Strange Tales

Strange Tales

Legendary Ladies

Lakehead divas palled around with Greta Garbo and John Wayne

During the Golden Age of Hollywood, from roughly the 1930s through the ‘50s, four women from the Lakehead achieved international fame. (The Lakehead is the name used collectively for Port Arthur and Fort William, now called Thunder Bay.)

Two became Hollywood divas. One became part Continue Reading...

Shifting Time

Thunder Bay was first in world to implement daylight-saving time

More than one billion people in over 70 countries now observe daylight-saving time (DST) by re-setting their clocks to ‘’Spring Forward, Fall Back.” To get an extra hour of evening light, we put our clocks forward one hour in the spring and then we turn them back an hour in the fall.

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