June 2011

Mayor still to file defence against lawsuit

Posted on Thursday, June 30, 2011 11:42 AM

Mayor Keith Hobbs hasn't filed his statement of defence against a lawsuit issued by The Chief of Police.  Bob Herman filed the defamation suit last Friday, and Hobbs has 30 days to file his defence.  The lawsuit centres on remarks Hobbs made during a spring news conference.  Herman is seeking damages of 700 thousand dollars.  The claims have not been proven in court.  Hobbs declined to comment an

Long weekend blitz

Posted on Thursday, June 30, 2011 06:00 AM
OPP and Thunder Bay Police will be out in full force this long weekend.  They will target aggressive drivers who speed, drive under the influence of drugs or alcohol, drive while distracted or fail to wear seatbelts.  The OPP will also be checking on waterways to e

Lang bids good-bye

Posted on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 14:29 PM
The Pat Lang era at Confederation College is coming to a close Thursday. After 11 years as President of the college she is retiring without any regrets. Lang sites her greatest accomplishment as setting up the Community Nursing Program in the region. She hopes her legacy will be the people she met and helped change over the years.