March 2, 2018 – Northwestern Ontario Day-Starter

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“We encourage residents to read the report to learn how the City’s drinking water is treated, monitored, and delivered to their homes. We also invite you to come tour the Bare Point Water Treatment Plant to discover this firsthand,” said Michelle Warywoda, Director – Environment Division.
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“We encourage residents to read the report to learn how the City’s drinking water is treated, monitored, and delivered to their homes. We also invite you to come tour the Bare Point Water Treatment Plant to discover this firsthand,” said Michelle Warywoda, Director – Environment Division.
“We encourage residents to read the report to learn how the City’s drinking water is treated, monitored, and delivered to their homes. We also invite you to come tour the Bare Point Water Treatment Plant to discover this firsthand,” said Michelle Warywoda, Director – Environment Division.

Hotspot in Ontario: 1.0 °C 33.8 °F Burlington Lift Bridge
Cold spot in Ontario: -29.0 °C -20.2 °F Peawanuck Airport
Hotspot in Canada: 6.8 °C 44.2 °F Sheringham Point, BC
Cold spot in Canada: -37.3 °C -35.1 °F Nangmagvik Lake, NT

THUNDER BAY – DAY Starter – Good Morning Northwestern Ontario. For Thunder Bay it is a chilly -15c this morning. Today expect a mix of sun and clouds with a forecast high of +1c.

Kenora weather is calling for a mix of sun and cloud. Skies will become cloudy in the afternoon. High plus 2.

There is a special weather statement for Southern Manitoba – A major Winter Storm is forecast for the province. Read More.

What Do You Need to Know

THUNDER BAY – Thunder Bay Police have Charles Casmey in Custody. Police had issued a Canada-Wide-Warrant for the suspect. The suspect was found in a home in the East End.

Charles CASMEY surrendered to police at 9:25 p.m. He exited a residence on the 500 block of McTavish Street as a result of a police operation involving the Thunder Bay Police Service and the Ontario Provincial Police.

Residents who have been evacuated will be allowed back in their homes.

Thunder Bay – The City of Thunder Bay has released the 2017 Drinking Water Quality Annual Report. “We encourage residents to read the report to learn how the City’s drinking water is treated, monitored, and delivered to their homes. We also invite you to come tour the Bare Point Water Treatment Plant … Read On!

ORILLIA, ON – In collaboration with its municipal law enforcement partners, the Ontario Provincial Police’s (OPP) Child Sexual Exploitation Unit recently executed 10 search warrants across the province relating to cases of child sexual exploitation. Learn the details.

THUNDER BAY – “Unlock the Potential of Food” is the theme of this year’s nutrition month which takes place throughout March across Canada. Registered Dietitians are regulated health professionals who are passionate about food and the many ways it can contribute to good health. Keep Reading.

On This Day in History

1973 – Federal forces surround Wounded Knee, South Dakota, which is occupied by members of the militant American Indian Movement who are holding at least 10 hostages.

Born on this day: Theodor Seuss Geisel [Dr. Seuss], author of numerous children’s books including The Cat in the Hat and Green Eggs and Ham.

Gas Up for Less

The lowest prices for a litre of gasoline continues to be in Dryden. Fuel prices across the region range from $1.1139 in Dryden, $1.184 at the Husky on Chipman Street in Kenora,  In Thunder Bay, the lowest price in the city is $1.219 at the Safeway on Arthur St W. Out on the Fort William First Nation, gas prices range from $1.037 at K & A 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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