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  2. Arts
    1. SPRING AWAKENING TAKES CENTRE STAGE
    2. Sound of Music at the Paramount Theatre
    3. Chippewa Park Carousel Organ Concert
    4. Jokers Poker Tournament WTF Festival
    5. WTIP Announces Lineup for 12th Annual Radio Waves
    6. Hovland Arts Festival
    7. Sundays in the Park Concerts Chippewa Park
    8. WTF Festival returning to Sault Ste. Marie
    9. LOCAL TEENS WRITE PLAY ABOUT CONSENT
    10. The MOMologues Cambrian Players
    11. Boeing Boeing MAGNUS THEATRE
    12. Cambrian Players Improv Show
    13. Lakehead Choral Group' Spring Concert
    14. Old Town Concerts St Joseph Island
    15. 18th Annual, Thunder Bay Blues Festival
    16. TBSO’s galloping gala goes live
    17. BUYING THE FARM lands at Magnus Theatre
    18. TBSO appoints Maria Fuller as new Resident Conductor
    19. UW-Superior Theatre to present ‘I and You’
    20. Jazz Band hosts annual Valentine’s Swing Dance
    21. TBSO nominated for JUNO Award
    22. Moosemeat & Marmalade Cooks
    23. Duluth BayFront Blues Festival 2019
    24. ANASTASIA IN SPRING STREET
    25. $3.5 million for New Art Gallery
    26. Live on the Waterfront
    27. Create space art studio
    28. 16th Ischkinakker Shakker
    29. TBSO Launches Dream Vacation Lottery
    30. TBSO Receives Grants through Thunder Bay Community Foundation
    31. Eleanor Drury Children’s Theatre presents Enchanted Bookshop
    32. All The Daze Les Misérables
    33. Season of Song concerts at Cathedral of Christ the King
    34. Lakehead Choral Group Spirit of Christmas Concert
    35. EXtra, Extra! Newsies above the fold producrtion
    36. Where the Poppies Grow
    37. CBC Massey Lectures Tanya Talaga
    38. Biroun, assumes duties Interim Conductor-in-Residence TBSO
    39. Annual Sivertson Gallery Inuit Premiere
    40. 11th annual Radio Waves Music Festival
    41. BANG BANG Kicks off Magnus 47th Season
    42. Casting Mamma Mia
    43. Downton Abbey Road
    44. Back In 59 Magnus
    45. Young Playwright Winners
    46. OPP - Pipes and Drums Visiting Nipigon
    47. TBSO Launches New Season 2018-19
    48. Sheriffs Band Pledges for Special Olympics
    49. Broadfoot Awards Luncheon  WTF Festival
    50. Almost, Maine, Cambrian Players
    51. Bye Bye Birdie at Paramount Live
    52. Migrations Path Magnus Theatre
    53. Celebrity poker tournament WTF Festival
    54. Magnus Announces 2019 Season
    55. Musical production of Anything Goes Paramount Live
    56. Winnipeg jazz rock / psychedelic band, Apollo Suns
    57. PERFECT WEDDING Magnus Theatre
    58. Superior Voices gala concert
    59. 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
    60. 10x10 Play Showcase
    61. The Feminine Touch Blues Festival
    62. TBSO Live at the Abbey
    63. Red Rock folk festival slogan contest
    64. Arts & Heritage Awards
    65. Broadway smash The Producers
    66. Banff Mountain Film Festival
    67. Dulcisono Celebremus
    68. Cambrian Players has Permanent Home
    69. Dolly Parton 9 to 5 Paramount Theatre
    70. Arts & Heritage Awards 2018
    71. Magnus Presents Holiday Classic
    72. Paramount Live presents Classic Tales
    73. Lakehead Choral Group
    74. Season of Song
    75. Paramount Live SUPER BATTLE
    76. CCR Band At The Mack
    77. HAF Pre Christmas Sale
    78. Cohen In His Own Words
    79. Cook County Artists
    80. Cambrian Players Mom’s Gift
    81. Symphony Virgins concert
    82. Artisans Northwest Celebrating 42 years
    83. Magnus presents second show of the season
    84. Magnus play creation project
    85. Halloween Mystery Dinner
    86. Choreographer Beats The Odds
    87. Thunder Con 2017
    88. Magnus Rock You
    89. Golden Violin
    90. Readers and Writers Festival
    91. Shuniahfest 2017
    92. changes happening at Magnus
    93. Vinyl Listening Stations
    94. Magnus Theatre in Education
    95. Plein Air
    96. African Children’s Choir
    97. Greased
    98. Angelique Abandoned Feature Film
    99. UW-Superior hosting Cultural Night
    100. Sault’s inaugural WTF Festival
    101. WTF Festival Variety Show Line Up
    102. Magnus Theatre BED AND BREAKFAST
    103. MAGNUS FOUNDER BURTON LANCASTER PASSES
    104. Little Shop of Horrors! Little Shop
  3. Public Safety
    1. Weekly Stats Thunder Bay Crime
    2. Crime
      1. Sudden Deaths Thunder Bay 2019
      2. Sudden Deaths 2018
      3. GILBERT LABINE’S LAWSUIT AGAINST CITIZEN JOURNALISTS DISMISSED
      4. Sudden Deaths 2017
      5. Plea Guilty Sioux Lookout Meshake
      6. Project Disruption 200 block of Pearl Street
      7. TBPS DNA_predicted image of Baby Doe's person of Interest
      8. Loaded gun seized
      9. Massicotte Charged in the Murder of Wapoose
      10. Arrests made in 2014 Chapples Homicide
      11. Home Invasion 92 year old Women
      12. OPP VEHICLE STOP COCAINE AND FENTANYL
      13. Project Disruption Cumming Street
      14. Update: Thunder Bay Police Project Disruption
      15. Thunder Bay Police Project Disruption
      16. Update Two Arrested Hammarskjold threats
      17. VEHICLE STOP RESULTS IN DRUG SEIZURE
      18. Arrested linked to Hammarskjold threats
      19. OPP join TBay Police to Help with Hammarskjold
      20. Copperfin Syndicate Robbery
      21. Major OPP Schreiber Bust
      22. BAIL HEARING FOR HIGH RISK SEX OFFENDER
      23. $5,000.00 reward by Lakehead Board of Education
      24. CRACK BUST BY TBAY POLICE AT LANDMARK HOTEL
      25. GREENSTONE OPP BUST TWO SYRIAN REFUGEES
      26. Violence Outside Victoriaville
      27. Canadian female caught Smuggling cocaine
      28. CRYSTAL METH, HANDGUN SEIZED
      29. 2018 HOMICIDE NOW DEEMED A SUICIDE WITH AN AUDIENCE.
      30. Six Arressed for Drug Trafficking
      31. Robbery Suspect Circle K May Street
      32. Adam, "Skinner" Capay back in Jail
      33. RELEASED WINNIPEG KILLER ATTACKS ...... A WOMAN......IN A CHURCH!
      34. TBay man charged with Lee Chiodo Kidnapping and Murder
      35. Two Arrested for Beak ins
      36. ILLEGAL TOBACCO SEIZED BY SCHREIBER OPP
      37. THUNDER BAY OPP ARREST TORONTO DEALER
      38. Dunstan found not guilty in Adanac Hotel Shooting
      39. OPP Investigating Wolf or Dog Attack
      40. WOMAN RELEASED ON RECOGNIZANCE FOR STABBING MALE IN NECK.
      41. Weapson Call at 300 south Brodie
      42. Snow shovelerAttacker Appears in Court
      43. BAIL HEARING FOR ACCUSED KILLER MURDER IN MARATHON
      44. National Air Security Operations Center catching cocaine smugglers
      45. More Foreign Students arrest in Staples thefts
      46. Senior Attacked while Shovelling Snow
      47. ILLEGAL TOBACCO SEIZED Dryden
      48. Oliver Road Home Invader with handgun Arrested
      49. CBP Officers Seize Largest Amount of Fentanyl in CBP History
      50. SCOTT FORBES ARRESTED FOR IMPAIRED DRIVING
      51. BREAK IN AT THE DAVINCI CENTRE
      52. FINLAYSON DRUG BUSTS BY THUNDER BAY POLICE
      53. DRUG BUSTS BY THUNDER BAY POLICE ON LIMBRICK
      54. OPP EXECUTE WARRANT FOR ILLEGAL CANNABIS
      55. Keith Hobbs, and wife and Mary Voss to stand trial
      56. STAPLES ELECTRONICS HEIST SUSPECT ARRESTED
      57. HUMAN REMAINS LOCATED ON VICTORIA ISLAND REMAINS IDENTIFIED
      58. Death highway 527 declared Homicide
      59. Five arrested fentanyl, guns and cash
      60. Suspicious death where foul play is suspected Shuniah
      61. More GTA Street Gang Members Arrested
      62. DRYDEN MAN RAMS OPP CRUISER ON HIGHWAY 17 EAST OF IGNACE
      63. Jonathan Yellowhead charge wtih Murder of Braiden Jacob
      64. ALLEGED DRUG DEALER ZARA TANIA KHESK RELEASED ON 30 000$ NO DEPOSIT BAIL
      65. DRUG WARRANT EXECUTED IN LAKE HELEN FIRST NATION
      66. City, NAN offer Condolences to the family of Braiden Jacob
      67. POLICE INVESTIGATING ABDUCTION IN WESTFORT AREA
      68. CBP officers seize counterfeit dolls
      69. Suicide Routine Traffic Stop Highway 61
      70. CBP Officers Seize Marijuana in Hockey Bag
      71. EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS ONLINE RESOURCE
      72. Cook County Brief Planned Over Night Phone Outage
      73. Sheriff’s Office and Deputies Carry opioid antidote Narcan
      74. Grand Portage Nexus Enrollment a Success
      75. Moose Vs Car Highway 17
      76. Prescription Drug Take Back Nets Over 130 Pounds
      77. Cook County Pedestrian Safety Enforcement
      78. Border Wall Construction Underway
      79. U.S. Border Patrol Detains 7 Crossing Rainy Lake Illegally
      80. CBP officers seize home theater systems International Falls
      81. Thunder Bay Man Charged with Drug Possession
      82. OPP Dog Calendar
      83. CBP seizes speaker systems
      84. Seizes Khat Minneapolis
      85. Expansion of Global Entry Eligibility
      86. CBP hosting town Roseau and Lancaster
      87. Agent Assists in Lifesaving Resuscitation
      88. Warroad Port remembers fallen Officers
      89. Terror Attack In Edmonton
      90. counterfeit Barbie
      91. CBP seize counterfeit
      92. Old
      93. Charles Casmey Arrested
      94. County Get K-9 Deputy
      95. Nexus Enrollment Workshop in Grand Portage
      96. Unwanted Prescription Drug Take Back
      97. Three Day Nexus Enrollment Workshop in Grand Portage
      98. U.S. Border Patrol Seizes Boat
      99. Sex Offender Michael Bewyck
      100. Court at Bay Kidnapping
      101. TBP Investigate Abduction
      102. Man dies in Bethume Arson
    3. Fire Foreign Student in Critical Condition.
    4. Fire Fort William First Nation
    5. Opioid overdoses a Thunder Bay crisis
    6. CBP Seizes Fur Coats from Canada
    7. K-9 Unit Assists and Deters Death
    8. Sault Ste.Marie CBP ROAM
    9. CBP Pilot Project Expands Minnesota Arrowhead
    10. Dulles CBP Currency K9 Hit
    11. Canadians Human Smuggling Attempt
    12. Police Survey
    13. CPB Host Grade Six Students
    14. CBP Officers Seize Point of Sale Machines
    15. Zone Watch Launches Know Your Drugs Campaign
    16. Convicted sex offender released
    17. CBP Seizes Marijuana via Canadian mail trucks
    18. National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day this Saturday
    19. CBP seize gaming monitors from Canada
    20. Needles on our Streets and Parks
    21. CBP seize counterfeit from Canada
    22. Nexus Enrollment Workshop Update
    23. CBP Officers apprehend Illegal Aliens from Canada
    24. Homeland Security officials launch new Detroit task force
    25. 46 rescued from ice floe in western Lake Erie
    26. Border Protection Disrupts Alien Smuggling From Canada
    27. DO YOU KNOW SOMEONE WHO IS MISSING?
    28. Cook County Tour of Jail
    29. CBP seize counterfeit iPhones
    30. Almost 200 apprehended by U.S. Border Patrol
    31. CRISIS NURSE AT THE SIOUX LOOKOUT
    32. Ice Fisherman Rescued from Greenwood Lake
    33. OPP Human Trafficking Conference
    34. NEXUS Spring Enrollment
    35. Forest Fire Information around Lake Superior
    36. Keep Fire Hydrants and Heating Vents Clear
    37. Cook County Adds Ropes Rescue
    38. Cook County to Host Speak Your Peace
    39. USCG Rescued 35 people near Duluth
    40. Cook Country Public Health Community Funds
    41. November 28, 2018 Public Awareness Test
    42. CBP and DoD Operation Secure Line
    43. CBP Temporarily Suspends Operations at the San Ysidro Port of Entry
    44. OPP Festive Ride Program
    45. CBP Works with Military to Harden Border Security
    46. Border Patrol Utilizes New Immobilization Device
    47. Mayor's Community Safety Awards 2018
    48. Sylvie Hauth Appointed TB Police Chief
    49. Fall Prescription Drug Take-Back Saturday
    50. OPP MEMBERS MUST REPORT FIT FOR DUTY
    51. Cook County Emergency Road Closure on the North Rd
    52. CBP Statement on Canada's Legalization of Marijuana and Crossing the Border
    53. Jail Study Master Plan Cook County
    54. September is National Emergency Preparedness Month
    55. Border Guards wanting to Search your Phone
    56. Coast Guard Enforcement unlicensed mariners carrying passengers
    57. Coast Guard rescues 3
    58. Crime 2018
      1. OPP Organized Crime Bureau more Guns and Drugs
      2. CBP Seize Counterfeit Electronics
      3. Complaints for AMBER Alerts
      4. OPP - FENTANYL WARNING
      5. OPP TWO MOOSE COLLISONS
      6. Cook County Three Challenging Rescues
      7. Legalized Marijuana in Canada Trouble at the U.S. Border
      8. Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan Update
      9. TBay Police Assoc on Crime in Thunder Bay
      10. TBay Launched Search for New Police Chief
      11. Thunder Bay school busing changes
      12. Marathon OPP charge male with three drug charges
      13. More Arrest of GTA Drug Dealers
      14. BENJAMIN MARKI IS APPEALING HIS SENTENCE
      15. TBPF OPP NAN TBPF Joint Drug Arrests Frederica Street
      16. OPP NAN TBPF Joint Drug Arrests
      17. Thunder Bay Women Charged with Making Porno
      18. TBPS More Drug Arrests Algoma Street
      19. OPP CHARGE THUNDER BAY MAN WITH DRUG OFFENCES
      20. FOUR ARRESTED AT MUNRO MOTEL
      21. South May Street, Drug Arrest
      22. INVASION AND TAKEOVER BY TORONTO STREET GANGS
      23. Guns Drugs Gangs Thunder Bay
      24. OPP Fatal Accidents
      25. Nipigon Forest Fire
      26. Shuniah excavator stolen
      27. CBSA Weapons
      28. OPP PURE COCAINE
      29. Dangerous Fentanyl pills, Plus $123,000
      30. FEDERAL INMATE WANTED - DALLAS SOLOMON
      31. Human Trafficking Arrest Thunder Bay
      32. Threats to Tofte Church
      33. OPP FEDERAL INMATE WANTED
      34. Be Cautious Sharing Images
      35. OPP COMMUNITY SURVEY
      36. OPP Removing Meth off Kenora Streets
      37. MUSHKEGOWUK STATE OF EMERGENCY
      38. OPP Marathon, 9 charged
      39. NAPS to become a fully mandated police force
      40. James HOULE OPP FEDERAL INMATE WANTED
      41. TBPS Firearms and Drugs Seized
      42. INVASION COUNTY BOULEVARD
      43. Highway 11-17 Closed fatality
      44. Attempt Armed Robbery Shuniah
      45. Police Chief Retires
      46. 82 year old male attacked Rockwood Ave
      47. 19 yearold charge with aggravated assault on 82 year old
      48. OPP CHARGE WICKSEY MULTIPLE HISTORICAL SEXUALS OFFENCES
      49. SOUTH KENOGAMI BREAK-IN AND ASSAULT
    59. Hughes Named Thunder Bay’s Deputy Chief of Police
    60. High Risk offender Living in McKellar Ward
  4. Economy
    1. FIRST NATION TRAINEES HARVESTING SKILLS
    2. Vote for Prosperity Soo Chamber
    3. Budget 2019 Strikes Right Balance SSM Chamber
    4. NOMA expressed optimism with Budget 2019
    5. CX Solutions Establishing in Soo
    6. Ontario Chamber SSMCOC - Ontario Debt Report
    7. Soo EDC P:artners with Ryerson
    8. Creating Jobs local microbrewerychocolate manufacturing
    9. Remove barriers to drive business growth
    10. Food Strategy hosted a speed networking Sucess
    11. Why Thunder Bay Needs a Municipal Organizational Review
    12. Soo Chamber 2019 ONTARIO ECONOMIC OUTLOOK
    13. CHANGES TO ELECTRIC SYSTEM RULES TO BENEFIT THE NORTHWEST
    14. Ring appointed Chair Chamber Executives of Ontario
    15. Air Canada Adds Rouge jets
    16. Luncheon Minister of Finance, Vic Fedeli
    17. TBay City Budget 2019: It's Not Over Yet
    18. Soo Chamber Recognizing Local Business Excellence
    19. New Liquefied Natural Gas Plant
    20. Businesses drive cities that thrive
    21. 54TH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING & CHAIR'S RECEPTION
    22. SSM Chamber ATHENA Leadership Award
    23. Thunder Bay Airport Posts Passenger Volume Record
    24. Wataynikaneyap Power First Nation Partnership Expands
    25. Soo Chamber Outstanding Business Achievement Awards
    26. TBay Chamber Budget Deputation to City Council
    27. Porter Opening Maintenance Base
    28. Chamber Applauds City Council Request for Services Profile
    29. UM-Dearborn’s iLabs’ eCities research recognizes Sault Ste. Marie
    30. TruNorth Chaga opens food production facility
    31. LONG-TERM TRANSPORTATION PLAN NEEDED
    32. NOMA SEEKS A REGIONAL ELECTRICITY PRICE FOR THE NORTHWEST
    33. Rickford, Fights for Fair Gas Prices
    34. Tax Relief for Low-Income and Minimum Wage Workers
    35. Nipigon River Bridge Open to Four Lanes of Traffic
    36. Federal Economic Statement Delivers on Several Chamber Recommendations
    37. Short-Term Vacation Rentals in Cook County
    38. Kenora Hydro Merger with Thunder Bay Hydro
    39. Fort William Holiday Open House This Saturday
    40. Increased Taxi Service at Thunder Bay Airport
    41. Soo Chamber Seeks the Best-of-the-Best
    42. Searchmont Ski Hill Purchased By Wisconsin Resorts Inc.
    43. Resolute Forest Products Growth in Forest Section announces Ford
    44. Priemier Ford opens Harte Gold's Sugar Zone gold Mine
    45. Soo Chamber supports Province move Bill 148
    46. Copper Country Coffee wins Pitch off Sault Ste. Marie
    47. Thunder Bay’s Economic Evolution
    48. TBay Airport sets news Passenger Volume Record
    49. Breakfast with Perrin Beatty TBay Chamber
    50. New Terminal and Runway Grand Marais
    51. TBay Seeks Input Designated Truck Route
    52. Supercom Industries Graduates
    53. Ontario Chambers Call Immediately Repeal Bill 148
    54. WTF Festival leaves lasting impact on Soo
    55. MTO Postponed Public Meeting Highway 61
    56. Ontario Minister Jim Wilson on NAFTA Talks
    57. Possible Canada Post Strike September
    58. Cook County Budget Planning
    59. SSMEDC helps 13 area youth
    60. Porter Airlines New Fares category
    61. Grayhound Cancelling Service Across the North
    62. Food Strategy is introducing Northwest Nosh
    63. Access to Talent Required
    64. Strategic Growth Plan Required
    65. Thunder Bay Mining Day
    66. Training Program for Wataynikaneyap Power
    67. SSMEDC-2017-Annual-Report
    68. Commercial Property Showcase
    69. NorthEastern Ontario Passenger Rail Summit
    70. Thunder Bay Launches Pop-Up Patio Pilot
    71. Concerns of Business Cannot Be Ignored this Election
    72. SSMEDC client receives 6-figure investment
    73. Robinson elected to OCC Board of Directors
    74. TBaytel gives 18.55M to city in dividend payments
    75. Passenger Rail Summit a Success
    76. Thunder Bay Airport Partners with URIDE
    77. 24th Annual Business Excellence Awards,
    78. Ontario Electricity Markets and Their Effects
    79. Ontario Chamber President at Leaders Luncheon
    80. Soo Chamber Know your Power Workshop
    81. Soo Chamber Budget does little to alleviate rising input costs
    82. SSMCOC on U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs
    83. No Vacancy at Smartzone
    84. Soo Chamber Pharmacare Must Address System Gaps
    85. DREAM OF BECOMING A BEAUTY PROFESSIONAL
    86. Soo Chamber Calls on Trudeau to help Steel Tariffs
    87. Soo Chamber Budget Ill-Prepared for Any Economic Challenges
    88. UW-Superior team State state case competition
    89. Soo Chamber heading to Queen’s Park
    90. 2018 Ontario Economic Report
    91. TBCC Commerce Chair’s Reception & AGM
    92. CHAMBERS WANT DE MINIMIS THRESHOLD LOW
    93. Small Business Development Center UW
    94. TBay Airport Sets Passenger Record
    95. Outstanding Business Achievement Awards
    96. U of M RECOGNIZES SAULT STE. MARIE
    97. Ontario’s Chamber Network calls for tax reform
    98. Ontario East‐West Tie Line Project
    99. Soo Outstanding Business Awards
    100. FOREST INDUSTRY CHAMBER LUNCHEON
    101. Bus Service to the Northwest
    102. Chamber President Jason Naccarato to Step Down
    103. Activists Behind Current State of Woodland Caribou
    104. Mitigate the Impact of Bill 148
    105. Open Letter to Wynne Soo Chamber
    106. LTEP NOT WORTH WAITING FOR NOMA
    107. SOO Expos Registrations open
    108. Soo Chamber Business Awards
    109. Soo Chamber Tax concerns remain
    110. CHAMBERS WELCOME REVISED TAX REFORMS
    111. Sault Chamber Small Business Week
    112. BDC Celebrating Small Businesses
    113. Pro-Growth Policies Needed
    114. OMA advocate for tax fairness
    115. Airport to all-time Record
    116. Bill 148 Risk Job Losses
    117. Martin Fall and North Star Air
    118. TBay Biomass North Forum
    119. TBay Chamber Promotes 2018 Conferance
    120. Town Halls on Minimum Wage
    121. TBCC Tis the Season Show
    122. DNR PolyMet Mining Project
    123. Regional Health Research Institute
    124. More choice for innovative Internet
    125. Martin Falls Ring of Fire
    126. TBCC NAFTA Discussions
    127. Jobs at Risk
    128. Bill-148-Jobs-at-Risk
    129. Tax Changes to Small Business
    130. Vote Prosperity Soo Chamber
    131. Tax Increase will weaken already low business confidence
    132. TBAY Chamber of Commerce on Pharmacare
    133. NRDC, an American activist group Does Not Speak for Us
    134. Porter Adds More Daily Flights
    135. CN Bridge Decision November 2018
    136. Common Voice Northwest Support for NextBridge Proposal
  5. Health
    1. HIV concurrent tuberculosis Outbreak
    2. Regional Hospital Phones Down
    3. Ride for Dad Keeps Roaring for Cancer Care
    4. St. Joseph’s Foundation Gail Brescia
    5. Specialty Pharmacy at Regional
    6. Opening of New Ibn Sina Simulation Lab
    7. Hospital Encourages Organ and Tissue Donors
    8. Helping Cancer Patients in Hearst
    9. Bachelors for Hope Charity Auction Raises $90,236
    10. Screen for Life Coach
    11. Hospital Aims to be a Healthy Eating Leader
    12. Influenza Outbreak at TBay Regional Hospital
    13. Family CARE Grants Helpful Items at Hospital
    14. Luhtala winner $17,305 ICS Northern Cardiac Fund Draw
    15. TBay Chamber Supports Cannabis Retail Opportunity
    16. LIN honours Santé Manitouwadge Health,
    17. Thunder Bay Police Do oppose Neigbourhood Pots Stores
    18. Public Health and Human Services Workers Recognized
    19. Thunder Bay Drug Strategy Survey on Neigbourhood Cannabis Stores
    20. The Green Team and their Blessing Boxes
    21. Holiday Cash Up for Grabs
    22. Results Presented Northern Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
    23. Flue shots Available across the Region
    24. Benefit in Honour of Constable Craig Town
    25. Blais of Matawa Health Co-operative award Minister's Medal
    26. HOPE a Recurring Theme at Luncheon of Hope
    27. Cannabis Countdown Anxiety lingers Angus Reid Poll
    28. TBay Regional Hospital earns high marks in Accreditation
    29. Hospital Northern Supply Chain Continues to Expand
    30. TB Outbreak In Thunder Bay Update
    31. Caribou Charity Ride Celebrates Ten Years
    32. Hospice Northwest Launches Volunteer Recruitment Drive
    33. Smilezone Foundation Room make over
    34. Rat Prevention & Control
    35. Fighting Prostate Cancer, One Ride at a Time
    36. LSRI to conduct beach monitoring
    37. TBay regional Hospital Second Vascular Surgeon
    38. Dr. Rhonda Crocker-Ellacott New LHIN CEO
    39. Opioid use higher In Tbay District than rest of Ontario
    40. Thunder Bay Health Unit update on TB in Thunder Bay
    41. Screen for Life Coach Returning to NWO
    42. To All Families in Thunder Bay: Power Off and Play
    43. Tuberculosis in Thunder Bay
    44. Clients Colon Cleansing Services Advised to Get Tested
    45. TBDHU Carfentanil in Thunder Bay
    46. Relief for Overcapacity Crisis
    47. TBRHSC surge capacity crisis
    48. Cook County IL files against pharmaceutical companies
    49. EMS Fast Tracks Heart Patients
    50. TBRHSC Recognized Organ & Tissue Donation
    51. Basic Life Support Patient Care Standards
    52. NAN Ontario Canada work plan Health Care
    53. Cook County Community Health Survey
    54. TBHSC Rank as a Top Research Hospital
    55. Flu Shot by paramedic Junot Station
    56. TBDHU Flu Clinics Begin
    57. Retinal Imaging Camera
    58. Screening Can Reduce the Risk of Cervical Cancer
    59. Increase of Invasive Group A Strep
    60. Radon Study Oliver Paipoonge Marathon
    61. 25yr Luncheon of Hope
    62. Access Point Northwest
    63. Money to Reduce Smoking
    64. THDHU Are you in
    65. TBHSC switch to digital
    66. Recall Shore Lunch
    67. OMA Welcome Petitpas Taylor
    68. Morning After Pill
    69. FONOM and NOMA Long-Term Care Beds
    70. Doctors Address Wait Times Crisis at Queen’s Park
    71. We have a drug epidemic in Thunder Bay
    72. Physicians can now receive their patients’ reports
    73. Lodge on Dawson Transitional Housing
    74. Access to health care a significant problem
    75. Oral Health Task Force Receives Funding
  6. News
    1. News Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan
    2. News Ontario
      1. Cat Rescue Cats to North Bay
      2. FLEDGLING CROW FOUND POISENED
      3. Chamber prepares to celebrate 130 years
      4. Splash Pad Opens this weekend
      5. Junot Avenue Road Construction
      6. Pikangikum Evacuee killed Pedestrian Accident
      7. Municipal League Tackles Plastic in the Landfills
      8. June 10th Road Work Donald Street
      9. Kite Festival at Chippewa Park
      10. No Permission for Pot Store on Fort William First Nation
      11. Building EcoActive Neighbourhood
      12. June 3rd Road Work Season Underway
      13. Human Trafficking Engagement Report
      14. Nipigon River Bridge Protest Wednesday
      15. Northwest Nosh Now Available
      16. Protect Front-Line Services
      17. KI Fire Victims Come Home
      18. AngusReid Poll Shows Canadians Feel the Pain
      19. Dease Pool Oldest In North America
      20. LSSR Memorial Current River Park
      21. Renew Dease Pool Rally
      22. NAN Agreements to address homeless and Poverty
      23. GoFundMe For KI Fire Victims
      24. TBay Chamber ADVOCACY RECOGNIZED AT ONTARIO CHAMBER
      25. NEW NAPS CHIEF ROLAND MORRISON
      26. Price to Reflect Increase Cost of Carbon Tax
      27. Traffic Light being turn on at Victoria at Lillie
      28. TBay Citizen Satisfaction Survey Underway
      29. Cost of the federal carbon tax for our healthcare system.
      30. HOSPICE NORTHWEST Wall of Remembrance
      31. TBay Chamber Welcomes City Program and Service Review
      32. Cannabis & The Workplace
      33. Social Innovation Challenge Announced.
      34. Soo Chamber Recognizes Women in Business Karen Bird
      35. Break Down Barriers to Better Patient Care
      36. FAMILY OF SHERMAN QUISSES EXPERIENCE MULTIPLE INJUSTICES
      37. NAN statement on the Far North Act
      38. City wants to Increase Truck Traffic on Expessway
      39. Traffic Study Proposed Roundabout
      40. United We Roll Convoy in Thunder Bay Saturday
      41. Executive compensation at Hydro One to out of control.
      42. Convoy to enter Ontario February 15th
      43. Thunder Bay to Host 2021 Canada Pride National Conference
      44. John and Joe Pateman Celebrate Book Launch
      45. Minister Rickford on East-West Tie Line Project
      46. FLOOD AT FORT WILLIAM HISTORICAL PARK
      47. Transit Route Open Houses
      48. NESKANTAGA DISAPPOINTED WITH STAY MURDER TRIAL
      49. Premier Ford spoke at ROMA Conference
      50. Citizen Across the City Fighting to Save Dease Pool
      51. Kloosterhuis returns as chair to DSSAB board
      52. City Budget, Presentation, Victoriaville Mall/Centre
      53. Nominate a Deserving Volunteer
      54. Public Education Sessions on Roundabouts
      55. Mauro Responds to Bombardier
      56. Plastic shopping bags are highly reused
    3. Canadian Federal Election
    4. News 2018
      1. children’s nature playgroup begins January 3 in Superior
      2. DECOLONIZATION AND ANTI-RACISM AT THE PUBLIC LIBRARY
      3. CHIEF’S STATEMENT: MOVING FORWARD ON OCPC & OIPRD REPORTS
      4. Police Association Response to OIPRD and Sinclair Report
      5. 3K worth of Turkeys Dinners for Local Families
      6. ONWA views OIPRD Review
      7. Brad DeBungee and Rainy River First Nations OIPRD Report
      8. Statement from the Thunder Bay Police Service OIPRD revuew
      9. Anishinabek Nation leader questions safety of First Nation citizens in Thunder Bay
      10. Officer recieving Treatment from Body Fluids
      11. Police Investigating Facebook incident
      12. FIRST NATION LEADERS OUTRAGED OVER VIDEO
      13. CP Holiday Train 2018
      14. GREAT PUMPKIN COMPOST COLLECTION
      15. Cook County Oct 23 Commissioners Meeting
      16. Municipal Elections 2018
      17. Premier Ford Announces Select Committee
      18. Closures Continue Old Highway 61
      19. Corbiere Lavell receives Order of Canada
      20. Thunder Bay at AMO
      21. Province Signs MOU with Association of Municipalities (AMO)
      22. Ford Speaks at AMO
      23. Lutsen Bridge Complete Ahead of Schedule
      24. Join the “EARTH EX” Preparedness Event
      25. City Hall Sounds Concert Series
      26. Invasive Plant Info Session for Gardeners
      27. Dew Drop Inn Since 1981
      28. High Bids Rejected
      29. Hobbs Angry over CNrail Appeal
      30. CANDIDATES FOR NAN ELECTION
      31. ORDER OF CANADA EDMUND METATAWABIN
      32. Cook County Applications Community Fund Support
      33. Indigenous Groups have Mixed Reaction to Rickford Appointment
      34. Ford Cabinet Ontario
      35. Community Foundation awards $118,800
      36. NAN Elections 2018
      37. Second Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run
      38. Bill Ross Recognized for Distinguished Service,
      39. Glen Hare new Grand Council Chief
      40. DETERMINATION INTERIM REPORT
      41. Construction Begins with Lutsen Bridge
      42. Cook County Emergency Services Conference
      43. Wynne signs Treaty Relationship Agreement with NAN
      44. Gondola Emergency Exercise at Lutsen
      45. UW-Superior names Associate University Relations Specialist
      46. Cook County Committee of the Whole March 20th
      47. Cross River Bridge will be closed for two days next week
      48. Cook County Committee of Whole March 13th
      49. Firewise Minn Logger Education
      50. Slate Falls new Water Treatment Plant.
      51. Third-annual Camp Bong.
      52. Cook County Committee of Whole Feb 27th
      53. NAN says significant funding commitments in Budget
      54. Keep Fire Hydrants & Vents Clear
      55. Sheriff warns Utilities Scam
      56. Cook County Committee of Whole Feb 20th
      57. February 13th Board of Commissioners
      58. TB Librarian Accepts Award
      59. EABAMETOONG MINING ACT CHALLENGE
      60. NOVA NWO Visionary Awards
      61. Survey on Stormwater Management Financing
      62. January 23rd Board of Commissioners
      63. TBay Stormwater Financing
      64. January 16 Board of Commissioners
      65. Trudeau VISITS PIKANGIKUM
      66. January 9 Board of Commissioners
      67. Nominations Open Exceptional Achievement
      68. TBDSSAB Operation Budge
      69. New Chair of TBDSSAB
      70. Substance Use Recovery Court
      71. ISC 50 50 Winner
      72. Cell Phone Tower Hovland
      73. LU and TBay sign MOU
      74. Cook County Viking provide Game Experience
      75. 2018 Cook County Budget Approved
      76. Students build Crossing Guard Huts
      77. Minnesota TEXT-TO-911 AVAILABLE
      78. NAN ACKNOWLEDGES FAMILIES
      79. Cook County CodeRed
      80. U.S. Coast Guard medevac to Marathon
      81. November 14 Board of Commissioners
      82. UW-Superior Cooking Demo
      83. NAN VETERANS EAGLE STAFF
      84. Cook County Fire Safety Top of Mind
      85. NAN CONGRAULATES AWARDS RECIPIENTS
      86. Grace Place Community Safety Award
      87. class helps veterans
      88. Wisconsin-Superior Suspends Programs
      89. Pumpkin Composting
      90. October 24th Board of Commissioners
      91. Weathering Winter Cook County
      92. Curbside Leaf Yard Waste Collection
      93. Commemoration of the Anchorage
      94. Culvert Work Road Closures Cook County
      95. CP Holiday Train 2017
      96. NORTH CARIBOU LAKE BRIDGE
      97. Crossover Activated
      98. Protecting the Rental Community
      99. TBay Employees Kick_off
      100. October Board of Commissioners
      101. Hwy 7 Largely Completed
      102. Blake Hall Upgrades
      103. Andraka Exemplary Service Medal
      104. Book Nook Open
      105. NORTHERN DELIGHTS
      106. Sheriff Eliasen Sheriff's Institute
      107. Transit Survey
      108. Shift Awards
      109. RBC DONATES BACKPACKS
      110. County Budget Info Sessions
      111. Cellphone Charging
      112. Ring of Fire Road
      113. Grandview Lodge to be converted
      114. Emma Morrison
      115. August Board Cook County
      116. KEEWAYWIN AWARDS 2017
      117. City Hall Sounds
      118. GRAND CHIEF ACCEPTS CANADIAN SCREEN AWARD ON BEHALF OF SECRET PATH PROJECT
      119. Ontario 2018
      120. 102-year-old Carousel
  7. Outdoors Tourism
    1. Great Lakes cruise ship season commences
    2. Nature is Unforgiving
    3. Points Unknown Mindful Paddles
    4. PRESCRIBED FIRE DECREASES WILDFIRE RISK
    5. Mayors’ Declaration to Stop Asian Carp
    6. Gunflint Trail Canoe Races
    7. Guided canoe tours on the St. Mary’s River
    8. List of Tips to Avoid Bear Conflicts
    9. Province Provides a Million Dollars for Tourism Business
    10. Grab the family and head Up Northern Minnesota
    11. Split Rock Lighthouse’s Keeper Retires After Nearly Four Decades
    12. Boundary Waterspermit reservations re-launched
    13. Boundary Waters Permit Reservations Available
    14. Sault's 2018 WTF Festival provincial award
    15. Trappers convention
    16. DNR certifies sturgeon as state record
    17. 5th Annual Northland Fat Bike Rally
    18. St. Louis River Summit to focus on river towns
    19. DNR announces appointments
    20. Salmon Association Lottery
    21. Shakopee resident wins turkey stamp contest
    22. Candlelight events begin at Minnesota state parks and trails
    23. PCs halt price hike tourism signs
    24. SSMEDC hiring Director of Tourism
    25. January is Dogsledding Month in Cook County
    26. Tourism Sault Ste. Marie 2018 award winners
    27. Third annual Norpine Fat Bike Classic
    28. Sault Ste. Marie hosting major snowmobile race
    29. Lake Mille Lacs winter anglers allowed
    30. Luverne host Governor's Pheasant Hunting Opener
    31. 20th Anniversary Parade of Lights
    32. Northern Ontario passenger rail service Budcar
    33. McIntyre River Cyclist Bridge Open House
    34. Two wolves release on Isle Royal National Park
    35. 2018 Tourism Sault Ste. Marie Awards Nominations open
    36. Land Exchange Superior National Forest and Cook County
    37. MNRF Licensing System Changes
    38. Special deer hunt permits Cascade River, Judge C. R. Magney
    39. Wild about Rice Festival Saturday in Superior
    40. Youth ages 10-15 a special deer season
    41. Slate River Slaughter Halloween Display
    42. Prince Arthur Waterfront Hotel Announces Multimillion-dollar Renovations
    43. Fall Studio Tour Cook County
    44. HAUNTED FORT NIGHT
    45. Official launch of the iCARE Thunder Bay Initiative
    46. Sault hosting Crank The Shield cycling race
    47. Coast Guard Rescue 3 People Isle Royale
    48. Parks & Trails Commission Special Meeting
    49. Emergency Help Ornge find you
    50. SunWing Flights from Thunder Bay
    51. Celebrate National Carousel Day
    52. Poker Run returning to Sault Ste. Marie
    53. 89th Annual Fisherman’s Picnic
    54. Parks & Trails Commission Seeking Two District Representatives
    55. Coast Guard Open Ramp
    56. Lake Superior Day Barker’s Island
    57. Experience North
    58. Sault as one of Canada’s friendliest cities
    59. DNR invites public to serve on council
    60. Take a Kid Fishing Weekend
    61. Carousel Sneak Peek
    62. Good Seamanship is the Key To a Safe Boating
    63. ROAM Application for Small Boat Reporting
    64. Native plant species Sale
    65. Drummond Island Reporting Station
    66. West Nile virus monitoring in ruffed grouse
    67. File a float plan
    68. Apply to hunt elk in Minnesota
    69. DNR Grants available help people hunt and fish
    70. Bird Festival at Horicon Marsh
    71. McKellar Island Bird Observatory
    72. Hook a catfish
    73. Still Winter in Northern Wisconsin
    74. NOSA responds to Moose Tag Allocations cut
    75. Wisconsin Spring Turkey Hunt
    76. DNR Volunteers add $7.4 million
    77. Bill C-71 Target Legal Firearms Owners
    78. Ontario Travel Information Services Conference
    79. Tugboat Edna G
    80. Canadian Lighthouses of Lake Superior Receives Grant
    81. Duluth Park Series
    82. Bill C-71 targeting lawful firearms users
    83. Warning to Dog Owners should your dog eat Cannabis
    84. Sawtooth Bluff Steering Committee Public Input session
    85. Brew Ha Caskfest 2018
    86. DNR seeks comments on Finland area lake
    87. From tree to breakfast table
    88. Chippewa Park Carousel Capital Campaign
    89. 13th Annual Arts Hovland Festival
    90. DNR beginner fly-fishing weekend
    91. Moose Population statistically unchanged
    92. Northland Fat Bike Rally
    93. Free beekeeping workshop
    94. DNR Pest First Detector
    95. Alexander Henry Fundraising Dinner
    96. Cruise Ship visiting Lake Superior Ports
    97. MN Walk-In Access
    98. Utah Bear Management Plan
    99. Crank The Shield cycling race
    100. Stealhead Fly Fishing Film Tour
    101. Fur Trapper Convention
    102. 16 or older fish free with kids
    103. Save our Carousel
    104. Isle Royale Teen Artist
    105. On thin ice
    106. Funding for carousel Chippewa
    107. Economic outreach to visitors
    108. Bring the Tug Peninsula home
    109. Time Capsule Buried
    110. Gov Christmas Tree
    111. GATHERING HOLIDAY GREENS
    112. Tourism Sault Ste. Marie Awards
    113. Cold Water and Ice Warning
    114. Lake Superior Storm Festival
    115. Points Unkown
    116. DNA Results of Cougar
    117. Duluth artist wins walleye stamp contest
    118. FAMtastic year for travel media
    119. Rocky Mountain Express
    120. Marshall Governor's Pheasant Hunting Opener
    121. Upstream battle Deer Creek
    122. Gov Pheasant Opener
    123. Increased Border Traffic On Holiday Weekend
    124. Volunteers Superior National Forest
    125. More public hunting land
    126. Minnesota opens new campground
    127. Sieve Pheasant Stamp
    128. Wolf population increases
    129. Amazing Race Canada
    130. Catch the Fall Colors Sawtooth Mountains
    131. Fall Colors Minnesota 2017
    132. Design Street Signs and Maps
    133. Fall Duck Goose Season
    134. Requirements for private boaters changed
    135. LUTSEN MOUNTAINS SKI AREA EXPANSION
    136. Craft Beer Charities
    137. WTIPl Radio Waves
    138. Studio Tour’
    139. Invasive Plant Walking Tour
    140. Algoma Street Closed
    141. BATTLE OF FORT WILLIAM
    142. Stillwater artist wins stamp contest
    143. DNR Small Game
    144. Waterfront Movie Night
    145. BrewHa Festival
    146. Tbay Racing Reunion
    147. Sault Ste. Marie Awards
    148. NOSA Billboard Project
    149. Be aware of bears this spring
    150. Fish kill in Lake Winnebago
    151. Governor’s Residence Christmas tree
    152. Crank the Shield cycling race 2019
    153. BATTLE OF FORT WILLIAM BRINGS HISTORY TO LIFE
    154. Thunder at the bay 2019
  8. Opinion
    1. Polls ~ Federal Election
    2. Surveys ~ Lake Supeiror News
    3. Canada Federal Leaders on Twitter
    4. Trump on Twitter
    5. Taxes versus the Necessities of Life
    6. Twitter Ontario PC
    7. REALITY: Doug Ford Is Far More Popular
    8. Mayor Mauro’s performance in his first town hall
    9. Bailout Panel
    10. Elizabeth May Raises Possibility Of Far-Left COALITION
    11. Collapse of Thunder Bay’s industrial tax base
    12. Overwhelming Majority Of Respondents Oppose Gun Ban
    13. Carbon tax will drive up grocery prices
    14. Save Dease Pool: An Open Letter to City Council
    15. Suing oil companies - Climate Change - only hurt taxpayers
    16. Maxime Bernier hires former anti-oil sands activist
    17. Jane Philpott Resigns From Cabinet
    18. Carbon tax obsolete
    19. Gerald Butts Resigns From PMO
    20. Canada’s Federal Ethics Commissioner – is launching an investigation into the Trudeau PMO.
    21. “CORRUPTION AT THE HIGHEST LEVELS OF GOVERNMENT”
    22. Justin Trudeau Low-Income Families “Don’t Pay Taxes”
    23. Trudeau $53 million worth of humanitarian assistance
    24. First annual World Hijab Day
    25. Social media is fully weaponized
    26. TVO series Political Blind Date
    27. Overly Simplistic Report on TBPS Treatment of Indigenous People
    28. San Francisco-Based Group Linked Land Lock Oil
    29. Journalism takes another hit
    30. Prime Ministers and Government Spending: 2019 Edition
    31. Ford Warns Of Trudeau Caused “CARBON TAX RECESSION”
    32. TBay Council Lots of Cash for Art Gallary
    33. The Rebel Needs your Help
    34. Trudeau's carbon tax scam
    35. Trudeau Slamed at Townhall Meeting over Pipe Line
    36. 81 per cent of middle-class families Pay Higher Taxes
    37. Trudeau For Demonizing Canadians
    38. Putin orders KGB to Capture Santa Claus
    39. Trudeau gives $50K per family to migrants
    40. Canada’s free ride on U.S. drug development may end soon
    41. Trudeau Governmentr Money To Anti-Oil Sands Tides Canada
    42. Unifor Media Union Calls for Members Resistance
    43. Toronto On Pace For Most Murders In History
    44. legalizing cannabis offers no payoff
    45. $25,000 report taxpayers paid by TBay Council
    46. How “Legalization” Cost Canadian Taxpayers
    47. Reason for Optimism By Ken Boshchoff
    48. Nude photo shoot tells women Grab them by the Ballot
    49. Trump Says He Rejected Meeting With Trudeau
    50. Creating Policy to Create Jobs to Ontario
    51. Proportional representation breeds unstable governments
    52. Liberal MP Leona Alleslev Crosses Floor
    53. Stop playing the racist card
    54. POLL: Canadians Are Getting Fed Up With Endless Apologies
    55. Trudeau refused to take Trumps Phone call
    56. Trump unless Canada negotiates “fairly.” Tariffs on Canadian Cars
    57. Trudeau Thinks Canada Has No Covenant With Veterans
    58. criminality of illegals housed in Cornwall
    59. Canada Border Service audit reveals failures
    60. Whitewashing history fails to serve the common good
    61. Radical left destroying Canadian History
    62. ILLEGAL BORDER CROSSING POLL
    63. Trudeau a sabotaged the NAFTA negotiations
    64. Grocery industry bloodbath
    65. Trudeau Liberals are desperate to distract NAFTA
    66. Ontarians Side With Ford Over Illegal Border Crossings
    67. TARIFFS ARE TAXES TOO
    68. A President Like No Other By Conrad Black
    69. iIlegal crossings must stop
    70. Alberta NDP Debt Service Costs Are Rising
    71. Unconditional basic income is a bad idea
    72. Transport Illegal Border Crossers To Their ‘Preferred’ Destination
    73. Environmental Ranking for Canada and the OECD
    74. 400 Plus Illegals Per Day This Summer
    75. B.C. Leads The Nation In Untreated Sewage
    76. “Begging” For More Resources At Border
    77. Waiting for Free Groceries of Life
    78. White privilege or simply elites posturing?
    79. Time for Common Sense action on ISIS Terrorists
    80. Don't judge historic figures
    81. Trudeau Crackdown On Tips
    82. Canadian Parliament
    83. Judicial Independence Threaten by Trudeau
    84. Bill Morneau Calls Lisa Raitt A “Neanderthal”
    85. Gender rights” add to energy approval
    86. Jobs edict Indigenous businessman
    87. future of the Ontario PC Party
    88. Price for pipeline intransigence
    89. Canadians Are Turning Against Carbon Tax
    90. Opening a business
    91. TPP2 death knell for supply management
    92. Hijab. Attack a Hoax
    93. Taxing meat is an unpalatable proposition
    94. Joshua Boyle Arrested
    95. Teaching Vs Brainwashing
    96. Canada’s Climate Action Plans
    97. Ontario electricity prices set to keep rising
    98. Trudeau Snubs our trade partners
    99. Misleading the middle class
    100. Does Trudeau Want NAFTA Negotiations To Fail?
    101. long-term costs of Fair Hydro Plan
    102. Jason Kenney Wins Leadership
    103. Almost 70% Of ‘Asylum’ Claims Approved
    104. Trudeau On Border Questionnaire
    105. Exports Fall Again
    106. Federal Personal Income Tax Changes
    107. Trudeau taxing rhetoric
    108. Justin vs Pierre vision
    109. Conservatives Lead Trudeau Liberals
    110. Risk Trudeau Tax Changes
    111. CRTC Your bills will go up
    112. Legalized marijuana
    113. Energy East Killed
    114. Punishments Genital Mutilation
    115. Alberta black hole jobs
    116. Border Crossers Get Welfare
    117. Buy Canadian
    118. Minimum wage hikes hurt
    119. Illegal Border Crossings
    120. MAGNA Warns Ontario
    121. Massive cash grab
    122. Trudeau Notley Yes means No
    123. More Canadians disapprove of Trudeau
    124. Fixing something that is not broken
    125. Ontario stagnant decade
    126. Global Citizen Trudeau anti-Canadian energy policy
    127. Carbon Tax makes things worse
    128. $2 billion in tax hikes buried Ontario Liberal budget
    129. Ontarians will pay more in income taxes
    130. Minimum-wage earners in Ontario
    131. Liberals Bailed Out Bombardier
    132. Climate Change could beeifit Canada
    133. Say no to a carbon tax, for the sake of your children
  9. Shipping News
    1. Great Lakes system remain near or above record-highs
    2. Ship Tracking
    3. New lock at Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan
    4. Lake Superior water levels increased by 13 cm 5 inches
    5. May Lake Superior Lake Michigan Outflows
    6. April Lake Superior Outflows
    7. Canadian Coast Guard Icebreaking Lake Superior
    8. Shipping season set to open for Port of Duluth-Superior
    9. Prepare Seaway for New Shipping Season
    10. S.S. KEEWATIN special leather bound LIMITED EDITION
    11. Vessel fire in Port of Toledo
    12. February Lake Superior Outflows
    13. New Commissioner and Dirctor
    14. Year End Port of Thunder Bay
    15. November Port of Thunder Bay Report
    16. Intention to cancel Cancel Marine Security Enforcement Team program
    17. Lake Superior is 29 cm (11 in) above average
    18. Trump approves $922 million Poe Lock
    19. Halifax Shipyard launches Arctic and Offshore Patrol Vessel
    20. Port of Duluth Great Lakes-Seaway study
    21. Lake Superior is 14 cm (6 in) above average
    22. Lake Superior is 13 cm (5 in) above average
    23. Lake Carriers State of The Lakes Report
    24. Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway Shipping
    25. Trump Visit to Duluth
    26. 990-foot American Spirit Aground, Duluth
    27. May Port of Thunder Bay Report
    28. Study on laker ballast water
    29. Lake Superior 4 in above average
    30. Great Lakes Ice-Breaking is a Team Effort
    31. Lake Superior is 15 cm (6 in) above average
    32. ATC cables capped
    33. Spill Straits of Mackinac cap, seal severed utility cables
    34. OCEAN SHIPPING SEASON OPENS
    35. Passage of Coast Guard Authorization Bill
    36. Work Continues on Mineral Spill Straits of Mackinac
    37. Duluth 1st Saltie of 2018 Season
    38. Mineral oil spill Straits of Mackinac
    39. Top Had Ceremony Port of Thunder Bay
    40. Soo Locks scheduled to open Sunday
    41. U.S.-Flag Great Lakes Fleet Ready
    42. Western Great Lakes above chart datum
    43. Port of Thunder Bay Closes Season
    44. Fleet Will Get $65 Million Tune-Up
    45. New Brand for TBay Port
    46. TBay Port October
    47. TBay Port September
    48. Duluth Intermodal Terminal
    49. Port TBay August
    50. Lake Superior 2nd highest since 1918
    51. Duluth shipping season underway this week
    52. Volumes UP Port of Thunder Bay
    53. Tours of new ballast water treatment facility
    54. 20-Year High for Thunder Bay Port
  10. Sports
    1. Team Ontario to Include 15 Thunder Bay Athletes
    2. Lakehead adds Kyle Auger to line-up
    3. Chill Prepare for Menace
    4. Former Border Cats Pitchers Sign Pro Deals
    5. Chill at home this weekend
    6. Holmes commits to Greyhounds
    7. BORDER CATS ADD FIVE MORE PLAYERS
    8. Fury B teams brings home Silver at Provincials
    9. BORDER CATS SIGN TRIO OF PITCHERS
    10. Del Paggio, Canada capture bronze at FISU
    11. Partnership launches Jr. Greyhounds brand
    12. Stewart leaves Lakehead for ECHL
    13. TELUS Cup Countdown: 8 weeks
    14. Ice Races in Shuniah
    15. Del Paggio wins Molson Cup
    16. Lakehead downs Western 5-1 in season finale
    17. TELUS CUP NEEDS YOU: VOLUNTEERS REQUIRED
    18. News SIJHL Expansion Team Lumberjacks
    19. Wolves close out regular season at Western
    20. Wolves down Guelph 4-1 to stay in playoff hunt
    21. Wolves’ comeback bid falls just short
    22. DAIRY PRODUCERS SUPPORT THE 2019 TELUS CUP
    23. 2019 Schedule Release USL League 2
    24. Lakehead falls at Brock
    25. Thunderwolves clawed by Badgers 3-1
    26. Lakehead swept by Golden Hawks
    27. Wolves fall prey to Golden Hawks
    28. Renyard, Butler shine as Wolves edge Lancers
    29. TELUS CUP TICKETS ON SALE
    30. Border Cats Sign 3 Player
    31. New Owners for Border Cats
    32. Greyhounds, Wolves complete deal
    33. Wolves felled by Warriors
    34. Wolves Sweep Christmas Challenge
    35. Watson commits to Greyhounds
    36. Christmas Challenge Thunderwolves down Voyageurs 4-1
    37. Stewart puts pro career on hold
    38. Eischen Thief River Falls Norskies SIJHL Player of the Week
    39. Thunderwolves Christmas Challenge
    40. Carroll Selected for 2019 Sherwin-Williams CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game
    41. Discontinue the Staal Foundation Open, beginning in 2019
    42. Countdown to Special Olympics Canada Winter
    43. Nelson SIJHL Player of Week 11
    44. Hounds hopeful for International Spotlight
    45. Del Paggio leads Molson Cup standings Thunderwolves
    46. Young Red Lake Miners SIJHL Player of Week 10
    47. Lakehead swept by Ryerson
    48. Wolves toppled by division-leading Ryerson Rams
    49. Bowey Thief River Falls Norskies SIJHL Player of Week 9
    50. Soo Greyhounds Annual Teddy Bear Toss
    51. Thunder Bay Women’s Hockey Association Chill Hockey
    52. Wolves second close loss in two nights
    53. SIJHL All Star Game and Skills Competition
    54. Erwin Thunder Bay North Stars SIJHL Player of Week 8
    55. Lions a weekend sweep over the Wolves
    56. Thunderwolves ranked in U SPORTS Hockey Top 10.
    57. SIJHL Player of Week 7 Bolda Thief River Falls Norskies
    58. Murphy’s heroics seal weekend sweep for Lakehead
    59. Thunderwolves to 5-1 victory in Toronto
    60. SIJHL Player of Week 6 Young Red Lake Miners
    61. Thunderwolves sweep Paladins
    62. Minnesota Iron Rangers Corneliusen SIJHL Player Week 5
    63. Wolves rally to stun McGill Redmen
    64. Wolves split weekend series
    65. Thunderwolves-begin-conference-play-Friday
    66. Miners Young SIJHL Player of Week 3
    67. Thunderwolves ran into a buzz-saw
    68. Wolves Sweep Weekend
    69. Duluth Park Running Series
    70. SIJHL Player of Week 1 North Stars Gerrie
    71. Wolves rally to sweep Lethbridge
    72. Lakehead defeats Lethbridge in season opener
    73. Lakehead Thunderwolves host Lethbridge in season opener
    74. LU Thunderwolves add Czech forward Tomas Soustal
    75. TRY DIVING DAY
    76. Winter Games Torchbearers Thunder Bay
    77. McKitrick lands spot with Thunderwolves
    78. CJHL announces 2018-19 Top 20 preseason rankings
    79. Wilkins announces coaching staff
    80. Chase Stewart commits to Lakehead
    81. Thunderwolves nab defenceman Caleb Boman
    82. Tom “The Bomb” Nesbitt
    83. Miners’ Sweet-Coulter Joins World Junior A Challenge
    84. Name Change for the Miners
    85. SIJHL AGM recap
    86. Winners of Team Staal 2018
    87. LU Jordan King Returns to Thunderwolves
    88. Chill at home for Two Games
    89. Lazarowich appointed CJHL’s Director of Officiating
    90. Thunderwolves 2018-19 hockey schedule
    91. Dexter Kuczek Joins Thunderwolves
    92. Jordan Larson is Lakehead Thunderwolves
    93. 85th Annual Fire Fighters Ten Mile Road Race
    94. Get Your Spot on TeamStaal2018
    95. Mayhem Mixer Roller Derby
    96. Dryden GM Ice Dogs win SIJHL Bill Salonen Cup
    97. Gall, Butler recognized LU Athletics Awards Ceremony
    98. Thunder Bay Chill Joins West Ham United North American Academy
    99. U-14 OCUP Finals at Searchmont
    100. Thief River Falls Norskies Schmitz Player of the Week
    101. Cochrane awarded Dudley-Hewitt Cup
    102. Dryden GM Ice Dogs Walls Player of the Week
    103. SIJHL announces playoffs
    104. Fort Frances Lakers Tookenay Player of the Week
    105. York edges Lakehead to force game three
    106. Miners’ Siebenga Player of the Week
    107. Wolves take down Lions in triple overtime
    108. Thunderwolves Playoffs Thursday night
    109. Lakehead falls to Laurier
    110. Wolves slay Warriors in O.T.
    111. North Stars Brandon Bodnar Player of the Week
    112. Thunderwolves close out regular season
    113. Wolves edged in overtime
    114. Border Cats Sign
    115. Wolves topple Lancers
    116. Chill 2018 Season
    117. Thunderwolves lose heartbreaker at Ryerson
    118. Thunderwolves on the Road this weekend
    119. English River Kobes Player of the Week
    120. Thunderwolves blanked by Lions
    121. Wolves fall to Lions in OT
    122. FESITVAL IN THE BOLD NORTH
    123. Loppet Trail at Super Bowl
    124. Mobile App Super Bowl LII
    125. Lakehead hosts York
    126. Team West takes President’s Cup CJHL
    127. North Stars Player Gerrie of Week
    128. Wolves edged by Mustangs in OT
    129. Western downs Lakehead
    130. LU gains four points in the standings
    131. Thunder Bay Classic and Fitness Expo
    132. Ice Dogs Player Pavlisin of Week 15
    133. Lakehead Western this weekend
    134. Lakehead Thunderwolves fall at Guelph
    135. Wolves edged by Lions
    136. Thunder Wolves on the Road
    137. Thunderwolves Indoor Marathon
    138. Iron Rangers Kinsman Player of Week 14
    139. Lakehead wins overtime
    140. Thunderwolves upend Lancers
    141. Wolves host Windsor
    142. Ice Dogs Bracko
    143. Lakehead doubles up on Guelph
    144. Thunderwolves edged by Guelph in OT
    145. Miners Di Lullo Player of Week 13
    146. Norskies’ Pedersen Player of Week 12
    147. Recreational Competitive Kick off this week
    148. North Stars Thrower SIJHL performer
    149. Feller returning Border Cats
    150. U.S. defeats Canada 5-2
    151. North Stars Gerrie World Jr Selection Camp
    152. Auto Racing Returns
    153. THUNDERWOLVES TEDDY BEAR TOSS
    154. SIJHL All Star Game Eveleth MN
    155. Border Cats and Veterans Affairs Team Up
    156. Northstar Mignault Player of Week 7
    157. Miners’ Janke Player of Week 6
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DECOLONIZATION AND ANTI-RACISM - Tuesday, December 25, 2018

DECOLONIZATION AND ANTI-RACISM
AT THE PUBLIC LIBRARY

Decolonization Anti-Racism Indigenous Knowledge_Centre Thunder Bay Public Libary  Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, Ontario  —  December 26, 2018  (LSN) In response to a number of recent tragic and traumatic events in Thunder Bay, Thunder Bay Public Library reaffirms its commitment to Anti-racism and Decolonization. We stand in solidarity with the Indigenous people of Thunder Bay in their continuing struggle for social justice and human rights.

In September 2017, the Thunder Bay Public Library Board approved a Relationship Building and Reconciliation Action Plan. The report and action plan are living documents and testament to the dedication of the Library’s Indigenous Liaison, Robyn Medicine, along with the members of the Indigenous Advisory Council and Library staff.

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MOVING FORWARD ON OCPC & OIPRD REPORTS - Tuesday, December 18, 2018

CHIEF’S STATEMENT: MOVING FORWARD ON OCPC & OIPRD REPORTS

TBPS Board Chair Celina Reitberger, Thomas Lockwood, OCPC Appointed Board Administrator  Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, Ontario  —  December 18, 2018  (LSN)  Following is the statement Thunder Bay Police Service Chief Sylvie Hauth gave at this morning’s Police Services Board meeting. The attached video features this statement and statements from Thomas Lockwood, OCPC Appointed Board Administrator, and TBPS Board Chair Celina Reitberger, which were also from today’s meeting.

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Thunder Bay Police Association respond - Monday, December 17, 2018

Thunder Bay Police Association respond to OIPRO
and Senator Murry Sinclair

Thunder Bay Police Association

THUNDER BAY, Ontario  —  December 17, 2018  (LSN)  Thunder Bay Police Association (TBPA) response to the reports of OIPRD, Mr Gerry McNeilly and Senator Murray Sinclair.

After careful review, the membership of TBPA is taking the above-said reports very seriously and understands the expressed concerns of the Indigenous community. That said, we feel that the OIPRD report does not highlight the hard work of the TBPA members that is done on a daily basis within the community of Thunder Bay, nor does it mention the high Solve Rate for violent crime in the city. Senator Sinclair

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Leadership Thunder Bay Lead by Example - Saturday, December 15, 2018

Leadership Thunder Bay Lead by Example
 with 3K worth of Turkeys Dinners for Local Families

Leadership Thunder Bay Christmas Dinners   Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, Ontario  —  December 15,  2018  (LSN) An important part of Leadership Thunder Bay's curriculum is to have participants to achieve a greater understanding of the City of Thunder Bay, its opportunities and its challenges as well as about those who face some of those challenges. Participants learn about such crucial issues as poverty, homelessness and mental illness, among other topics, and in doing so, often gain a greater empathy for and desire to help the people who deal with these issues.

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Mataw Chiefs Council Statement OIPRD - Thursday, December 13, 2018

Matawa Chiefs Council statement of OIPRD Systemic Review Report  Report

 

Matawa Chief Council Statement on OIPRD Report  Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, Ontario  —  December 13, 2018  (LSN)  Responding to the release of the Office of the Independent Police Review Director (OIPRD) report ‘Broken Trust – Indigenous People and the Thunder Bay Police Service’ and having met with the Thunder Bay Police Services (TBPS) Chief Sylvie Hauth on December 12, 2018 —the Matawa Chiefs Council offered the following statement:

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Rainy River First Nations on OIPRD Report - Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Rainy River First Nations on OIPRD Report

Raining River First Nation Manitou Rapids
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THUNDER BAY, Ontario  —  December 12, 2018  (LSN)   Chief Robin McGinnis, Rainy River First Nations – “Rainy River First Nations is committed to supporting each and every family in our communities. What the DeBungee family has been put through by the TBPS is unforgiveable. The findings by the Director that there is overwhelming evidence of racism at the Thunder Bay Police Service vindicates this long battle. We look forward to hearing the leadership of the service provide the acknowledgments of the existence of racism that the Director has recommended. We would like to go forward in a good way, but that can only be done if the leadership of the Thunder Bay Police Service, both the Chief and the Board, admit the existence of racism against our people and a commitment to fix it.”

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Statement from the Thunder Bay Police Service - Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Statement from the Thunder Bay Police Service Independent Police Review Director’s (OIPRD) systemic review 
Independent Police Review Director’s (OIPRD) systemic review Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, Ontario  —  December 12, 2018  (LSN)  Following the release of the Office of the Independent Police Review Director’s (OIPRD) systemic review, the Thunder Bay Police Service is formally acknowledging that it must address the systemic racism, barriers and biases that exist within its service.

This acknowledgement is an important step, as highlighted by the OIPRD report, in the service’s ongoing efforts to build trust with the Indigenous community. The report and its recommendations will be carefully and thoroughly reviewed in the coming days.

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ONWA views OIPRD Review of TBPS as an opportunity - Wednesday, December 12, 2018

ONWA views OIPRD Review of TBPS
as an opportunity to build trust

Ontario Native Women’s Association   Lake Superior News

THUNDER BAY, Ontario  —  December 12, 2018  (LSN)  The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) is committed to working with Thunder Bay Police Service (TBPS) to ensure the recommendations of the Broken Trust report, released today, are fully implemented. The report acknowledges something we already know - Indigenous women and girls confront racism every day and that racism ends in violence and injustice.

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Safety of First Nation in Thunder Bay - Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Anishinabek Nation leader questions safety of First Nation citizens in Thunder Bay

Regional Deputy Grand Council Chief Ed Wawia  Lake Superior News
#LSN_News

THUNDER BAY, Ontario  —  December 11, 2018  (LSN)  Regional Deputy Grand Council Chief Ed Wawia in response to the recent video depicting a female Thunder Bay Police Service police officer slapping an impaired youth while being detained on a stretcher:

As the Regional Deputy Grand Council Chief representing the Northern Superior chiefs in the Robinson Superior Treaty territory, we have a significant number of our Anishinaabe citizens who call Thunder Bay their home, whether permanently or temporarily.

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‘exposure to bodily fluids’ - Tuesday, December 4, 2018

TBPS officer receiving medical treatment for
‘exposure to bodily fluids’

Thunder Bay Police Service   Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  - December 4, 2018   (LSN) The Thunder Bay Police Service officer who is the subject of an investigation under the Police Services Act regarding the December 1, 2018 Egan Street incident, is currently on leave.

The officer is receiving medical treatment as a result of an exposure to bodily fluids which occurred during her physical contact with a 17-year-old female at the Egan Street residence.

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Scholarship for Native American Students - Tuesday, December 4, 2018

UW-Superior Foundation Creates Scholarship for Native American Students

Maawanji’idiwin - “The Place Where We Come Together” Scholarship   Lake Superior News
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University of Wisconsin-Superior

SUPERIOR, Wis. –  December 4, 2018  (LSN)  The University of Wisconsin-Superior Foundation has introduced a new scholarship opportunity to support Native American students. The Maawanji’idiwin - “The Place Where We Come Together” Scholarship was named after the newly constructed medicine wheel on campus, and was announced at a dedication ceremony for the medicine wheel in September.

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Police Investigating Facebook incident - Monday, December 3, 2018

Police Chief Announces:
Police Investigating Facebook incident


#LSN_News

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  - December 3, 2018   (LSN)  Chief of Police Sylvie Hauth ordered an immediate investigation into this incident and shares the community concerns regarding the video showing the interaction between the officer and the youth.  The officer involved in this incident has been served with a notice of investigation in accordance with the Police Services Act. 

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Police Investigating Facebook incident - Monday, December 3, 2018

Police Chief Annojunces:
Police Investigating Facebook incident


#LSN_News

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  - December 3, 2018   (LSN)  Chief of Police Sylvie Hauth ordered an immediate investigation into this incident and shares the community concerns regarding the video showing the interaction between the officer and the youth.  The officer involved in this incident has been served with a notice of investigation in accordance with the Police Services Act. 

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FIRST NATION LEADERS OUTRAGED OVER VIDEO - Sunday, December 2, 2018

FIRST NATION LEADERS OUTRAGED OVER VIDEO


#LSN_News

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO -  December 2, 2018  (LSN)   Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler and First Nation leaders are calling for answers after a video surfaced this weekend that appears to show a member of the Thunder Bay Police Service (TBPS) striking a First Nation youth while receiving medical care.

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CP HOLIDAY TRAIN to visit communities - Saturday, November 17, 2018

CP HOLIDAY TRAIN  to visit communities
across Canada and the United States

CP Holiday Train 2018    Lake Superior Neews
#LSN_News

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO   November 17, 2018  (LSN)  Beginning in Montreal, Quebec, on November 25 and 27, 2017 respectively, two trains will make the festive journey, travelling through both the U.S. and Canada to bring holiday cheer to 182 communities along CP's network. Each event is completely free, with CP encouraging every attendee to open their cupboards or wallets to ease hunger needs in their community. Local food banks will be accepting donations at each stop to ensure those less fortunate can access adequate food this holiday season and year-round.

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GREAT PUMPKIN COMPOST COLLECTION - Friday, November 2, 2018

GREAT PUMPKIN COMPOST COLLECTION

Eco Superior  GREAT PUMPKIN COMPOST COLLECTION  Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - November 2, 2018  (LSN)  Thunder Bay has a Halloween tradition that you won’t find in every city-It’s the annual Great Pumpkin Compost Collection! The City of Thunder Bay, EcoSuperior and GFL Environmental, coordinate this event to help promote waste reduction and composting. Instead of sending pumpkins and jack-o-lanterns out to the curb in a trash bag, residents are asked to take their Halloween pumpkins to one of the three collection bins.

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Patty Hajdu to carry the Liberal Banner - Saturday, October 27, 2018

Patty Hajdu  to carry  the Liberal Banner
Thunder Bay-Superior North

Patty Hajdu  to carry  the Liberal Banner Thunder Bay-Superior North  Lake Superior News
#LSN_News  #LSN_Federal Election

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - October 27, 2018  (LSN)   It’s official, Patty Hajdu is the federal Liberal Party candidate for Thunder Bay-Superior North.

The current Member of Parliament and Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour accepted the nomination in a room full of supporters at Sleeping Giant Brewing Company Saturday afternoon.

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October 23 Commissioners Meeting Highlights - Wednesday, October 24, 2018

October 23 Board of Commissioners Meeting Highlights

Cook County  Lake Superior News
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COOK COUNTY, MINNESOTA - October 23, 2018  (LSN) Following are highlights and key priorities covered at the Tuesday, Oct 23 Board of Commissioners Meeting:

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THUNDER BAY CITY COUNCIL: SQUANDERED TRUST PART TWO - Sunday, October 7, 2018

THUNDER BAY CITY COUNCIL: SQUANDERED TRUST PART TWO – THE GOLDEN RICE BOWL

City Hall Samurai  Lake Superior News
#LSN_News #LSN_Municipal Elections

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  - October 7, 2018  (LSN)  The long-lived nature of sitting city councillors is a phenomenon not restricted to the City of Thunder Bay. The community may be particularly badly served by it however. It raises questions respecting what goes on inside city hall that might account for this.

 

Urban planners, political scientists, schools of administration, and journalists may all find something of interest here. Not to mention ordinary citizens like the presenter of this video, trying to navigate the mercurial unfathomable seas of the public policy process.

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Writer Supports Judge - Monday, October 1, 2018

Writer responds to Chronicle Journal Letter to the Editor, opposing Judge running for Mayor

City of Thunder Bay Elections 2018   Lake Supeiror News
#LSN_News #LSN_Municipal Elections 

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - October 1, 2018  (LSN)  We need a Mayor and City Council that is balanced between sound fiscal management and the wisdom to decide between the city's needs and wants. Too many of our council members have been around for too long; they are in a comfort zone and council needs a shake-up. Of our at-large councillors, only Rebecca Johnson and Larry Hebert vote with an eye to the budget, in my opinion.

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Thunder Bay City Council Squandered - Saturday, September 29, 2018

Thunder Bay City Council   Squandered Trust Part One

Thunder Bay City Council   Squandered Trust Part One
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#LSN_Municipal Elections

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  - September 28, 2018  (LSN)  This account of the event centre initiative, commonly referred to as the “Event Centre Fiasco” in Thunder Bay, from its inception to its eventual failure is presented from the point of view of a citizen. It raises questions respecting what goes on inside the “black box” of the decision-making process at city hall.

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Moe Comuzzi: Leadership/Vision, Economic Opportunity - Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Moe Comuzzi: Leadership/Vision, Economic Opportunity and Lifestyle must work together

Moe Comuzzi Candidate At Large Thunder Bay   Lake Superior News
#LSN_Municipal Elections   #LSN_News  

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - September 25, 2018  (LSN) Moe Comuzzi, who was born and raised in Thunder Bay and is a life-long resident of Thunder Bay, is running for Councillor at Large and giving voters an experienced, competent candidate in the upcoming municipal election.

Comuzzi’s business experience in Thunder Bay gives her a solid understanding of how to grow the economy and create jobs in Northern Ontario.

“Thunder Bay has tremendous opportunities if the City implements a plan and makes the right policy choices in the coming years,”

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Premier Ford Announces Select Committee - Monday, September 24, 2018

Premier Ford Announces Select Committee

Premier Ford Announces Select Committee Lake Superior News
#LSN_News #LSN_QueensPark

TORONTO, ONTARIO - September 24, 2018  (LSN)   Today, Premier Doug Ford announced that Ontario’s Government for the People will continue to investigate how the fiscal situation in the province grew so dire.

During a rare special caucus meeting before Question Period, Premier Ford announced, “we are going to put forward a motion to strike a Select Committee. This committee will have the power to call witnesses; to compel documents, and; to gather evidence.”

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Mayor’s Reckless Spending Driving Up Your Property Taxes - Thursday, September 20, 2018

Sault Residents Unfairly Pay More - Ring Committed to 4-Year Tax Freeze
Mayor’s Reckless Spending Driving Up Your Property Taxes

Rory Ring  Sault Ste. Marie   Lake Superior News
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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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Judge Release video on Rainfall Tax - Thursday, September 13, 2018

Mayority Candidate Shane Judge
Release video on Rainfall Tax

No Rain Tax  Lake Superior News
#LSN_News   #LSN_Municipal Elections_

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  September 13, 2018  (LSN) Thunder Bay city councillors are about to hit homeowners with a new tax. Those councillors aren’t talking about it during the election campaign. But they’re committed to it. It’s called a stormwater management fee. I call it the rainfall tax. But whatever you call it, it’s a tax grab. Nothing less.

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Old Highway 61 – Closures Continue - Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Work Proceeds on Old Highway 61 – Closures Continue

Old High Way 61 Cook County  Lake Superior News
#LSN_News #LSN_CookCounty

COOK COUNTY, MINNESOTA - September 11, 2018  (LSN) Old Highway 61 (CSAH 17) in Grand Portage, is closed from Highway 61 to Mineral Center Road this week as Northland Constructors rebuilds CSAH 17.  Two crews will continue excavating the roadbed and replacing culverts along Old Hwy. 61. This road closure is expected to last a couple of weeks.

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MAURO CALLS FOR DELAY IN HIRING OF NEW POLICE CHIEF - Wednesday, September 12, 2018

MAURO CALLS FOR DELAY IN HIRING OF NEW POLICE CHIEF

bill Mauro   Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO -  September 12, 2018   (LSN)  Bill Mauro is calling upon the Thunder Bay Police Services Board to stop the process of selecting Thunder Bay’s new Chief of Police.

 

Currently the Police Services Board is under investigation by the Ontario Civilian Police Commission. The Commission is looking into the oversight provided by the Board to the police service in the City of Thunder Bay.

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Corbiere Lavell receives Order of Canada - Saturday, September 8, 2018

Anishinabek Nation’s Citizenship Commissioner Jeannette Corbiere Lavell receives Order of Canada

Anishinabek Nation’s Citizenship Commissioner Jeannette Corbiere Lavell receives Order of Canada  Lake Superior News
#LSN_ News  Anishinabek

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIOR  =  September 8, 2018  - (LSN)  Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Glen Hare would like to congratulate the Anishinabek Nation’s Citizenship Commissioner Jeannette Corbiere Lavell (Keewednanung) on becoming a member of the Order of Canada.

 

“I was proud to attend the presentation of the Order of Canada to Jeannette Corbiere Lavell on behalf of the Anishinabek Nation,” expressed Grand Council Chief Hare. “Jeannette is the Anishinabek Nation Citizenship Commissioner and has dedicated her life to fighting for women’s rights and equality for Anishinaabe women.”

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Thunder Bay Delegation Brings Critical Issues to Province - Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Thunder Bay Delegation Brings Critical Issues to Province

City of Thunder Bay at AMO Iain Angus  Joe Virdiramo  Lake Superior News
#LSN_News  Angus  Virdiramo speacking about AMO

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - August 22, 2018 (LSN)   Thunder Bay’s key priorities were brought to the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) Annual Conference in Ottawa this week.

 

A delegation led by Mayor Keith Hobbs, along with Councillor Joe Virdiramo, Chair – Intergovernmental Affairs Committee, Councillor Iain Angus and City Manager Norm Gale brought forward 18 community issues to lobby for action and/or funding for Thunder Bay. 

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Failed Essar-Algoma Tax Deal - Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Failed Essar-Algoma Tax Deal says Ring

Essar-Algoma tax file  Rory Ring    Lake Superior News
#LSN_News  #LSN_Municipal Elections     Ring on Essar-Algoma Taxes

Last night the community was told taxes owed by Algoma will be paid and the City and the Mayor achieved a great victory. The community was told that Essar-Algoma owed $23.8 Million and the City negotiated a settlement of $21.8 Million.  This is not true. The total taxes owed by Essar-Algoma from the time they went into CCAA until now is more than $36 Million and the city only got just over $20 Million. The Mayor is misrepresenting the facts.

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Province Signs MOU with AMO - Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Ontario Strengthening Relationship with Municipalities

Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, and Lynn Dollin, AMO  Lake Superior News
#LSN_News Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, and Lynn Dollin, AMO

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -  August 21, 2018  (LSN)  Ontario's Government for the People reinforced its partnership with municipalities today by signing a joint memorandum of understanding 

The memorandum of understanding, signed by Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, and Lynn Dollin, AMO President, sets out the principles and procedures of how the Province consults with AMO on provincial legislation or regulations that have a significant impact on municipalities. 

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Ford Speaks at AMO - Monday, August 20, 2018

Ford Speaks at AMO
Promises Municipalities a say in Cannabis Retail Stores

Premier Doug Ford at AMO  Lake Superior News
#LSN_News

OTTAWA, ONTARIO  -  August 20, 2018  (LISN)  Premier Doug Ford's remarks at the AMO 2018 Annual Conference Thank you so much for that kind introduction and the very warm welcome. I am a huge believer in having an honest and open dialogue with municipalities. 

The decisions you make around service delivery and infrastructure investments have real impacts on the daily lives of Ontario residents. 

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Lutsen Bridge Complete Ahead of Schedule - Thursday, August 16, 2018

Lutsen Bridge Complete and Open to Traffic Ahead of Schedule

New Lutsen Bridge   Lake Superior News
#LSN_News #LSN_CookCounty

LUTSEN, MINNESOTA - August 15, 2018  (lLSN)  After a congested summer of road construction between Eagle Ridge Resort and Papa Charlie’s, Cook County’s Highway 5 bridge is now open.  

 

The new $823,000 concrete structure, funded by Cook County’s Transportation Sales Tax, replaced a load-restricted steel bridge with deteriorated timber abutments. Last winter’s first draft schedule for this project forecasted a completion date at the end of September

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Join the “EARTH EX” - Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Join the “EARTH EX” Preparedness Event

Cook County  EARTH EX” Preparedness Event
#LSN_News #LSN_CookCounty #LSN_PublicSafety

COOK COUNTY, MINNESOTA - August 15, 2018 (LSN)   As we become more dependent on interconnected utilities and technology (including energy grids, communications, data systems, etc.) we also become more vulnerable to catastrophe from damages to those systems.

 

Think it can’t happen to you? Just this January 2018 large parts of Cook County experienced an extended power outage during frigid temps. In 2010, Lake County experienced the 2010 fiber-optic failure and couldn’t make phone calls, buy gasoline or make bank transactions. Every wind storm or blizzard has the potential to damage our grid systems. 

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Invasive Plant Info Session for Gardeners! - Monday, July 30, 2018

EcoSuperior – An Invasive Plant Info Session for Gardeners!

EcoSuperior Ivasive Plants  Lake Superior News
#LSN_News   Japanese Knotweed EcoSuperior

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO -  July 30, 2018  (LSN)  There are many sites throughout Thunder Bay where greenspaces and forested areas are currently threatened by invasive species. Invasive plants are non-native species which threaten the natural environment by outcompeting native plant species. In many cases, these invasive species were originally sold as ornamental or edible garden plants. Gardeners may be unwittingly jeopardizing local ecosystems by keeping certain plants in their home landscape.

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City Hall Sounds Concert Series - Monday, July 30, 2018

City Hall Sounds Concert Series

City Hall Sounds Concert Series  Lake Superior News
#LSN_News  #LSN_Arts  

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - July 30, 2018  (LSN) 6th Annual City Hall Sounds concert series will take place in McGillivray Square (in front of City Hall) every Thursday in August from noon-1 PM. City Hall Sounds is coordinated by the Crime Prevention Council 

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Dew Drop Inn Since 1981 - Thursday, July 26, 2018

Dew Drop Inn Since 1981 provide a safe, welcoming environment
Serving hungry men, women, and children daily

Dew Drop Inn   Lake Superior News
LSN_News

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  - July 26, 2018  (LSN)   St. Andrew's Dew Drop Inn soup kitchen was established in 1981 to address the needs of the hungry in the community of Thunder Bay.  The Dew Drop Inn is open daily and serves a nutritious mid-day meal between 2:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. We provide a safe, welcoming environment where hungry men, women, and children can come to eat with no questions asked and where they are treated with dignity and respect.

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High Bids Rejected - Wednesday, July 25, 2018

High Bids Rejected and Proposed Capital Projects Deferred 

Cook County Capital Project  Lake Superior News
#LSN_News 

COOK COUNTY, MINNESOTA - July 25, 2018 (LSN)  The proposed Hovland Public Works Garage and Community Center Warming House capital projects will be deferred after attempts to value engineer the bids received by the County, were unsuccessful.

On June 26, the Board voted to accept the lowest bid on all three of the County’s proposed major capital projects contingent on the ability to value engineer each of the projects within the fiscal constraints of the allocated budget. Attempts to negotiate the two contracts to meet the budget constraints were made over the last few weeks, by County Administrator Jeff and were subsequently rejected when price tags remained too high.

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Taxing rainfall is not a solution - Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Taxing rainfall is not a solution to a revenue problem
Says Mayority Candidate Shane Judge

No Rain Tax  Lake Superior News
#LSN_News   #LSN_Municipal Elections_

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  July 18, 2018  (LSN) City council thinks taxing rainfall is a solution to a revenue problem. I say this proposed new tax is no solution, it’s a symptom of a council that’s out of control.

 
          
I’m talking about the plan to create a new city tax on the rain that falls on your home or condo.

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CNrail Appeal of Swing Bridge - Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Hobbs Angry over CNrail Appeal of Swing Bridge

CN Swing Bridge over the Kaministiquia River Lake Superior News
#LSN_News  CN Swing Bridge over the Kaministiquia River

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - July 18, 2018  (LSN)   CN has provided the City of Thunder Bay notice that it intends to appeal the Court of Appeal’s decision ordering CN to repair and reopen the James Street bridge to all traffic, including cars and trucks.

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CANDIDATES FOR THE EXECUTIVE COUNCIL - Monday, July 16, 2018

CANDIDATES FOR THE EXECUTIVE COUNCIL OF
NISHNAWBE ASKI NATION ANNOUNCED

NAN Elections   Lake Superior News
#LSN_News 

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO July 16, 2018  (LSN)   Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Chief Electoral Officer Jocelyn Formsma has received and verified the nominations for the following persons for the position of Grand Chief (1) and Deputy Grand Chief (3) for the 2018 election for the NAN Executive Council.

Chiefs from NAN’s 49 First Nation communities will vote on Wednesday, August 15 during the XXXVII Keewaywin Conference to be held August 14, 15 & 16, 2018 in the traditional territory of Chapleau Cree First Nation.

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Running Government Like a Business - Friday, July 13, 2018

Running Government Like a Business

Shane Judge  Lake Superior News
#LSN_News   #LSN_Municipal Elections

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO -  July 13, 2018  (LSN)  Charles Marohn, one of America’s leading thinkers about municipal government and the President of Strong Towns, notes in a recent article that “the goal of a city isn’t to grow; that is sometimes a happy side effect, but it’s not the objective. The goal of a city is to endure. To survive. To be around tomorrow and the day after that.”

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Andy Wolf Candidate for Current River Ward - Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Andy Wolf Candidate for Current River Ward

Andy Wolf Current River Ward Candidate  Lake Superior News
#LSN_Municipal Elections   #LSN_News

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO, July, 11 2018  (LSN) Andy Wolff and I’m running for Current River Ward Councillor.  

My opponent Andrew Foulds and I will agree on one thing.  We each have differing views on what a City Councillor’s role should be for the city.  I believe I am qualified to best serve the residents of Current River Ward. 

 

For too long, our City Council has given a free reign to administration.  When decisions are made, it’s City Administration that speaks to the media, rationalizing decisions made by our City Council. 

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Applications Accepted for Community Fund Support - Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Applications Now Being Accepted for Community Fund Support

Cook_County_Public_Health Lake Superior News
#LSN_News

COOK COUNTY, MINNESOTA - July 3, 2018  (LSN)  Cook County Public Health & Human Services (PHHS) is accepting applications for programs and services that serve the community through the Public Health Community Fund.

In previous budget years, funding was granted by the Cook County Board of Commissioners to local service providers through the County’s “discretionary” or “non-mandated levy fund”. Approximately $130,000 in funding was granted in 2018, to entities that help support the mission of PHHS

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ORDER OF CANADA APPOINTEE EDMUND METATAWABIN - Tuesday, July 3, 2018

NAN HONOURS ORDER OF CANADA APPOINTEE EDMUND METATAWABIN

Order of Canada Edmund Metatawabin,  Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - July 3, 2018  (LSN)  Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler, on behalf of the Executive Council, congratulates Indian Residential School survivor and advocate Edmund Metatawabin, on his appointment as a Member of the Order of Canada:

“We congratulate Edmund for being named an appointee of the Member of the Order of Canada. Edmund is a strong advocate for survivors and has worked for years to uncover the abuse that took place at St. Anne’s.

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Rickford Appointment as Minister of Indigenous Affairs - Sunday, July 1, 2018

Native Organizations have Mixed Tone to Rickford Appointment as Minister of Indigenous Affairs

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TORONTO, ONTARIO - June 30, 2018  (LSN) The Regional Cheifs of Ontario and Nishnawbe Aski Nation, have taken a differant tone when it come to the Appointment as the Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines, and Minister of Indigenous Affairs.

Both Media Releases are below:

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Doug Ford and Cabinet Sworn-in - Saturday, June 30, 2018

Doug Ford and Cabinet Sworn-in

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TORONTO, ONTARIO   —   June 30, 2018  (LSN) Doug Ford   joined thousands of people on the front steps of Ontario's legislature as Ontario's first ever Government for the People is sworn-in.

The new Government for the People was be sworn-in and affirmed in a public ceremony on the front steps of the Legislative Building at Queen's Park. 

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Thunder Bay Community Foundation awards - Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Thunder Bay Community Foundation awards $118,800 in Scholarships & Bursaries to 31 Graduating High School Students

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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO – June 26, 2018  (LSN)  On Tuesday, June 19, 2018 the Thunder Bay Community Foundation (TBCF) hosted a Scholarship & Bursary Reception. A record high amount of $118,800 was awarded to 31 youth from Thunder Bay and the District of Thunder Bay including Geraldton, Marathon, Nipigon-Red Rock and Manitouwadge. The reception was filled with love, pride and joy for the many wonderful recipients from their loved ones; donors and friends of the Foundation; and the Board, Alumni and staff of the Thunder Bay Community Foundation. “We are overwhelmed with gratitude that our donors have been so generous and have allowed us to give out 17 awards to 31 youth”, said Bonnie Moore, Executive Director.

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NAN Elections 2018 - Monday, June 25, 2018

NAN ELECTION TO BE HELD AT XXXVII KEEWAYWIN CONFERENCE IN CHAPLEAU CREE FIRST NATION

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THUNDER BAY CHAPLEAU, ONTARIO  June 25, 2018  (LSN)   Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Chief Electoral Officer Jocelyn Formsma has announced official notice of the 2018 election for the NAN Executive Council.

Chiefs from NAN’s 49 First Nation communities will vote for members of the Executive Council (Grand Chief and three Deputy Grand Chiefs) on Wednesday August 15, 2018 during the XXXVII Keewaywin Conference to be held August 14, 15 & 16, 2018 in the traditional territory of Chapleau Cree First Nation.

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Mustapha El Kahil announces Running for Councillor Nothwood Ward - Monday, June 18, 2018

Mustapha El Kahil announces Running for Councillor Northwood Ward, Thunder Bay

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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO, June 13, 2018  (LSN) Mustapha El Kahil but most people call me ‘Mo.’ I am a 27 year-old Registered Nurse. I work in a long-term care home in the city of Thunder Bay. I have a genuine passion for caring for the elderly population in our community. I have spent the past five years working with the seniors in Thunder Bay.  I moved to this city in 2009, to work on my Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing at Lakehead University. While here, my family and I fell in love with Thunder Bay and the community. 


9 years ago, my family opened a small family establishment locally known as Kabab Village. 

We brought our family to yours through our menu, and have truly appreciated all the support from the people of Thunder Bay. 

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Law Enforcement Torch Run - Sunday, June 17, 2018

Cook County Welcomes Second Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics

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COOK COUNTRY, MINNESOTA - June 117, 2018  (LSN)  On Monday June 18, Cook County will again welcome the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics for a second time! The Flame of Hope will start its journey into Cook County when US Customs & Border Protection Officers accept the beacon from Canadian Customs & Border Services Officers at the Grand Portage US Port of Entry.

 

Customs & Border Protection Officers and/or family members will carry the Flame of Hope from the Border up Mount Josephine and through the Village of Grand Portage. The Cook County Sheriff’s Office, along with County staff and partners, will deliver the Torch through the rest of the County to contribute to its journey on the North Shore Final Leg of the Law Enforcement Torch Run.

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Pullia Announces of Mayor - Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Frank Pullia announces running for Mayor of Thunder Bay

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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO, June 13, 2018  (LSN)  I am pleased and proud to announce my candidacy for the Mayor of Thunder Bay in the 2018 municipal election.

As Councillor at Large, I have engaged extensively with our community and the general consensus is that the citizens are looking for a new direction for the future of Thunder Bay. A community that is environmentally sustainable, progressive and livable, and a great place to raise a family or retire. 

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Thunder Bay Archeologist Bill Ross - Saturday, June 9, 2018

Respected Thunder Bay Archeologist Bill Ross Recognized for Distinguished Service

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#LSN_Outdoors  #LSN_News   Archeologist Bill Ross

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA - June 9, 2018   (LSN)  Bill Ross, a well known and respected Thunder Bay based Archeologist, was recently recognized by The Canadian Archeology Association (CAA), who awarded him the prestigious 2018 Roscoe Wilmeth Award. The award was presented in Winnipeg on May 5 at the Annual Canadian Archeology Association Annual Meeting.
 

The Roscoe Wilmeth Award is presented to members who have a record of outstanding, long-term service to the Canadian Archeological Association and to Canadian Archaeology.

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Glen Hare new Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief - Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Glen Hare new Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief

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FORT WILLIAM FIRST NATION (June 6, 2018)— Glen Hare has been elected as the new Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief by Anishinabek Nation Chiefs following a traditional stand-up election in Fort William First Nation.

“I’m looking forward to it,” says Grand Council Chief Hare. “I love what I do.”

Candidates Chief Shining Turtle and former Anishinabek Nation Deputy Grand Council Chief Glen Hare participated in a stand-up election today at Grand Council Assembly in Fort William First Nation. Anishinabek Nation Chiefs elected the new Grand Council Chief. Chief Shining Turtle had 10 votes to Glen Hare’s 30.

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Determination interim report - Sunday, June 3, 2018

DETERMINATION INTERIM REPORT RELEASED

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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - June 3, 2018   (LSN)  Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) has released an interim report following an Indigenous-led summit held in Ottawa last week to explore moving beyond the Indian Act.

 

“It is clear that the only way to redress the harms done through the imposition of colonial top-down structures through the Indian Act is to empower communities to chart their own self-determined futures. To achieve this, there must be support for Indigenous communities to develop their own vision for what lies beyond the Indian Act,” said Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler. “We hope this report will be used as a roadmap by the Government of Canada and we look forward to moving forward on these recommendations.”

 

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Determination interim report - Sunday, June 3, 2018

DETERMINATION INTERIM REPORT RELEASED

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Construction Lutsen Bridge - Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Construction Season Begins with Lutsen Bridge

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LUTSEN, COOK COUNTY, MINNESOTA  - May 23, 2018  (LSN)  Cook County’s first construction project of this season is underway at Lutsen Mountains.  Work to replace the timber bridge just past the Eagle Ridge Check-in near the end of Highway (Hwy) 5, began this week.

Construction will occur Mondays through Fridays, and work will pause for the Lutsen 99er race, June 22-24. The new bridge will be wider for drivers and skiers, and features ornamental lighting and a decorative finish. Lutsen Mountains Corporation funded the architectural elements of the project.

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Judge Announces Running For Mayor of Thunder Bay - Sunday, May 13, 2018

Judge Announces Running For Mayor of Thunder Bay 

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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO,  May 13, , 2018  (LSN) Four years ago, during the last election, I was concerned that city council was ignoring the warning signs: our industrial tax base had largely disappeared, our city’s population was shrinking and getting older. We were having trouble finding the money to look after our basic infrastructure.

Today, those problems have not gone away. In fact, things have gotten worse. Many of our larger companies have appealed their property assessments. We’ve lost millions more from our tax base.

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Kristen Oliver for Westfort Ward - Saturday, May 12, 2018

Campaign of Kristen Oliver for Westfort Ward Councillor

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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - May 12, 2018  (LSN)  Kristen Oliver announced that she is joining the race for City Council of the Westfort Ward. The lifelong resident of Westfort, filed her nomination papers at City Hall today.

Oliver is the Executive Director of the Northwestern Ontario Municipal Association (NOMA). She oversees the advocacy and lobbying efforts of NOMA and attributes this role as the main driver to seeking office on the municipal level.

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Emergency Services Conference - Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Cook County Emergency Services Conference

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COOK COUNTRY, GRAND MARAIS, MINNESOTA - April 25, 2018  (LSN)

The Cook County Emergency Services Conference will be taking place on Friday, April 27 and Saturday, April 28. As part of the conference, many of Cook County’s emergency responders, including the Fire Departments, Search & Rescue and Law Enforcement, will be participating in field exercises in the City of Grand Marias. On Saturday, you may see a number of people down by the harbor near the East Bay at the Grand Marais Rec Park. These responders will be completing Cold Water Rescue Training through a variety of techniques and may be in the water with immersion suits.  Rotations of this exercise will take place at 10 am, 1 pm and 3 pm.

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Wynne & Fiddler signs Treaty Relationship - Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Wynne & Fiddler signs Treaty Relationship Agreement

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TORONTO, ONTARIO,  -  April 17, 2018  (LSN) Kathleen Wynne and Alvin Fiddler sign Treaty Relationship Agreement, which will build an understanding of the spirit and intent of the Treaty and ensure a common understanding of the direction we need to go in together to ensure prosperity for our communities.

Kathleen_Wynne signing the Treaty Relationship Agreement, which will build an understanding of the spirit and intent of the Treaty and ensure a common understanding of the direction we need to go in together to ensure prosperity for our communities.

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler today marked the signing of a new agreement to strengthen the relationship between the province and Nishnawbe Aski Nation.

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Cell tower live Grand Portage - Saturday, April 14, 2018

T-Mobile Cell Service Live on Grand Portage Tower

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COOK COUNTRY, GRAND PORTAGE, MINNESOTA - April 13, 2018  (LSN) Cook County is pleased to announce T-Mobile 4G service is now available in the Grand Portage area. The addition of T-Mobile improves communication options for residents and visitors.

 

The provider is hosted on a County-owned and -managed tower on Grand Portage-owned land that is leased to the County for communication tower purposes through the Grand Portage Land Use Committee. 

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Gondola Evacuation Exercise at Lutsen - Monday, April 9, 2018

Gondola Evacuation Focus of Emergency Exercise at Lutsen
 

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LUTSEN, MINNESOTA  April 9, 2018   (LSN) On Saturday, April 7, Cook County Emergency Management, Lutsen Fire Department & EMS, and the Lutsen Mountains Ski Patrol welcomed the Minnesota Aviation Rescue Team (MART) to work through how the special helicopter rescue team could assist to get people out of the gondola cars in the event of an emergency. MART is a joint effort of the St. Paul Fire Department and the MN State Patrol and includes 21 highly trained aerial rescuers and five State Patrol helicopter pilots.

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UW-Superior Sarah Libbon - Monday, March 26, 2018

UW-Superior names 
ssociate University Relations Specialist

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Sarah Libbon  

SUPERIOR, WISCONSIN  – March 26, 2018  (LSN)  The University of Wisconsin-Superior has named Sarah Libbon its new Associate University Relations Specialist. Libbon will be a member of UW-Superior’s Office of Marketing and Communications.

“I am thrilled to have Sarah on our Marketing and Communications team,” said Jordan Milan, Director of Strategic Communications and Special Assistant to the Chancellor. “Sarah brings with her a wealth of knowledge and she will play a key role in our continuing efforts to share the stories that make UW-Superior such a special place.”

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March 20th  Committee of the Whole - Wednesday, March 21, 2018

March 20th  Committee of the Whole Meeting Highlights

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COOK COUNTRY, MINNESOTA - March 21, 2018 –(LSN) Following are highlights and key priorities covered at the Tuesday, March 20 Committee of the Whole Meeting:

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Cross River Bridge on North Gunflint Lake Road - Friday, March 16, 2018

Cross River Bridge on North Gunflint Lake Road Next Week closed for two days

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COOK COUNTRY, MINNESOTA - March 16, 2018 –(LSN)  Repairs to the Cross River Bridge on North Gunflint Lake Rd are expected to begin Wednesday, March 21 of next week. This is a cooperative project with MnDOT to repair this bridge in response to recent bridge inspection findings, and before the Walleye Fishing Opener in May.

The bridge needs to be closed for two days while crews stabilize its timber decking. Emergency services will be accommodated,

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March 13th  Committee of the Whole - Wednesday, March 14, 2018

March 13th  Committee of the Whole Meeting Highlights

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#LSN_News Highway Engineer Krysten Foster 

COOK COUNTRY, MINNESOTA - March 13, 2018 –(LSN) Following are highlights and key priorities covered at the Tuesday, March 13 Board of Commissioners Meeting:

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CANADIAN SCREEN AWARD ON BEHALF OF SECRET PATH PROJECT - Monday, March 12, 2018

GRAND CHIEF Alvin Fiddler ACCEPTS CANADIAN SCREEN AWARD ON BEHALF OF SECRET PATH PROJECT

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TORONTO, ONTARIO - March 12, 2018  (LSN)  Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler accepted the ‘Donald Brittain Award for Best Social/Political Documentary Program’ for Gord Downie’s Secret Path on behalf of producers Mike Downie and Stuart Coxe during the Canadian Screen Awards gala this evening.

“I am honoured to accept this award on behalf of the producers who’s vision and creativity helped my dear friend Gord shine much-needed light on this dark chapter of our shared history. Secret Path is a milestone on the path to reconciliation, and I thank the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television for recognizing the significance of this project

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Comuzzi Seeks PC Nomination for Thunder Bay-Atikokan - Monday, March 12, 2018

Moe Comuzzi Seeks PC Nomination for 
Thunder Bay-Atikokan

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THUNDER BAY, ONTAIRO -  March 12, 2018 (LSN)  Today Moe Comuzzi announced that she will seek the nomination for the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario in the Thunder Bay-Atikokan Riding.

Comuzzi, who was born and raised in Thunder Bay and is a life-long resident of Northwestern Ontario, is entering the nomination race to give Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario and voters an experienced, competent candidate in the upcoming provincial election. 

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Comuzzi Seeks PC Nomination for Thunder Bay-Atikokan - Monday, March 12, 2018

Moe Comuzzi Seeks PC Nomination for 
Thunder Bay-Atikokan

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THUNDER BAY, ONTAIRO -  March 12, 2018 (LSN)  Today Moe Comuzzi announced that she will seek the nomination for the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario in the Thunder Bay-Atikokan Riding.

Comuzzi, who was born and raised in Thunder Bay and is a life-long resident of Northwestern Ontario, is entering the nomination race to give Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario and voters an experienced, competent candidate in the upcoming provincial election. 

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Workshop Helps Contractors - Saturday, March 10, 2018

Workshop Helps Contractors
Secure Work and Mitigates Fire Risk
Ely and in Grand Marais

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March 9, 2018 – Cook County Firewise, along with other partners, is holding two workshops in northern Minnesota to help Forestry Contractors access contract work.

“We have a number of fuels reduction projects over the next several years and there is a need for more contractors to participate,” said Todd Armbruster, Firewise Coordinator. “This workshop will help existing and potential new contractors to learn about opportunities with multiple agencies."

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Slate Falls celebrates of New Water Treatment Plant - Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Slate Falls First Nation celebrates
opening of New Water Treatment Plant

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SLATE FALLS NATION, Ontario -  March 6, 2018  (LSN)  Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler joined Slate Falls Nation Chief Lorraine Crane and representatives of the federal and provincial governments to celebrate the opening of the community’s new water treatment plant today.  

 “Slate Falls has struggled for 12 years to secure this project that will finally provide safe, reliable supplies of drinking water and I acknowledge the determination of Chief and Council to make this project a reality,” said Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler. “This vital infrastructure investment has eliminated 11 drinking water advisories in NAN, and shows that the federal government is serious about fulfilling its commitment to end all water advisories in First Nation communities. We are pleased to celebrate this milestone and look for continued investments from the federal government for infrastructure projects to ensure that all First Nations in NAN territory have access to safe drinking water.” 

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Third-annual Camp Bong - Monday, March 5, 2018

UW-Superior, Bong Veterans Historical Center
partner for youth event

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#LSN_News  Camp Bong is a sleepover experience providing youth and adults the chance to meet with veterans, engage in a variety of learning experiences and visit areas of the Center normally off limits to the public.

SUPERIOR, WISCONSIN – March 5, 2018  (LSN)  The University of Wisconsin-Superior Center for Continuing Education and the Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center are teaming for the third-annual Camp Bong.

Camp Bong is a sleepover experience at the Bong Veterans Historical Center providing youth and adults the chance to meet with veterans, engage in a variety of learning experiences and visit areas of the Center normally off limits to the public.

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Delays in PIns to vote for leadership - Saturday, March 3, 2018

Are PC Member from North being left out of voting for a leader?

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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  March 3, 2018  (LSN)  Senior party source  confirmed on Saturday that the organization has extended the voting deadline, pushing it back from March 8 to noon on March 9. anounce by the Toronto Star.

“We’re urging the party to make sure that people get their PINs so that they can vote because it’s important that everyone, all members, have a chance to vote in this leadership,” Mulroney said at a Toronto event on Friday. “I am concerned about it.”

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Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler significant funding commitments in Budget - Wednesday, February 28, 2018

(NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler says
several significant funding commitments in Budget 2018

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THUNDER BAY, ONTARO  February 28, 2018   (LSN)   Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler says the Government of Canada has taken a meaningful step towards reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples with several significant funding commitments in Budget 2018.

“I am pleased with several aspects of this budget, especially the federal government’s long-awaited commitment to support Indigenous children in the child welfare system. We are disappointed that no new significant investments were made for housing, and specific details are needed on many of these allocations, but Budget 2018 contains significant investments to improve the well-being of our people and communities,” said Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler.

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Cook County Feb 27th - Wednesday, February 28, 2018

February 27th  Committee of the Whole Meeting Highlights

Cook County MN  February 27th Trails  Lake Superior Newxs
#LSN_News  North Shore Ski and Run Club and the Superior Cycling Association

COOK COUNTY, MINNESOTA  February 27, 2018 –   (LSN)   Following are highlights and key priorities covered at the Tuesday, Feb. 27 Board of Commissioners Meeting:

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Fire Needs You to Keep Fire Hydrants & Vents Clear  - Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Every Second Counts: Fire Department Needs You to Keep Fire Hydrants & Vents Clear 

 

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COOK COUNTY, MINNESOTA -  February 27, 2018  (LSN)  

The Grand Marais Fire Department urges residents to keep snow and ice clear from fire hydrants, as well as exhaust vents for high efficiency furnaces and hot water heaters.

“Clearing the snow around a fire hydrant is an easy way for residents to lend a hand to improve community safety,” said Chief Ben Silence. “In the event of a fire, firefighters have to locate and shovel out fire hydrants before hooking up to them. During emergencies every second counts; when fire hydrants are clear of snow and ice it saves valuable time, which can also mean saving lives and property.”

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Cook County Utilities Scam Calls - Friday, February 23, 2018

Cook Country Sheriff’s Office
Getting Reports of Utilities Scam Calls

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COOK COUNTY, MINNESOTA -  February 23, 2018  (LSN)  The Sheriff’s Office is advising residents of a telephone scam occurring locally involving a voice reporting to be with the Grand Marais Public Utilities Commission (GM PUC). Reports to the Sheriff’s Office and state the that the caller says they are with GM PUC claiming the resident is behind payment, requiring them to make good on the bill by providing credit card information immediately or their power will be shut off within 15 minutes. If the recipient expresses doubt in the legitimacy of the call, the scammer tells them to check their Caller ID. Upon doing so, they will see that the number shown is indeed that of GM PUTIL/City Hall 218-387-1848 – a trick often used by telephone scammers.

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Cook County February 20 Committee of the Whole Meeting - Thursday, February 22, 2018

February 20th  Committee of the Whole Meeting Highlights

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COOK COUNTY, MINNESOTA  February 21, 2018 –   (LSN)   Following are highlights and key priorities covered at the Tuesday, Feb 21 Committee of the Whole meeting. New in 2018, Committee of the Whole meetings are taking place at 5 pm on the third Tuesday of the month, rather than at 1 pm, and allows for public comment and question.

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Rickford supporting Mulroney in Leadership Race - Monday, February 19, 2018

Rickford Announces supporting 
Caroline Mulroney in Leadership Race

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#LSN_News #LSN_OntElection  Mulroney Rickford comming to Thunder Bay Tuesday

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO, February 19, 2018   (LSN)  Creg Rickford, Kenora - Rainy River PC Candidate  is headed to Thunder Bay on Tuesday, February 20th, to join with others to meet and chat with Caroline Mulroney. I am proud to be supporting Caroline in her candidacy for leader of the Ontario PC party. I hope that as many party members as possible from across the great region of Northwestern Ontario will be able to join us tomorrow night at e Sleeping Giant Brewing Company

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Parks dumps Elliott for Brown - Saturday, February 17, 2018

Parks dumps Elliott for Brown

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Christine Elliott    Derek Parks Thunder Bay Superior North  Patrick Brown

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO February 17, 2018  (LSN) Derek Parks, the Ontario PC Candidate for Thunder Bay Superior North announced Friday he is supporting Patrick Brown he was  supporting Christine Elliott, in the Ontario PC Leadership Race 

Back on February 8th  Parks announcmence his endorsement of Christine Elliott for leader of the Ontario PC Party. Derek Parks has also chosen to take a leave from the Ontario PC Executive,

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Brown removed from PC Caucus - Saturday, February 17, 2018

Brown removed from PC Caucus

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#LSN_News #LSN_OntElection  Interim Leader Vic Fedeli

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO February 17, 2018  (LSN) Interim Leader Vic Fedeli said in a media release “Shortly after becoming Interim Leader, I asked Patrick Brown to step aside from the PC Caucus. The legislature is set to resume sitting on Tuesday February 20TH

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TVO PC Leadership Debate - Friday, February 16, 2018

Watch the TVO PC  Leadership Debate

The Agenda with Steve Paikin 

TVO  PC Leadership Debate#LSN_News  Caroline Mulroney_  TVO PC Leadership Debate February 15, 2018

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  -  February 16, 2018  (LSN)  You have theopportuity to watch theTVO  PC Leadership Debate watch the 4 candidates present their views  

 

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February 13th  Regular Board - Thursday, February 15, 2018

February 13th  Regular Board of Commissioners Meeting Highlights

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COOK COUNTY, MINNESOTA - February 13, 2018 –  (LSN)  Following are highlights and key priorities covered at the Tuesday, Feb. 13 Board of Commissioners Meeting:

Public Comment Period
1) Resident presented a letter encouraging more public comment in the Master Planning Process for the proposed City/County Sawtooth Bluffs Recreation Project development. The Arrowhead Regional Development Commission is facilitating a Master Planning Process in collaboration with Cook County Parks and Trails Commission and the City of Grand Marais. The primary considerations underlying the planning process for the 640 acres of public land which has been designated as an area of regional significance

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Chief Librarian Accepts Award - Monday, February 12, 2018

Chief Librarian Accepts Award at Provincial Conference  memorializes
 Miss Mary J.L. Black

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#LSN_News  John Pateman, Leslie Weir, President  Ontario Library Association

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO -  February 12, 2018  –(lLSN)   John Pateman, Chief Librarian, Thunder Bay Public Library, proudly accepted an award in honour of Miss Mary J.L. Black at the Ontario Library Association Super Conference, held in Toronto from January 31st through February 3rd.

The plaque memorializes Miss Black, who was the first female president of the Ontario Library Association in 1917.  The plaque is engraved with these words:  Miss Black was a fearless library leader of her time who introduced innovative approaches to library services and exerted significant influence in support of culture, education and the library profession beyond her own city.  Miss Black led a remarkable career as Chief Librarian, Fort William Public Library, now known as Thunder Bay Public Library, 1909 – 1937.

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EABAMETOONG MINING ACT CHALLENGE - Friday, February 9, 2018

NAN SUPPORTS EABAMETOONG MINING ACT CHALLENGE

EABAMETOONG FIRST NATION
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO   February 9, 2018  (LSN)   Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler has issued the following statement in support of Eabametoong First Nation’s provincial Mining Act challenge against the permits issuance in their territory: 

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Parks supports Elliott In leadership race - Thursday, February 8, 2018

 Derek Parks Supports Elliott in
PC Leadership Race
 

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#LSN_News #LSN_OntElection    Christine Elliott   Derek Parks

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO   February 8, 2018  (LSN)   Derek Parks, the Ontario PC Candidate for Thunder Bay Superior North announced today his endorsement of Christine Elliott for leader of the Ontario PC Party. Derek Parks has also chosen to take a leave from the Ontario PC Executive, which is required to remain neutral during a leadership election, in order to throw his full support behind Christine Elliott. This week, Christine Elliott begins her tour of Northern Ontario with stops in Cochrane and Timmins on Friday. Additional stops will be announced soon.

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Ontario Leadership Race - Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Ontario PC Leadership Candidates on Twitter 

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This page is set up for people who want to read what the three leadship candidates have to say on Twitter

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NWO Visionary Awards - Sunday, January 28, 2018

Top 20 Under 40 Young Professionals Recognized at the 2018 Northwestern Ontario Visionary Awards

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Thunder Bay, ONTARO, January 28, 2018 –  Saturday evening, 20 of the brightest young stars from across the region were celebrated at the 4th bi-annual Northwestern Ontario Visionary Awards (NOVAs), a gala hosted by SHIFT Thunder Bay’s Young Professionals Network and held in Thunder Bay at the Victoria Inn to recognize young professionals in the region for their leadership, community engagement, business and professional achievement, volunteerism, civic pride, and mentorship.

“The quality of the nominees was extremely high this year,” tells SHIFT President Samantha Mihalus. “The top 20 were selected from a total of 79 nominees. It’s amazing and so inspiring to hear about how Northwestern Ontario young professionals are making a difference in their communities.”

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Online Survey Stormwater Management Financing - Thursday, January 25, 2018

Online Survey Seeks Residents’ Thoughts on Stormwater Management Financing

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LSN_News   Online Survey

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO -  January 25, 2018   (LSN)  The Stormwater Financing study is being conducted in cooperation with the consulting firm AECOM, and will review and recommend a sustainable and fair funding source to support the City’s current stormwater management program and help achieve the future goals of the Stormwater Management Plan.

In 2016, City Council adopted the Stormwater Management Plan, outlining stormwater management goals and objectives for the next 20 years. Now, a Stormwater Financing Study is underway to investigate a sustainable and fair funding source to support the City’s current stormwater program and the implementation of the Stormwater Management Plan.

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January 23rd Regular Board of Commissioners Meeting - Tuesday, January 23, 2018

January 23rd Regular Board of Commissioners Meeting Highlights

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#LSN_News  David Eckel  receiving Award from Rachel Espe

COOK COUNTY, MINNESOTA  January 23 2018 –   (LSN)  – Following are highlights and key priorities covered at the Tuesday, Jan. 23 Board of Commissioners Meeting:

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Stormwater Financing - Monday, January 22, 2018

Public Meeing on Stormwater Financing

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LSN_News   Jan. 23, from 4 – 8 pm,  Italian Cultural Centre

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO -  January 22, 2018   (LSN)  The Stormwater Financing study is being conducted in cooperation with the consulting firm AECOM, and will review and recommend a sustainable and fair funding source to support the City’s current stormwater management program and help achieve the future goals of the Stormwater Management Plan.

“The City is committed to environmental stewardship and community sustainability,” said Aaron Ward – Project Engineer. “The City’s Stormwater Management Plan recognizes those commitments and will help guide the City’s stormwater management actions for the next 20 years.”

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Cook County Committee of the Whole - Saturday, January 20, 2018

January 16th Committee of the Whole Meeting Highlights

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COOK COUNTY, MINNESOTA  January 16 2018 –   (LSN)   Following are highlights and key priorities covered at the Tuesday, Jan 16 Committee of the Whole meeting. New in 2018, Committee of the Whole meetings are taking place at 5 pm on the third Tuesday of the month, rather than at 1 pm, and allows for public comment and question.

Several members of the public in attendance asked questions about Commissioner assignments and County Board procedures. Board Chair Ginny Storlie facilitated a conversational approach to these questions and a good discussion was had.

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Trudeau VISITS PIKANGIKUM - Friday, January 19, 2018

PRIME MINISTER Trudeau VISITS PIKANGIKUM FIRST NATION

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#LSN_News   Trudeau Visits  Pikangikum 

PIKANGIKUM FIRST NATION  January 19, 2018  (LSN)  Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler and Pikangikum First Nation Chief Dean Owen are pleased to welcome Prime Minster Justin Trudeau for a community visit to the remote Ojibway community today.

“This event has been eagerly anticipated, and I am very pleased that the Prime Minister has honoured the commitment he made last year to visit Chief Owen and the people of Pikangikum. This is the first time that a sitting Prime Minister has visited NAN territory, and we are honoured that the Prime Minister has come to see first-hand the many positive things that are happening in Pikangikum,” said Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler. “This is an historic day, and we hope this signals the beginning of a renewed Nation-to-Nation relationship between the people of Pikangikum and the Government of Canada.”

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Citizens of Exceptional Achievement - Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Nominations Open for 2018 Citizens of Exceptional Achievement

 Mayor Keith Hobbs; Councillor Linda Rydholm; Ollie Sawchuck, Chair, Official Recognition Committee; Dana Larrette, 2017 award recipient  Lake Superior News
LSN_News    Mayor Keith Hobbs; Councillor Linda Rydholm; Ollie Sawchuck, Chair, Official Recognition Committee; Dana Larrette, 2017 award recipient

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO = January 10, 2018 –  (LSN) Mayor Keith Hobbs, members of the Official Recognition Committee and past award recipients officially opened nominations for the 2018 Citizens of Exceptional Achievement Awards today at City Hall.

For over 40 years, these awards have honoured hard working volunteers, organizations and groups that are helping to create a neighbourhood and a  community where people feel a sense of belonging and responsibility to each other, and are active participants in its life.

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January 9 Board of Commissioners - Wednesday, January 10, 2018

January 9th Board of Commissioners Meeting Highlights

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COOK COUNTY, MINNESOTA January 9, 2018 –   (LSN)  Following are highlights and key priorities covered at the Tuesday, Jan. 9 Board of Commissioners Meeting:

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TBDSSAB Operation Budge - Monday, January 8, 2018

TBDSSAB Operation Budge 2018
​ $106.7 million 


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THUNDER BAY, ONTARTIO  -  January 8, 2018 – (LSN)  The District of Thunder Bay Social Services Administration Board (TBDSSAB) approved the 2018 operating budget totaling $106.7 million. This represents a $7.1 million increase over the prior year’s budget of $99.6 million. This increase is due to additional financial assistance to Ontario Works (OW) clients, an increase in homelessness prevention activities, child care expansion, and the transfer of the EarlyON Child and Family Centres to TBDSSAB.  

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Kloosterhuis Chair TBDSSAB - Sunday, January 7, 2018

Lucy Kloosterhuis new Chair of TBDSSAB

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#LSN_News   Mark Figliomeni, Schreiber Vice-Chair

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - January 5, 2018 –  (LSN)  The Board of Directors of The District of Thunder Bay Social Services Administration Board (TBDSSAB) announces the appointment of Lucy Kloosterhuis as their new Chair. The appointment took place at the Board’s inaugural meeting held on January 4, 2018.

Lucy Kloosterhuis, Mayor of the Municipality of Oliver Paipoonge returned to the Board of Directors in April 2017. She previously served a two year term ending December 2016. Kloosterhuis takes over from Robert Katajamaki,

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Cook County Substance Use Recovery Court - Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Substance Use Recovery Court Yields Success Stories in First Year

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#LSN_News  #LSN_Health   Tom Young Judge M Cuzzo

COOK COUNTY,  GRAND MARAIS, MINNESOTA -  December 27, 2017  (LSN) On Tuesday, Dec. 26, the Cook County Substance Use Recovery Court (SURC or sometimes referred to as Drug or Recovery Court) was able to recognize its first two participants to “graduate” from SURC since it became official in January 2017.

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ISC Winner - Saturday, December 23, 2017

Winner Takes Home $17,357 Intercity Shopping Centre 50/50 Cash Draw

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#LSN_News  Tal Augruso of Thunder Bay got an early Christmas gift today

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  --  December 23, 2017   (LSN)  Tal Augruso of Thunder Bay got an early Christmas gift today. This afternoon, at Intercity Shopping Centre, he was announced as the winner of $17,357 in this year’s sold-out Intercity Shopping Centre 50/50 Cash Draw (Ticket No. 01950). Altogether, 10,000 tickets were sold.

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Cell Service to Hovland - Thursday, December 21, 2017

County Welcomes Cell Service to Hovland Tower

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#LSN_News   T-Mobile  Verizon Cell Service 

Cook County, Hovland, Minnesota, December 21, 2017 (LSN)  Cook County is pleased to announce T-Mobile 4G service is now available in the Hovland area, hosted on a county-owned and managed tower.

“In addition to improving communication options for County residents and visitors, improved cell service provides better coverage for our public safety workers and improves County employees’ ability to work remotely (on-site) which cuts costs through efficiencies,” said Rowan Watkins, Radio Communication Analyst - Cook County MIS Department and Tower Project Manager.

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LU City Sign MOU - Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Lakehead University and City of Thunder Bay sign MOU to pursue shared opportunities

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#LSN_News    Thunder Bay  Mayor Hobbs, Dr. Brian Stevenson, Lakehead University’s President and Vice-Chancellor

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  - December 20, 2017   (LSN)   Dr. Brian Stevenson, Lakehead University’s President and Vice-Chancellor, and Thunder Bay Mayor Keith Hobbs signed a memorandum of understanding today to pursue new collaboration opportunities that will build on mutual strengths and interests.

“The City of Thunder Bay and Lakehead University have a shared interest in making our city attractive to businesses, investors, highly skilled jobseekers, entrepreneurs and innovators, students and a diverse work force,” Mayor Hobbs said. “We will work together to foster dialogue, partnerships and economic development initiatives that build an innovative and prosperous City.”

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Game Experience of a Lifetime - Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Cook County Team Up with Vikings/Hotel Ivy to Give Employee Game Experience of a Lifetime

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#LSN_News  #LSN_Sports  Jennifer Rue, battling cancer a special trip to a Vikings Game on Sunday.

Cook County, Minnesota   ---  December 19, 2017 (LSN)  Through the generosity of the Minnesota Vikings and Hotel Ivy, Cook County Minnesota was able to provide one of its employee battling cancer a special trip to a Vikings Game on Sunday.

Jennifer Rue, a social worker employed as the Adult Mental Health Case Worker with Cook County Public Health & Human Services, has been battling brain cancer since March of this year. The severity of Jennifer’s illness has forced her to recently leave her job

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Students build Crossing guard huts - Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Hammarskjold & St Pat's Students 
Build Crossing Guard Huts

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#LSN_News  St Pat's students with Cross Guard Huts they built

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  - December 12, 2017   (LSN)  St. Patrick’s High School’s woodworking class built crossing guard huts and presented them to the City of Thunder Bay today.

The City approached St. Patrick’s High School and Hammarskjold High School with the idea of their students using the skills taught in woodworking classes to build new crossing guard huts for the community.

“Some of the students who built these huts may have used the crossing guard services during their elementary school days, and now they are helping to build huts for the current guards and students,

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