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Who is council going to support Police and Families or Administration - Sunday, December 16, 2018

Neigbourhood Pot Shops Who will TBay Council Support?
The Police and Families or Administration Monday Night

Comming Soon Thunder Bay For Profit Pot Shop   Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  - December 16, 2018  (LSN)  In a report to be presented to Thunder Bay City Council Monday night the majority of City Departments and Committees including the Thunder Bay District Health Unit council's Drug Strategy Committee  support Neiigbourhood, for Profit Cannabis Stores. The only hold out is the Thunder Bay Police who will have to deal with the problems 

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Local Leaders Honoured for Health Care System - Sunday, December 16, 2018

Local Leaders Honoured for Health Care System Transformation

Northwest LIN hounours Jocelyn Bourgoin, CEO, Santé Manitouwadge Health  Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY,ONTARIO, - December 16, 2018- (LSN)  The North West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) Board of Directors presented the fourth annual North West LHIN Leadership Award , at the LHIN’s Board meeting in Thunder Bay. The award acknowledges outstanding transformation, partnerships and leadership excellence across Northwestern Ontario’s health care system

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Public Health and Human Services Workers Recognized - Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Public Health and Human Services Workers Recognized
in Governor’s Proclamation

Cook County,State Health and Human Services Worker Day Lake Superior News
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COOK COUNTY, MINNESOTA  -  December 11, 2018  (LSN)   Cook County, along with communities across the State, are recognizing County, City, Tribal, and State Health and Human Services Worker Day in Minnesota on Wednesday, Dec. 11, following a proclamation by Governor Mark Dayton.

  

Cook County employs 26 people in the Public Health & Human Services Department who deliver and connect residents to supportive services,

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Cannabis Retail Stores in the Thunder Bay - Sunday, December 9, 2018

Thunder Bay Drug Strategy
Survey Polls Residents
about Cannabis Retail Stores in the City

Thunder Bay Drug Strategy Committee  Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  - December 9.   (LSN)  The City of Thunder Bay Drug Strategy Committee made up of over 30 health agencies and community groups invites residents to share their input through an online survey about the future of cannabis retail in the City and whether or not allowing bricks-and-mortar stores would receive support from the community.

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Crime

DRYDEN MAN RAMS OPP CRUISER ON HIGHWAY 17 EAST OF IGNACE - Sunday, December 16, 2018

DRYDEN MAN RAMS OPP CRUISER ON HIGHWAY 17 EAST OF IGNACE AFTER RUNNING THROUGH SPIKE BELT SET UP TO STOP HIM

JORDAN DAVID LESLIE LANG Rams OPP Crusier   Lake Superior News
#LSN_Crime   Thunder Bay Countcouthouse Inside Edition

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - December 16, 2018  (LSN)  Appearing this morning, Sunday December 16,2018 via telephone from the OPP Station in Courtroom 104 is 34 year old JORDAN DAVID LESLIE LANG.

It’s W.A.S.H. (Weekend And Statutory Holiday) Court today. Her Worship, Denette Maslach is presiding. Provincial Crown Misbah Haque is here along with Duty Counsel Marilyn Thompson

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Jonathan Yellowhead charge wtih Murder of Braiden Jacob - Saturday, December 15, 2018

Jonathan Yellowhead from Fort Hope Indian Reserve #64
charge wtih Murder of Braiden Jacob

Thunder Bay Police Homicide  Jonathan Yellowhead Fort Hope Indian Reserve   Lake Superior News
#LSN_Crime   Thunder Bay Countcouthouse Inside Edition

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - December 15, 2018  (LSN)  A 22 year old JONATHAN YELLOWHEAD appeared by video in W.A.S.H. (Weekend And Statutory Holiday) Court today, Saturday December 15,2018 from the Thunder Bay Police Station on Balmoral Street.

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22-year-old male arrested in connection Braiden Jacob - Friday, December 14, 2018

22-year-old male arrested in connection
with the homicide of
17-year-old Braiden Jacob

 17-year-old Braiden Jacobas Thunder Bay's 8th  homicide
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - December 14, 2018  (LSN)  he Thunder Bay Police Service has arrested and charged a 22-year-old male in connection with the homicide of 17-year-old Braiden Jacob.
Working in conjunction with Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service officers, an arrest was made shortly after 5 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. The accused was transported to Thunder Bay where he remains in custody.

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22-year-old male arrested in connection Braiden Jacob Murder - Friday, December 14, 2018

22-year-old male arrested in connection
with the homicide of
17-year-old Braiden Jacob

 17-year-old Braiden Jacobas Thunder Bay's 8th  homicide
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - December 14, 2018  (LSN)  he Thunder Bay Police Service has arrested and charged a 22-year-old male in connection with the homicide of 17-year-old Braiden Jacob.
Working in conjunction with Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service officers, an arrest was made shortly after 5 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. The accused was transported to Thunder Bay where he remains in custody.

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THUNDER BAY INSTAGRAM MODEL/ALLEGED DRUG DEALER - Friday, December 14, 2018

THUNDER BAY INSTAGRAM MODEL/ALLEGED DRUG DEALER ZARA TANIA KHESK RELEASED ON 30 000$ NO DEPOSIT BAIL

ZARA TANIA KHESK  Lake Superior News
#LSN_Crime   Thunder Bay Countcouthouse Inside Edition

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - December 14, 2018  (LSN)  On Monday November 12, 2018 Police executed search warrants on the 700 block of Pacific Avenue and the 200 block of Finlayson Street. A total of 8 people were arrested, 5 of whom were from the Greater Toronto Area.

In addition to those arrested, Police seized $22,000 in Canadian currency, paraphernalia indicative of drug trafficking, 170 grams of a substance believed to be Fentanyl with a streetvalue of $85,000, 130 grams of a substance believed to be cocaine with a street value of $9,800 and more than 500 pills believed to be Oxycodone with a street value of $5,000.

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Thunder Bay's 8th Homicide Victim - Thursday, December 13, 2018

 17-year-old Braiden Jacob
Thunder Bay's 8th  Homicide Victim

 17-year-old Braiden Jacobas Thunder Bay's 8th  homicide
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - December 13, 2018 -  (LSN) Thunder Bay Police Service is investigating the death of 17-year-old Braiden JACOB as a homicide.

Officers were dispatched to the southern portion of Chapples Park shortly after 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 9 after a passerby saw what they believed might be a body.

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DRUG WARRANT EXECUTED IN LAKE HELEN FIRST NATION - Thursday, December 13, 2018

DRUG WARRANT EXECUTED IN LAKE HELEN FIRST NATION

OPP Thunder Bay  FOUR ARRESTED AT MUNRO MOTEL Lake Superior News
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LAKE HELEN FIRST NATION, ONTARIO  - December13, 2018  (LSN)   - On December 11, 2018, members of the Nipigon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with officers from the Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau and Community Street Crime Unit executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act warrant at a residence in Lake Helen First Nation, Ontario.

As a result of the search, police seized a quantity of suspected crack cocaine, digital scales, Canadian currency and firearms.

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News

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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Matawa Chiefs Council statement of 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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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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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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questions safety of First Nation citizens 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
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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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PublicSafety

Arts

TBSO Launches Dream Vacation Lottery - Friday, December 14, 2018

TBSO Launches Dream Vacation Lottery

TBSO Launches Dream Vacation Lottery Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO   - December 14, 2018  (LSN) Get ready to pack your bags—because the Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra has just given you the  chance to win a fabulous Dream Vacation for two! 

Yesterday, the city’s brand new mayor, Bill Mauro, bought the very first  $20 TBSO Dream Vacation  Lottery ticket. Best of all, every one of only 1200 tickets—including the Mayor’s—has two chances to  win. 

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TBSO Receives Grants - Thursday, December 6, 2018

TBSO Receives Grants through
Thunder Bay Community Foundation

President Linda Penner  TBSO  Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO   - November 6, 2018  (LSN)  Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra (TBSO) President Linda Penner and Director Mary Anne Cooper received two grants totalling $7,000 through the Thunder Bay Community Foundation to support greater accessibility to classical music.

The first grant will fund TBSO’s Family Connects Project as a part of the orchestra’s Family concert series. The grant will support special 45-minute pre-concert performances for children with disabilities and their families.

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Great Lake Shipping

Port of Thunder Bay Report November - Thursday, December 6, 2018

OCEAN VESSEL TRAFFIC BOOSTING CARGO VOLUMES AS SEASON-END NEARS

Saltie MV Happy River departing the Port of Thunder Bay  Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  - November 6, 2018  (LSN) The Port of Thunder Bay had very high ocean vessel traffic in the month of November, a trend that is continuing in December and making for a strong end to the shipping season.  Twenty ocean vessels – commonly referred to as ‘salties’ – called the Port in November to load or unload with internationally-trading cargo.  This is the highest number of salties to visit the Port in any single month since 2015.

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Lake Superior Circle Tour Events

January is Dogsledding Month i - Wednesday, November 28, 2018

January is Dogsledding Month in Cook County
Gunflint Mail and John Beargrease

Gunflint-Mail Run 2015 Erin Altemus and team  Lake Superior News
#LSN_Outdoors  #LSN_CookCounty Gunflint-Mail Run 2015 Erin Altemus and team

COOK COUNTY, MINNESOTA  -  November 28, 2018   (LSN) January is a time for residents and visitors to celebrate modern-day mushers and their canine athlete companions at the Gunflint Mail Run Sled Dog Race Saturday, Jan. 5 – Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019 and the 35th running of the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon Sunday, Jan. 27 – Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019. 

 

“We encourage visitors to come and watch the dog sled races,” says, Linda Jurek, executive director for Visit Cook County. 

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Norpine Fat Bike Classic - Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Third annual Norpine Fat Bike Classic in Lutsen

Norpine Fat Bike Classic Lutsen   Lake Superior News
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COOK COUNTY, MINNESOTA  -  November 19, 2018   (LSN)  That riding a bicycle on the North Shore in winter is a thing.  On Saturday, Jan. 5, visitors can ride or enjoy watching a premier winter cycling event at the third annual Norpine Fat Bike Classic in Lutsen, Minn.  Riders will make their way on a long 24-mile course or a shorter 16-mile course through Cook County’s wilderness landscape on the North Coast of Lake Superior on established Norpine cross-country ski trails.

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Sault Ste. Marie hosting major snowmobile race - Wednesday, November 28, 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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Economy

Outdoor Tourism

Opinion

Trudeau gives $50K per family to migrants - Sunday, December 16, 2018

Trudeau gives $50K per family to migrants

Trudeau gives $50K per family to migrants The Rebel    Lake Superior News

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Canada’s free ride on U.S. drug development may end soon - Sunday, December 9, 2018

Canada’s free ride on U.S. drug development may end soon

Free Drug Merry Go Round Might soon End Lake Superior News
#LSN_Opinion   Fraser Institute

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  -  December 9, 2018  (LSN)  In October, the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump outlined a plan that, if implemented, would substantially lower the amount the U.S. government will pay drug-makers for certain pharmaceuticals covered by its Medicare plan.

Though limited in scope, Trump’s changes are a clear step toward controlling domestic drug prices while taking a swipe at what he calls “foreign freeloaders”

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Sports

Carroll Selected for 2019 Sherwin-Williams CHL/NHL - Sunday, December 16, 2018

Carroll Selected for 2019 Sherwin-Williams CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game

Joe Carroll Soo Greyhounds Lake Superior News
#LSN_Sports  Greyhounds  Joe Carroll

SAULT STE. MARIE, ONTARIO  -  December 16 2018  (LSN) For the 10th straight season (the longest current streak in the CHL) the Soo Greyhounds will once again be represented at the Sherwin-Williams CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game.

When forty (40) prospects head West to Red Deer, Alberta next month that group will include one Greyhound - JOE CARROLL.

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Thunderwolves Christmas Challenge - Sunday, December 16, 2018

Thunderwolves Christmas Challenge

Thunderwolves Christmas Challenge  Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO -  December 16, 2018  (LSN)  The Lakehead Thunderwolves will host the Laurentian Voyageurs for a pair of games in the Christmas Challenge at the Fort William Gardens on December 28th and 29th, with the opening face-off set for 7:00 p.m. on both nights.

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