Wednesday, February 1, 2012
City police are investigating a car-pedestrian accident which sent one person to hospital. They say it took place at around 6:40 pm Wednesday at the intersection of Cumberland and River. They say paramedics stabilized the victim and then took her to the Health Science's Centre with unknown injuries.
MP Bruce Hyer wants to know what his constituents want in the upcoming Federal Budget. Hyer says he's planning on holding information meetings in the area with NDP finance critic Peter Julien. Hyer says the meeting in Thunder Bay will take place next Friday at the Prince Arthur Hotel from 7:30 to 9pm.
A looming legal battle at Toronto City Hall could have major implications for Thunder Bay. A recent statement from a Toronto legal firm said Mayor Rob Ford didn't have the authority to kill the transit city light rail plan. MPP Bill Mauro says the report has reopened the debate that could see Toronto Council go back to the original plan that saw lots of work for the Bombardier plant.
Over 200 people will be taking part in a rally at Lakehead University today. Student Union President Mike Snoddon says it's a call for increased funding and participation from the Federal Government. The LU rally is part of the Federation of Student's National Day of Action.
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City Police Constable Toni Grann will take the stand today. Her London, Ontario Lawyer Clay Powell says she's been waiting to tell her side of the story for over two years. The Crown rested its case yesterday. Grann is facing 11 charges of Breach of Trust in connection with falsified local records in the Ontario Sex Offender Registry.
It's Ground Hog Day Thursday and our meteorologist wants Northwestern Ontario to get its own prognostic rodent. Bill Laidlaw says the region can no longer depend on Southern Ontario's Wiarton Willie. Laidlaw says we're going to have a late start to Spring but the rest of Winter will be warmer than normal.