Thursday, September 1, 2011
The body of a missing American has been recovered from Lake of the Woods. 68-year-old Bill Amason left his camp last Saturday and failed to return. His body was located yesterday by the OPP Marine Unit. Police believe that the Florida resident, who lived seasonally in Morson, tried to swim to his boat after it drifted away. A post-mortem examination is scheduled for today in Kenora.
Posted by The Giant 105.3 News at 1:55 PM
The European Union is taking baby steps to pressure the Syrian government. Thats the oppinion of LU Political Science Expert Laure Paquette who says the EU is putting financial pressure on the regime by banning the purchase of Syrian oil. Paquette says she still sees a zero percent chance of military intervention.
Another call for help is coming for Northwestern Ontario First Nations. A member of the Pikangikum First Nation has written a letter he hopes will bring about more awareness of his community's plight. Gordon Peters says in the last month and a half 5 young people have committed suicide. Peters says more needs to be done to improve the living conditions at Northern First Nations.
Posted by The Giant 105.3 News at 12:13 PM