North, speaks with her provincial counterpart Michael Gravelle, the MPP for Thunder Bay-Superior North, during the grand opening of...

Gravelle, Mauro hopeful for 2016

For Michael Gravelle, the MPP for Thunder Bay-Superior North and Minister of Northern Development and Mines, one of the big highlights of the year was...

Province backs mining blueprint with cash

Northern Development and Mines Minister Michael Gravelle said his department has earmarked $5 million so that junior companies can make headway on exploration projects. The...

Calls for new jail renewed

MPP for Thunder Bay-Superior North Michael Gravelle said he's been a strong advocate for a new jail for a long time. He called the riot...

Lanes open on cable-stayed bridge

"I am very excited to be one step closer to the completion of the Nipigon River Bridge project, truly the crown jewel in our commitment...

Research station failed by Liberals

The looming closure of Thunder Bay's agricultural station isn't just about the loss of valuable research; it also shows the limitations of having two veteran...

Ring of Fire player feels pressure

Northern Development and Mines Minister Michael Gravelle said he's aware of Noront's concerns. “On a personal basis, I've spoken to (Coutts) several times recently to...

Hajdu given Status of Women portfolio in Trudeau's cabinet

Provincially, the riding is home to Northern Development and Mines Minister Michael Gravelle. Ontario's Thunder Bay-Atikokan riding is held by Natural Resources and Forestry Minister...

Symbol of remembrance

... Don Oram – CD (Canadian Forces Decorated); Gilbert Drouin – CD-2; June Sample, Dorothy Grant, and Henry Lewis – CD, stand by as Sharon...

Outgoing city manager reflects on career

That's why I extend my appreciation to the two MPPs Michael Gravelle and Bill Mauro. Bill has been a friend of mine for a long...

New fibre optic lines on way

MPP Michael Gravelle, minister of Northern Development and Mines, said these are communities that need fibre optic upgrades. “In terms of broadband expansion, it's hugely...

Teachers union says extra curriculars safe

MPP Michael Gravelle (Lib., Thunder Bay-Superior North) said they are pleased to have tentative agreements with the English Catholic teachers as well as the Ontario...

Bay Street Film Festival kicks off

Thunder Bay-Superior North MPP Michael Gravelle praised the film festival for becoming one of the top cultural events of the year. “It is important to...

Becoming more age friendly

From left, MPP Michael Gravelle, Rebecca Johnson, chair of Age Friendly Thunder Bay, and Marie Klassen, director of services at Lakehead Social Planning Council, celebrate...

Mayor pushes city's interests

“We are meeting with (Minister of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure Brad Duguid) today to talk about infrastructure and the building Ontario up fund and...