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Biroun, assumes duties as Interim Conductor-in-Residence - Thursday, September 20, 2018

Gifted and energetic Mélissa Biroun, assumes duties as Interim Conductor-in-Residence TBSO

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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO   - September 20, 2018  (LSN)  Simon Rivard, TBSO’s fine young Conductor-in-Residence will be stepping down from his post, effective immediately. He will be replaced by the equally gifted and energetic Mélissa Biroun, who will assume duties as Interim Conductor-in-Residence.

 Biroun is a graduate of the Conservatoire de Musique de Montréal in classical piano studying under Louise Bessette, and also a graduate of Vanier College in jazz piano under Eric Harding.

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Inuit Throat-Singers - Monday, September 10, 2018

Annual Sivertson Gallery Inuit Premiere

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GRAND MARAIS, MINNESOTA - September 10, 2018  (LSN) An extraordinary showcase of Inuit print art and sculpture, along with carving demonstrations and throat singing performances happening all weekend at the 18th annual Sivertson Gallery Inuit Premiere. All events are free and open to the public through the weekend of Friday Oct 26, and Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018.

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Economy

Thunder Bay Airport New Passenger Volume Record - Thursday, September 20, 2018

Thunder Bay Airport 
Summer 2018 Sets New Passenger Volume Record

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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  - September 20, 2018  (LSN)  The summer ended with record volumes at Thunder Bay Airport. As of August 31, the Airport has recorded a new high of 588,076 passengers representing a 4.6% increase from last year.

Strong volumes from northern communities have been a significant contributor

A seventh weekday frequency from Porter Airlines, along with added capacity into Winnipeg from WestJet Encore have also contributed.

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Breakfast with Hon. Perrin Beatty - Monday, September 17, 2018

Breakfast with Hon. Perrin Beatty
Canadian Chamber of Commerce

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THUNDER BAY, September 17, 2018:  The Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Breakfast with the Hon. Perrin Beatty on Friday, September 21 at the Valhalla Inn.

 

Mr. Beatty’s keynote will address the impacts, actual and potential, of the current NAFTA renegotiations, and what Canada can do right now to insulate itself from further US-related risk to make sure that Canadian companies can still prosper.

 

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Great Lake Shipping

Halifax Shipyard launches Canada’s lead Arctic and Offshore Patrol Vessel - Sunday, September 16, 2018

Halifax Shipyard launches Canada’s lead Arctic and Offshore Patrol Vessel

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HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA  - September 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE)  (LSN)  Canada’s lead Arctic and Offshore Patrol Vessel the future HMCS Harry DeWolf, was launched today, Sept. 15, 2018, marking a significant milestone for the National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS) and the revitalization of the Royal Canadian Navy’s combatant fleet.

At 103 metres and 6,615 tonnes, the future HMCS Harry DeWolf is the largest Royal Canadian Navy ship built in Canada in 50 years.

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PublicSafety

Jail Study Master Plan Main - Friday, September 14, 2018

Jail Study Master Plan Main Focus of Upcoming Committee of the Whole

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COOK COUNTY, MINNESOTA - September 13, 2018 (LSN)  At the Sept 18 Cook County Committee of the Whole, the Jail Study Master Plan facilitated by Wold Architects will be the primary topic. 

 

The principle recommendation from the Study is to expand on the current jail and Law Enforcement Center site to accommodate a 12-month County Jail Program. This will include additional space for jail, program, Dispatch and Law Enforcement operations and Emergency Operations Center space. 

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Health

News

Sault Residents Unfairly Pay More - Thursday, September 20, 2018

Sault Residents Unfairly Pay More - Ring Committed to 4-Year Tax Freeze

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SAULT STE. MARIE, ONTARIO  -  September 20, 2018 (LSN)   The residents of Sault Ste. Marie continue to be subjected to out-of-control tax increases that are making life unaffordable for families, seniors and businesses.

When the Mayor was campaigning during the last election he said on October 16, 2014 that former Mayor Debbie Amaroso was misleading residents about the rate of residential property taxes.  

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Outdoor Tourism

Slate River Slaughter Halloween Display - Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Slate River Slaughter Halloween Display
October 18th to 31st

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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  - September 18, 2018  (LSN) This small hobby group create a spectacular display to generates funds to donate to charities that are near and dear to the property owners’ hearts.  This is a FREE event to attend and operates on DONATIONS ONLY upon entering the display.  To keep their costs down as low as possible they dedicate hundreds of hours to building, repurposing many materials and fund the event themselves.  Their goals are to bring something fun for the community to enjoy every Halloween season and to raise donations for charities like Grace Place and the Thunder Bay District Human Society.

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Prince Arthur Waterfront Hotel Announces Multimillion-dollar Renovations - Saturday, September 15, 2018

Prince Arthur Waterfront Hotel Announces Multimillion-dollar Renovations and Historic Rebrand

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September 13, 2018 – The Prince Arthur Waterfront Hotel, Thunder Bay’s oldest and most iconic hotel property, has rebranded and is in the process of a multimillion-dollar renovation that will return the hotel to its historic, royal roots, it announced today.

Located in the downtown Waterfront District and built in 1911, the newly unveiled brand is a modern interpretation of the hotel’s original logo that is still engraved on the property’s walls.  The renovations include exterior façade improvements with the addition of classic canopies and flags, and interior upgrades include renovating and refurnishing the main lobby, elevators, guest rooms, ballroom and public spaces.

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Opinion

Proportional representation - Friday, September 21, 2018

Proportional representation breeds unstable governments

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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO _  Sepetember 21, 2018  (LSN)  Some see the upcoming B.C. referendum on electoral reform – whether the province should switch to a proportional representation (PR) voting system – as a blatant attempt by the B.C. Green Party to secure more power.

While it’s clear that under any form of PR, the Greens could increase their seat share, there would also be more single-issue parties vying for seats in the legislature.

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Liberal MP Leona Alleslev Crosses Floor, - Monday, September 17, 2018

“My Oath Is To Country, Not To Party.” Liberal MP Leona Alleslev Crosses Floor, Joins Scheer Conservatives

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WINNIPEG, MANITOBA,  September 17, 2018  (LSN)   Alleslev previously served in the Royal Canadian Air Force. Liberal MP Leona Alleslev is leaving the Trudeau Liberals, and switching to the Conservatives.

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Sports

Lakehead set to host Lethbridge in season opener - Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Lakehead set to host Lethbridge in season opener

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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  - September 18, 2018  (LSN) The Lakehead Thunderwolves hockey team will begin its 2018-19 campaign with a two-game home series versus the Lethbridge Pronghorns of the Canada West Conference this weekend.  Game times are 7:00 pm at the Fort William Gardens on both Friday and Saturday nights.

Hockey Night in Canada’s Ron MacLean will be in town this weekend as part of Lakehead University’s homecoming festivities.

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Thunderwolves add Czech forward Tomas Soustal - Monday, September 17, 2018

Thunderwolves add Czech forward Tomas Soustal

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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - September 17, 2018  (LSN)  Lakehead University and the Thunderwolves hockey team are pleased to announce that forward Tomas Soustal from Sternberk, Czech Republic has committed to the program.

 Soustal wound up a productive WHL career as a member of the Edmonton Oil Kings with a 62-point campaign in 2017-18.

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Crime

Abduction in Westfort Area - Sunday, September 16, 2018

Police Investigating Abduction in Westfort Area

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Date Published: 2018-09-16
In the early morning hours of Sunday September 16, 2018 Thunder Bay Police Service responded to a call for service regarding a female who had been abducted in the Westfort area.

The female was walking home from a local bar and was approached by a vehicle with two occupants, the female was asked if she had called a cab.

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