Saturday, April 7, 2012
The Attawapiskat First Nation is welcoming the news that Ottawa is removing the third party who has been handling the reserve's finances. They are however pushing ahead with legal action against the Federal Government, launched last year, to try and block the initial appointment. The band wants courts to refute Prime Minister Stephen Harper's allegation that the Northern Ontario band mismanaged federal funds during their housing crisis.
Posted by The Giant 105.3 News at 10:19 AM
Greater cooperation! That's what the Kenora Chiefs Advisory is hoping to accomplish with a new health care blueprint introduced last week by the North West Local Health Integration Network. Executive Director Joe Barnes says he's excited about the future. Barnes says for too long, heath care groups have been working on their own.
Posted by The Giant 105.3 News at 9:37 AM
Posted by The Giant 105.3 News at 9:27 AM
Thunder Bay's Fire Department spent it's Good Friday dealing with a brush fire on Mission Island last night. 9 crew members were called to the blaze just after 11 o'clock and were able to put it out. A fire spokesperson says the fire was a good size when they arrived and the wind helped to keep it contained.
Posted by The Giant 105.3 News at 9:24 AM