2018 Chronicle Journal Features


A Look Back at 2018 (December 29, 2018)


10th Anniversary of Caribou Charity Ride Continues to Provide HOPE (December 26, 2018)

New Clinic Prioritizes Vascular Care (December 26, 2018)

Knowing Your Health Care Options Is Crucial In Avoiding Trips To The E.D. This Season (December 26, 2018)


Hospital Receives Recognition for Meritorious Outcomes from the American College of Surgeons (December 22, 2018)

You Can Help Cross Items off our Christmas Wish List (December 22, 2018)

Message from Kyle Shaen (December 22, 2018)


Hospital Receives Leadership Award for Work in French Language Services (December 19, 2018)

Care Partners Welcome 24/7 at Health Sciences Centre (December 19, 2018)

Did You Know… (December 19, 2018)


You Can Help Cross Items off our Christmas Wish List (December 15, 2018)

Unique Handcrafted Log House Up for Auction (December 15, 2018)

It's Not Too Late - Protect Yourself and Your Family this Holiday Season Be Wise and Immunize (December 15, 2018)


Jackpot Climbing! Win up to $25,000 (December 12, 2018)

Local Surgeons Improving Colon Cancer Screening for Northwestern Ontario Patients (December 12, 2018)

Report from Matt Simeoni (December 12, 2018)


Fallen Souls Give Back through Halloween Bash (December 8, 2018)

Letting Go of Hair Helps Cancer Care (December 8, 2018)

You Can Help Cross Items off our Christmas Wish List (December 8, 2018)


Chemo Kits Coming Along! (December 5, 2018)

8th Birthday Inspires Generous Gift (December 5, 2018)

Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre Ranks Among the Top Research Hospitals in Canada (December 5, 2018)


Giving Tuesday Kicked Off Christmas Wish List Campaign (December 1, 2018)

Retire Well by Embracing Change: Mapping Your Retirement Road (December 1, 2018)

Starlight Children's Foundation Canada® Continues to Support Paediatric Care (December 1, 2018)


A Shocking Gift (November 24, 2018)

Hospital Welcomes New Chief of Staff (November 24, 2018)

Diabetes 101: Know Your Feet (November 24, 2018)


Praise for Pink Caps! (November 21, 2018)

Message from Kyle Shaen (November 21, 2018)

Hospital Staff Proudly Takes Their Kids to Work (November 21, 2018)

New Monument Celebrates Healthcare History (November 17, 2018)

United Commercial Travelers Cash Draw a Big Win for Kids Needing X-rays (November 17, 2018)

Preventing Type 2 Diabetes: Are you at Risk? (November 17, 2018)


World Diabetes Day (November 14, 2018)

Report from Matt Simeoni (November 14, 2018)

Fort William Redskins Football Alumni Proud to Give Back (November 14, 2018)


Kings Fight Cancer (November 10, 2018)

New Eye Exam Technology Will Be Faster, Better, and More Comfortable for Patients – If We Can Get It (November 10, 2018)

What to include in your Will (November 10, 2018)


What Will Your Legacy Be? November is ‘Make a Will Month' (November 7, 2018)

Hospital Starts New Environmental Services Internship Program (November 7, 2018)

Saving a Life: From 30 days to 30 seconds (November 7, 2018)


Be Wise and Immunize (November 3, 2018)

Driving change: Lakehead centre helping evaluate older drivers (November 3, 2018)

Holiday Cash Up for Grabs – Intercity Shopping Centre 50/50 Launches (November 3, 2018)


Downtown Volkswagen Put a Cap on Cancer this October (October 31, 2018)

3rd Anniversary of 50th Birthday Party Remembers Good Friend and Supports Cancer Care (October 31, 2018)

Using the Hospital's Assisted Pick-Up and Drop-Off Lane (October 31, 2018)


Promoting Healthy Families through Nutrition, Activity and Support (October 27, 2018)

Upcoming Events in Support of Your Healthcare (October 27, 2018)


Michael's Hair Design Celebrates 35 Years by Giving Back (October 24, 2018)

Eat To Give Back at Chicago Joe's (October 24, 2018)

50/50 Volunteers Needed! (October 24, 2018)


New Scientist Joins Health Research Institute and Lakehead University (October 20, 2018)

Butterfly Story Returns With Inspiring New Images At Exhibit (October 20, 2018)

Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre Launches Groundbreaking Pilot Project to Improve Opioid (October 20, 2018)


New Clinic Supports Equitable Access to Care (October 17, 2018)

Pink Day in Support of Women's Health Awareness Month (October 17, 2018)

Report from Matt Simeoni (October 17, 2018)


BRA Day raises awareness options for breast cancer survivors (October 13, 2018)

Trillium Garden of Life at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (October 13, 2018)

Message from Kyle Shaen (October 13, 2018)


Walking Together for Mental Illness Awareness (October 6, 2018)

Cancer screening campaign aimed to encourage women to ‘take charge' of their health (October 6, 2018)

Feature Recipe from Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre's Fresh Market (October 6, 2018)


HOPE a Recurring Theme at the Tbaytel Luncheon of Hope (October 3, 2018)

Come Celebrate the Greek Centennial Gala and Smash the Stigma of Mental Health (October 3, 2018)

Sharing and Caring Together: Hospital Celebrates Another Year of Patient and Family Centred Care (October 3, 2018)


Sometimes all you want is a place to sit (September 29, 2018)

Turn Up the Pink - Zumba® Masterclass & Fundraiser (September 29, 2018)

Feature Recipe from Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre's Fresh Market (September 29, 2018)


Hospital earns high marks in Accreditation report (September 26, 2018)

Hand-Crafted Models Support Hospital Through Online Auction (September 26, 2018)

Message from Jody Nesti (September 26, 2018)


TBT Engineering Engineers Solution For Patient Comfort and Safety (September 22, 2018)

Tbaytel Luncheon of Hope – Last Chance for Tickets! (September 22, 2018)

Feature Recipe from Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre's Fresh Market (September 22, 2018)


Back to School: Tips to Make a Healthy Transition (September 19, 2018)

Will Your Money Last? (September 19, 2018)

Make Your Body Your Friend This Fall Hiking Season (September 19, 2018)


Last Chance for Tickets for Greek Supper Club! (September 15, 2018)

Loco for Local: How and Why to Eat Local Food (September 15, 2018)

Shoppers Drug Mart Spring Beauty Gala Supports Women's Health (September 15, 2018)


In Memory of Long-Time Volunteers (September 12, 2018)

Inaugural Research Day Focuses on Smart Health (September 12, 2018)

Feature Recipe from Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre's Fresh Market (September 12, 2018)


Celebrating our Volunteer Association (September 8, 2018)

7 Creative Ways to Use Carrots! (September 8, 2018)


Hospital Employees Making a Difference (September 5, 2018)

Northern Supply Chain Continues to Expand to the Benefit of Patients and Families (September 5, 2018)

Pledge a Rider for this Weekend's Caribou Charity Ride! (September 5, 2018)


One Program – Two Sites: High Quality Cardiovascular Care in Thunder Bay (September 1, 2018)

Patient-Physician Relationships: Getting it Right (September 1, 2018)

Feature Recipe from the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre's Fresh Market: Cowboy Caviar (September 1, 2018)


Greek Supper Club Ready To Thrill Tastebuds Again (August 29, 2018)

Getting to Know Your Foundation Board of Directors: Kyle Shaen (August 29, 2018)

Feature Recipe from the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre's Fresh Market (August 29, 2018)


Happy to be Back – Hospital's Newest Vascular Surgeon is ‘Home Sweet Home' (August 25, 2018)

Hospital's Volunteer Association Provides Funding for New Patient Lift (August 25, 2018)

A Family Centered Approach to Weight Management (August 25, 2018)


Chemo Kits Will Bring Comfort to Cancer Patients (August 22, 2018)

Care Partners Welcome 24/7 at Health Sciences Centre (August 22, 2018)

New Research Demonstrates Increased Need to Break the Sedentary Cycle (August 22, 2018)


Thunder Bay Autosport Club Revs Up Donations (August 18, 2018)

Feedback leads to improvements (August 18, 2018)

Feature Recipe from the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre's Fresh Market (August 18, 2018)


Northern Cancer Fund Big Winner in Festa Italiana Raffle (August 15, 2018)

CAHO Streamlines Access to Digital Health Technologies (August 15, 2018)

Sunscreen Science (August 15, 2018)


Caribou Charity Ride Celebrates Ten Years (August 11, 2018)

Heart & Stroke and Northwestern Ontario take FAST action to save lives (August 11, 2018)

Feature Recipe from the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre's Fresh Market (August 11, 2018)


Your Support in Action (August 8, 2018)


Enhancing Indigenous Health through partnership (August 4, 2018)

Feature Recipe from the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre's Fresh Market (August 4, 2018)

Win a Trip to Italy! (August 4, 2018)


Leading with Respect (August 1, 2018)

Prostate Health Clinic Gets Funding Boost from Janssen Inc. (August 1, 2018)

Save the Date – for Fun this Fall! (August 1, 2018)


Early Interventions Improve Care for At-Risk Seniors (July 28, 2018)

Feature Recipe from the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre's Fresh Market (July 28, 2018)

What Will Your Legacy Be? (July 28, 2018)


First Birthday = Big Milestone + Lots of Love (July 25, 2018)

Police Association Raffle Funds Exceptional Cancer Care (July 25, 2018)

Feature Recipe from the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre's Fresh Market (July 25, 2018)


Improving Patient Flow (July 21, 2018)

Super Sunday for 50/50 Winner (July 21, 2018)

Fresh Market Recipe Feature Story – Tracie Smith (July 21, 2018)


Safeway Employees Continue Support of Important Wellness and Rehabilitation Programs (July 18, 2018)

Consultation Liaison Service Improves Access to Mental Health Care (July 18, 2018)

Feature Recipe from the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre's Fresh Market (July 18, 2018)


Improving Patient Experiences in the Emergency Department (July 14, 2018)

The Long Road Ride (July 14, 2018)

Feature Recipe from the Health Sciences Centre's Fresh Market: Easy Shakshuka with Feta (July 14, 2018)


Get to Know the Faces of Ethics at our Hospital – Meet our Paediatric Healthy Living Program Team (July 11, 2018)

Choirs for Hope a Moving and Memorable Event (July 11, 2018)

Summer's Biggest 50/50 Draw is Back! (July 11, 2018)


Father's Day Raffle Lands Winner $14,280! (July 7, 2018)

Feature Recipe from the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre's Fresh Market (July 7, 2018)

Lose the Tube: Hospital Adopts New Medical Directive to Improve Seniors' Health (July 7, 2018)


Hospital Employees Celebrated (July 4, 2018)

Fresh Market Featured Recipe: Balsamic Grilled Chicken and Arugula Salad (July 4, 2018)


Hospital Plans to Improve Mental Health Emergency Services (June 30, 2018)

Building a Quality-Driven Culture: Health Sciences Centre and Health Research Institute Celebrate Joint Annual General Meeting (June 30, 2018)

Back Health from Gardening to Shoveling (June 30, 2018)


Women in Action Give Emergency Department Resuscitation a Shock (June 27, 2018)

Hospital Joins Unified Approach to New Anti-Racism and Inclusion Coalition (June 27, 2018)

Fighting Prostate Cancer, One Ride at a Time (June 27, 2018)


The Fresh Market at our Hospital is Back! (June 23, 2018)

Inspired by a Client: Taylar Made Nails Raises $5,000 for Northern Cancer Fund (June 23, 2018)

Mapping A Stroke Survivor's Journey in Northwestern Ontario (June 23, 2018)


Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre and University Health Network Awarded for Value-Based Healthcare (June 20, 2018)

June is Stroke Month – How partnerships are supporting Stroke Care (June 20, 2018)

Dean Oikonen is a Citizen of Exceptional Achievement (June 20, 2018)


Building a Quality-Driven Culture (June 16, 2018)

Making Room for Hospital's New Cardiovascular Surgical Program (June 16, 2018)

Winners of Team Staal 2018 Announced; Kids to Play in Fountain Tire Summer Classic (June 16, 2018)


Bench and Bursaries Honour Cafeteria Chef Vince Crupi (June 13, 2018)

Golf'n Gals Supports Women's Health (June 13, 2018)

“Cancer is a hard word to hear, but it teaches you many life lessons,” says Thunder Bay Patient (June 13, 2018)


Hospital Raises Fort William First Nation Flag to Recognize Traditional Lands (June 9, 2018)

Isaac Neekan is a Citizen of Exceptional Achievement (June 9, 2018)

Meet Our Hospital's Transit Champions! (June 9, 2018)


Lahama Naeem is a Citizen of Exceptional Achievement (June 6, 2018)

It all started with a $20 donation (June 6, 2018)

Resolute's Thunder Bay Mill Donates $10,000 to Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation (June 6, 2018)


Dancing in the Rain: Breast Cancer Survivor Shares Her Story of Fear and Hope (June 2, 2018)

TeamStaal Contest Ends Monday! (June 2, 2018)

Heading to Work? Leave the Car at Home During Commuter Challenge (June 2, 2018)


Celebrating Mary Poulter – A Citizen of Exceptional Achievement (May 30, 2018)

Celebrating our Volunteers! (May 30, 2018)


Team Staal – Contest Update! (May 26, 2018)

"Cancer is a hard word to hear, but it teaches you many life lessons," says Thunder Bay Patient (May 26, 2018)

New Pigg-O-Stat On Site for Infants Thanks To United Commercial Travelers (May 26, 2018)


Tbaytel Motorcycle Ride for Dad, presented by WINMAR – Registration BBQ This Weekend! (May 23, 2018)

Erick Werner is a Citizen of Exceptional Achievement (May 23, 2018)

Retirees honoured (May 23, 2018)


Cardiovascular & Stroke Summit (May 23, 2018)

Ishaan Sachdeva is a Citizen of Exceptional Achievement (May 23, 2018)

My CancerIQ: 10 Minutes to Learn Your Cancer Risk (May 23, 2018)


Delivering on a PROMIS (May 16, 2018)

Everybody Cut Footloose! (May 16, 2018)

Summer Volunteer Opportunities! (May 16, 2018)


TeamStaal Contest an Epic Adventure – Sign Up Today! (May 12, 2018)

Mindfulness in the Health Care Setting Reducing Stress at Work (May 12, 2018)

Sarah Kajorinne is a Citizen of Exceptional Achievement (May 12, 2018)


Fountain Tire Summer Classic Returns at Staal Foundation Open, presented by Tbaytel (May 5, 2018)

Urologist brings advanced and specialized surgical technique to Thunder Bay Regional Health Science (May 5, 2018)

Message from Jody Nesti (May 5, 2018)


Cruise Nights at the Davinci are Back! (May 2, 2018)

People from our Community: George Saarinen, A co-Chair with a Flair for Community (May 2, 2018)

Raffaele's Tailoring Gives Back! (May 2, 2018)


3 things you need to know about organ donation (April 28, 2018)

Hospital Welcomes Second Vascular Surgeon (April 28, 2018)

Mammothon – Not the Only Reason to Get Screened! (April 28, 2018)


Please, Louise! Young Volunteers Helping Make St. Pat's “Footloose” Extra Special (April 25, 2018)

Choirs for Hope – An Evening of Music and Song (April 25, 2018)

How to talk to your family about organ donation (April 25, 2018)


60 Years of Volunteering Excellence (April 21, 2018)

Child Life Volunteering a Meaningful Experience (April 21, 2018)

Meet HELP Volunteer - Davide Marchese (April 21, 2018)


Celebrating the Value of Volunteers (April 18, 2018)

Meet our Volunteers: Ruth and Lenny Brickell (April 18, 2018)

Celebrating Mona Hardy - Patient and Family Advisor (April 18, 2018)


Everybody Cut Footloose! (April 14, 2018)

Fundraising Superstars (April 14, 2018)

Get to Know the Faces of Ethics at our Hospital - Meet our Interprofessional Educators (April 14, 2018)


Hospital Employees Making a Difference (April 11, 2018)

50+ Lifestyle Expo Back Back for Another Year (April 11, 2018)

Students Participate in Hospital's Indigenous Career Experience Program (April 11, 2018)


Get to Know the Faces of Ethics at our Hospital – Meet Allison (April 7, 2018)

Mental Health and Addictions Nurses in Schools (MHAN) (April 7, 2018)

Cervical Cancer Awareness Campaign Back for Third Year – Pap-A-Palooza! (April 7, 2018)


Tickets Selling Quickly in 32nd Annual Rotary House Lottery (April 4, 2018)

Become an organ donor and save lives (April 4, 2018)


Don't Miss the Bus! Screen for Life Coach Returning to the Region (March 31, 2018)

Bachelors Looking for Your Support (March 31, 2018)

Give Dad the Best Gift Ever (March 31, 2018)


Learning About: Social Work In Hospital-Based Health Care (March 28, 2018)

Improving the Patient Care Experience (March 28, 2018)


Colon Cancer Fact Check – Setting the Story Straight with Dr. Nicole Zavagnin (March 24, 2018)

Message from Jody Nesti (March 24, 2018)


Time Spent in the NICU Leads to Special Birthday Donation (March 21, 2018)

Report from Nadine Doucette (March 21, 2018)


Greek Supper Club Fundraiser Donates Five Renal Chairs for Better Patient Comfort (March 17, 2018)

Mitacs will help LU and Health Research Institute scientists improve outcomes for patients (March 17, 2018)

$10,000 To Be Won! (March 17, 2018)


Self Care for Healthcare Workers (March 14, 2018)

Research with an Impact: Fostering Well-Being in the Canadian Workplace (March 14, 2018)

Protocol protects children (March 14, 2018)


Add Colon Cancer Screening to Your ‘Do it Yourself' List (March 10, 2018)

Q&A: Red Meat Alternatives (March 10, 2018)

The Role of a Clinical Stroke Nurse (March 10, 2018)


‘Lucky to be alive': Heart attack survivor Scott Wallace shares his story (March 7, 2018)

Home is Where the Heart (Surgery) Is (March 7, 2018)

10 Tips to Help You Successfully Complete Your FOBT Kit (March 7, 2018)


“You owe it to your loved ones and yourself to screen for colon cancer” (March 3, 2018)

Sleeping Giant Co. Shamrock Shakedown (March 3, 2018)

Understanding VRE (March 3, 2018)


New Tool Helps Improve Patients' Transition Home (February 24, 2018)

The Daily Dilemma of Skipping Breakfast (February 24, 2018)

Message from Jody Nesti (February 24, 2018)


Perfusionists in Training: A Step Towards Implementing Cardiac Surgery (February 21, 2018)

“Lucky Stars” That Helped Save a Life Are Thanks to You (February 21, 2018)

Become a Patient Family Advisor (February 21, 2018)


February is Heart Month: Cardiac Patient Shares Why Local Care is So Important (February 17, 2018)

Getting to know the Cardiac Catheterization Lab (February 17, 2018)

An active pregnancy is worth it (February 17, 2018)


One More Gift for Your Sweetheart (February 14, 2018)

IVUS Provides “Close Up View” of Arteries for Better Diagnosis (February 14, 2018)


Understanding VRE (February 10, 2018)

Our Hospital is Smoke Free (February 10, 2018)

Thunder Bay Autosport Club: Revving Engines For Cancer Care (February 10, 2018)


Apply by Friday! Bachelors Wanted (February 7, 2018)

Visitor Restrictions in Place at Hospital (February 7, 2018)


Physician Duo Makes Finding Veins Less Intimidating (February 3, 2018)

Dr. Mark Henderson Retires from Cath Lab and Administrative Roles (February 3, 2018)

Brand New Event for ‘Heart Month' (February 3, 2018)


Think Pink Returns! (January 31, 2018)

Messenger Has Message for Fellow Employees (January 31, 2018)

Westgate Tigers Go Pink (January 31, 2018)


Joanna's Ready to Help You Plan Your Next Event (January 27, 2018

Improving Your Money Management and Personal Finance Skills (January 27, 2018)

Wade Petranik of Dryden Regional Health Centre Awarded Northwest LHIN Leadership Award (January 27, 2018)


Operating Room Team Fashionably Outfitted (January 24, 2018)

Win Up to $15,000! (January 24, 2018)

Sellers Wanted! (January 24, 2018)


Meet your Health Sciences Foundation Board of Directors (January 20, 2018)

Just a Month to Go Before Thunder Bay’s Newest Event for Cardiac Care (January 20, 2018)

The Gift of World-Class Cardiovascular Care (January 20, 2018)


Message from Jody Nesti, Chair, Board of Directors (January 17, 2018)

Regional Critical Care Response Program Receives Leadership Award (January 17, 2018)

Tbaytel Announces $500,000 to Support Cardiovascular Surgery (January 17, 2017)



Bachelors Needed! (January 13, 2018)

Regional Orthopaedic Program Receives Leadership Award (January 13, 2018)

Grandchildren Give To Honour Grandmother's Life (January 13, 2018)


Choose Wisely (January 10, 2017)

Margaret Ann Lorimer Continues Decades of Community Giving with Endowment (January 10, 2017)

Leaders from our Community: Heather Lee, CEO, Meno Ya Win Health Centre (January 10, 2017)


What makes a New Year's Resolution Successful? (January 6, 2018)

Preventing Falls by Keeping Active (January 6, 2018)

New Year's Resolution: Become an Ex-Smoker (January 6, 2018)


Helpful New Year's Resolution Tips from the Experts (January 3, 2018)

A Busy, Fun Fundraising Year Ahead in 2018 (January 3, 2018)

Winner Takes Home $17,357 in Sold-Out Intercity Shopping Centre 50/50 Cash Draw (January 3, 2018)


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