Wednesday, December 1, 2010
Ontario Power Generation says work to convert the coal-fired plant in Atikokan is well underway. It's to burn biomass fuel by 2013. CEO Don Mitchell says part of the work includes developing an energy supply agreement and seeking pricing bids for fuel. Mitchell says a number of bids were received in their call for bids.
Posted by The Giant 105.3 News at 4:15 PM
It may be another month before the acquistion of Bearskin Airlines is completed. Winnipeg-based Exchange Income announced its intentions to purchase the Northwestern Ontario airline back in September. President Michael Pyle says the deal is moving along but notes it may be another 30-days until its finalized. Pyle notes they are waiting on a number of things to happen, including Government approvals, but he doesn't anticipate any problems. Airline officials were hoping to have the deal completed the first week of December.
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Kakabeka Falls is ready to fight a proposed new extension of Highway 17 that would bypass the community. The ministry of Transportation has released 4 proposed routes for the extension from the Shabaqua Corners to Kakabeka falls and all include a bypass. There will be a public information meeting held tonight at 7 at the Redeemer Lutheran Church.
Posted by The Giant 105.3 News at 9:15 AM