January 21, 2018 – Northwestern Ontario Day-Starter


Hotspot in Ontario: 2.4 °C36.3 °F Ridgetown
Cold spot in Ontario: -29.4 °C-20.9 °F Peawanuck
Hotspot in Canada: 9.5 °C49.1 °F White Rock, BC

THUNDER BAY – Day-Starter – Good Morning Northwestern Ontario. Environment Canada is calling for mainly cloudy skies today. There is a 30 percent chance of flurries in the morning with fog patches dissipating later today. Winds will increase to 20 km/h by this afternoon. Sunday’s high will be minus 2c.

What Do You Need to Know?

Thunder Bay Transit offers service to many people in our city. Transit drivers are out in all kinds of weather, and in many cases, on routes where during the winter roads can make their jobs even more challenging. Read More!

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Sports Action

Wolves edged by Mustangs in OT

Although their performance was much improved over the previous evening, the Lakehead Thunderwolves were edged 3-2 in overtime by the Western Mustangs in a goaltending duel at the Fort William Gardens on Saturday night.

The Lakehead women’s basketball team (12-4) swept the Waterloo Warriors (1-15) tonight with a convincing 71-46 victory in the Thunderdome.

The Lakehead men’s basketball team (2-14) lost 80-74 to the Waterloo Warriors (7-9) in game two of the weekend double header in the Thunderdome

Gas Up for Less

Fuel prices across the region range from $1.119 at Extra Foods in Dryden, $1.249 in Kenora, and in Thunder Bay the lowest price in the city is $1.226 at the Mac’s on Dawson Road. Out on the Fort William First Nation, gas prices range from $1.097 at THP to $1.139 at First Class Gas. You can get the latest gas prices, including Grand Marias MN at GasPrices on NetNewsLedger.

Upcoming Events

Thunder Bay: Share your thoughts with the Premier of Ontario!

Join Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne on Wednesday, January 31 at the Italian Cultural Centre (132 Algoma St. S) at 6:00 p.m. for a Town Hall Meeting. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. and seating will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

RSVP (Which Does Not Assure a Seat) at Ontario.ca/Townhall.

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