Day: July 15, 2022

Lac Ste. Anne pilgrimage will be historic with papal visit, apology: Alexis Nakota Sioux Chief

With the papal visit fast approaching, representatives from the Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation and Lac Ste. Anne Métis are welcoming the Pope to discuss the history and importance of the pilgrimage site. Chief Tony Alexis from Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation says despite mixed emotions, he welcomes the Pope’s visit and believes it will be a historic moment. […]

Why you may have received an unexpected direct deposit from the federal government today

The first instalment of the federal government’s Climate Action Incentive payment landed in Canadian bank accounts today — but only for residents of Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario. The program is designed to offset some costs imposed by Ottawa’s carbon tax system, which applies a price on emissions including those generated by the use of […]

‘It’s a blast’ for drivers as dirt track racing returns to Thunder Bay, Ont., after 30-year break

Getting behind the wheel of a race car is in 15-year-old Austin Polonoski’s blood. Polonoski was one of 80 drivers taking part in Wednesday night’s racing at Thunder City Speedway, located on Highway 130, just behind the Oliver Paipoonge municipal office. It’s Polonoski’s first season as a driver. In fact, it was just his third […]

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