North Western Ontario has a new tool to attract immigrants to the region, the Immigration Portal is online. 32 communities contributed to the website that has more than 500 pages of information and translates into 11 languages. Spokesperson Karen Honan says its the largest web portal in Canada. Honan says the next step is a major international marketing campaign.
Wednesday, March 24, 2010
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The Matawa first nation are holding the 2nd annual community governance and economic development conference this week. Manager of the Matawa First Nation Tribal Council Brian Davey says these issue needs to be looked at to ensure his people are prepared for future business ventures like the Ring of Fire. Davey says the conference will also involve a large number of youth because they are the future leaders and need to be prepared.
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One man is in hospital with serious head injuries after being the victim of a hit and run. Thunder Bay police say a car hit a pedestrian just before 2 o'clock this morning, on the 100 block of Secord Street. When officers arrived they found the victim at the side of the road and rushed him to the Health Sciences Centre.
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Police also had to deal with a stabbing this morning. Just after midnight police were called to an apartment on West Frederica Street were they found a women suffering from a stab wound. A 40 year old women was arrested and will appear in court today. The victim was treated and released.
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