Red Lake residents will be able to enjoy fireworks on Canada Day.
The Town of Red Lake published its list of events for the day on Tuesday, indicating that fireworks will go ahead as planned at dusk on Howey Bay.
A Restricted Fire Zone remains in place, but the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry explains that unless dictated by municipal by-laws, fireworks are allowed under the ban.
Other events in Red Lake on July 1 include a crepes breakfast at the Legion between 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., various activities starting at 11 a.m. in the park, an opening ceremony and speech from the Mayor at noon, live music at 2 p.m. and an all-day baseball tournament.
You can find Red Lake’s full schedule of events HERE.
Elsewhere in the region, some municipalities have decided not to proceed with fireworks on Canada Day.
The City of Kenora and the Municipality of Sioux Lookout have both cancelled due to the risk.
Fort Frances will have fireworks on July 1st as it is being done over water and by certified professionals.
There is no ban on fireworks in Thunder Bay, but the Thunder Bay Fire Rescue is strongly discouraging their use during periods of hot, dry weather and advises people to be very careful if they choose to light them.
Information on Dryden’s fireworks has been requested.