A handful of home energy evaluators are without work in Thunder Bay because of the Federal election. The evaluators are in limbo because the Home Energy Retrofit program is set to expire Thursday and can't be reinstated until a government is formed. EcoSuperior's Ellen Mortfield says hopefully the next government will keep the program going because it brings back 2 dollars for every one in
With spring around the corner, fire season is on it's way. Ministry of Natural Resources spokesperson Debbie Mclean says she's anticipating a quiet start to the 2011 season. Forest fire crews are going back to work in early April and water bombers will be put into use in mid-April. Mclean says the average number of fires in the area has dropped in the past few years.
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