Saturday, January 19, 2013

Highway 17 East of Upsula Closed

Highway 17 east of Upsula is closed in both directions due to a multi vehicle collision. O.P.P. advise drivers to take Highway 11 as a detour if necessary. The estimated time of the closure is not yet known.

Vegan Iron Chef Competition at Confederation College

4 people are vying for the chance to be crowned the Vegan Iron Chef of Thunder Bay. The first meat and animal product free cooking competition in the City is taking place at Confederation College this afternoon. Organizer Frances Talarico says competitors will be coming up with some unusual recipes. The winner will be crowned at the awards party later tonight.

NOMA VP Nominated to President

Kenora mayor Dave Canfield could pick up some new duties later this year. Kenora council is nominating Canfield for the position as president of the Northwestern Ontario Municipal Association. Canfield is currently vice-president of NOMA.

16th Annual Influential Women Nominations

Nominations are being accepted for the 16th Annual Influential Women Of Northern Ontario Awards. Operations Manager with Northern Ontario Business Kimberly Wahamaa says six women will be honored at two separate events in June. She adds more information can be found online at Nominations are due by February 22.