Morning News – January 21

January 21, 2022 at 07:57


  • Today – A few flurries ending this afternoon then mainly cloudy. Wind becoming southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 this morning. High minus 8. Wind chill minus 25 this morning and minus 17 this afternoon.
    Tonight – Mainly cloudy. Flurries at times heavy beginning late this evening. Local blowing snow late this evening and overnight. Local amount 10 cm. Wind southwest 50 km/h gusting to 70 diminishing to 30 gusting to 50 overnight. Low minus 9. Wind chill near minus 19.

News Tidbits:

  • Jamie Hilsinger is the new executive director at Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre.
  • Sad to hear that Michael Lee Aday, better known as Meat Loaf died last night at the age of 74.
  • The Ontario government is supporting a more than $18 million investment by Abatement Technologies Limited with $2.5 million through the Ontario Together Fund. Abatement Technologies has seen a spike in demand for its suite of products, including air purification systems, which created an immediate need for expansion. This investment will allow the company to purchase new equipment and expand its production capabilities with a new facility in Fort Erie, which the company has already broken ground on in April 2021. To date, the project has created 21 jobs, and is expected to create another 40 jobs over the next three years.
  • Premier Ford has announced more than $45 million for a new Streamline Development Approval Fund to help Ontario’s 39 largest municipalities modernize, streamline and accelerate processes for managing and approving housing applications.
  • Canadore College’s has launched a new stand-alone four-year Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.