Thursday, January 19, 2012
The rate of people living with Cancer is on the rise in Canada and it is no different here. Cancer Centre Vice President Michael Power says Northwestern Ontario is in the same boat. He says the good news is people are living longer with cancer, but the bad news is cancer rates are also rising.
NDP Leadership hopeful Paul Dewar is in the City Friday. MP Bruce Hyer says Dewar is one of the candidates he likes for the top NDP job. Dewar is at Lakehead University at 12:30 and at Ruby Moon at 4.
The Provincial Government is spending 4.7-million dollars on the winter road network in the Far North this year. Minister of Northern Development and Mines Rick Bartolucci says over 3-thousand kilometres of road will connect 29-First Nation communities. Individuals and businesses will be able to use the roads until the Spring thaw, usually in mid-March.
Posted by The Giant 105.3 News at 6:54 AM
Posted by The Giant 105.3 News at 6:52 AM
Provincial Police across Northwestern Ontario are set to increase enforcement on local Highways. OPP have investigated 1-fatal collision and 1-pedestrian fatality in the Region since January 1st. 17-people have tragically lost their lives in crashes Province-wide compared to 8-during the same period in 2011.
Posted by The Giant 105.3 News at 6:24 AM