January 28, 2016 – Northwestern Ontario Day-Starter

There were some great care packages for families too
There were some great care packages for families too

THUNDER BAY – DAYSTARTER – Its Sunday, January 28th, 2018. If you and your family are headed down to Prince Arthur’s Landing for the Funday Events you will need to bundle up. It’s a little more seasonal weather wise. Environment Canada is calling for cloudy skies with a 40 percent chance of flurries this morning. However, by this afternoon the weather will shift becoming a mix of sun and cloud. A high of minus 12 is forecast.

What’s New Today?

THUNDER BAY – Moving Forward was the theme for an event hosted at The Hub on Victoria Avenue East today. In the spirit of the Friendship Agreement to build on the positives, the four signatories are working on. On Saturday, Lori Paras and the team at The Hub hosted Stew and Bannock in an event that reached out into the neighbourhood to make a difference. Read our coverage.

NOVA Winners 2017
NOVA Winners 2017

Thunder Bay – Twenty of the brightest young stars from across the region were celebrated at the 4th bi-annual Northwestern Ontario Visionary Awards (NOVAs), a gala hosted by SHIFT Thunder Bay’s Young Professionals Network and held in Thunder Bay at the Victoria Inn to recognize young professionals in the region for their leadership, community engagement, business and professional achievement, volunteerism, civic pride, and mentorship. Read the Full Story!

Lotto 649THUNDER BAY – Our friends at Copperfin Credit Union celebrated the grand opening of their new Harbour Branch and invite you down to find out how they can make your financial affairs better and save you money too. Read More!

THUNDER BAY – SPORTS – Overall a rough weekend for Lakehead University sports teams. The Lakehead Men’s Hockey team was defeated 4-0 by the York Lions on Saturday night. The Lakehead Women’s Basketball team lost and so did the Men’s Basketball team. The Lakehead Women’s Volleyball team was swept by the McMaster Marauders. We have Full Coverage of LU Sports here.

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,  In Thunder Bay, the lowest price in the city is $1.2o at the Mac’s on Dawson Road. Out on the Fort William First Nation, gas prices range from $1.087 at THP to $1.118 at K&A Variety. You can get the latest gas prices, including Grand Marias MN at GasPrices on NetNewsLedger.

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