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Death highway 527 declared Homicide - Thursday, January 17, 2019

Death highway 527 declared Homicide

Attempted Armed Robbery Shuniah   Lake Superior News
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SHUNIAH, ONTARIO - January 17, 2019   (LSN)  - A post mortem examination has been completed at the Office of the Chief Coroner and Forensic Pathology Service (OCC-OFPS) in Toronto. The victim has been identified as a 21 year old male from the Greater Toronto area. This death has been ruled as a homicide.

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Five arrested after fentanyl, guns and cash - Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Five arrested after fentanyl, guns and cash seized

OPP, NAN, Anishinabek and Thunder Bay Police  Drug Arrests      Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO   January 16, 2019  (LSN)  Officers with the Thunder Bay Police Service, Ontario Provincial Police, Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service and Anishinabek Police Service were preparing to execute a search warrant at a residence in the 700 block of Athens Drive at about 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 15.

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Suspicious death Shuniah - Sunday, January 13, 2019

Suspicious death where foul play is suspected Shuniah

OPP Thunder Bay   Shuniah    Lake Superior News

SHUNIAH, ONTARIO - January 13, 2019   (LSN)  - The Thunder Bay Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is currently investigating a suspicious death where foul play is suspected.

On January 13, 2019 police received information that a body was located on the shoulder of Highway 527 just north of the Highway 11-17 junction.

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News Ontario

Kloosterhuis returns as chair to DSSAB board - Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Kloosterhuis returns as chair to DSSAB board 

Lucy Kloosterhuis, Mayor of the Municipality of Oliver Paipoonge, Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, Ontario  —  January 16, 2019  (LSN) Lucy Kloosterhuis, Mayor of the Municipality of Oliver Paipoonge, returns as the Board Chair, having previously assumed that role in January 2018. New Vice-Chair Kim Brown, representative for the Territories without Municipal Organization (TWOMO), is also an experienced Board member having served a prior term on TBDSSAB from 2015 to 2018. 

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Arts

$3.5 million Thunder Bay Art Galley - Monday, January 14, 2019

$3.5 million from FedNor for
Thunder Bay Art Galley

$3.5 million for Thunder Bay Art Gallery  Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO -  January 14, 2019  (LSN)  The FedNor funding  $3.5 million will support the construction of the new Thunder Bay Art Gallery on the waterfront at Prince Arthur Landing. 

The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour and Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay–Superior North, and Don Rusnak, Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay—Rainy River,

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Create space art studio - Friday, January 11, 2019

Create space art studio

Create_Space_Art_Studio.  Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO -  January 11, 2019  (LSN)  Create Space is located at 303 Simpson st, on the corner of Simpson and Bethune. The building is at least 120 years old and was in need of a fair bit of work but I've transformed it from a gutted old storage space to a modern fully equipped art studio. 

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News MN WI MI

Julia Johnson, UW-Superior Alum, - Friday, January 18, 2019

Julia Johnson, UW-Superior Alum, Receives Dr. P.B. Poorman Award from UW-System

Julia Johnson, UW-Superior Alum, Receives Dr. P.B. Poorman Award  Lake Superior News
#LSN_News  University of Wisconsin-Superior

SUPERIOR, Wis. –  December 4, 2018  (LSN)  Julia Johnson, 2013 alum of the University of Wisconsin-Superior, was recently honored by the University of Wisconsin System as a recipient of the 2018 Dr. P.B. Poorman award.

The UW System and the LGBTQ+ Inclusivity Initiative established the annual Dr. P.B. Poorman Award for Outstanding Achievement on Behalf of LGBTQ+ People in 2008, honoring the memory of Dr. Poorman and recognizing UW System faculty, staff, and students for excellence in their advocacy, research, and/or service efforts on behalf of LGBTQ+ communities.

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Cook County Board Meetings - Saturday, January 12, 2019

2019 Board Meeting Schedule, Committee of Whole Changes and Increased Public Engagement Explored

Cook County  Lake Superior News
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COOK COUNTY, MINNESOTA - January 12, 2019  (LSN)

This week at the first Board of Commissioners meeting of 2019, the Board adopted a revised schedule for Board and Committee of the Whole Meetings.

 

Regular Board of Commissioner Meetings will remain on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month, starting at 8:30 am. Committee of the Whole (COW) Meetings will continue in 2019

 

 

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Health

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Great Lake Shipping

Port of Thunder Bay Reports End 2018 - Monday, January 14, 2019

Port of Thunder Bay Reports End 2018
to Strong Shipping Season

MV Kaministiqua last ship  Port of Thunder Bay Shipping Season  Lake Superior News
#LSN_Shipping  MV Kaministiqua     Photo Matthew Carlson

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  -  January 14, 2019  (LSN) The final vessel of the shipping season departed the Port of Thunder Bay Sunday, January 13, capping off a busy end to another good year at the Lake Superior port.  MV Kaministiqua is headed for Windsor with a load of canola from the Canadian prairies.

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January is Dogsledding Month i - Monday, January 7, 2019

January is Dogsledding Month in Cook County
Gunflint Mail and John Beargrease

Gunflint-Mail Run 2015 Erin Altemus and team  Lake Superior News
#LSN_Outdoors  #LSN_CookCounty Gunflint-Mail Run 2015 Erin Altemus and team

COOK COUNTY, MINNESOTA  -  November 28, 2018   (LSN) January is a time for residents and visitors to celebrate modern-day mushers and their canine athlete companions at the Gunflint Mail Run Sled Dog Race Saturday, Jan. 5 – Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019 and the 35th running of the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon Sunday, Jan. 27 – Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019. 

 

“We encourage visitors to come and watch the dog sled races,” says, Linda Jurek, executive director for Visit Cook County. 

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Economy

Thunder Bay Airport Posts Passenger Volume Record - Friday, January 18, 2019

Thunder Bay Airport Posts Third Consecutive
Passenger Volume Record

Thunder Bay Airport   Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  - January 18, 2019   For the  third consecutive year, Thunder Bay Airport (YQT) has posted record passenger volumes. Volumes reached an all-time high of 869,404 passengers in 2018. Traffic grew by 2.9% over 2017 volumes compared to 4.5% growth the previous year.

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Wataynikaneyap Power First Nation Partnership Expands - Thursday, January 17, 2019

Wataynikaneyap Power First Nation Partnership Expands

Wataynikaneyap Power   Lake Superior  News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  January 17, 2019  (LSN)  (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Less than a month after Wataynikaneyap Power energized its first line to bring grid power to the First Nation community of Pikangikum, another historic milestone has been reached.

Today, Wataynikaneyap Power announced that Mishkeegogamang and Ojibway Nation of Saugeen legally joined the First Nations-led power project, bringing the number of First Nations communities who are equal owners in the project to 24.

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Soo Chamber Nominees - Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Soo Chamber Outstanding Business Achievement Awards
Nominees.

Soo Chamber Business Awards   Lake Superior News
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SAULT STE. MARIE, ONTARIO -  January 16, 2019  (LSN)  –  With its Outstanding Business Achievement Awards less than two weeks away, the Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce (SSMCOC) would like to take an opportunity to acknowledge the many exceptional businesses, agencies and individuals that were nominated for their entrepreneurship, innovations and business savvy.

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Chamber Budget Deputation to City Council - Friday, January 11, 2019

Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce Budget Deputation to City Council

Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce Charla Robinson   Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO -  January 11, 2019   (LSN) The Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce represents over 850 businesses and over 20,000 employees in our community.  Our membership includes businesses of all sizes and from all sectors of the local economy.

Nearly 90% of our members are small businesses with less than 25 employees.  These organizations are the lifeblood of our city providing the services, supplies and supports that make Thunder Bay such an amazing place to live, work and play.

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Outdoor Tourism

Opinion

Trudeau's carbon tax scam - Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Trudeau's carbon tax scam

Trudeau's carbon tax scam  Lake Superior News
#LSN_Opinion  Ross Ayotte

SMITH FALLS, ONTARIO January 16, 2019  (LSN)  The Carbon Tax Scam Trudeau states we will receive more money back than we paid into the carbon tax how is this possible when I had phoned up Ultramar I ask a few questions like how many litres of oil it takes to fill up a 910 litre oil tank the lady stated 800 hundred litre's or a shade more. 

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an legalize marijuana, but we can’t twin a pipeline - Friday, January 11, 2019

“You can legalize marijuana, but we can’t twin a pipeline – an existing pipeline – to the coast?”

Canadian Slams Trudeau’s Failed Record At Town Hall  Lake Superior News

#LSN_Opinion   Spencer Fernando

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA -  December 22 2018  (LSN)   At one of his recent town halls, Justin Trudeau’s failed record was slammed by a Canadian who spent three minutes discussing how Trudeau has managed to anger so many people in our country.

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81 per cent of middle-class families Pay Higher Taxes - Tuesday, January 8, 2019

81 per cent of middle-class families Pay Higher Taxes

Canadian Families Pay More Federal Taxes Lake Superior News
#LSN_Opinion   Fraser Institute

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  -  January 9, 2019  (LSN)  To hear many Canadian politicians tell it, everything in Canada is rosy. Take for example recent comments by federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau as he delivered his government’s Fall Economic Statement: “Canada's economy is strong and growing… our plan to grow the economy is working.” While the Finance Minister is certainly entitled to his own opinion, what about the facts? As 2019 begins, here are 10 year-end facts Canadians should understand and consider.

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