Thursday, August 11, 2011
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FedNor minister Tony Clement says it's all about jobs and economic development for First Nation communities. Clement made the statement in Thunder Bay after announcing almost 2 million dollars for small businesses in Northwestern Ontario. The money will be distributed through the Nishnawbe Aski Development Fund.
The strike at Bombardier could soon come to an end. Union Spokesperson Dominique Pasqualino says a tentative deal has been reached between the company and the Canadian Auto Workers Union. The deal still needs to be ratified by the 700 workers in Thunder Bay for the strike to end and Pasqualino hopes to have a vote by Saturday.