January 23, 2018 – Northwestern Ontario Day-Starter

Jerk Pulled Pork Tacos - a twist a perfect for a winter warm-up
Jerk Pulled Pork Tacos - a twist a perfect for a winter warm-up
Jerk Pulled Pork Tacos - a twist a perfect for a winter warm-up
Jerk Pulled Pork Tacos – a twist a perfect for a winter warm-up

Hotspot in Ontario: 6.6 °C43.9 °F Goderich
Coldspot in Ontario: -34.3 °C-29.7 °F Peawanuck
Hotspot in Canada: 7.2 °C45.0 °F Saturna Island, BC
Coldspot in Canada: -38.7 °C-37.7 °F Cambridge Bay, NU

THUNDER BAY – DAY-STARTER – Wachiya and Good Morning Northwestern Ontario. For Thunder Bay, the temperature this morning is -12c and Environment Canada are predicting a high of -11c. Winds, however, will make it feel much colder with wind chill values at -28c.

Weather History

Highest temperature (1942-2004) 8.3°C1942
Lowest temperature (1942-2004) -37.6°C1996

The first Thunder Bay & District Labour Council rally in support of Tim Horton’s workers is planned for this Friday afternoon Jan. 26th from 4:30-5:30 P. M. at 1040 Memorial Ave.

What Do You Need to Know

DRYDEN – In the last couple of weeks, Dryden Police has received complaints regarding the CRA/Tax Scam from of residents of Dryden. The Dryden Police services wish to notify the public about this very serious fraud that continues to be an ongoing problem across Canada. To protect our citizens, the Dryden Police has attached what the CRA/Tax Scam is and how to protect yourself, your family and loved ones. Like any other fraud, seniors are typically targeted for this crime. Read the whole story

Ready for a tasty treat?

THUNDER BAY – LIVING – The warm temptations of Jamacia include tasty food. Our friends at Foodland Ontario have a special treat this month that is perfect for a winter meal. Jerk pulled pork is the perfect filling for tacos. Just one pork shoulder roast and maple syrup paired with classic jerk spices. Get the Recipe!.

Upcoming Events

Storm Water Public Meeting

In 2016, City Council adopted the Stormwater Management Plan, outlining stormwater management goals and objectives for the next 20 years. A Stormwater Financing Study is underway to investigate a sustainable and fair funding source to support the City’s current stormwater program and the implementation of the Stormwater Management Plan. Join us on Tuesday, Jan. 23, at the Italian Cultural Centre, 123 Algoma Street North. Residents can drop-in between 4 – 8 pm, and presentations will take place at 5 pm and 7 pm. For more information, visit: www.thunderbay.ca/stormwaterplan

Premier Wynne in Hamilton making the Basic Income pilot project announcement
Premier Wynne will host a downhill meeting in Thunder Bayt

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.

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.

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