The school boards in Northwestern Ontario have teamed up to once again offer families a Regional Kindergarten Registration Week for 2020. During this special week, March 2 - March 6, schools across the region will be hosting open house events and activities to support families with registering their child for school for Sept. 2020.
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The Country Band, “Country Rewind” will perform some of the greatest country hits, Karaoke Style in the Emo Legion on Feb. 8, 2020, starting at 7 p.m. The cost of admission for the evening of entertainment and dancing will be only $5. Sing along, dance and enjoy a night down memory lane with this group from Atikokan. Come out for a great evening and support the Emo Legion.
You can kick up your heels in Barwick this Saturday, Jan. 25 beginning at 7 p.m. This “Country Jam” always proves to be fun event, with a variety of musicians performing. The cost to attend is $5, which includes pop, water, coffee and snacks.
The next Emo Country Jam is scheduled for March 13 at the Emo Legion.
A Lakehead University researcher and Thunder Bay Regional Health Research Institute scientist was awarded $448,800 from the Canadian Cancer Society to continue research into a new method of diagnosing breast cancer that may detect lesions earlier than current methods.
Creating a path forward for tourism development and marketing in Fort Frances has been the focus of the town's Municipal Accommodation Tax Committee as of late.
Rynic Consulting was recently hired by the town to assist in the development of these plans and spent a few days last week working with the committee.
Improving La Vallee's core infrastructure is one of the top priorities for its council in 2020.
“Our roads and bridge infrastructure is one of the few things that the municipality does have control over but a big thing is to secure capital funding to make improvements,” said La Vallee's reeve, Ken McKinnon, who's currently serving his fifth term.
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.
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.