A news release issued by the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre on Wednesday said in March the hospital started asking patients, during the registration process, if they would voluntarily self-identify as First Nations, Metis or Inuit.
Thirteen new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in the Thunder Bay district on Monday.
Paramedics in the City of Thunder Bay have ratified a tentative new contract, with 97.5 per cent of employees who cast a ballot agreeing to the new deal.
For businesses in Thunder Bay, Ont., the latest lockdown order comes after a month of operating in the grey zone of the provincial COVID regulations. The ongoing hardship presented by the added restrictions has inspired some businesses to provide extra support for their local peers.