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Tuesday, December 22, 2020
The Municipality of Sioux Lookout is receiving funding under the Federal-Provincial Safe Restart Agreement. This joint funding will help Ontario s municipalities recover from the impacts of COVID-19 faster, by helping them to enter into 2021 without...
Tuesday, December 22, 2020
Neskantaga First Nation community members are home for the holidays. The repatriation of the community s members began on Dec. 17, with the last evacuees returning home on Dec. 20. In a Dec. 17 letter from the Office of the Chief and Council signed by..
Tuesday, December 22, 2020
Kiiwetinoong MPP Sol Mamakwa has been selected by New Democrats in the riding to be their NDP candidate in the 2022 provincial election. It has been a tremendous honour to represent the peoples of Kiiwetinoong as their Member of Provincial Parliament...
Tuesday, December 22, 2020
In an effort to combat a rising number of COVID-19 cases and reduce the strain on the province s hospitals, the Government of Ontario is imposing a Provincewide Shutdown to go into effect as of Saturday, December 26 at 12:01 a.m. The shutdown will be...
Tuesday, December 22, 2020
A Surface Miner Training Program run by First Nation s Safety & Training, which recently took place in Sioux Lookout, is working towards educating and training individuals to help prepare them to meet the demand for the surface mining industry...
Tuesday, December 22, 2020
For many, the holiday season normally comes with travel plans, however Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) is advising against it this year. The new advice aligns with the Ministry of Health s recommendations and will help reduce the risk of transmitting...
Tuesday, December 22, 2020
Harley Collee, Kelly Anderson, Jeremy Monias and Abigail Geddes answer this week s Question of the Week!
Tuesday, December 22, 2020
The Hudson s Bay Store located on the Hudson waterfront circa 1920. Identified in the photo are: left W.M. Tukashegan (short, back); 9th from right Mrs. Tukashegan (sister of John Trout); 7th from right Maggie Lac Seul; left of door Mattie Pemmica
Tuesday, December 22, 2020
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Tuesday, December 22, 2020
It s been an honour to serve as your MP for the past year. I know that these have been difficult times for many Canadians, and that our region faces unique challenges. I ve appreciated hearing from countless constituents about the issues you are...
Tuesday, December 22, 2020
At the beginning of the pandemic analysts expected housing prices to fall as much as 5% by the end of the year. As we were getting into the lock down this spring, the market came almost to a halt. New Listings and house sales plummeted. Because we...
Tuesday, December 22, 2020
Aspiring to remember and honour residents of the area who have passed away this year, as well as those departed in the past, local churches have collaborated to host this year s Ice Candle Memorial Service. With several uncertainties due to the COVID...
Tuesday, December 22, 2020
Sioux Lookout Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) will be hiring Special Constables to work as Court Officers out of the local police detachment. Special Constables are employees who have been given limited peace officer powers by the OPP Commissioner for...
Tuesday, December 22, 2020
The building on Wellington Street which formerly housed the Sioux Lookout Museum was recently demolished. Municipal Clerk Brian P. MacKinnon shared that the property was sold two years ago by The Municipality, with an intent for commercial development...
Tuesday, December 22, 2020
This holiday season, Morgan Fuels and The Sioux Lookout Bulletin partnered to encourage people to get into the festive spirit with their Light Up Christmas draw. Open to communities in The Sioux Lookout Bulletin s newspaper distribution area...
Tuesday, December 22, 2020
Striving to provide a safe space to socialize, help practice public speaking, and improve communication and leadership skills, the Siouxper Speakers Toastmasters Club held its Christmas meeting on December 17. The Acting Director of Membership and a...
Tuesday, December 22, 2020
With colder weather upon us, we can expect to soon receive extreme cold warnings from Environment Canada. Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) would like to remind people to take extra caution when spending time outdoors, especially during extreme cold...
Tuesday, December 22, 2020
Opening snowmobile trails in and around Sioux Lookout is taking longer this year as members of the Ojibway Power Toboggan Association (OPTA) wait for ice to thicken on area lakes and waterways and for more snow to fall. OPTA Vice President Andrew...
Tuesday, December 22, 2020
Sioux Lookout s Salvation Army Thrift Store volunteers are continuing to balance COVID-19 public health precautions with an overwhelming amount of community donations. The thrift store has been updating the types of donations that they are able to...
Tuesday, December 22, 2020
Two Sioux Lookout residents are facing drug trafficking charges following the execution of a Controlled Drug and Substance Act (CDSA) Warrant to Search at a residence on Seventh Avenue on Dec. 14. Officers from the Sioux Lookout Ontario Provincial...
Tuesday, December 22, 2020
It is with very heavy hearts, that family announces the sudden loss of beloved husband, father and vectev (grandfather,) Ansis Rudolph Stasus at sunset on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 after a short illness at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences...
Tuesday, December 22, 2020
The Rotary Club of Sioux Lookout continued its tradition, established in 2002, of preparing and selling Ice Candles this year. The Ice Candles, which were purchased in memory of loved ones no longer with us, were placed atop snow terraces at Sacred...
Tuesday, December 22, 2020
Government of Ontario - Special to The Bulletin Premier Doug Ford issued the following statement (on Dec. 17) on Santa Claus annual delivery of gifts: As children across Ontario count down the days to Christmas with excitement, I want to reassure...