Nikita (Bernese Mountain Dog) finished #1 as Bernese Mountain Dog in Canada, for Rally Obedience. This was the second year in a row Nikita took this honour. She also finished in the number five spot for the “working group.” Nikita needs one more score and she will have her Masters Level. Sue Jones is the proud and dedicated owner of Nikita.
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Thunder Bay City Council voted unanimously to declare a climate emergency yesterday.
The EarthCare Climate Adaptation Working Group, chaired by Aynsley Klassen, asked the EarthCare Advisory Committee of Council to ask City Council to make the declaration. The Advisory Committee agreed, and Councillor Foulds made the motion.
THUNDER BAY-Ontario Liberal Leadership Candidate Steven Del Duca was joined in Thunder Bay by sitting MPP Michael Gravelle and released the details of his 'Ontario North' action plan.
The Manitou Mounds has been a busy spot as of late, hosting a variety of free activities and events over the past few months.
Employees at the mounds applied for a grant to hire a workshop coordinator earlier In the year and Maria Vandenbrand filled the position at the end of September.
Since a new mayor and council took office in Emo around a year ago, they've been working through many government regulations to complete assessments and attract more people to the town.
Mayor Harold McQuaker, who's new to council, said working with MPAC for tax assessments has been difficult and 2020 will be a tough budget year.
The Ontario English Catholic Teachers' Association (OECTA) has announced that unless a tentative agreement is reached, members across the province will be taking administrative job action beginning Monday, January 13.
The annual Betty Kellar Memorial cribbage and 500 card party will be held this Saturday, Jan. 11, beginning at 1 p.m. The cost is $15 per person and includes supper. People can register right up until the day of the tournament. Call the Emo Legion at 482-2250 to register. Hours are from 3-6 p.m. Teams of 2 are preferred.
Kevin Cross of Atikokan was the $2,500 Christmas winner in the Rainy River District Mutual Aid Association's cash calendar draw for the week of Dec. 22 - 28.
The $30 winners included Patty McMahon, Donna Williamson and Chris Giguere (Fort Frances), Dan Neilson (Stratton), Trish and Earl Fredrickson and Justin Wood (Atikokan) and Veldron Vogan (Sleeman).
On Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020 at 2:30 p.m., members of the Rainy River District Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Rainy River District Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Ornge air ambulance, Watten and Fort Frances Fire Department responded to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 502, approximately 20 kilometers north of Highway 11.
There will be a Men's Fellowship Breakfast at the Emo Legion, Saturday January 18th @ 08:00 am. Come for delicious breakfast and enjoy fellowship with old and new friends. Gord Armstrong of Rainy River will be our speaker. Men and boys of all ages are welcome, cost per person is $12. For more information call Ted @ 807-275-6573