May 2012

Coroners Inquest Expands

Posted on Thursday, May 31, 2012 17:37 PM
Ontario's Chief Coroner is ordering a joint inquest into the deaths of seven First Nations young people in Thunder Bay.  All seven died after leaving their home communities to come to the city to go to high school.  The deaths happened between 2000 and 2011.   The inque

Progress Made But Still A Way To Go

Posted on Thursday, May 31, 2012 14:32 PM
As the state of emergency continues in the city due to this week's flooding crisis, there is some progress to report.   City official Darrell Matson says that while they still haven't been able to examine the crippled sewage treatment plant the pressure on it is easing somewhat because the water levels in city sewers are starting to decrease.    M

Spofford Street Home O.K.

Posted on Thursday, May 31, 2012 12:47 PM
The City's Building Inspectors say a Spofford Street home is not in danger of collapsing.  Chief Building Inspector Desmond Stolz says the homeowners felt the home might collapse due to the recent flooding.  Stolz says they haven't been run off their feed and there have been no other home inspections.