April 9, 2018 – Northwestern Ontario Day Starter


Hotspot in Ontario: -0.3 °C 31.5 °F Harrow AAFC
Cold spot in Ontario: -23.5 °C -10.3 °F Peawanuck
Hotspot in Canada: 10.5 °C 50.9 °F Lytton, BC
Cold spot in Canada: -35.2 °C -31.4 °F Eureka, NU

Thunder Bay – Day Starter – Good Morning Northwestern Ontario. It is Monday, April 9th, 2018. At 03:15 am EDT it is -9c in Thunder Bay. The temperature is forecast to finally poke its head up above the freezing mark today. The high in Thunder Bay should be, at least according to Environment Canada a “balmy” plus 2.

The weather service is predicting daytime highs through the week above freezing. If they are accurate, perhaps it means a return to spring.

What Do You Need to Know?

In our expanding Politics 2.0 coverage of both provincial and civic politics, over the weekend we had Iain Angus and Derek Parks in the studio outlining their ideas for you. Iain Angus is running for Mayor of Thunder Bay. Derek is the Progressive Conservative candidate for Thunder Bay-Superior North.

Iain Angus – Declares Mayoralty Candidacy

Derek Parks – Progressive Conservative – Thunder Bay-Superior North

Derek also advises that newly elected Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford will be in Thunder Bay on Tuesday night. Ford will be at the Finlandia Club for a campaign-style rally starting at 6:30 pm EDT. The doors open at 6:00.

Gas Up for Less

The price of a litre of gas is almost ten cents cheaper in Dryden than Thunder Bay. Fuel prices across the region range from $1.249 in Dryden, $1.24.4 at the Husky on Chipman Street in Kenora,  In Thunder Bay, the lowest price in the city is $1. at the Husky on 11-17. Inside the city gas prices have spiked. Prices range up to $1.359 across the city. Out on the Fort William First Nation, gas prices are at $1.134 at THP and K&A. You can get the latest gas prices, including Cook County MN at GasPrices on NetNewsLedger.

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