Monday, April 9, 2012
A worker is dead after being involved in an industrial accident this afternoon in the city. Police Staff Sgt. Frank Early says it took place around 1:30 at the Thunder Bay Country Club construction site on Oliver Road. Sgt. Early believes the man may have been struck by a dump truck. He was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead. Police say they have secured the site until the Ministry of Labour investigates
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Thunder Bay MPP Michael Gravelle would like to see the Northern Ontario Travel Grant program review claims on a case by case basis. It stems from a claim that was rejected from a Thunder Bay woman who received cancer surgery that was available in Calgary. Gravelle sent a letter to the Ministry of Health requesting the local woman's claim be reconsidered.
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A recent report shows the Regional Hospital has a high readmission rate. Spokesperson Laurie Marshall says that's because people who don't have family doctors are often forced to come back to the ER for their follow up visit. Marshall says they're working on lowering the rate of readmissions while still giving care to those who need it.
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