Saturday, July 7, 2012

Ringing the Bell

Delegates from Gifu, Japan will be taking part in the ringing of the peace bell today. City Clerk John Hannam says they moved the celebration up since the Mayor from our Sister City is visiting the City this weekend. Area churches have also been asked to ring their bells starting at 11 this morning.

Free Fishing Starts Today

An upcoming fishing event is targeting everyone. The Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters announced the annual Free Family Fishing Week. The event runs from July 7-15, which allows everyone, even those without a licence, to fish in Ontario waters. Conservation Outreach Program Coordinator Alesha Caldwell says dock fishing is usually a hot spot. For more information log onto

Busy Weekend on the Waterfront

Bluesfest and Thunder Bay Transit are teaming up to offer concert goers free Transit. The City hopes the move will ease traffic congestion and parking, and eliminate drinking and driving. The weekend event is also offering Park N' Ride opportunities at the Community Auditorium and the Waterfront Parkade.

Police Search For Missing Girl

Thunder Bay Police are looking for a missing girl. They say 11-year-old Trinity Payash was last seen on July 3rd on the South Side of the city. She is described as a Native Canadian, around 5'1 and 110 pounds with brown eyes and brown hair.