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St. John Ambulance "Spring into Summer" Draw

91.5 CKPR is proud to support the St. John Ambulance "Spring into Summer" Draw.

Purchase a $10 ticket and you could win a $40,000+ trailer !!!

Tickets are $10 each and are on sale NOW! Get your ticket at :

St John Ambulance ( Monday- Friday 8:30am-4:30pm)
Canadian Tire- Thunder Centre & Arthur St locations ( regular business hours at customer service)
Lappe Store
Lakehead Communication
Wilderness Supply Store
D&R Sporting Goods
J&J Sports
Recreation World RV

The trailer will be on site at each location in May/June and will be accepting debit and credit cards at select locations in the trailer.
The Trailer will also be on display at Norm’s Boat Show on the CLE Grounds from Thursday February 21 to Sunday February 24, and at the Home and Garden Show from Friday April 5 to Sunday April 7

Grand Prize Draw- Thursday June 20, 2019 at 2:00 pm

1st Prize :
2019 Coachmen Catalina 321 BHDS(includes taxes, license and document fees)
Value:  $41,099 (includes taxes)

2nd Prize:
Honda EU3000is Inverter RV Generator with Six Year Warranty
Value:  $3,309.76 (includes taxes)

3rd Prize:
2 Pungo Kayaks with life jackets paddles & bailer buckets
Estimated Retail Value:  $3,089.13 (includes taxes)

Early Bird Draw1- Wednesday, April 17 at 2:00pm
St. John Ambulance Standard First Aid with Level A CPR and AED Course & First Aid Kit
$100 Gift Certificate from Exquisite Gold & Gems
$200 Gift Certificate from Chaltrek

Early Bird Draw 2: Wednesday, May 15 at 2:00pm
Kashabowie River Resort Four Night Stay for Four People
Prince Arthur Hotel Date Night Package
St. John Ambulance Family First Aid Kit/ SFA First Aid Course & Atmosphere Gift Card

Lottery License # M807220

St. John Ambulance is springing into summer this year with the launch of the annual "Spring Into Summer" Trailer Draw. All proceeds from the trailer draw will support St. John Ambulance's Community Service Programs which include the Medical First Response Division (MFR), Car Seat Safety Inspection Program, Therapy Dog Program, School Safety and Education Programs, and the Youth Cadet and Crusader Program.

St. John Ambulance, Thunder Bay and Northwestern Ontario are very proud of our Community Services Programs made up of a variety of eclectic and enthusiastic volunteers; whether it is our Therapy Dog Unit providing comfort and relief, our qualified Car Seat Educators providing education to parents and caregivers, our Medical First Response Unit volunteering at various events throughout our city or our Youth Cadet Program learning basic first aid skills and teamwork on a weekly basis.

When you buy a ticket you support the many ways in which St. John Ambulance helps people throughout Thunder Bay.

For more info visit :

33rd Annual Canada Day Rotary House Lottery


91.5 CKPR is proud to support the 33rd Annual Canada Day Rotary House Lottery !

The Grand Prize Draw will take place on CANADA DAY at the Waterfront at approx. 6:30 pm at Marina Park

Come see this fantastic home for yourself at 137 Dogwood Cres Saturdays and Sundays from Noon to 5 PM

Or take the virtual tour online at :

Tickets are on sale now! $100 per ticket or 3 for $250

This lottery is open to anyone 18 years of age and over. Tickets must be purchased in Ontario.

Ontario Lottery License # 10625
Where to buy tickets:

• Airlane Hotel and Conference Centre (Cash only)
• Balmoral Park Acura
• Best Western Plus Nor'Wester Hotel & Conference Centre
• Finnish Bookstore
• Fort William Rotarians
• George Jeffrey Children's Centre
• George's Market
• J B Evans
• Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation
• Wanson Lumber

About the house:

Our Grand Prize Draw this year is a fabulous 1790 square foot (approximately) home built by Lorimar Construction Ltd. (Mario Michieli). The house, valued at $590,489 (includes HST), features three bedrooms on the main floor plus an additional two downstairs (basement), four-piece each in main bathroom, ensuite and basement, engineered hardwood floors main floor, granite counter tops in kitchen, high-efficiency furnace, air conditioning and air exchange system, upgraded trim package, finished basement with wet bar, gas fireplace and comes with a set of 4 Frigidaire Gallery kitchen appliances.

Early Bird Draws:

As always, we are including an additional $50,000 (10 X $5,000) in Early Bird draws. So, for $100 you have the opportunity to win a GRAND TOTAL OF $640,489 IN PRIZES.

The first EARLY BIRD draw will be April 17th, where $5,000 will be given away. Then each Wednesday thereafter, until June 19th, another $5,000 will be awarded. You are welcome to come to BDO, 1095 Barton Street at 4:30 pm on each Early Bird date to view the draw.

All Early Bird draw winners will be contacted by phone following the draw, announced in the Chronical Journal and on our website, two days following the draws.

Date of Draw Prize Value
17 April 2019 $5,000
24 April 2019 $5,000
1 May 2019 $5,000
8 May 2019 $5,000
15 May 2019 $5,000
22 May 2019 $5,000
29 May 2019 $5,000
5 June 2019 $5,000
12 June 2019 $5,000
19 June 2019 $5,000

The proceeds of the lottery go to help many projects, large and small, in Thunder Bay and region. This is your opportunity to help the people of your community. Rest assured your purchase makes a difference.


The Thunder Bay Roller Derby 2019 Season.

91.5 CKPR is proud to support The Thunder Bay Roller Derby 2019 Season.

Come out and meet the Teams!- Grizzly Madams &  Elle Capones

Saturday, April 27 9pm at Shooters Tavern.
$5 at the door.
Win FREE tickets to the May 4th bout

Season Bouts:

May 4 at 7pm- 3rd annual MayHem Mixer

May 25 at 6:30pm- Junior Bout
             at 7pm- Adult bout- Grizzly Madams vs Elle Capones

June 22 at 7pm- Keweenaw vs Babes of Thunder

All bouts are at Delaney Arena
Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 at the door, $5 for ages 6-12
Advance tickets available at

Special Olympics Canada Winter Games Thunder Bay 2020

91.5 CKPR is proud to support the Special Olympics Canada Winter Games Thunder Bay 2020

February 25-29, 2020

The Special Olympics Canada Winter Games will be held in Thunder Bay February 25-29, 2020 at various locations throughout the city.

About Special Olympics Canada:
Established in 1969, the Canadian chapter of this international movement is dedicated to enriching the lives of Canadians with an intellectual disability through the transformative power and joy of sport. Operating out of sport clubs in 12 provincial and territorial Chapters, this grassroots movement reaches beyond the sphere of sport to empower individuals, change attitudes and build communities. From two-year-olds to mature adults, more than 45,000 athletes with an intellectual disability are registered in Special Olympics year-round programs across Canada. They are supported by more than 21,000 volunteers, including more than 16,000 trained coaches.

About the Games:
1200 athletes, coaches, managers and mission staff
800 friends and family
500 volunteers
60 technical officials
50 special Olympics Canada family and sponsors
8 events
5 days

Alpine Skiing- taking place at Loch Lomand
Cross Country Skiing- taking place at Kamview Nordic Centre
Curling- taking place at Fort William Curling Club
Figure Skating- taking place at Thunder Bay Tournament Centre
Floor Hockey- taking place at Lakehead University C.J Sanders Fieldhouse
Snowshoeing- taking place at Chapples Golf Course
Speed Skating- taking place at Delany Arena
Five-Pin Bowling- taking place at Galaxy Lanes

The Opening Ceremonies of the 2020 Special Olympics Canada Winter Games will be held on Tuesday, February 25 at the Fort William Gardens,  where they will kick off the festivities by showcasing the true spirit of the Special Olympics movement.
A full event schedule of each event can be found at

Draft an Athlete
Sponsor a special Olympics athlete. Make a dream
The Draft an Athlete program helps support the cost for each and every athlete, one at a time. A $500 donation will draft one athlete to participate in the games, but more importantly nit will let one athlete live their dream of participating
To donate visit

Volunteer registration for the games will open in Fall 2019!
If you are looking for a planning position on a Committee and have time to dedicate to organizing the Games, please email and someone will contact you!


Mining Day

91.5 CKPR is proud to support the 7th annual Mining Day!

Saturday, June 22 at Marina Park!

Have you ever wanted to test your skills at gold panning? Or have you wanted to test drive a dump truck?

Well, now is the time. Bring your family to Marina Park on Saturday, June 22nd from 10 am to 4 pm for the 7th annual Mining Day in Thunder Bay, rain or shine !

You’ll learn about local rocks, prospecting, claim staking, diamond drilling and careers in the mining sector. 

Fun for all ages and admission is free!
Don’t forget to gather up some of your rocks and minerals from home and bring them down to have them identified. 
For more details please visit
Event runs “Rain or Shine”

Thunder Bay Bordercats Baseball 2019 Season

91.5 CKPR is proud to support the Thunder Bay Bordercats Baseball 2019 Season.

May 28- August 11 ( Regular Season)

MEGA Mondays
All You Can Eat (hot dogs, hamburgers, sausages, chicken sandwiches + fountain pop)
$32 (includes $14 3rd Base Party Deck ticket)
TOONIE Tuesdays
$2 Kids Tickets
$2 Pizza Slices
$2 Pop
WEENIE Wednesdays
$1 Hot Dogs
THIRSTY Thursdays
$5 Tall Boys from Sleeping Giant Brewery
$4 Italian Sausage/Meatball Subs
STEAK, SPUD & A BUD Saturdays
8 oz Steak, Baked Potato & a Budweiser Tall Boy
$35 (includes $14 3rd Base Party Deck ticket)
4 Grandstand Tickets, 4 Hot Dogs, 4 Popcorn/Old Dutch Chips, 4 Fountain Pop
All prices include HST.

Season Tickets- For all 36 regular season home games!
Adult: $299 + HST
Senior (60+) $249 + HST
Student (with student ID card): $249 + HST
Children (includes FREE Border Cat Kids Club Membership): $159.29 + HST
• guaranteed the same grandstand seat for all 36 home games
• 20% off Border Cats team merchandise
• free general admission ticket to away games at all NWL ballparks, subject to seat availability
• priority seating for all 2019 Border Cats home playoff games
• first right to renew your seat for the 2020 season

GAME DAY TICKETS- Grandstand/Party Decks/1st Base Bleachers
Adult: $14.00
Senior (60+): $12.00
Students (with student ID card): $12.00
Children (4-12): $5.00
Infants (3 and under): FREE
FLEX PACKS- Vouchers for grandstand seats – pick the game and pick your seats!
10 ticket vouchers – $99 + HST
Box Office Hours:
(located on 3rd base side on Lisgar St.)
10 am – bottom of the 5th inning
Monday – Friday 11 am – 3 pm
Baseball Buddies:

If you have a baseball team; young or old, that would like to run out onto the field with the
Border Cat players during the performance of the anthems, we would like to make it happen for you.
Free game tickets to Port Arthur Stadium for a team of 15 (including Players and Coaches)
Players must proudly wear their Team Jersey on the field
Name Recognition announcements during your special night
Meet and Greet with Border Cats players and coaches
Maximum 1 team per game
Dates are booked on a first come, first serve basis
Please email for more information and available dates!
Group Outings:

Adults – $30
Children – $20
Includes choice of the following 2 food items each: hot dogs, hamburgers, veggie burgers, sausages and chicken sandwiches. Plus side salad & bottle of pop/water.
Price includes game ticket.

Adults – $35
Children – $25
Includes choice of the following 2 food items each: pulled pork sandwiches or beef on a bun.
Plus side salad & bottle of pop/water.
Price includes game ticket.

For groups of 50 or more, please contact the Border Cats office at 766-2287 to inquire about special food packages from Salt & Pepper Catering, with options for other barbeque items including pig roast.
Group outing prices include HST.

Birthday Parties:

Parties start at $250- included 10 children & 2 adults ( additional children are $20 each)

Parties include:
-game admission
-kids zone access
-pizza party
-private area off first base side
-custom invitations
-meet the players
-opportunity to throw the first pitch
-Bordercats T-Shirt for the birthday boy/girl

Call 767-CATS to book your birthday party!
Bat Girl/Bat Boy
Becoming a Border Cats Bat Boy/Bat Girl
The Bat Boy/Bat Girl is an integral part of the Border Cats team. They ensure that all players’ on-field needs are met so everyone can play their best and give our fans a great show!
As a Bat Boy/Bat Girl you will get to meet and talk with the players and coaches; learn inside tips on what “pro ball’ is all about and see each and every play from on the field.
You provide;
· Baseball Pants & Proper Shoes
· Must have basic knowledge of baseball
· Min. age 8 yrs. old (League Rules)
· Must be available to work entire game
· Arrive 1/2 Hour Before Start Time
We provide;
· Light Snack During Game
· Helmet & Jersey
This job is not for everyone – the Bat Boy/Bat Girl position is a demanding job requiring stamina and a positive attitude. Every day holds a unique experience often with tight timelines, so Bat Boys/Girls need to be smart, dependable, alert, and flexible. Bat Boys/Girls may see and hear things from adult players that may be inappropriate for children. Prospective applicants and their parents must be aware that these things do occur, and should consider this prior to making application.
Host Families:
Benefits of Being a Border Cats Host Family:
• Each member of your immediate family will receive FREE season tickets
• 20% off all merchandise from the Cat Shack
• Passes for the entire family to any away Northwoods League game
• Host Family Appreciation Night at end of season
• The player will be a positive role model for your children
• You will be more involved with the community
• You will have the opportunity to make a positive impact on the future of a young man
• You might be getting to know a future Major League Baseball star

For more info including schedule/ team roster/ stats/ standings/teams visit :

Thunder Bay Chill 2019 Season

91.5 CKPR is proud to support the Thunder Bay Chill 2019 Season

June 1- July 6 ( Regular Season)

2019 Home Game Schedule:
All games are played at Tbaytel Place at Fort William Stadium, (next to Friendship Gardens off Victoria Avenue – 102 Legion Park Drive) , except for the June 1st game which will be played at St Pat’s High School

2019-06-01 7:30pm Thunder Bay Chill / Winnipeg Lions
2019-06-02 1:00pm Thunder Bay Chill /  Winnipeg Lions
2019-06-07 7:30pm Thunder Bay Chill /  WSA Winnipeg
2019-06-08 7:30pm Thunder Bay Chill /  WSA Winnipeg
2019-06-21 7:30pm Thunder Bay Chill  / Des Moines
2019-06-22 7:30pm Thunder Bay Chill  / Des Moines
2019-06-29 7:30pm Thunder Bay Chill  / Green Bay
2019-07-01 7:30pm Thunder Bay Chill  / St. Louis Lions
2019-07-06 7:30pm Thunder Bay Chill /  Kaw Valley FC
2019-07-20 TBD Conference Final TBD
2019-07-27 TBD Sem-Final TBD
2019-08-03 TBD PDL Final TBD

Season Tickets:
Adults (18+) - $80                       
Youth (ages 4-18)- $30
Youth under 4- No Charge
Senior (60+) - $50                              

Season Ticket Holder Benefits
o 9 regular tickets for each home game;
o 50% At Game discount on any additional exhibition games
o 1st right to purchase play-off tickets;
o 1st to receive team & player signings/updates;
o Complimentary 2019 Official Souvenir Chill program;
o Dedicated sales staff to your account;
o 10% discount on team merchandise at tbaytel place field;
o Opportunity to attend exclusive team-related events & parties;
o Invitation to Press Conference

At Game Tickets:
Adults (18+) - $10                       
Youth (ages 4-18)- $5
Youth under 4- No Charge
Senior (60+) - $8                              
Tickets will go on-sale one (1) hour before kick - off at tbaytel place at Fort William Stadium - next to Friendship Gardens off Victoria Avenue – 102 Legion Park Drive.

For more info visit:

Superior Dirt Riders 2019 Season

91.5 CKPR is proud to support the Superior Dirt Riders 2019 Season

Superior Dirt Riders (SDR) is a motocross and ATV racing club in Northwestern Ontario. We work with three local race tracks and Amateur Motocross Ontario (AMO Motocross) to run a 6 event motocross and ATV race series in Kakabeka (KBMX), Atikokan (AMX) & Emo (EMX), Ontario.
AMO is responsible for setting, implementing, maintaining and developing standards for rules of competition, officiating, organization and promotion of events. AMO will seek to cultivate promotional opportunities, which are intended to be to the benefit of the overall membership.
SDR works with AMO to promote Motocross and ATV racing in Ontario. We follow the rules that AMO has set out in their amateur rule book. Please familiarize yourself with the rules that AMO has set out.

EVENT DAYS:                     

Date(s): June 1st
Location: Atikokan

Date(s): June 22nd & June 23rd
Location: Emo

Date(s): July 6th
Location: Kakabeka

Date(s): Aug 10th
Location: Kakabeka

Date(s): Sept 28th
Location: Atikokan

Admission is $10 per person ( $20 for Emo race- includes both days)
Racing starts at 11am

If you are interested in racing this year , please visit: or find Superior Dirt Riders on Facebook

National Indigenous Peoples Day 2019

91.5 CKPR is proud to support National Indigenous Peoples Day 2019

Friday, June 21st at Prince Arthurs Landing ( Marina Park)

Event is FREE
All are welcome
Pow Wow, Entertainment, Crafters and a Feast!

5:45am- Sunrise Ceremony ( located on field nearest playground)
11:00am- Opening Ceremonies
12:00pm- Grand Entry/Pow Wow
5:00pm- Feast
8:00pm- Open Air Concert featuring the Classic Roots
9:30pm- Closing Ceremonies

Wilderness Discovery Boat Draw

91.5 CKPR is proud to support the Hill City Kinsman Wilderness Discovery Boat Draw.

Wilderness Discovery Boat Draw

1st prize: Princecraft Boat ( Holiday 162 DLX WS)- Valued at $35,697
Options include: 60 Mercury 4 Stroke, Galvanized trailer, trailer cover, Tilt steering, slider for Captains Seat, Deluxe Seats, Boarding ladder, 160 watt am/fm/Bluetooth stereo

2nd prize: 1 week family vacation at Wilderness Discovery Handi-Capable Centre – Valued at $1,800

3rd prize: $500 Canadian Tire Gift Card

Tickets are $20

Ticket are available at the following locations :

Canadian Tire Thunder Centre
Intercity Industrial Supply
Fountain Tire
Speedy Glass
Jones and Associates Insurance
Mr Sub Memorial
Sign Design
Airlane Hotel

Only 5000 tickets printed .
Draw sold out last year.

Draw date: June 26

Lic # 807263

Red Rock Interpretive Centre

91.5 CKPR is proud to support the Red Rock Interpretive Centre

Discover the Red Rock Interpretive Centre

Located at 7 Park Road,  Red Rock ON. (Red Rock Marina Building) Phone: 807-886-2862    

Open now until September 30 , 7 days a week

Come experience the exciting new interactive exhibits at the  Red Rock Interpretive Centre this summer.

Take an underwater tour of the Lake Superior NMCA in a virtual submarine to explore the shipwreck and fish!

Learn about “Camp R, Prisoner of War Camp, see the nature exhibit including Milton the Huge Bull Moose and a Black Bear Cub.

Enjoy the splash pad, board walk, kayak park, large wooden outdoor log drive sculpture and viewing scopes!

Visit for more information.