March 12, 2018 – Northwestern Ontario Day Starter

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Grilled Pickerel with Fruit and Corn Salsa - Image Foodland Ontario
Grilled Pickerel with Fruit and Corn Salsa - Image Foodland Ontario

Hotspot in Ontario: -1.0 °C 30.2 °F Burlington Lift Bridge
Cold spot in Ontario: -16.0 °C 3.2 °F Moosonee Airport
Hotspot in Canada: 14.2 °C 57.6 °F Solander Island, BC
Cold spot in Canada: -43.4 °C -46.1 °F Eureka, NU

Thunder Bay – Day-Starter- Good Morning Northwestern Ontario. Your day is starting under clear skies with a temperature of -7c. However, Environment Canada is reporting we will see increasing cloudy conditions. By this afternoon expect snow flurries with gusting winds. Winds will become northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 this morning. Today’s high will be at the freezing point of 0c.

What Do You Need to Know?

The new leader of the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party is Doug Ford. Ford squeaked out a win over Christine Elliott in a tightly fought battle. The two local Progressive Conservative candidates will be Derek Parks in Thunder Bay-Superior North, and Moe Comuzzi in Thunder Bay Atikokan.

THUNDER BAY – FOOD – Ice fishing and angling are all special activities in Northwestern Ontario. Pickerel is for many people the “King of Fish” and the goal for people in their choice of fish for the shore lunch, or the dinner table. Our friends at Foodland Ontario offer this excellent recipe.

Thunder Bay – Music is often considered to be one of the most basic human means of communication and expression. For the families of the Children’s Centre Thunder Bay Down Syndrome Family Connections Group, access to music just got a bit easier. The family group was the recipient of a $2,581.00 donation through Safeway employees. Read More.

Gas Up for Less

The lowest prices for a litre of gasoline continues to be in Dryden. Fuel prices across the region range from $1.109 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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