June 23, 2018 – Northwestern Ontario Day Starter

Day Starter

Camp Quality Car Wash Today!

With warm weather approaching, it’s time to give your vehicles that summer wash they’ve been waiting for!

Mr. Lube is excited to be hosting their annual Car Wash and BBQ in support of Camp Quality! Swing by and let our volunteers make your vehicle sparkle! While your vehicle is getting pampered, fill your tummy with Mr. Lube’s delicious BBQ! Everything is by donation.

As an added bonus, each customer who gets an oil change will receive a $10 discount (off any oil change service at either Mr. Lube location)!

CAR WASH: Saturday, June 23, 2018 from 10:00am- 3:00pm

Hotspot in Ontario: 20.5 °C 68.9 °F Harrow AAFC
Cold spot in Ontario: 3.3 °C 37.9 °F Peawanuck
Hotspot in Canada: 22.2 °C 72.0 °F Gaspé Airport, QC
Cold spot in Canada: -5.5 °C 22.1 °F Cam Four, NU

THUNDER BAY – Day STARTER – Good morning Northwestern Ontario! Weather for the first Saturday of the summer is calling for mainly cloudy skies with a 60 percent chance of showers. Saturday’s high will be 20 °C. The UV index is forecast for 6 or high.

There are no weather alerts this morning for the Northwest Region.


What do you need to know?

THUNDER BAY – ENTERTAINMENT – The City of Thunder Bay is pleased to host its headliner – multiple award-winning artist Classified – at the season’s first Live on the Waterfront on Friday, June 29, presented by Ontario Power Generation. This free special presentation of Live on the Waterfront also highlights the launch of the City’s new stage at Marina Park.

GREENSTONE – CRIME – On June 21, 2018, at approximately 11:30 pm, members of the Greenstone Ontario Provincial Police (O.P.P.) were conducting a R.I.D.E. check on Highway 584 in the town of Geraldton, Ontario. Shortly after, a vehicle came through the checkpoint and the driver was known to the officer to be bound by a recognizance… Read More.

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.

Visit www.gokasper.com for more details.

Community Events

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...

Share your ideas at newsroom@netnewsledger.com 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 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.

You can get the latest gas prices, including Cook County MN at GasPrices on NetNewsLedger.

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