Thursday, April 21, 2011
Posted by The Giant 105.3 News at 3:42 PM
Thunder Bay can become more active all it has to do is invest in infrastructure and promote cycling and walking. That's the message from Urban Planning Expert Gil Penalosa who was in the City on Thursday. Penalosa says bike lanes need to be separated by physical boundaries not just painted white lanes on the road. The City is taking part in an initiative to make itself more walkable.
Community Living Fort Frances is calling on the province for more funding to help families access their services. Executive director Alanna Barr says about 55 people with developmental disabilities are now on a wait list. Barr says associations across the region are in similar situations.
Posted by The Giant 105.3 News at 3:28 PM
Posted by The Giant 105.3 News at 3:21 PM
The McGuinty Government doesn't care about the concerns of Northwestern Ontario. That's the feeling of NDP Critic Howard Hampton. Hampton says the Liberals showed their true colours by voting down a motion that calls for more consultation in Northern Ontario. Hampton says the lack of consultation will be an election issue this fall.