Hotspot in Ontario: 23.3 °C 73.9 °F Ridgetown
Cold spot in Ontario: 8.8 °C 47.8 °F Caribou Island
Hotspot in Canada: 23.3 °C 73.9 °F Ridgetown, ON
Cold spot in Canada: -2.1 °C 28.2 °F CFS Alert, NU
THUNDER BAY – Day STARTER – Today is too good a day to waste. Get it rolling and make it a great day. The liquid sunshine is expected to continue today in Thunder Bay. Environment Canada is calling for showers with a risk of a thunderstorm. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Local rainfall amounts of 10 to 15 mm are expected. Today’s high is forecast for 23 °C but with the rain, the Humidex will make it feel like 27. The UV index will be 4 or moderate.
For Kenora, expect a mix of sun and cloud with a 40 percent chance of showers this morning. Winds will become northwest 20 km/h near noon. Kenora’s high will be 23 °C with the Humidex at 25. The UV index will be 9 or very high.
What Do You Need to Know?
THUNDER BAY – Following the provincial election, the Progressive Conservatives are starting to list out their priorities. Premier-Designate Doug Ford has stated that the number one priority is dropping the carbon tax. Ford says that will help lower gasoline prices.
In Thunder Bay there appears to be a movement on Social Media to draft Bill Mauro to run for Mayor. Mauro lost his seat in the 2018 Provincial Election. Bill Mauro started his political career as a school trustee, then as a Thunder Bay City Councillor before running for the Thunder Bay Atikokan seat as an MPP.
NetnewsLedger would like to welcome Kasper Transportation onboard as your Day Starter sponsor. GOKASPER is Live in Thunder Bay! Download the App on the App Store – GoKasper, and you can now book a ride, as a special incentive, a 50% off code will be emailed to you! Kasper Transportation offers a variety of services for all your transportation needs.
Kasper Transportation offers a variety of services for all your transportation needs. From Safe Ride home, to the office, to the mall, or anywhere you need to go, Kasper Transportation offers on-demand ridesharing and scheduled bus services that you can book directly from their app. Rideshare: Just open the app and request a ride. The app uses your location so the driver knows exactly where to pick you up. Once a driver has been dispatched, you will receive the driver and vehicle details. Payment can be made by credit, debit or cash. You can also rate your driver and provide us feedback on how the company can improve their services.
Kasper Transportation is spreading its tires from Winnipeg to Longlac with travel available from Thunder Bay to Sioux Lookout, to Winnipeg, Dryden, Red Lake, Atikokan and Fort Frances.
The newest bus, the ‘Mini Corn Dog’ has just joined the fleet. Kasper Transportation has grown to a fleet of forty vehicles. Visit www.gokasper.com for more details.
Compost is available to all residents at no charge at the Solid Waste and Recycling Facility while quantities last, weather permitting. Compost is available to all residents at no charge at the Solid Waste and Recycling Facility while quantities last, weather permitting. Access to the compost pick-up area is located east of the old landfill entrance on John Street Road. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 5 pm, and Saturday from 9 am to 4 pm.
“We’re happy to again offer free compost to all residents,” said Jason Sherband, Manager – Solid Waste & Recycling Services. “Leaf and yard waste that’s picked up during our curbside collection programs is blended with organic waste and is ideal for use in landscaping, flower beds and lawns. It’s not suitable for vegetable gardens.”
Residents bringing garbage, recycling and/or hazardous household waste are reminded to dispose of these items at the Solid Waste and Recycling Facility on Mapleward Road first before visiting the special compost pick-up area. Residents are also advised to bring a shovel and some bags or containers to carry compost home. Quantities are limited to a maximum of one half-ton load per resident. For more information, visit: thunderbay.ca/leafandyard
The Thunder Bay Public Library is pleased to announce the spring opening of the garden tool lending libraries.
THUNDER BAY – The excitement is starting for the Fountain Tire Summer Classic. The most exciting and epic game of road hockey to be played this summer. What: TeamStaal Fundraising Contest. Winners will play in the Fountain Tire Summer Classic – an epic road hockey game during the Staal Foundation Open, presented by Tbaytel. Read more...
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Gas Up for Less
The price of a litre of gas is reported at $1.499 in Terrace Bay. Honestly put, at these prices, the costs of many necessities are going to go up too. Fuel prices across the western parts of Ontario range from $1.389 in Dryden, to $1.399 at the Husky on Chipman Street in Kenora, In Thunder Bay, the lowest price in the city is $1.356 at the Macs on Hodder Avenue. Out on the Fort William First Nation, gas prices are at $1.249 at THP.
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