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2015 Chronicle Journal Features


A look back at 2015 (December 30, 2015)


Wagon Full of Toys Rolls into Paediatrics (December 26, 2015)

Local Photographer Captures No Shave November Staches (December 26, 2015)

Employees Gifting Together (December 26, 2015)


You Can Help Cross Items off our Christmas Wish List (December 23, 2015)

Renal Hampers (December 23, 2015)

‘The Hippest Party in Town' Celebrates Success and Improvements in Orthopedic Care (December 23, 2015)


The John Andrews Foundation Embodies Christmas Giving Spirit (December 19, 2015)

TBRHSC Welcomes Gary Whitney to Board of Directors (December 19, 2015)

Nurse Practitioner Spotlight: Grace Fox (December 19, 2015)


The Butterfly Story Gala: Showcasing the Beauty and Strength of Breast Cancer Survivors (December 16, 2015)

Save a Heart Car Raffle Key to Cardiac Care (December 16, 2015)

Frontier College Giving the Gift of Literacy this Christmas Season (December 16, 2015)


The Great White North: Ontario's North as a Burgeoning Economic Driver (December 12, 2015)

Italian Society of Port Arthur Drops In with Big Cheque from Festa Italiana Raffle (December 12, 2015)

You Can Help Cross Items off our Christmas Wish List (December 12, 2015)


TBRHSC ACE Program Gives Career Experience to Aboriginal Students (December 9, 2015)

Annual Home for the Holidays Health Care Student Reception Returns on December 21st (December 9, 2015)

TBRHSC's Keith Taylor Receives Honourable Mention from the Canadian Patient Safety Institute (December 9, 2015)


Nurse Practitioner Spotlight: Deborah Bishop (December 5, 2015)

Report from the Chair: Tracey Nieckarz (December 5, 2015)

You Can Help Cross Items off our Christmas Wish List (December 5, 2015)


Bringing joy to dialysis patients at a difficult time (December 2, 2015)

TBRHSC Receives Honourable Mention for 2015 Patient Safety Champion Organization Award (December 2, 2015)

Regional Reggie in Search of Safety Conscious Citizens (December 2, 2015) 


Making Antibiotics Work for You: TBRHSC Celebrates Antibiotic Awareness Week (November 28, 2015)

Travelling Painting Continues Its Journey (November 28, 2015)

United Commercial Travelers Draw Winners Announced (November 28, 2015)


Be Wise: Immunize (November 25, 2015)

Heroic TBRHSC Nurse Helps to Save a Life (November 25, 2015)

Save a Heart Car Raffle (November 25, 2015)


Linda Buchan's Legacy Continues with 20th Bearskin Airlines Hope Classic (November 21, 2015)

International Collaboration: TBRRI's Dr. Albert invited to Czech Republic (November 21, 2015)

History of Healthcare Exhibit Now on Display at TBRHSC (November 21, 2015)


TBRHSC Welcomes Georjann Morriseau to Board of Directors (November 18, 2015)

Students Get a Glimpse of Trauma in the Operating Room (November 18, 2015)

Nurse Practitioner Spotlight: Carole Cameron (November 18, 2015)


Little Ones Benefit from Big Generosity (November 14, 2015)

There is Hope for Kidney Cancer Patients (November 14, 2015)

TBRHSC Takes their Kids to Work (November 14, 2015)


TBRHSC Improves its Ranking on Annual Top Research Hospitals List (November 11, 2015)

Kinette Club of Thunder Bay Hill City - Supporting Friends and Family Through Fun (November 11, 2015)

Kidney Cancer Patients Turn Experience Into Advocacy (November 11, 2015)


Eat Better, Feel Better, Do Better (November 7, 2015)

Shared care clinic cited in prestigious American study (November 7, 2015)

Up to $25,000 Up for Grabs in Time for the Holidays (November 7, 2015)


Superior Seasons Food Market (November 4, 2015)

Thunder Bay's Cyclotron & Radiopharmacy - An Update (November 4, 2015)

Men's mental health: Let's end the silence and talk about it (November 4, 2015)


Saving Hearts for 10 Years – The Balmoral Park Acura Save a Heart Ball (October 31, 2015)

Mindfulness: Making Moments Matter (October 31, 2015)

Last call for raffle tickets! (October 31, 2015)


Students Exceed Expectations at Summer School on Medical Imaging (October 28, 2015)

Exceptional Cancer Care Thanks to Thunder Bay Police Association Raffle (October 28, 2015)

TBRHSC Celebrates Waste Reduction Week (October 28. 2015) 


A Giving Gift Shop (October 24, 2015)

You Wear Them Every Remembrance Day But Chances Are You Didn't Know This (October 24, 2015) 


It's the right thing to do: Patient Family Advisor joins Quality of Care Committee (October 21, 2015)

TBRHSC Spiritual Care Providers: Helping you through life's difficult journeys (October 21, 2015)

Party foul: let's talk about low-risk drinking (October 21, 2015)


Can I count on you? (October 17, 2015)

100 Perks of Cancer Revealed at 23rd Tbaytel Luncheon of Hope (October 17, 2015)

Breast Cancer and Mammography Myths Debunked (October 17, 2015)


Walking Together for Mental Illness Awareness (October 14, 2015)

Eat Local this Winter with Root Cellaring (October 14, 2015)

Sharing and Caring Together: TBRHSC Recommits to Patient and Family Centred Care (October 14, 2015)


3 Ambitious Lab Staff Enhance Education Thanks to Scholarship Fund (October 10, 2015)

The Lump in My Life: A Breast Cancer Patient's View on Cancer (October 10, 2015)

About the Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Plant at TBRHSC (October 10, 2015)


Research project overcomes traditional barriers to screening and prevention (October 7, 2015)

Just 10 Days Away! Don’t Miss Your Chance to Celebrate 10 Years of Saving Hearts (October 7, 2015)


Just Book It. A Mammogram Could Save Your Life. (October 3, 2015)

Who Are Leaving Legacy Gifts in Their Wills? It's Not Entirely Who You May Think… (October 3, 2015)

TBRHSC Celebrates Franco-Ontario Day (October 3, 2015)


HELPing Improve Care for Elderly Patients: Program Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary (September 30, 2015)

Celebrating New Energy Savings for TBRHSC (September 30, 2015)

Donation is Music to Patients' Ears (September 30, 2015)


Donors are the Missing Piece (September 26, 2015)

Sharing and Caring Together: TBRHSC Invites You to Learn about Patient and Family Centred Care (September 26, 2015)

Regional Reggie...In Search of Safety Conscious Citizens at the 2015 Caribou Charity Ride, presented by Fresh Air (September 26, 2015)


The Butterfly Story Gala – About to Take Off – This Friday! (September 23, 2015)

Volunteer Part of Growing Program to Help Elderly Patients (September 23, 2015)

Report from Nadine Doucette (September 23, 2015)


10th Anniversary of Saving Hearts (September 19, 2015)

Dog Days Deliver Smiles at TBRHSC (September 19, 2015)

Get to Know the Hospital's Fresh Market Vendors: Meet Root Cellar Gardens (September 19, 2015)


Nurses: With You Every Step of the Way (September 16, 2015)


Group Makes Legacy Giving About Enhancing Community (September 12, 2015)

Starlight Children's Foundation Canada – Providing Smiles and Joy When Kids Need It Most (September 12, 2015)

Exciting Research Happening at TBRRI (September 12, 2015)


History of Healthcare Exhibit Now Open (September 9, 2015)

New Policy Streamlines Safety (September 9, 2015)

Cornering for Cancer (September 9, 2015)


Here's How Your Head Shaving, Raffle or Golf Tournament Makes World-Class Healthcare Possible! (September 5, 2015)


Helping Patients Heal with Smudging: TBRHSC Increases Access to Aboriginal Spiritual Care (September 2, 2015)

Meet Our Local Farmers: Kuchta Honey Farm (September 2, 2015)

Family CARE Grant Provides Pleasant Place to Perch (September 2, 2015)


Giving Back (August 29, 2015)

TBRRI Contest Inspires Student Scientists (August 29, 2015)

MNP Charity Golf Invitational (August 29, 2015)


Make Your Body Your Friend This Hiking Season (August 26, 2015)

MoleWatch: Screening for Skin Cancer (August 26, 2015)

How Sweet Is This? (August 26, 2015)


Planning Your Legacy – How Do You Want to Be Remembered? (August 22, 2015)

Patients and Families Now Have Access to Aboriginal Spiritual Care (August 22, 2015)

From Start to Finish, They've Got Your Back:Your Health Sciences Foundation Special Events Team (August 22, 2015)


TBRHSC Receives Prestigious Award from Chamber of Commerce (August 19, 2015)

Marilyn Lawlis: Adjusting Your Sails in the Storm (August 19, 2015)

Popular Breast Cancer Event Returns Oct 9 (August 19, 2015)


Portable Dental Unit for OR Was Needed Stat! (August 15, 2015)

New Family CARE Grant Video “Window” Prevents Potential Fall Within Hours of Installation (August 15, 2015)

United Steel Workers Local 5055 Makes Significant Donation to Exceptional Cancer Care (August 15, 2015)


Get to Know the Hospital's Fresh Market Vendors: Meet Volkar Farm (August 12, 2015)

Walking Away from Festa Italiana a Big Winner! (August 12, 2015)

A Look at Your Upcoming Events in Support of Local Healthcare (August 12, 2015)


Your Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation (August 8, 2015)

Meet Our Local Farmers: Mile Hill Farms (August 8, 2015)

Programs & Services - Chronic Disease Prevention and Management Program and Medicine Services (August 8, 2015)


Aboriginal Health at TBRHSC (August 5, 2015)

Mental Health and Addictions at TBRHSC (August 5, 2015)


Caribou Charity Ride, presented by Fresh Air, Celebrates New Look and New Route Length (August 1, 2015)

Blood collection services to focus on hospital patients (August 1, 2015)

A look at: Cardiovascular and Stroke Program (August 1, 2015)


Staal Foundation Open: 2015 Another Incredible Year (July 29, 2015)

SHAD Students Learn About Patient-Centred Research at TBRRI (July 29, 2015)

Survive & Thrive: Providing Adventure Therapy for Young Adult Cancer Survivors (July 29, 2015) 


Are You In? Employee Giving at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre Re-Energized by New Committee (July 25, 2015)

London Life Frank Cava Memorial Golf Tournament (July 25,2015)

New Stroke Research Project Example of "Patient-Focused" Research (July 25, 2015) 


What is Molecular Imaging? (July 22, 2015)

Closer-to-Home Research for Closer-to-Home Care: Your Donations Supporting Next Generation of Patient Care (July 22, 2015)

Improving Patient Care Through Research (July 22, 2015)


TBRHSC Executive to Lead Nipigon District Memorial Hospital (July 18, 2015)

Health Records: Essential to Providing Excellent Patient Care (July 18, 2015)

Festa Italiana Raffle Can Take You to Italy! (July 18, 2015)


Local Healthcare Leader Recognized as an Inaugural Champion of Telemedicine (July 15, 2015)

Mental Health Patients Benefit from Caring for Vegetable Gardens (July 15, 2015)


Plain to See: Local Laser Eye Surgery is Important (July 11, 2015)

TBRHSC Unveils Strategic Priorities for Next Five Years (July 11, 2015)

Ultimate Excavator Challenge presented by Taranis Training (July 11, 2015)


Giving through Golf (July 8, 2015)

Hospital Wins Commuter Challenge Awards (July 8, 2015)

Mole Patrol? I thought you said ‘Snow Patrol' (July 8, 2015)


Networked Robots the Future of PET Probe Research (July 4, 2015)

Seasons of Giving: Volunteer Association's gift shop invests all its annual profits in improved patient care (July 4, 2015)

Celebrating our Volunteers: Tom Coulthard (July 4, 2015)


Anatomy of a Stroke Recovery Research Project (July 2, 2015)

Today is a Gift (July 2, 2015)

United Commercial Travelers Support Home Dialysis Through Raffle (July 2, 2015)


15th Annual BELL Motorcycle Ride for Dad (June 27, 2015)

Local Student Travels to Holland for TBRRI Project (June 27, 2015)

Fresh Market Returns to Hospital for This Year's Growing Season (June 27, 2015)


Re/Max Queen of Hearts Ladies Golf Classic (June 24, 2015)

Regional Cancer Care Northwest Encouraged by Provincial Performance Measurement (June 24, 2015) 


We're In! Foundation Staff All Proud Donors (June 20, 2015)

fMRI Helping Develop New Stroke Treatment? (June 20, 2015)

Volunteers Needed! We Want You! (June 20, 2015)


Celebrating our Volunteers: Jeannie Faubert  (June 17, 2015)

Donor Relations Specialists Make Personal Donations Even More Personal (June 17, 2015)

Volunteers Needed! (June 17, 2015)


TD Canada Trust – Lending more than money (June 13, 2015)

Join us for our Summer Events! Report from Tracey Nieckarz (June 13, 2015)

Chronicle-Journal Charity Golf Classic Raises $32K for Local Causes (June 13, 2015)


New Stroke Rehab Research in Thunder Bay to Improve Hand Function (June 10, 2015)

Bell Motorcycle Ride for Dad: Just over a week away! (June 10, 2015)

Governor General's Canadian Leadership Conference Visits TBRHSC and TBRRI (June 10, 2015)


Your Donations Support Vital Upgrades to Cardiac Catheterization Labs to Enhance Patient Care (June 6, 2015)

You Could Shoot for $1 Million! Staal Family Foundation Presents the Million Dollar Shootout (June 6, 2015)

Pan Am Games Torch Relay Visits TBRHSC (June 6, 2015)


Cath Lab to Benefit from Raffle (June 3, 2015)

Expecting to Quit (June 3, 2015)

A Successful Spring Cancer Tea for the Italian Ladies Society (June 3, 2015)


Local Research Hopes to Discover New Ways of Finding Breast Cancer Tumours (May 30, 2015)

Breast cancer screening: an informed decision (May 30, 2015)

Stunning Home Awaits (May 30, 2015)


Celebrating our Volunteers: Marga Bond (May 27, 2015)

Cancer Professionals Enhance their Emotional Intelligence (May 27, 2015)

Freedom 55 Financial Thunder Bay Hockey Celebrity Golf Classic Celebrates Impact After Nine Memorable Years (May 27, 2015)


Susan Cameron Endowment Fund Honours Remarkable Woman (May 23, 2015)

Sangria Anyone? Re/Max Queen of Hearts Ladies Golf Classic Returns June 16 (May 23, 2015)

New Cervical Cancer Treatment Being Developed at the TBRRI (May 23, 2015)


Thunder Bay Roadways: can cyclists and motorists co-exist? (May 20, 2015)

Experts in High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) Highlight Local Workshop (May 20, 2015)

Research into MRI-Guided HIFU for Prostate Cancer Underway at TBRRI (May 20, 2015)


Bluewave Energy – Delivering Much More than Fuel (May 16, 2015)

Thanks to you! (May 16, 2015)

Nurses: With You Every Step of the Way (May 16, 2015)


Farewell from Andrée Robichaud (May 13, 2015)

Gifter Keeps Giving (May 13, 2015)

Stand Up For Mental Health (May 13, 2015)


Get Your Earplugs Out – The Bell Motorcycle Ride for Dad is Back! (May 9, 2015)

James R. Johnson Endowment Fund Honours Thunder Bay Advocate and Hockey Legend (May 9, 2015)

Three Sisters Create A Community Legacy (May 9, 2015)


Students from Nip-Rock High Honoured to Donate Chemo Bags (May 6, 2015)

Thunder Bay's 30x30 Nature Challenge (May 6, 2015)

Stand Up For Mental Health (May 6, 2015)


Exceptional Cancer Care a Reality Thanks to You! (May 2, 2015)


Exceptional Cancer Care Now a Reality: Donors contribute more than $7 million for enhancements to Regional Cancer Care (April 29, 2015)


Bachelor Auction Surpasses $1 million! (April 25, 2015)

April is a Month for Celebration (April 25, 2015)

Increase Your Cancer IQ: New online tool featured across the Northwest (April 25, 2015)


Wake up and use your coffee grounds (April 22, 2015)

Unplugged for Cancer Doubles Its Impact! (April 22, 2015)

Volunteers Give Back to Clinical Laboratory (April 22, 2015)


Dr. Bill McCready – Inspired to Give, Leading the Way (April 18, 2015)

Celebrating our Volunteers: Katja Rintala, Dianne Lampi, and Dave Van Wagoner, (April 18, 2015)


Volunteer IMPACT at TBRHSC: Celebrating National Volunteer Week April 12-18 (April 15, 2015)


‘Forty in Forty' – One Year Later (April 11, 2015)

Dr. Mark Henderson Leads Way in The Paterson Foundation Challenge (April 11, 2015)

Bringing Cutting-Edge Healthcare to Northwestern Ontario: TBRRI Officially Unveils Cyclotron (April 11, 2015)


Last Chance! Elekta Bachelor for Hope Charity Auction Tickets (April 8, 2015)

Maximize Your Time with a Low-Maintenance Garden (April 8, 2015)

Run for Women Back for 35th Year! (April 8, 2015)


Restaurant Owners – Feeding our Community with Food and Philanthropy (April 4, 2015)

Be in Demand: Explore a Career in Healthcare (April 4, 2015)

Exceptional Cancer Care: Only 3 Weeks Left to Double the Impact of Your Gift! (April 4, 2015)


Act FAST If You See Signs of a Stroke (April 1, 2015)

Patient Family Advisors Help to Create TBRHSC's New and Improved Website (April 1, 2015)

Fort William Rotary House Lottery Continues Support for Exceptional Cancer Care (April 1, 2015)


TBRRI Offers Guided Tours of the Cyclotron and Radiopharmacy (March 28, 2015)

Hippest Party in Town! (March 28, 2015)

Could This Mystery Bachelor Be Your Dream Date? (March 28, 2015)


‘Party for a Cure' – Donatis Brothers Dedicated Philanthropists (March 25, 2015)

respect. Continues to Grow: Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre Joins City-Wide Initiative (March 25, 2015)

National Health Ethics Week 2015 (March 25, 2015)


Report from the Chair: Tracey Nieckarz (March 21, 2015)

Northwestern Ontario Cardiology Summit 2015: Public invited to heart wrenching and warming story (March 21, 2015)

Hospital Cafeteria Food: Healthier Than You Think (March 21, 2015)


From Fun to Fundraising in Support of Exceptional Patient Care (March 18, 2015)

Revolutionary, Homegrown Documentation Software Now in Clinical Trials (March 18, 2015)

Time to get moving (March 18, 2015)


The Paterson Foundation Announces $500,000 Gift to the Exceptional Cancer Care Campaign: Challenges Community to Match Philanthropic Spirit (March 14, 2015)

Homegrown Scientist Key to Ground-Breaking Cancer Care Research (March 14, 2015)

Making Mornings Easier and Delicious (March 14, 2015) 


Live From TBRHSC: It's the Open Board Webcast (March 11, 2015)

Save a Heart Car Raffle Continues Critical Support of Cardiac Care (March 11, 2015)

Colorectal Cancer Screening Q&A with Dr. Claudette Chase (March 11, 2015)


Saving a Life: From 30 days to 30 seconds (March 7, 2015)

10 Years Building a Healthy Future: Looking Ahead (March 7, 2015)

Tips for Eating Healthy While at Work (March 7, 2015)


One cancer patient's story could help to save one life (March 4, 2015)

Live From TBRHSC: It's the Open Board Webcast (March 4, 2015)

The Cyclotron Arrives in Thunder Bay (March 4, 2015)


TransCanada: Responding to Local Cancer Care Needs (February 28, 2015)

TBRHSC Midwife Siobhan O'Malley: Healthcare on the Frontline - Part 2 (February 28, 2015)

Pagers Give Fracture Clinic Patients More Freedom, Thanks to Family CARE Grant (February 28, 2015)


Heart-to-Heart: A helpful discussion about heart health (February 25, 2015)

Clinical Trials: As Secret as Superman’s Identity? (February 25, 2015)

TBRHSC Midwife Siobhan O’Malley: Healthcare on the Frontline - Part 1 (February 25, 2015)


Finding Meaning and Purpose during a Health Crisis (February 21, 2015)

Q&A: Red Meat Alternatives (February 21, 2015)

Help Shape the Future of Healthcare in Northwestern Ontario (February 21, 2015)


Shaping the Future of Healthcare in Northwestern Ontario (February 18, 2015)

Report from Susan Fraser, Chair, TBRHSC Board of Directors (February 18, 2015)

Another Exceptional Event for an Exceptional Cause (February 18, 2015)


Forty one grants announced to enhance patient care, all based on employee recommendations (February 14, 2015)

Francophone students Join the P.A.R.T.Y. at TBRHSC (February 14, 2015)

TBRHSC Receives Canada's 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures 2014 Award (February 14, 2015)


A Cyclist for All Seasons (February 11, 2015)

February a special time for Foundation (February 11, 2015)

Want to Put Your Heart Into Something? (February 11, 2015)


Peter Hindle: Helping to Shape the Future of Healthcare in Northwestern Ontario (February 7, 2015)

Calculate your cancer risk with My CancerIQ (February 7, 2015)

Mark Your Calendars: Health Sciences Foundation 2015 Events (February 7, 2015)


Game night gatherings can be healthy too (February 4, 2015)

Cancer Statistic an Eye Opener (February 4, 2015)

Don't miss your chance to win a brand new Acura ILX! (February 4, 2015)


Young Philanthropists (January 31, 2015)

CAHO Pilot Project at TBRHSC a Success (January 31, 2015)

Help Shape the Future of Healthcare in Northwestern Ontario (January 31, 2015)


The Top Advances to Your Healthcare in 2014, Thanks to Donors (January 28, 2015)


To Be or Not to Be… a Bachelor for Hope (January 24, 2015)

Report from Susan Fraser (January 24, 2015)

TBRHSC Celebrates National Non-Smoking Week, Jan. 18 - 24 (January 24, 2015)


National Non-Smoking Week: It's never too late to quit (January 21, 2015)

From the Desk of the CEO (January 21, 2015)

Hospital's smoke-free grounds focused on promoting health for all (January 21, 2015)


A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words (January 17, 2015)

The Cyclotron is Coming to Town: What you need to know (January 17, 2015)

Start a New Year's Revolution (January 17, 2015)


Recognizing a Job Well Done (January 14, 2015)

Respect Award (January 14, 2015)

Father and Son Recognized for Service (January 14, 2015)


It's a Boy! (January 12, 2015)

Healthy Together 2020 (January 12, 2015)

Carrying on Linda's Dream (January 12, 2015)


Endowment Fund Supporting Lung Disease Research in Memory of Loved One (January 7, 2015)

What is Molecular Imaging? (January 7, 2015)

Christmas Gifts for TBRHSC's Tiniest Patients (January 7, 2015)


Balmoral Park Acura Save a Heart Car Raffle Early Bird Draw in 3 Days! (January 3, 2015)

In-Hospital Quit Smoking Program Getting Results (January 3, 2015)

A Busy, Fun Fundraising Year Ahead in 2015 (January 3, 2015)

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