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”

Manufacturer to the World

The Evolution of Canadian Car & Foundry by Brian G. Spare When we think of the Bombardier plant here and its history, the first things that come to mind are the Hawker Hurricanes that were built here during WW II. We remember the 835 Helldivers made at Can Car for the US Navy and theContinue reading “Manufacturer to the World”