Monday, September 19, 2011
Many neighbours aired their support for a home business mechanic on the Kline Road. Leon Giardino is asking City Council for an amendment so he can operate a small mechanic shop on his property. Some residents are against the mechanic shop saying it would bring an increase in traffic and noise. One resident described allowing the operation as opening Pandora's box. Councillor Trevor Giertuga took a shot at the deputants against the mechanic shop, saying one of them supported a similar operation last year.
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A Thunder Bay Lawyer is getting his wish from a Superior Court Judge. Justice John McCartney has accepted Chris Watkins request to look into the make up of the jury for his latest trial. Watkins says this decision will have major implications depending on how the jury trial pans out. Watkins says he feels current juries fail to properly represent the area's First Nations demographics.
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Thunder Bay Police are looking to the public in hopes of identifying a robber over the weekend. Police officials say two Mac's Marts on the North side of town were robbed Saturday morning and the description of the suspect is similar. Police say they aren't ruling out the possibility of a single suspect.
The Thunder Bay Diabetes Association is hosting an information session about weight loss surgery for patients with Type 2 Diabetes. Spokesperson Richard Boon says the session will explain which patients this procedure is designed for. He says it's for morbidly obese patients who's weight is putting their life in danger. Boon says the session will take place next Wednesday at the Slovak Legion.
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