May 7, 2018 – Northwestern Ontario Day Starter

Freshly cut asparagus. Credit: Copyright 2016 Sue Style
Freshly cut asparagus. Credit: Copyright 2016 Sue Style

Hotspot in Ontario: 12.5 °C54.5 °F Fort Frances
Cold spot in Ontario: -6.8 °C19.8 °F Peawanuck; Peawanuck Airport
Hotspot in Canada: 15.3 °C59.5 °F Lathom, AB
Cold spot in Canada: -24.2 °C-11.6 °F Eureka, NU

THUNDER BAY – DAY STARTER – Good Morning Thunder Bay. It is Tuesday, May 8, 2018.

For Thunder Bay, expect increasing cloudiness early this morning. There is a 40 percent chance of showers late this morning and into this afternoon. Wind will become east 20 km/h gusting to 40 this morning. High 12. UV index 5 or moderate.

Last night the Ontario Party Leaders, Premier Wynne, Doug Ford, and Andrea Horwath debated the issues on the eve of the dropping of the writ.

We will have full coverage through Tuesday.

What Do You Need to Know?

Heading into the warmer weather, now is a great time to start putting together your home and your business Spring Cleaning Plan. Is there a yard project you want to get going on? Is this the year you start a serious recycling plan? Is this the year you decide that you will spend the warmer months getting in shape?

Share your ideas at Over the coming weeks and months we are going to be sharing your ideas, and the plans the NNL Family have for the summer.


Gas Up for Less

The price of a litre of gas is actually the same across Northwestern Ontario. Fuel prices across the region range from $1.399 in Dryden, to $1.399 at the Husky on Chipman Street in Kenora,  In Thunder Bay, the lowest price in the city is $1399 at the Esso on Red River Road.  Out on the Fort William First Nation, gas prices are at $1.247 at THP. You can get the latest gas prices, including Cook County MN at GasPrices on NetNewsLedger.

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