Monday, July 11, 2011
The Provincial Government is reporting that Cat Lake and Slate Falls First Nations have completed their land use plan. The strategy identifies economic opportunities and areas of protection under the Far North Act. The two First Nations and Ontario will now work together on implementing the plan. Both communities say they will now be able to promote new activities while protecting their traditional territory. The Provincial Government says Pikangikum First Nation's land use plan has also been completed and 2-other strategies are about to be finalized.
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Housing Starts in Thunder Bay continue to rise. CMHC analyst Warren Philp says last month saw a 50 percent increase in construction starts compared to June of last year. Philp says a huge jump in multi family units in the cause of the increase with 24 starts last month. Philp says year to date numbers are also up with 99 starts since January, up from 77 over the same period last year.