February 2013

Pre-Budget Meetings Held

Posted on Thursday, February 28, 2013 14:24 PM

A series of pre-budget meetings are being held leading up to the unveiling of the 2013 fiscal document.  Today, Thunder Bay residents took part in a consultation session held in Sault Ste. Marie via video-conference.  You can submit your opinion to the Provincial Government by mail, email or fax.

Campbell Says North Is Alienated

Posted on Thursday, February 28, 2013 13:10 PM

Kenora-Rainy River MPP Sarah Campbell says the provincial Throne Speech doesn't do anything to address northern alienation.  Campbell spoke recently in the Ontario Legislature, saying the speech really doesn't have anything specific to help this region.  Campbell is asking the government to form an all-party Northern Committee, rather than just a northern caucus made up of Liberal M.P.P.'s. 

City Bus Courier A Possibility

Posted on Thursday, February 28, 2013 11:35 AM

The City is looking into using environmentally friendly courier service such as bikes, electric vehicles, and even public transit. Supply Management Manager Dan Munshaw says it's still in the early stages and it would be up to the businesses if they wanted to deliver packages via bus. Munshaw says they're asking for any businesses that are interested to contact them and pitch their ideas.