November 2013

Rescue On Mount McKay

Posted on Saturday, November 30, 2013 22:04 PM

Rescue crews are up the side of Mount McKay this evening conducting an operation.  A fire official at the scene says a man was trying to parachute down when something went wrong and he injured himself.   They say the man was able to talk to rescuers via cell phone.   About 18 men are part of the rescue mission and it's not known how long it might take to complete.

Construction Season Slows Down

Posted on Saturday, November 30, 2013 13:17 PM

Construction on several regional infrastructure projects is wrapping up for the winter. The 2013 season was busy for construction crews who began work on a new bridge over the Nipigon River. Bridge replacement took place at the Little Wabigoon River, Melgund River, Bug River and both Nugget and Beaver Creek.

Jersey Day At The Hospital

Posted on Friday, November 29, 2013 14:32 PM

It's Jersey Day at the Health Sciences Centre.    Staff there are wearing the jerseys of their favourite sports team.  It's all part of a nation wide event sponsored by ParticipACTION to promote a physical and healthy lifestyle.

Gravelle & Boor Talk It Out

Posted on Friday, November 29, 2013 10:50 AM

The Minister of Northern Development and Mines Michael Gravelle says talks went well with Cliffs Natural Resources.  The two met recently and Gravelle says they talked about the future of the company and their plans for the Ring of Fire.  Gravelle says he looks forward to future conversations with Cliffs President Bill Boor.