Sunday, November 25, 2012

T.Bay Woman Gets Provincial Award

A Thunder Bay woman is being honoured in the provincial government's Ontario Newcomer Champion awards.  Madeline Porter is being honoured for her work with Volunteer Thunder Bay, the Regional Multicultural Youth Council and Thunder Bay's Shelter House.  Minister of Citizenship and Immigration Michael Chan will present the awards Monday to outstanding community leaders who have made a difference in their communities.

Fatal Fire In New Osnaburgh First Nation

The Ontario Fire Marshall's Office is investigating a fatal house fire on New Osnaburgh First Nation.  Human remains were found on the scene of the fire on Friday.  A post-mortem examination will be conducted at the Kenora hospital.  The investigation is ongoing and further details will be released as they become available.

3 Vehicle Accident On Arthur & Brown Street

Thunder Bay Police are investigating a 3 vehicle accident Saturday night that occurred at 10:40 in the evening in the area of Arthur Street and Brown Street.  Two men were transported to the hospital with minor injuries.  Police traffic unit continues to investigate and highway traffic act charges are pending.

Local Sports Round Up

The Lakehead Thunderwolves lost 7-4 to the Windsor Lancers at the Fort William Gardens last night. LU is now off until after Christmas when they take on the McGill Redmen at home.   In other LU action, The men's basketball team were defeated 82-67 by the Ottawa Gee-Gees. The women's basketball team didn't fair any better and fell to the Gee Gees 84-72.  LU's women's volleyball team came away with a 3-0 win yesterday over the Western Mustangs.  Meanwhile, The Confederation College Thunderhawks beat the Nip-Rock Midget Girls 6-1 Saturday night at the Nipigon Arena.