February 21, 2018 – Northwestern Ontario DayStarter

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Young people from Fort William First Nation shared how the bridge closure has made their day longer.
Young people from Fort William First Nation shared how the bridge closure has made their day longer.

Hot spot in Ontario: 14.6 °C 58.3 °F Port Weller
Cold spot in Ontario: -34.4 °C -29.9 °F Armstrong
Hotspot in Canada: 14.6 °C 58.3 °F Port Weller, ON
Cold spot in Canada: -42.5 °C -44.5 °F Key Lake, SK

THUNDER BAY – DAYSTARTER – Good Morning Northwestern Ontario! The weather map is clear of advisories and alerts for the entire region this morning. For the City of Thunder Bay it is -13c this morning, with winds making it feel like minus 27. The outlook for weather is calling for mainly cloudy skies with 30 percent chance of flurries early this morning. Skies will clear later this morning. Winds will be up to 15 km/h. The high is forecast for minus 5. Wind chill minus 27 this morning.

For Kenora it will be cooler today. In Kenora expect mainly sunny skies. Winds will be up to 15 km/h. The daytime high should be minus 11. The wind chill minus 27 this morning. Wind chill minus 26.

What Do You Need to Know

THUNDER BAY – LIVING – The Thunder Bay Science Festival – the only festival of its kind in the area – kicked off Monday, February 19, and runs through to February 24, 2018. The Thunder Bay Science Festival will shine the spotlight on science and research happening right here in our community. (Read More!)

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While we are talking science…

THUNDER BAY – LIVING – The Thunder Bay Science Festival – the only festival of its kind in the area – kicked off Monday, February 19, and runs through to February 24, 2018. The Thunder Bay Science Festival will shine the spotlight on science and research happening right here in our community. (Find out More!)

Thunder Bay, ON – NEWS – The Government of Canada is committed to making investments that will help create jobs and grow the middle class now while building a strong foundation for a sustainable economic future. Don Rusnak, Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay-Rainy River, is pleased with Minister Amarjeet Sohi’s announcement. (Keep Reading!)

Thunder Bay – LIVING – The 38 Canadian Brigade Group’s Thunder Bay-based units at O’Kelly VC Armoury in Thunder Bay are hosting an Open House on February 21, 2018.This event gives the Thunder Bay community a chance to interact with Canadian Army Reservists.Who: Thunder Bay Armoury Units: Lake Superior Scottish Regiment, 38 Signal Regiment, 38 Service Battalion, and 18 Field Ambulance
When: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Where: O’Kelly VC Armoury, 317 Park Ave Thunder Bay, Ont.

Thunderwolves Women’s Basketball

THUNDER BAY – The Lakehead women’s basketball team will be hosting an OUA Playoff game vs. the Laurier Golden Hawks on Wednesday, February 21 at 7:00 pm at the C.J. Sanders Fieldhouse. (Keep Reading)

Gas Up for Less

The lowest prices for a litre of gasoline continue to be in Dryden. Fuel prices across the region range from $1.029 at the Petro Canada on Government Street in Dryden, $1.219 at the Husky on Chipman Street in Kenora,  In Thunder Bay, the lowest price in the city is $1.219 at the Esso at 645 Arthur St W. Out on the Fort William First Nation, gas prices range from $1.037 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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