Thunder Bay Superior North MP Bruce Hyer joined Canadian Forces personnel for training at CFB Trenton this week. The training is part of a program for a limited number of parliamentarians to gain better understanding of Canada's military. As a former bush pilot, Hyer says its a honour to be training at 8 Wing Trenton with the Royal Canadian Air Force.
A Thunder Bay based geological consulting firm is 27 thousand dollars richer thanks to FedNor funding. FedNor Minister Tony Clement is giving the cash to Fladgate Exploration Consulting. The money will be used to hire a youth intern. FedNor Minister Tony Clement says the intern will help the company expand its services into international markets.