Tuesday, August 23, 2011
There's a change of the guard at Thunder Bay's Young Professional Network. Former President Michael Nitz is now the new head of the Chamber of Commerce. Nathan Lawrence will now take over the vacant president's position. The Young Professionals Network is now known as SHIFT.
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The Ministry of Natural Resources says it's been a record breaking year for forest fires in the Northwest. Information Officer Debbie McLean says we've broken a 50 year old record. With more than two months left in the current season, more than 622 thousand hectares has burned. McLean adds they haven't had more fires than in 1961, just burned more hectares of land.
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Port Arthur Stadium will be battling London's Labatt Stadium for the title of Canada's Favourite Ball Park. Chair of Thunder Bay's International Baseball Association Larry Hebert says its time for everyone in Thunder Bay to get out and vote. Hebert says a win would enhance the city's bid for the 2014 World Junior Baseball Championships. Voting will take place over the next two weeks.
Oliver Paipoonge is embarking on a trail study. Mayor Lucy Kloosterhuis says they're using provincial funds to hire a trail expert. Oliver Paipoonge council would like to see a trail created from Fort William Park to Kakabeka Falls. A series of public meetings will be held in the near future. The trail expert starts work next week.
Posted by The Giant 105.3 News at 11:06 AM
The City of Thunder Bay is opening a book of condolences to allow residents to pay their respects to Jack Layton. The flags at City Hall will fly at half mast until after the NDP Leader's funeral to recognize his contributions to Canada.