March 18, 2018 – Northwestern Ontario Day Starter

Minister Michael Gravelle addresses audience at the 2018 St. Urho's Day in Thunder Bay at the Finlandia Club
Minister Michael Gravelle addresses audience at the 2018 St. Urho's Day in Thunder Bay at the Finlandia Club

Hotspot in Ontario: 0.2 °C 32.4 °F Cove Island
Cold spot in Ontario: -25.7 °C -14.3 °F Fort Severn Airport
Hotspot in Canada: 8.2 °C 46.8 °F Sisters Islets, BC
Cold spot in Canada: -44.3 °C -47.7 °F Eureka, NU

THUNDER BAY – DAY STARTER – Good Morning Northwestern Ontario. For March 18th 2018, in Thunder Bay you are waking up to a morning temperature of -8c. Environment Canada is calling for mainly cloudy skies. Sunday’s high will be plus 1. the UV index should be 3 or moderate.

What Do You Need to Know?

Townhall Meeting – Frank Pullia reports, “With more and more Indigenous youth, international students and newcomers coming to Thunder Bay for school, it is imperative that we offer them the best possible chances for success and a city that is welcoming and safe”.

“Join me then for a conversation on how to do that and attend my town hall meeting on “Keeping our Youth Safe Through Technology and Collaboration” at the Kinsmen Community Centre at 609 James St. N. on Wednesday, March 21, between 7-9 pm”.

Thunder Bay – Entertainment – The streets of the Bay and Algoma District in Thunder Bay were lively and filled with fun as a large gathering of people came together to celebrate St. Urho’s Day. The tongue in cheek celebration has been going on on Thunder Bay for thirty years. Read more.

THUNDER BAY – Bingwi Neyaashi Anishinaabek Health and Social Services honoured mothers, daughters, sisters, aunties, and grandmothers who have suffered from violence in their lives. Saturday, the Bingwi Neyaashi Anishinaabek (BNA) First Nation is hosting a full day event in Thunder Bay, Ontario, with a goal to bring together both Indigenous and non-Indigenous people. Read more.

THUNDER BAY – Our milk, our blood and the waters of the Earth are one water that carries to the rest of creation. Water is the lifeblood of Mother Earth. It flows through her, nourishes her, and purifies her.

A gathering is being held on March 20th, 2018 at The Hub on 507 Victoria Ave E. Thunder Bay, Ontario. All women are to wear dresses, there will be a potluck sing. Men are invited to come out. Event will be videotaped with permission, of course, if you would like to tell your story.

649 LottoGas Up for Less

The lowest prices for a litre of gasoline continues to be in Dryden. Fuel prices across the region range from $1.089 in Dryden, $1.184 at the Husky on Chipman Street in Kenora,  In Thunder Bay, the lowest price in the city is $1.199 at the Real Canadian Superstore on Memorial Avenue. Out on the Fort William First Nation, gas prices are at $1.077 at THP and K&A. You can get the latest gas prices, including Cook County MN at GasPrices on NetNewsLedger.

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