The rainbow flag is flying high over Thunder Bay's City Hall. The flag raising ceremony kicked off a week of gay and alternative lifestyle events in the city. Spokesperson Tom Boland says the week long event will help raise awareness with the region's youth. Boland says it's a celebration of diversity.
Moammar Gadhafi's rope continues to fray, that's the opinion of Lakehead University Political Science expert Laure Paquette. She says Gadhafi has asked for a truce to stop NATO Bombing but rebels have already rejected it because it would take away their biggest advantage. Paquette says it's taking longer than anyone expected but it does appear that the end is near for Gadhafi.
The City will be using 200-thousand dollars in provincial funds to carry out a regional economic development project. The pilot project was part of the Province's 2010 budget and two brain storming sessions will be held in Thunder Bay on June 13th and 14th. Council signed onto the project at Monday night's meeting.
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