March 21, 2018 – Northwestern Ontario Day Starter

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Day StarterHotspot in Ontario: -0.1 °C 31.8 °F Point Pelee
Cold spot in Ontario: -27.7 °C -17.9 °F Nagagami
Hotspot in Canada: 6.7 °C 44.1 °F Sisters Islets, BC
Cold spot in Canada: -39.0 °C -38.2 °F Eureka, NU

THUNDER BAY – Day Starter – Good Morning Northwestern Ontario. It is March 21st, the first day of spring. For the City of Thunder Bay, the current temperature is -13c, and you can expect cloudy conditions and a daytime high of -3c.

For Dryden, it is -8c at 7:00 am and Environment Canada is calling for mainly cloudy skies with a 30 percent chance of flurries. The high for the day will be zero.

What Do You Need to Know?

THUNDER BAY – FAMILY – The Healthy Kids Community Challenge Thunder Bay (HKCC Thunder Bay), launched the Power Off and Play! initiative – the next phase of the HKCC. This phase aims to encourage kids and families to build a balanced day by replacing screen time with more physical activity, social interaction, fun and educational activities. There are three events planned. Read More.

Community Safety Town Hall

Councillor at Large Frank Pullia will be hosting a community discussion on public safety tonight at the Youth Centre on James Street.

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”.

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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