The Friends of Grain Elevators are keeping the legacy of grain elevators alive. Their award-winning Voices of the Grain Trade project collected the stories and recollections of over 200 people who worked in the grain handling and shipping industry at the Lakehead.
More in the story by Matt Prokopchuk, link in bio.
Fort William First Nation’s Steve Collins, is looking to revive ski jumping in Thunder Bay, starting with a “small” jump (10 to 15 metres from take-off to landing) at Mt. Baldy. A three-time Olympian who spent a decade on the World Cup circuit, Collins says it wouldn’t have happened if he hadn't been exposed to the sport.
More in the story by Justin Allec on p. 12 of our February issue, link in bio.
Mt. Baldy photos by @darrenmcchristie; other photos courtesy of the Northwestern Ontario Sports Hall of Fame