LU Thunderwolves hockey fans were out in full force Friday night at the Fort William Gardens. They were cheering on the T-Wolves as they took on UQTR at the Cavendish Cup. LU won 7-2.
Friday, March 26, 2010
The possibility of online voting in the upcoming municipal election gets a look at city hall Monday night. It's one of the ideas being floated by administration to help increase voter turnout. While Councillor Iain Angus says he welcomes breaking down voting barriers, he still has questions. Also Monday councillors will be asked to consider putting a question on the ballot to reduce the size of City Council and the Aboriginal Liaison will present her annual report to council
There is no cause to report following a house fire on the city's south side Friday afternoon. During the lunch hour a blaze ripped through the single storey home at Ironwood Avenue and North Edward Street. Fire Service Platoon Chief Manfred Rohr says several people escaped injury. He says at least one of them was a young child. Rohr says the fire may have originated in a bedroom. Damage is extensive.
A routine traffic check led Marathon OPP to recover almost ten thousand dollars worth of Marijuana. Officers checked a vehicle on Highway 17 just east of Marathon yesterday morning that was parked in a snowplough turn. After a subsequent search officers located two bags of Marijuana and a prohibited weapon. Two people from BC were arrested and are facing several charges.
Posted by The Giant 105.3 News at 9:45 AM
If yesterday was any indication, the Cavendish Cup is going to be an action packed tournament. Game one of the tournament saw the University of Manitoba Bisons storm back from a 4-1 deficit to beat McGill 5-4 in overtime. The second game on the night had Alberta downing UQTR 4-2. Today St Marys takes on McGill in the early game and the Thunderwolves will hit the ice tonight against UQTR.
Posted by The Giant 105.3 News at 9:35 AM