Thunder Bay International Airport

The remarkable history of the Thunder Bay International Airport by Brian G. Spare Did you know the place where Thunder Bay International Airport is now isn’t the original location? I didn’t until writing this article. In June 1929 Bishopsfield (named after Billy Bishop WWI flying ace) became the Lakehead’s first airport and the sixteenth inContinue reading “Thunder Bay International Airport”

Knights of the Air

Trailblazers of Northwestern Ontario by Brian G. Spare In today’s Canada, we enjoy good railway, road and aviation systems that traverse the country. We can ride the rail, drive or fly to almost any destination we wish. Just 100 years ago, things were quite different. The national railway linking east coast to west was stillContinue reading “Knights of the Air”