Monday, December 13, 2010
Councillor Andrew Foulds describes the proposed youth curfew as "using an elephant gun to swat mosquitoes". Foulds feels it's not an effective tool, and it's a waste of our police resource. Meanwhile, Councillor Mark Bentz says a feasibility report on a youth curfew doesn't mean that they're going through with it; they just want to gauge the community's support. Finally, Councillor Ian Angus feels the Crime Prevention Council should be in charge of whether or not to put a curfew in place. Mayor Keith Hobbs reiterated he never said the curfew wouldn't be discussed with youth.
The Port of Thunder Bay will soon be able to offer incentives to businesses looking to relocate to Thunder Bay. Council approved a community improvement plan for the Port of Thunder Bay at it's meeting Monday night. General Manager Mark Smith says the move will enable the city to grant back planning and building application fees.
Thunder Bay police have released the names of the Oliver Paipoonge couple involved in a murder suicide. 69 year old's Joseph and Antoinette Lavoie were found in their Oliver Road home by emergency personnel just after one o'clock Sunday. Antoinette died as a result of a single gun shot wound, and Joseph of a self inflected gun shot. Police say there is a history of domestic abuse between the couple.
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