Thursday, March 15, 2012
Posted by The Giant 105.3 News at 2:18 PM
The salary of the head of a government organization is not sitting well with injured workers groups. They are upset David Marshall's gig as the President of the Work Place Safety and Insurance Board includes a bonus of up to 400-thousand dollars on top of of his annual salary of 400 thousand. Local Spokesperson Steve Mantis says it's absurd to think Marshall is being paid to cut injured workers benefits. Ontario's Injured Workers have sent a letter to the Premier to stop making cuts to the WSIB and scale back the President's pay.
The City of Thunder Bay is asking for artists to come up proposals for their new City wide bike racks. Public Art Coordinator Reana Mussato says the competition is open to Northwestern Ontario artists. The winning designs will be transferred onto circular panels and incorporated onto bike racks. The deadline to apply is April 23rd.
A 33 year old man is charged with failing to render assistance after a hit and run incident on Memorial Avenue on Sunday. Police say they arrested the man after they received an anonymous tip. The pedestrian has also been charged with being intoxicated in a public place and impeding traffic.
Posted by The Giant 105.3 News at 5:17 AM