April 10, 2018 – Northwestern Ontario Day Starter

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Hotspot in Ontario: 3.5 °C38.3 °F Toronto Downtown
Cold spot in Ontario: -14.5 °C5.9 °F Little Flatland Island
Hotspot in Canada: 13.6 °C56.5 °F West Vancouver, BC
Cold spot in Canada: -35.8 °C-32.4 °F Shepherd Bay Airport, NU

THUNDER BAY – DAY STARTER – Greetings Northwestern Ontario. It is Tuesday, April 10th 2018. It is -3c in Thunder Bay at 10:00 am. Expect mainly sunny skies for the rest of the morning with increasing cloudiness this afternoon. Winds becoming southwest 20 km/h this afternoon. Today’s high is forecast for plus 3. The UV Index will be 5 or moderate. For tonight, Environment Canada says we can expect periods of snow ending overnight then mainly cloudy. Snow at times mixed with rain early this evening. Wind southwest 20 km/h becoming light this evening. Low minus 6.

What Do You Need to Know

Workers at the Port Arthur Medical Clinic represented by Unifor are walking the picket line today. Andy Savela from Unifor has the Union side of the issue. Savela states if the workers accept the offer from management, by next year they will be two cents under Ontario’s minimum wage law.

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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