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Crime

OPP, NAN and Thunder Bay Police Drug Arrests - Tuesday, November 13, 2018

OPP, NAN and Thunder Bay Police  Drug Arrests

OPP, NAN and Thunder Bay Police  Drug Arrests      Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO   November 13, 2018  (LSN)  The Thunder Bay Police Service Intelligence Unit in conjunction with the Ontario Provincial Police and the Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service executed three warrants over the past four days.

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PublicSafety

CBP Works with Military to Harden Border Security - Sunday, November 11, 2018

CBP Works with Military to Harden Border Security Ahead of Caravan Arrival

Soldiers from Ft. Riley, Kansas, work alongside with U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers and Border Patrol agents at the Hidalgo, Texas, port of entry, to strengthen areas along the border   Lake Superior News
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HIDALGO, TEXAS -  November 11, 2018   (LSN)  More than 5,000 U.S. military troops are in the southwest border region to support CBP officers and Border Patrol agents as they prepare for the expected arrival of thousands of Central American immigrants. The close cooperation between CBP and the military is part of Operation Secure Line, which includes CBP deploying personnel and resources to the region.

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Opinion

legalizing cannabis offers no payoff - Monday, November 12, 2018

Dazed and confused: legalizing cannabis offers no payoff

Frontier Centre for Public Policy  Legalizing Cannabis   Lake Superior News
#LSN_Opinion  Frontier Centre  TroyMedia

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA  -  November 12, 2018  (LSN)  Provinces and municipalities face a bevy of expenses and a web of regulations. And the tax benefits at all levels are questionable

You might wonder how legislators could lose money by legalizing and taxing an addictive substance. Behold, Canadian officials have outdone themselves with the rollout of recreational cannabis.

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$25,000 INDOOR TURF FACILITY Report - Tuesday, November 6, 2018

$25,000  INDOOR TURF FACILITY Report

$25,000 INDOOR TURF FACILITY report  Lake Superior News
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TOURISM, ECONOMIC IMPACTS, AND FUNDRAISING STRATEGY FOR AN INDOOR TURF FACILITY
 

THUNDER BAY, ONTAIRO  November 6, 2018  (LSN)  Included in this post is the cover photo from the $25,000 report taxpayers paid to a consortium of local consultants. This report was never made public. It took a Freedom of Information request to pry it from city hall.

Having read it, I know why administration didn’t want it to become part of the public record. There is in fact no concrete case to be made that an indoor turf facility will be a tourism success.

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How “Legalization” Cost Canadian Taxpayers - Monday, November 5, 2018

How “Legalization” Cost Canadian Taxpayers

Price of Cannabis Falling?  Lake Superior News
#LSN_Opinion  Frontier Centre  

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA  -  November 5, 2018  (LSN)  You might wonder how legislators could possibly lose money by legalizing and taxing an addictive substance. Behold, Canadian officials have outdone themselves with the rollout of recreational cannabis.

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Reason for Optimisn - Sunday, November 4, 2018

Reason for Optimisn

Ken Boshcoff
#LSN_Opinion

As of Election Day the community of Thunder Bay has just received a massive infusion of new energy and new thinking. This is enough to give pause and recognize that the voters were selective and focused in their choices for their City Council.

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Nude photo shoot tells women Grab them by the Ballot - Saturday, November 3, 2018

Nude photo shoot tells women  Grab them by the Ballot

Nude photo shoot tells women  Grab them by the Ballot  Lake Superior News
#LSN_Opinion  The Rebel 

TORONTO, ONTARIO  - November 3, 2018 (LSN)  Martina Markota of The Rebel reports on a bizarre left-wing campaign called "Grab them by the Ballot" that's using nude photos to encourage women to vote Democrat.

I’ve been following this Grab Them By the Ballot campaign, and it really is stupid. They have no talking points for this election, other than "let’s get naked and virtue signal", and "we are diverse women!"

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Great Lake Shipping

Cancel Marine Security Enforcement Team - Monday, November 5, 2018

Liberals to Cancel Marine Security Enforcement Team Program for Ontario

Marine Security Enforcement Team  Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY,  ONTARIO  -  November 5, 2018  (LSN)  MP Dave Van Kesteren recently made aware of the Liberal Government’s intention to cancel the MSET program in Ontario. MSET is a joint operation between the Canadian Coast Guard and the RCMP to protect the entirety of the Great Lakes. MSET patrols known smuggling routes and intercepts guns, drugs, contraband tobacco and other illegal items destined for organized crime in Canada. 

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Lake Superior is 29 cm (11 in) above average - Sunday, November 4, 2018

Lake Superior is 29 cm (11 in) above average

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

THUNDER BAY, ONATAIO  -  November 4, 2018  (LSN)  Extremely wet weather and a significant rise in Lake Superior levels will result in St. Marys River outflows being increased in November.

An exceptional amount of precipitation fell in the Lake Superior basin from October 8th to 11th, causing a rapid and significant rise in Lake Superior water levels. Lake Superior rose 8 cm (3 in) overall last month, while on average it declines 4 cm (2 in) in October.

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$922-million Poe Lock replacement - Wednesday, October 24, 2018

President Trump signs bill authorizing $922-million
Poe Lock replacement

Poe Lock Rendering 2010  Lake Superior News
#LSN_shipping  Artist Rendering 2010 

CLEVELAND, OHIO  –  October 24, 2018  (LSN)  President Trump yesterday signed America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018, legislation that includes the Soo Lock Post-Authorization Change Report that authorizes construction of a second Poe-sized lock at Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, to move forward.  The President had pledged to “fix” the Soo Locks in April.

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Economy

Increased Taxi Service at Thunder Bay Airport - Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Increased Taxi Service at Thunder Bay Airport

Diamond and Roach’s Yellow Taxi at Thunder Bay Airport   Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  - November 13, 2018  (LSN)  The Airport Authority is pleased to announce that both Diamond and Roach’s Yellow Taxi will now collaborate at the Airport to improve cab service.

Both cab companies will have their designated spot on the curb, allowing passengers more options t

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Soo Business Achievement Awards - Sunday, November 11, 2018

Chamber Seeks the Best-of-the-Best for its
Outstanding Business Achievement Awards

Sault Ste Marie Chamber Business Awards  Lake Superior News
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SAULT STE. MARIE, ONTARIO -  October 24, 2018  (LSN)  –  The Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce (SSMCOC) is pleased to announce that it is now accepting nominations for its Outstanding Business Achievement Awards to be given out at its annual Awards Gala in January.

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Lake Superior Circle Tour

Sault Ste. Marie hosting major snowmobile race - Sunday, November 11, 2018

Sault Ste. Marie hosting major snowmobile race

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

 

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pre-Christmas Hovland Arts Festival sale - Friday, November 2, 2018

pre-Christmas Hovland Arts Festival sale

Hovland Pre Christmas Arts Festival sale  Lake Superior News
#LSN_Outdoors  #LSN_Tourism  #LSN_CircleTour Between Grand Marais and the Canadian Border 

COOK COUNTY,  HOVLAND, MINNESOTA, Octobert 21, 2018  The pre-Christmas Hovland Arts Festival sale is right around the corner.  Mark your calendar to plan for it on November 24th, a Saturday, from 10-4.  There will be fine Native American beaded jewelry and leather work.

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Sports

SIJHL All Star Game and Skills Competition - Tuesday, November 13, 2018

SIJHL All Star Game and Skills Competition

2018  SIJHL All Star Game
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO – November 13, 2019  (LSN) The Superior International Junior Hockey League announced Tuesday the rosters for its upcoming All-Star Game & Skills Competition, which goes Wednesday, Nov. 28 at Ice for Kids Arena in Fort Frances.


The two team line-ups for the contest will once again feature a Canada vs. USA format made up of players from both countries from the six SIJHL member clubs.

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Thunder Bay North Stars forward Ben Erwin - Monday, November 12, 2018

SIJHL Player of  Week 8
Thunder Bay North Stars forward Ben Erwin

Thunder Bay North Stars forward Ben Erwin  Lake Superior News
#LSN_Sports  #LSN_SIJHL Ben Erwin

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO – November 12, 2019  (LSN) The Superior International Junior Hockey League announced Monday that Thunder Bay North Stars forward Ben Erwin has been named its  Player of the Week for the period ending Nov. 11.

In two games last week the 19-year-old Thunder Bay product notched a league-best seven goals and chipped in with three assists in a pair of North Stars victories vs. Minnesota.

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Lions a weekend sweep over the Wolves - Sunday, November 11, 2018

Lions a weekend sweep over the Wolves

Lions a weekend sweep over the Wolves
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO November 10, 2018  (LSN)  The York Lions scored three unanswered goals in the third period to defeat the Lakehead Thunderwolves 4-2 before a crowd of 2,203 at the Fort William Gardens on Saturday night, giving the Lions a weekend sweep over the Wolves.

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