Friday, May 13, 2011
A National shortage of chemotherapy drugs isn't impacting Thunder Bay. The hospital and Regional Cancer Care Northwest say they have a sufficient supply to meet demand. Planned treatment is not expected to be impacted in the near term including all patients in hospital, as well as clinic and outreach patients.
Posted by The Giant 105.3 News at 4:47 PM
The Mayor of Sioux Lookout is lashing out at the Province for not allocating wood rights for the Hudson Mill. McKenzie Forest Products has filed for bankruptcy protection and will result in around 300 jobs lost.
For the fourth time this year Thunder Bay police were forced into a standoff. Spokesperson Chris Adams says a 52 year old man claimed to have guns and was trying to provoke police into shooting him. Adams says luckily in this case there were no injuries and the man surrendered peacefully.
Posted by The Giant 105.3 News at 3:26 PM
Posted by The Giant 105.3 News at 3:25 PM
The Regional Food Distribution Association still needs your help. The Paterson Foundation helped the organization renovate its South Syndicated building. Past Chair Larry Brigham says they still owe 247 thousand dollars on the building, and hopes the provincial government or community will help them with the cost.
Posted by The Giant 105.3 News at 2:26 PM