Thursday, May 23, 2013
Kathleen Wynne's first official visit to Thunder Bay as premier is over. After a morning trip to YES Employment Services the premier took in a tour of Resolute Forest Products where she got a look at the paper machine number five, the only paper machine in operation at the sprawling facility.
From now on all social housing tenants in the city will have the costs of water added to their rent. Bill Bradica of the District Social Services Board says it will eliminate problems when some tenants pay water bills and others don't. He says they will have the costs added to their monthly rent there-by saving administrative headaches for the board. Bradica says in some cases tenants will see a savings with the combination of costs.
60-thousand dollars of Fednor funding is going toward the Nishnawbe Aski Nation. Fednor Minister Tony Clement announced it yesterday, saying the money will go towards Aboriginal Business management training. This funding will allow NAN to set up at least ten business management training summits throughout the region.