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Cannabis & The Workplace - Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Cannabis & The Workplace

Cannabis & The Workplace  Lake Superior News
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SAULT STE. MARIE , ONTARIO  - March 13, 2019 (LSN)  –  With the legalization of Cannabis, comes a minefield of information; both myths and facts. Undoubtedly, this legal change will affect your workplace. What are your duties as an employer or supervisor? What if someone has authorization for medical cannabis? How do you keep your workers safe? Come join us on March 5th for an informative discussion on Cannabis and the implications its legalization may have in your workplace.

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Social Innovation Challenge Announced. - Sunday, March 10, 2019

 Social Innovation Challenge Announced.

Rob Dalgeish Third place winner Darlene Salvador  Social Innovation Challenge   Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  - March 10, 2019 (LSN)  –  A proposal to create a Thunder Bay business that organizes social events for seniors was the big winner at the Social Innovation Challenge held Saturday at Trinity United Church.
 

The proposal was pitched by local writer, broadcaster and activist Nancy Angus who says she took her inspiration from her 100-year old mother, Sis Angus.

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Karen Bird presented with ATHENA® Leadership Award - Friday, March 8, 2019

Soo Chamber Recognizes Women in Business
Karen Bird presented with ATHENA® Leadership Award 

 

Karen BirdATHENA® Leadership Award  Lake Superior News
#LSN_News     Chamber of Commerce

SAULT STE MARIE, ONTARIO  - March 8, 2019 (LSN)  –  The Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Women In Business Breakfast on Friday, March 8th (International Women’s Day) at Algoma’s Water Tower Inn.
 

270 local business professionals took part in the event which included a panel discussion led by Jasmyn Rowley.  Panelists included: Francine Floreani, Dealer Principal of Great Lakes Honda; Kristina Koprash, owner of Krush Clothing Boutique; Lisa Bell-Murray, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation; Maxx Anderson, entrepreneur and owner of Maxx PR.

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Letter from Father who lost his son - Friday, March 1, 2019

City wants to Increase Truck Traffic on Expessway
Letter from Father who lost his son


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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  - March 1, 2019 (LSN)  –  I have learned a lot about these highways and the system since Dallas' death on October 17th. I have phoned a lot of people. Asked a lot of questions. Got some answer that I shake. my head at. As if losing my son wasn't enough. I have been beaten by trolls on social media for trying to do something to make things better for all of us.

This is not about me. It's too late for me and our friends and family.
Dallas is gone. FOREVER.

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FAMILY OF SHERMAN QUISSES - Tuesday, February 26, 2019

FAMILY OF SHERMAN QUISSES AND NESKANTAGA FIRST NATION EXPERIENCE MULTIPLE INJUSTICES

FAMILY OF SHERMAN QUISSES AND NESKANTAGA FIRST NATION   Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - Feburary 26, 2019 , 2019  (LSN)   The family of Sherman Quisses (deceased victim of Adam Capay) and Neskantaga First Nation expressed disappointment with the Ontario Attorney General/Crown Attorney’s decision to not appeal Justice Marc Fregeau’s decision to stay Adam Capay’s firstdegree murder charge. This decision was made on January 29, 2019 in Thunder Bay Superior Court with an appeal period ending on February 27, 2019.

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reduce hallway health care - Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Renewed, connected and sustainable health care system will reduce hallway health care

Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health  Lake Superior News
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TORONTO, ONTARIO - February 26,  2019   (LSN)   Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, delivered the Government of Ontario's long-term plan to fix and strengthen the public health care system by focusing directly on the needs of Ontario's patients and families.


"The people of Ontario deserve a connected health care system that puts their needs first," said Elliott.
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Far North Act - Monday, February 25, 2019

NAN statement on Ontario consultations on the Far North Act

NAN  Far North Act   Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - February 15,  2019   (LSN) Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler, on behalf of the NAN Executive Council, has issued the following statement as the Government of Ontario will seek input on a proposal to repeal the Far North Act:

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Proposed Roundabout Location - Thursday, February 21, 2019

Traffic Study Taking Place at Proposed Roundabout Location

Victoria Ave Roundabour
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  - February 21, 2019 (LSN)  The City’s Engineering Division will be undertaking a traffic study in the area of the proposed roundabout on Victoria Avenue. The intent of the study is to determine the requirements for traffic control at the Victoria Avenue and Lillie Street intersection, and/or the Victoria Avenue and Ford Street intersection.

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Executive compensation at Hydro One to out of control - Friday, February 15, 2019

 Minister Rickford Executive compensation at
Hydro One to out of contro
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Greg Rickford  Lake Supeiror News
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TORONTO, ONTARIO - February 15,  2019   (LSN) I am writing with respect to the proposed Hydro One compensation framework that was provided to our government on Friday, February 8, 2019. As you are aware, our government was elected on the commitment that we will clean up the hydro mess and restore accountability and trust in the electricity sector,

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United We Rolll Canada - Friday, February 15, 2019

United We Roll Convoy for Canada going through Kakabeka Falls. Saturday 
Around 1pm

United We Roll Convoy for Canada  Lake Superior News
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 THUNDER BAY, ONTARO  February 15, 2019  (LSN)  Yellow vest/pro pipeline convoy will be thru  passing through Kakabeka Falls on highway 11 - 17 to Thunder Bay  at 1 pm Saturday  on their way  to Ottawa approx 300 trucks

 

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is warning motorists to be aware of potential traffic delays in the coming days. A convoy of transport trucks calling their event the "United We Roll Truck Convoy" is expected to travel through the province beginning Feb. 16 with a destination of Ottawa on Feb. 18, 2019.

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United We Roll Convoy afternoon of the 16th - Sunday, February 10, 2019

United We Roll Convoy for Canada Passes Thunder Bay on the afternoon of the 16th

United We Roll Convoy for Canada  Lake Superior News
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ESTEVAN SASKATCHEWAN   - February 10, 2019 (LSN)  –  Convoy to enter Ontario February 15th  Expected pass  Thunder Bay 1 pm. on the the 16th. 

 

There will indeed be a convoy gathering steam and trucks rolling across Western Canada right up to Parliament Hill, letting the government know the energy sector has had enough.
On Feb. 14, most of the rubber is expected to hit the road, starting in Red Deer, Alta. After several fits and starts, a convoy of close to 300 units is coming together, according to organizer Glen Carritt, who spoke to Pipeline News.

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hunder Bay to Host 2021 Canada Pride National Conference - Sunday, February 10, 2019


Thunder Bay to Host 2021 Canada Pride National Conference & Annual General Meeting

2021 Fierté Canada Pride National Conference   Lake Superior New
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  - February 10, 2019 (LSN)  –  Thunder Pride Association is pleased to announce that Thunder Bay has been selected as the host city for the 2021 Fierté Canada Pride National Conference and Annual General Meeting.

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Minister Rickford on East-West Tie Line Project - Thursday, January 31, 2019

 Minister Rickford on East-West Tie Line Project

 Minister Rickford on East-West Tie Line Project   Lake Superior News
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TORONTO, ONTARIO - January 31, 2019   (LSN) Today, the Honourable Greg Rickford, Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines, issued the following statement on the East-West Tie Line Project:

"Ontario's Government working for the People has taken decisive action to designate NextBridge as the transmitter to build a 450-kilometer, double-circuit transmission line from Thunder Bay to Wawa, known as the East-West Tie Line Project, to ensure the availability of reliable electricity across northern Ontario.

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John and Joe Pateman Celebrate Book Launch - Thursday, January 31, 2019

John and Joe Pateman Celebrate Book Launch
Managing Cultural Change in Public Libraries: Marx, Maslow and Management

John Pateman Celebrate Book Launch  Lake Superior News
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TORONTO, ONTARIO - January 31, 2019   (LSN)

The CEO / Chief Librarian of Thunder Bay Public Library, John Pateman, and PHD (political science) candidate Joe Pateman celebrated the launch of their new book today at the Ontario Library Association Superconference.  The book is titled Managing Cultural Change in Public Libraries: Marx, Maslow and Management

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FLOOD AT FORT WILLIAM HISTORICAL PARK - Wednesday, January 30, 2019

FLOOD AT FORT WILLIAM HISTORICAL PARK

Flooding of the Kam River Fort William Historical Park
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  - January 30, 2019 (LSN)  Fort William Historical Park (FWHP) has experienced flooding on its property over the few past weeks.  As a result, the Fort has activated its flood protocols which include, amongst other actions, relocating animals and artifacts to higher elevations, implementing safety protocols for all visitors and staff, and restricting access to the site.

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DISAPPOINTED WITH STAY IN ADAM CAPAY MURDER TRIAL - Tuesday, January 29, 2019

NESKANTAGA FIRST NATION DISAPPOINTED WITH STAY IN ADAM CAPAY MURDER TRIAL

Adam Capay Leaving Thunder Bay Courthouse   Lake Superior News
#LSN_News  Adam Capay Leaving Thunder Bay Courthouse

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - January 29, 2019  (LSN)  Neskantaga First Nation Chief Wayne Moonias has issued the following statement after a court decision yesterday that Adam Capay, who was charged with the first-degree murder of Neskantaga member Sherman Quisses, will not stand trial.

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Transit Route Optimization Open Houses - Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Transit Route Optimization Open Houses

Thunder Bay  Transit Route Optimization Open Houses  Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  - January 29, 2019 (LSN)  – In October 2017, Transit launched its route optimization project. The purpose of the project was to develop service improvement options for routes and schedules with the goal of providing quicker and more efficient travel for customers.

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Premier Ford Reaffirms Commitment - Monday, January 28, 2019

Premier Ford Reaffirms Commitment
to Making Rural Ontario Open for Business

Premier Doug Ford spoke at the 2019 Rural Ontario Municipal Association (ROMA) conference  Lake Superior News
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TORONTO, ONTARIO - January 28, 2019   (LSN) Ontario's Government for the People is making sure rural communities are open for business by cutting red tape and making it easier to create and protect good-paying jobs. 

 

Today, Premier Doug Ford spoke at the 2019 Rural Ontario Municipal Association (ROMA) conference, an annual event that brings together rural Ontario municipal leaders to discuss priorities and ways to strengthen their communities.

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Citizen Across the City Fighting to Save Dease Pool - Sunday, January 20, 2019

Citizen Across the City Fighting to Save Dease Pool

Save Deae Pool   Lake Superior News
#LSN_News     Rally for Dease Pool at City Hall 6 to 6:30 Monday Jan 21st

THUNDER BAY, Ontario  —  January 20, 2019  (LSN) Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Dease Pool. I was born in 1912 in Fort William, Ontario. I am re-applying for the position of 'Life Coach' in my neighbourhood, McKellar Ward, Thunder Bay.

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Kloosterhuis returns as chair to DSSAB board - Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Kloosterhuis returns as chair to DSSAB board 

Lucy Kloosterhuis, Mayor of the Municipality of Oliver Paipoonge, Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, Ontario  —  January 16, 2019  (LSN) Lucy Kloosterhuis, Mayor of the Municipality of Oliver Paipoonge, returns as the Board Chair, having previously assumed that role in January 2018. New Vice-Chair Kim Brown, representative for the Territories without Municipal Organization (TWOMO), is also an experienced Board member having served a prior term on TBDSSAB from 2015 to 2018. 

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City Budget, Presentation, Victoriaville - Sunday, January 13, 2019

City Budget, Presentation, Victoriaville
Mall/Centre Rene Larson

VictoriaVille Centre Syndicate Ave looking South  Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, Ontario  —  January 13, 2019  (LSN) I am here to request that the City set aside adequate funds in the 2019 budget to repair and maintain Victoriaville Mall/Centre.

Attached are  pictures showing the drip pails deployed in front of 620 Victoria Ave E in rainy
weather and during spring melt when winter snow is melting on the roof.

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Nominate a Deserving Volunteer in our Community - Saturday, January 12, 2019

Nominate a Deserving Volunteer in our Community

Citizens of Exceptional Achievement Awards presention   Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - January 12, 2019  (LSN)  Nominations are now open for the Citizens of Exceptional Achievement Awards presented by the City of Thunder Bay. The Awards recognize individuals, organizations and groups who volunteer their time to improve and enrich our community, as well as those whose achievements are provincial, national and international. 

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