Wednesday, November 17, 2010
Thunder Bay Telephone has launched it's latest cellphone technology. President Don Campbell says the 3G mobility service is up and running in Thunder Bay. The service will be offered in Sioux Lookout, Dryden, Red Lake and Kenora next month. Fort Frances, Atikokan, Rainy River, and Nipigon will get the service in 2011.
Posted by The Giant 105.3 News at 12:25 PM
You have another option if you want to give a kid in need a merry Christmas. Zellers is partnering with the Thunder Bay Children's Aid Society and Dilico Anishinabek Family Care for the annual Spirit of Giving Tree Campaign. CAS Executive Rob Richardson says you can choose a gift for a child off the tree and put it in the box. He says they hope to get around 500 gifts this year and gifts will be accepted until December 17th.
The Anishinabek Police Services broke ground on their new Head Quarters. The new detachment located at the Fort William First Nation will be built at Anemki place and is scheduled to be completed this spring. A special ceremony was held Monday morning.
Posted by The Giant 105.3 News at 8:20 AM
Members of the police services board could be getting a raise. The Board started preliminary discussion at yesterday's meeting. Board members get 3 thousand dollars a year while the chair gets 35 hundred dollars. The police services board hasn't had a pay increase in 11 years.
Posted by The Giant 105.3 News at 8:19 AM
The Dog that killed a small Chihuahua will be quarantined for 10 days. Under the Dog Owners Liability Act the dog was put into quarantine and charges are being considered by the city after the incident last week at the off leash dog park across from the community auditorium. A decision on charges and whether or not the dog will be put down will be made after the quarantine. By Law Enforcement Manager Ron Bourret says if the owner doesn't put the dog down he will be charged.