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Economy

2019 ONTARIO ECONOMIC OUTLOOK - Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Soo Chamber  Ontario Chamber of Commerce
 2019 ONTARIO ECONOMIC OUTLOOK

Soo and Ontario Chamber of Commerces  Lake Superior News
#LSN_Econ  Ontario Chamber of Commerce

SAULT STE. MARIE, ONTARIO -  February 20, 2019  (LSN)  –  On Tuesday, the Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce (SSMCOC) and the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) released their third annual Ontario Economic Report (OER), offering a unique perspective on the experience of businesses of all sizes across the province. Through the Business Confidence Survey, the Business Prosperity Index, and the Economic Outlook, this report presents a candid look at private sector sentiment and opportunities for economic growth for the year ahead. 

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CHANGES TO ELECTRIC SYSTEM RULES - Sunday, February 17, 2019

CHANGES TO ELECTRIC SYSTEM RULES TO BENEFIT THE NORTHWEST

Common Voice Northwest Energy Task Force  Ontario Energy Board    Lake Superior News
#LSN_Econ 

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  February 17, 2019  (LSN)  Following a successful conclusion to the construction of the East-West Tie Line, the Common Voice Northwest Energy Task Force is now celebrating a decision by the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) to correct a historical barrier to getting power to new mines and mills in Northwestern Ontario.

For many years, the Energy Task Force has advocated to the Ontario Government and the OEB to change the assignment of costs for the upgrading of distribution and transmission lines to reflect a fair share approach. 

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Air Canada Adds Rouge jets - Friday, February 15, 2019

Air Canada Adds Rouge jets to Thunder Bay Toronto  Route

Air Canada Thunder Baty   Rouge A-319 jets
#LSN_Econ   Rouge A-319 jets

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  - February 15, 2019   Beginning on May 1, the current six daily flights on the Q400 propeller aircraft will be replaced by three flights per day on the Rouge A-319 jets. Air Canada said the planes will have two cabins along with wireless internet and in-flight entertainment streamed to travellers’ personal devices.  “Those jets will have a business class cabin.

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Ring appointed Chair - Friday, February 15, 2019

SSM Chamber Rory Ring appointed
Chair of the Board for the Chamber Executives of Ontario

Roy Ring Chief Executive Officer,  SSMCOC Lake Superior News
#LSN_Econ  Rory Ring

SAULT STE. MARIE, ONTARIO -  February 15, 2019  (LSN)  –  The Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce (SSMCOC) is proud to announce that its Chief Executive Officer, Rory Ring, has been appointed Chair of the Board for the Chamber Executives of Ontario (CEO) and assumes a Board of Directors position with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC), where he will represent the professional network of Chamber of Commerce leaders

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Crime

DEALER Zacreee Cleghorn - Monday, February 18, 2019

THUNDER BAY OPP  ARREST TORONTO  DEALER  Zacreee Cleghorn

Toronto Drug Dealer Arrested   Lake Supeiror News
#LSN_Crime   Thunder Bay Countcouthouse Inside Edition

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - February 18, 2019   (LSNAnother Southern Ontario dealer behind bars. His Toronto lawyer flew to Thunder Bay on this family day Nonday to try get him out of jail on 27 criminal charges.

Zacreee Cleghorn  appeared by video in Bail Court today, Monday February 18,2019 from the Thunder Bay OPP station

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TOBACCO SEIZED BY SCHREIBER OPP - Monday, February 18, 2019

TOBACCO SEIZED BY SCHREIBER OPP

 TOBACCO SEIZED BY SCHREIBER OPP   Lake Superior News
#LSN_Crime  

NIPIGON, ONTARIO - February  18, 2019   (LSN)  - On February 17, 2019 at approximately 9:00 p.m. officers from the Schreiber Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop for a Highway Traffic Act offence on Highway 17, Lahontan Township (Rossport area).

As a result of the traffic stop, officers seized 21 cases, containing approximately 200,000 unmarked cigarettes and cigars were seized.

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Opinion

Butts Resigns From PMO - Monday, February 18, 2019

In Shocking Development, Gerald Butts Resigns From PMO

Gerald Butts Resigns From PMO  Lake Superior News

#LSN_Opinion   Spencer Fernando Butts and Trudeau 

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA -  February 18, 2019   (LSN)   In a bombshell development, Trudeau’s Principal Advisor, long-time friend, and most powerful political staff member has announced that he’s leaving the PMO as the SNC-Lavalin scandal continues to surge out of control.

Trudeau’s long-time friend and most powerful advisor is out as the PMO scandal continues to escalate.

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carbon tax obsolete - Monday, February 18, 2019

New technology will make carbon tax obsolete

 carbon tax obsolete    Lake Superior News
#LSN_Opinion  Frontier Centre  TroyMedia

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA  -  February 18, 2019  (LSN) The free-market system, human ingenuity and investors and entrepreneurs seeking profits brought these ideas forth 

The Canadian political scene has been riven and toxified by Ottawa’s plans to impose a tax on greenhouse gas emissions on all provinces lacking such a levy.

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Arts

PublicSafety

Health

Great Lake Shipping

fire on the St Clair in Port of Toledo - Sunday, February 17, 2019

Coast Guard conducts pollution assessment following
fire on the St Clair in Port of Toledo

St Clair Fire in Toledo  _ Lake Superior News
#LSN_Shipping   Fire on the 
762-foot St Clair 

Toledo, Ohio   -  February 17, 2019  (LSN)  The Coast Guard is conducting pollution assessment of the Maumee River following a fire onboard a vessel at the CSX Torco terminal in Oregon, Ohio in the Port of Toledo, Saturday.

Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector Detroit Command Center were notified of the fire about 9: 30 p.m. by members of Coast Guard Station Toledo. The Coast Guard responded along with fire fighters from eight local fire departments

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UPDATE ON LAKE SUPERIOR OUTFLOWS - Saturday, February 2, 2019

UPDATE ON LAKE SUPERIOR OUTFLOWS
AND EXPECTED CONDITIONS

International Lake Superior Board of Control  Lake Superior News
#LSN_Shipping   high water levels in the upper Great Lakes

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  -  February 2, 2019  (LSN)  Generally wet conditions persisted across the upper Great Lakes basin in January, and water levels of Lake Superior and Lake Michigan-Huron remain well above average. The above-average levels coupled with strong winds and waves continue to result in shoreline erosion and coastal damages across the upper Great Lakes system. Additional shoreline erosion and coastal damages may occur this winter should active weather continue.  

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New Commissioner and Dirctor for Duluth Seaway Port Authority Board - Saturday, January 26, 2019

New Commissioner and Dirctor
for Duluth Seaway Port Authority Board

Duluth Seaway Port Authority Board
#LSN_Shipping  

DULUTH, MINNESOTA - January 26, 2019  (LSN)  Commissioner Michael “Mike” Jugovich was appointed by the St. Louis County (SLC) Board  effective January 8, 2019. The Duluth Seaway Port Authority announced today that Grand Rapids native Jayson Hron has been named Director of Communications and Marketing. joins the leadership team effective February 1, 2019. 

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Sault Ste. Marie hosting major snowmobile race - Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Sault Ste. Marie hosting major snowmobile race

Sault Ste. Marie is hosting  Rivercity Motorsports 250   Lake Superior Newsw
#LSN_Outdoors   #LSN_CircleTour

Sault Ste. Marie, ON (November 11, 2018) – Start your engines! Sault Ste. Marie is hosting a major international snowmobile race this winter. The Rivercity Motorsports 250 is taking place March 1 and 2 at Runway Park on Airport Road. It will be a final points competition for the Midwest International Racing Association (MIRA) and is expected to be the circuit’s biggest race of the season.

 

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Outdoor Tourism

Northland Fat Bike Rally - Thursday, February 14, 2019

Lake Bemidji State Park sponsors 5th Annual Northland Fat Bike Rally

Lake Bemidji State Park  Northland Fat Bike Rally   Lake Superior News
#LSN_Outdoors

ST PAUL, MINNESOTA  - February 14, 2019   (LSN)   Gear up fat bike riders of all levels. It’s time for the 5th Annual Northland Fat Bike Rally at Lake Bemidji State Park on Saturday, March 2, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

The main event begins at 11 a.m. with a mass start on Lake Bemidji and then heads into Lake Bemidji State Park and up the Rocky Point Trail. Both a 10K and 28K route will be offered.

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Sports

News Ontario

Proposed Roundabout Location - Thursday, February 21, 2019

Traffic Study Taking Place at Proposed Roundabout Location

Victoria Ave Roundabour
#LSN_News Victoria Ave 

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  - February 21, 2019 (LSN)  The City’s Engineering Division will be undertaking a traffic study in the area of the proposed roundabout on Victoria Avenue. The intent of the study is to determine the requirements for traffic control at the Victoria Avenue and Lillie Street intersection, and/or the Victoria Avenue and Ford Street intersection.

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News MN WI MI

Seussville Family Fun Night - Monday, February 18, 2019

UW-Superior to host sixth annual Seussville Family Fun Night

UW-Superior to host sixth annual Seussville Family Fun Night  Lake Superior News
#LSN_News  University of Wisconsin-Superior

SUPERIOR, WISCONSIN   –  February 18, 2019  (LSN)  The University of Wisconsin-Superior will host an evening of free family fun with the sixth annual Seussville Family Fun Night on Thursday, March 7, from 4 to 7 p.m. on the second floor of the Jim Dan Hill Library.

“We wanted to host a family friendly event on campus that engaged the community with a Dr. Seuss theme,” said Monte Stewart, Veteran and Nontraditional Student Center Coordinator. “Dr. Seuss’ birthday is in March and it’s also National Reading Month.

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