August 2011

Credit Union strike continues

Posted on Wednesday, August 31, 2011 15:10 PM
The Northern Lights Credit Union strike continues in the city.  It's day three and CEP Spokesperson Renne Lindquist says they hope to speak with management soon.  The Westfort branch is closed, and a picket line is set up at the Amber Drive location.  Lindquist

Fatigue may have been cause of fatal accident

Posted on Wednesday, August 31, 2011 12:55 PM

OPP say the driver in a fatal collision may have fallen asleep at the wheel.  Staff Seargent Dan Dawson says the collision happened near Wawa yesterday morning when a car crossed into the path of a transport truck.  Dawson says unconfirmed reports suggest the driver may have fallen asleep.  Two other passengers in the car suffered non life threatening injuries.

Mining Matters in Thunder Bay

Posted on Tuesday, August 30, 2011 14:36 PM
Over 30 First Nations youth living in the area of the Ring of Fire are learning about the emerging mining industry.  The group are taking part in a mining matters camp.  Spokesperson Barbera Green Parker says the teens are learning hands on.  The teens are talkin