Friday, November 26, 2010
City Council is supporting an interim wage increase for firefighters. The City and the Thunder Bay Professional Fire Fighters Association agreed on an increase retro active to 2007. Fire Fighters have been without a wage increase since then. The settlement will be presented to council for ratification on December 7th.
Posted by The Giant 105.3 News at 4:15 PM
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Bell Canada is working with the Union of Ontario Indians to provide PST rebates to its First Nation customers. Spokesperson Jacqueline Michelis says they were overwhelmed with the amount of calls they received about the refund. The rebates will be retroactive to September 1st when the PST was to be exempt from phone, satelite and cable bills for First Nation residents.
Posted by The Giant 105.3 News at 3:47 PM
Posted by The Giant 105.3 News at 3:45 PM
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Lakehead University Student Richard Jagielowicz has won a provincial competition. Jagielowicz created a music video about accounting and won the "Rule the Tube 2010 CA Rockstar" contest. He says he's happy and hopes employers in the Thunder Bay area take notice. The LU student won 1 thousand 500 dollars and gets to attend a chartered accountants conference in Southern Ontario.
Posted by The Giant 105.3 News at 2:29 PM
Thunder Bay police are looking for two girls after an early morning fire. No one was hurt in the blaze at a line of row housing on Georgina Bay that police are investigating as an arson. 6 firetrucks and 22 firefighters were called in to deal with the 2 alarm blaze just after midnight. Two girls in their late teens were pulled from the building by a care taker, but when he called 911 they fled the scene.