March 19, 2018 – Northwestern Ontario Day Starter

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Lakehead Thunderwolves Women repeat as Champions
Lakehead Thunderwolves Women repeat as Champions
Lakehead Thunderwolves Women repeat as Champions
Lakehead Thunderwolves Women repeat as Champions

Hotspot in Ontario: 0.0 ° C32.0 °F Port Weller
Cold spot in Ontario: -28.6 °C -19.5 °F Lansdowne House
Hotspot in Canada: 7.8 °C 46.0 °F Lytton, BC
Cold spot in Canada: -42.2 °C -44.0 °F Eureka, NU

Thunder Bay – Day Starter – Good Morning Northwestern Ontario and the rest of Canada. It is Monday, March 19th, 2018. If you have ever traveled to Las Vegas Nevada and left money in a casino, it was on this day in 1931 that gambling was legalized in Nevada.

Closer to home, in Thunder Bay you are waking up to a morning temperature of -11c. Today’s high with clearing skies will be -5c. That is a contrast to the highest temperature recorded on this day of 12.4c in 1946. The coldest temperature ever recorded was -28.3c in 1944.

For Kenora, it is currently -6c. Today’s Kenora weather is calling for a mix of sun and cloud. The high will be minus 2. UV index 4 or moderate.

What Do You Need to Know?

Columbus, Ohio – SPORT – The Lakehead women’s hockey team won the ACHA D2 National Championship today with a 5-1 victory over Minot State in Columbus, Ohio.

Throughout the tournament, the Wolves once again dominated the competition and after a 4-3 semi-final win over Bishops, Lakehead confirmed their spot in the finals against Minot State. Full Coverage.

Youth Safety Town Hall


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 – 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.

Gas Up for Less

The lowest prices for a litre of gasoline continues to be in Dryden. Fuel prices across the region range from $1.089 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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